About Us

The GBCQ was founded in December 2002 in Doha being a non-governmental and non-profit seeking association representing all interested German and Qatari companies, their representatives, as well as Germans, Qataris and other nationalities, engaged in business activities in both countries.

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Our Objectives

Business Relations

Promote business relations between the Federal Republic of Germany and the State of Qatar

Trade

Offer a link to organizers of German trade missions and German foreign trade offices promoting Middle East / German business relations and promote German trade and industry sectors in Qatar

Economic Relations

Assist the Embassy of the Federal Republic of Germany in Doha by providing any information relevant to the promotion of economic relations.

Reinforcing Contacts

Develop and reinforce contacts between the business councils of other countries active in the state of Qatar

Representing Business

Represent the business interests of German and Qatari business people when dealing with government institutions, authorities and other official organisations of the two countries

Networking Platform

Provide Qatari and German business men and women on a regular basis with a networking platform to exchange their views and organise business events, seminars, symposia, discussions as well as social events in order to enhance mutual communication and cooperation

The Board of GBCQ

The Board is the cooperative executive representative body of the GBCQ. Whilst taking into consideration the decisions of the Members' Assembly, the Board shall support the fulfillment of the GBCQ's duties and protect the interests of the members of the GBCQ. The Board consits of 5 people, the Chairman of the Board, the Vice Chairman of the Board and 3 Board Members. H.E. The German Ambassador to the State of Qatar is an Honorary Board Member of the GBCQ.

Hans-Udo Muzel
Honorary Board Member

German Ambassador

H.E. Sheikha Hanadi bint Nasser bin Khaled Al Thani
Honorary Board Member

Henning Zimmermann
Chairman

Schenker Logistics W.L.L.

Elias Chedid
Vice Chairman

SEIB Insurance & Reinsurance L.L.C.

Adrian Wood
Board Member

Siemens W.L.L.

Peter Neuschaefer
Board Member

Dorsch Qatar

Bahman Datsvareh
Board Member

Upcoming Events

Since the main objective of the Council is to promote, cultivate and assist business relations between Germany and Qatar by forming a platform where business representatives of both nations can meet and exchange views and ideas, we hold events regularly.

Past Events

Europe Day 2019 Celebrations in Qatar

June 12, 2019

THE EVENING WILL BE FILLED WITH MUSIC AND ENTERTAINMENT!! Place: Intercontinental Beach Hotel Ticket Sale via www.eventinqatar.com EARLY BIRD PRICE: QR 155 (Incl. 2 Consumption Vouchers)* PRICE AT THE GATE: QR 200 (Incl. 2 Consumption Vouchers)* * NICE RANGE OF FOODS WILL BE SERVED THROUGHOUT THE EVENT

Siemens Future Talks: Women and the #FutureofWork

May 22, 2019

The GBCQ is happy to partner with Siemens for Siemens Future Talks: Women and #FutureofWork to be held on May 22nd, 2019 at Al Sharq Village and Spa from 6 pm 8:30 pm. For more information and registration please follow the link https://www.eventbrite.com/e/siemens-future-talks-women-and-the-futureofwork-tickets-61780607460 Kindly note that both women and men are welcome to attend.

Networking Sohour

May 14, 2019

The Ritz Carlton Ramadan Tent

International Women's Day Event

March 07, 2019

The GBCQ and Qatar Professional Womens Network (QPWN) celebrating the International Womens Day at The Marriott Marquis City Centre Hotel

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Our Members

The GBCQs membership is growing since its foundation, however we are welcoming new members in order to increase and improve the scope of our activities, i.e. GBCQ is closely cooperating with the German Industry and Commerce Office Qatar (AHK).

