Rome, 08/05/17

IES announces the appointment of Alain Marhic as new Commercial Director.

 

IES (International Exhibition Services) announces the appointment of Alain Marhic as new Commercial Director to further expand their growing portfolio of energy exhibitions and events. Alain Marhic’s arrival coincides with the launch of the Doha International Sustainable Energy Conference and Exhibition which is fully supported of the Ministry of Energy and The State of Qatar.

The conference will take place in Spring 2018 at the Doha Exhibition and Convention Centre (DECC) on the 19th – 21st of March 2018, www.dohaenergyexpo.com. Its aim is to be a meeting point for the professionals of the gas value chain, renewable energy and environment. 300 exhibitors and over 1,000 delegates are expected to take part in this most anticipated event.

Alain Marhic will lead the sales and business development of this premier energy event in Qatar which is set to become a vital platform for all stakeholders within the GCC region. Prior to joining IES, Alain Marhic founded BME Global and established it as a leading B2B event organiser trusted by the key Saudi government organisations such as the Royal Commission for Jubail and Yanbu, Saudi Aramco, SABIC, KA.CARE, the Ministry of Water and Environment (through GAMEP) and the Ministry of Energy.

Alain Marhic comes with a wealth of experience in the industry having successfully launched and developed 60 shows dedicated to the fastest growing sectors in the Gulf region such the Saudi Downstream Forum or the Gulf Environment Forum.

“I am delighted to join IES and look forward to working on the Doha International Sustainable Energy  Conference. The response has been excellent so far and, with the ongoing support of the Ministry of Energy of Qatar, I am eager to build a unique platform with a global outreach that will assist the transition towards a cleaner and more diversified energy mix. The State of Qatar wishes to reinforce its position as the leading provider of gas and as well as innovating and investing in new energy sources.”

Piero Zipoli, managing director of IES, “Doha is very much on the map for all gas and energy companies and is the ideal venue to run a regional show such as the Doha International Sustainable Energy. Alain joining as Commercial Director is a great addition to the project and his experience of running high level ministry-led events is exactly what we have been looking for.”

 

About the Doha International Sustainable Energy Exhibition and Conference

The 1st Doha International Sustainable Energy Exhibition and Conference is officially supported by the State of Qatar and the Ministry of Energy. It will take place at the Doha Exhibition and Convention Center (DECC) from the 19th to the 21st of March 2018.

More information on www.dohaenergyexpo.com

About IES (www.ies.co.it)

Incorporated in 1984, IES operates in 30 countries and has established a reputation for organising high quality international trade events. Specialised in oil and gas, the IES teams have cooperated on the largest shows on the energy calendar such as OTC, the World Gas Conference and the World Petroleum Congress.

Its portfolio of events includes:

OMC: the Offshore Mediterranean Conference; Europe’s largest bi-annual oil and gas conference and exhibition: 600 exhibitors, 500 technical papers, 2,500 delegates, 20,000 professional participants.

More information on: http://www.omc.it/

SAOGE: the Saudi Arabian Oil and Gas Exhibition, the largest and longest running upstream oil and gas show in Saudi Arabia: 250 exhibitors from 40 countries, 7,000 professional visitors.

More information on: http://www.saoge.org/