Qatar Economic Forum, Powered by Bloomberg to return in May 2024

Qatar Economic Forum, Powered by Bloomberg date confirmed for fourth edition, further establishing the forum’s growing appeal among global business leaders

Doha, 27 August 2023: The fourth annual “Qatar Economic Forum, Powered by Bloomberg” will take place from May 14-16, 2024, in Doha. This influential event will convene heads of states alongside influential global business leaders, academics and entrepreneurs for a comprehensive dialogue about the global economy.

The Qatar Economic Forum (QEF), held in collaboration with Media City Qatar, has grown to become one of the most influential business forums in the region. Distinguished keynote speakers and newsmakers have participated at recent forums, including: H.R.H. Prince Abdulaziz bin Salman Al-Saud, Minister of Energy, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia; Mukesh D. Ambani, Chairman, Reliance Industries Limited; Shou Chew, CEO, TikTok; Hillary Clinton, 67th United States Secretary of State; Kristalina Georgieva, Managing Director, International Monetary Fund; Sheikh Hasina, Prime Minister of the People’s Republic of Bangladesh; Elon Musk, Technoking, Tesla; Viktor Orbán, Prime Minister of Hungary; Stephen A. Schwarzman, Chairman, CEO & Co-Founder, Blackstone; and many others.

Commenting on next year’s Qatar Economic Forum, Chairman of the Higher Organizing Committee of Qatar Economic Forum and CEO of Media City Qatar HE Sheikh Ali bin Abdullah bin Khalifa Al Thani, said: “Anticipation is building for the upcoming edition of the Qatar Economic Forum, as we gear up to host another impactful event that brings together global thought leaders, industry pioneers, and influential decision-makers. The Forum stands as a beacon of economic dialogue, not only for Qatar but for the entire region. As we approach the new edition, we’re committed to continuing our legacy of fostering meaningful conversations that shape the trajectory of economies, and we look forward to the invaluable insights and connections that will emerge from this esteemed gathering.”

M. Scott Havens, Chief Executive Officer of Bloomberg Media, noted: “We are proud the Qatar Economic Forum has become one of the most important and influential business events in the region since its inception. We look forward to continuing to drive important conversations from this center of increasing economic importance, leveraging our ability to convene decision-makers from around the globe to shape a more sustainable and dynamic economic future.”

Produced by Bloomberg Live Experiences and editorially programmed by Bloomberg News, the Forum will be livestreamed on Bloomberg TV and

Additional speaker and agenda details for the “Qatar Economic Forum, Powered by Bloomberg” will be announced at a later date. For more information and to register your interest, please visit