  • AHK - German Industry & Commerce
  • Alexander & Partner Rechtsanwlte
  • Almana Group LLC.
  • AUDAX - Keck GmbH
  • COREO
  • DB Engineering & Consulting GmbH
  • Deugro Qatar L.L.C.
  • Dorsch Qatar
  • DSI- Middle East
  • Endress Hauser (Qatar) W.L.L.
  • fischerAppelt Marketing
  • Four Seasons Hotel Doha
  • Gulf Turbo Services
  • Hafele W.L.L.
  • InterContinental Doha
  • InterContinental Doha The City
  • IST-Platform Servicing and Trading L.L.C.
  • Just Us & Otto Marketing Services WLL
  • Knauf Qatar
  • Luxury Trade &Marketing Group
  • Marriott Marquis City Center Doha
  • Marsa Malaz Kempinski, The Pearl-Doha
  • Marzooq Shamlan Al Shamlan Holding
  • Nasser Bin Khalid Al Thani & Sons Holding Company
  • Networld Trading
  • Petroleum Technology Company W.L.L.
  • PORR Qatar Construction W.L.L.
  • Qatar International Automobiles - MAN
  • Roland Berger
  • SAP Middle East and North Africa LL
  • Schenker Logistics W.L.L.
  • Schlter Graf Rechtsanwlte
  • SEIB Insurance & Reinsurance Company LLC
  • Sheraton Grand Doha Resort & Convention Hotel
  • Siemens W.L.L.
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • Strabag Qatar W.L.L.
  • TEYSEER Motors W.L.L.
  • The Look Company
  • The Only
  • The Ritz - Carlton, Doha
  • Thyssenkrupp Elevator Qatar
  • Voessing Qatar WLL
  • W Doha Hotel & Residences
Contact Details
  • Tel:

    +974 44311152

  • Fax:

    +974 44311154

  • PO Box:

    24481

  • Address:

    24th Floor Marriott Marquis City Center Hotel Doha, Doha

  • Website:

    http://vae.ahk.de/

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  • Tel:

    +974 44324959

  • Fax:

    +974 44433530

  • Website:

    www.audax.de

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  • Tel:

    +974 40167000

  • Fax:

    +974 40158810

  • PO Box:

    11168

  • Address:

    Shop54 Coreo Roundabout, Medina Central. Pearl, Doha

  • Website:

    www.mycoreo.com

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  • Tel:

    +974 44666907

  • Fax:

    +974 44666917

  • PO Box:

    24270

  • Address:

    Al Emadi Financial Square Building #1, 2nd Floor, Office #4, C-Ring, Doha

  • Website:

    www.deugro.com

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  • Tel:

    +974 44802097

  • Fax:

    +974 44802027

  • PO Box:

    23593

  • Address:

    Al Corniche Road, Salam Tower 12F, Doha

  • Website:

    www.dorsch.de

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  • Tel:

    +974 44580411

  • Fax:

    +974 44326114

  • PO Box:

    24893

  • Address:

    Al Shumoukh Towers 11th Floor, Doha

  • Website:

    www.dsi-middleast.com

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  • Tel:

    +974 44210944

  • Fax:

    +974 44375161

  • PO Box:

    31539

  • Address:

    Alwafid Street, C-Ring Road, Financial Square, Building #2,, Doha

  • Website:

    www.mesc.endress.com

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  • Tel:

    +974 44690877

  • Fax:

    +974 44690330

  • PO Box:

    22296

  • Address:

    Al Jazeera Al Arabiya Street, Villa No. 6., Doha

  • Website:

    www.qatar.fischerappelt.com

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  • Tel:

    +974 4450 2678

  • Fax:

    +974 44505457

  • PO Box:

    3321

  • Address:

    205 Zone 56 No. 44, Doha

  • Website:

    www.hafele.com

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  • Tel:

    00974 4402 3070

  • Fax:

    00974 4431 9107

  • Email:

    info@ist-platform.com

  • PO Box:

    25422

  • Address:

    Corniche Road, Build. No. 40, second floor, Office No 7/R, Doha

  • Website:

    https://ist-platform.com

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  • Tel:

    +974 44317036

  • Fax:

    +974 44371188

  • Email:

    paul@justusandotto.com

  • PO Box:

    2461

  • Website:

    www.justusandotto.com

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  • Tel:

    +974 44528191

  • Fax:

    +974 44528181

  • PO Box:

    27111

  • Address:

    Al Markhiya Street, 15th Floor Commercial Bank Plaza, Doha

  • Website:

    www.knauf.ae

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  • Tel:

    +974 33360274

  • Address:

    Al Mannai Business Centre, Office 305, Ibn Eyas St. Bldg. 26, Zone 24, Doha

  • Website:

    www.ltmg-qatar.com

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  • Tel:

    +974 44195001

  • Fax:

    +974 44195100

  • PO Box:

    25500

  • Address:

    West Bay City Center, Omar Al Mukhtar Street, Doha

  • Website:

    www.marriottmarquisdoha.com

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  • Tel:

    +97440355555

  • Fax:

    +97440355556

  • Email:

    meetings.marsamalaz@kempinski.com

  • PO Box:

    24892

  • Address:

    Costa Malaz Bay Marsa Malaz Island The Pearl-Qatar, Doha

  • Website:

    www.kempinski.com/marsamalaz

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  • Tel:

    +974 44438886

  • Fax:

    +974 44563030

  • PO Box:

    51

  • Address:

    B-Ring Road, Doha

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  • Tel:

    +974 44227500

  • PO Box:

    6002

  • Address:

    St 340 Zone55, Salwa Road, Doha

  • Website:

    www.nbks.com

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  • Tel:

    +974 44655854

  • Fax:

    +974 44650386

  • PO Box:

    30415

  • Address:

    Sharq Capital, Ground Floor, Office #1, C-Ring Road New Salata, Doha

  • Website:

    www.networld-its.com

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  • Tel:

    +974 44419603

  • Fax:

    +974 44419604

  • PO Box:

    16069

  • Address:

    Suite 203D, Jaidah Square, Airport Road, Doha

  • Website:

    www.petrotec.com.qa

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  • Tel:

    +974 44965200

  • Fax:

    +974 44965201

  • PO Box:

    207471

  • Address:

    Barwa Tower 1, 8th Floor, C-Ring Road, Doha

  • Website:

    www.porr-group.com

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  • Tel:

    +974 44503930

  • Fax:

    +974 44503835

  • PO Box:

    8155

  • Address:

    West Corner Centre, Midmac R/A, Salwa Road, Doha

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  • Tel:

    +974 4429 4809

  • Fax:

    +49 711 13777301

  • Email:

    qatar@rolandberger.com

  • PO Box:

    27774

  • Address:

    Level 22, Tornado Tower, West Bay, Doha

  • Website:

    https://www.rolandberger.com/

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  • Tel:

    +974 44918471

  • Fax:

    +974 44918456

  • Address:

    Alfardan Tower, 16th Floor, Doha

  • Website:

    www.sap.com

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  • Tel:

    +974 44995755

  • Fax:

    +974 44995756

  • PO Box:

    21819

  • Address:

    Al Aaliya Street, Zone 18, Building no 4835, Transworld Tower 2, Old Salata, 7th Floor, Doha

  • Website:

    www.dbschenker.com

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  • PO Box:

    29337

  • Address:

    Business Bay-The Citadel Tower, Office 2001-2005,

  • Website:

    www.schlueter-graf.de

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  • Tel:

    +974 44026888

  • Fax:

    +974 44026800

  • PO Box:

    10973

  • Address:

    Sheikh Jabor Bin Yousef Bin Jassem Al Thani Building, Ground Level, Airport Road, Doha

  • Website:

    www.seibinsurance.com

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  • Tel:

    +974 44854444

  • Fax:

    +974 44832323

  • PO Box:

    6000

  • Address:

    Al Corniche Street, #2, Doha

  • Website:

    www.sheratongranddoha.com

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  • Tel:

    +974 44560200

  • PO Box:

    21757

  • Address:

    5th Floor, Jaidah Square, Al Matar Street, Doha

  • Website:

    www.siemens.com/qatar

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  • Tel:

    +974 44532500

  • Fax:

    +974 44532501

  • PO Box:

    22632

  • Address:

    No. 60 Commercial Bank Plaza, 16th Floor, 380 Al Markhiya St. Al Dafna Area, Doha

  • Website:

    www.squirepattonboggs.com

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  • Tel:

    +974 44990344

  • Fax:

    +974 44990390

  • PO Box:

    22980

  • Address:

    Al Emadi Enterprises, C-Ring Road 2nd Floor, Doha

  • Website:

    www.strabag.com

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  • Tel:

    +974 44475865

  • Fax:

    +974 44475769

  • PO Box:

    22547

  • Address:

    Bldg. 5, Street No. 1,Industrial Area,, Doha

  • Website:

    www.thelookcompany.qa

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  • Tel:

    +974 44739500

  • PO Box:

    5508

  • Address:

    Al Jassar Tower, Majlis Al Taawon Street, Doha

  • Website:

    www.lauraashley.qa

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  • Tel:

    +974 44848400

  • Fax:

    +974 44848310

  • PO Box:

    23400

  • Address:

    The West Bay Lagoon, Doha

  • Website:

    www.ritzcarlton.com/Doha

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  • Tel:

    +974 44341950

  • Fax:

    +974 44341949

  • PO Box:

    47405

  • Address:

    Fereej Bin Mahmoud, Shoumoukh Towers, Plot 4821, Doha

  • Website:

    www.thyssenkrupp-elevator.com

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  • Tel:

    +974 44515485

  • Fax:

    +974 44515486

  • PO Box:

    24922

  • Address:

    Salwa Road, Al Ain Complex, Doha

  • Website:

    www.voessing.de

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Membership Benefits

The GBCQs membership is growing since its foundation, however we are welcoming new members in order to increase and improve the scope of our activities, i.e. GBCQ is closely cooperating with the German Industry and Commerce Office Qatar (AHK).

QAR 4,000 / YearQAR 1,000 for every additional associate
  • General advocacy support
  • Access to all country- and industry-specific updates
  • Access to most Council events
  • Subscriptions to the latest news and market information about Germany, Qatar and the region through the GBCQ and AHK website (GBCQ Newsletter, Majlis Magazine, business and legal publications, market studies and surveys)
  • Invitations to GBCQ sponsored conferences and events
  • Right to introduce your company at the monthly members' meetings
  • Listing of your company details on the GBCQ website and in the Corporate Members' Directory
  • Voting right at the Annual General Assembly
  • Possibility to send e-mail blasts to the GBCQ database (2x/year)
  • Membership Card that entitles the corporate member to exclusive discounts on numerous F&B outlets, hotels etc. in Doha
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QAR 20,000 / Year
  • All benefits of Corporate Membership
  • Plus customised support
  • Plus widely extended access and visibility
  • Providing intelligence catered to your company’s needs
  • Setting up meetings with key policy makers/influencers through the network of the German Industry and Commerce Office Qatar (AHK)
  • Access to intimate events with government
  • Media coverage
  • Full-page ad in GBCQ Members‘ Directory published every year
  • Complimentary attendance of all GBCQ and AHK events for two company representatives (priority seating)
  • Possibility to speak at GBCQ events
  • One dedicated VIP table for 4 representatives at special GBCQ events (e.g. AHK/GBCQ Christmas Dinner)

Furthermore, your roll-up will be placed at all Council events and your logo will appear:

  • on the GBCQ website with a direct link to your website
  • on the GBCQ quarterly newsletter
  • in our e-mail signatures with a direct link to your website
  • in our e-mail invitations to Council events
  • on all name badges at all Council events
  • on a dedicated signboard at the AHK/GBCQ office
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QAR 1,000 / Year
  • Inclusion of name in private members’ list in the online members’ directory
  • Invitation to GBCQ monthly meetings
  • Invitation to regular and special events
  • Voting right at the Annual General Member’s Assembly
  • Membership card that entitles the corporate member to exclusive discounts on numerous F&B outlets, hotels etc. in Doha
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