Quid Pro Quo (QPQ), a Results-Driven Online Networking Platform Launches in the UAE
- Omair Saoud Arar Al Dhaheri, former ADIA Director has collaborated with UAE based serial entrepreneur and Canadian technology firm to establish the business networking organization
- QPQ embraces sharing economy, artificial intelligence and blockchain principles to connect powerful industry leaders from top organizations
QPQ International, an innovative and results-driven online networking platform that embraces three of the biggest trends of the future, including sharing economy, artificial intelligence and blockchain principles was launched in the UAE on April 30th.
The event was held at the W Hotel in Dubai and was attended by more than 200 established business owners, entrepreneurs, SME’s, influencers and high-net worth individuals across the country. They were given a chance to talk about their firms in a relaxed and friendly environment, and to network with others involved in the local business community.
The event aimed to provide an opportunity for business owners to make connections while immersing themselves in the experience, entrepreneurial spirit and stories of renowned entrepreneurs like Omair Saoud Arar Al Dhaheri, Chairman & Co-Founder at QPQ, Oksana Tashakova, serial entrepreneur, who is also the founder of Wealth Dynamics Unlimited and Jason Michaud, Global Strategic Partner, who is also a partner at Canada-based Luiza Artificial Intelligence Technologies.
Launching the event, Oksana Tashakova, the brain behind QPQ International, said: “QPQ is a result of two of my biggest passions, helping business people achieving growth and building human connections. Through this venture I want to ensure people network effectively because networking is extremely important currently, it’s more like building an asset.
“Our research has shown that our members hold serious and meaningful networking opportunities in high regard and we are responding to that. This event has given the attendees a great opportunity to make new connections and ensure they are keeping pace with important local developments.
“Making connections is an essential part of doing business in the UAE, learning from one another, adding value and getting support for business is crucial for successful businesses and I would encourage the UAE’s enterprise community to be a part of QPQ, as it’s an essential platform for serious businesses in the region who are looking for growth and expansion,” added Tashakova.
The event started with a welcome address by Omair Saoud Arar Al Dhaheri post which Oksana Tashakova addressed the audience about creating and monetizing a powerful network that can enable you to achieve your strategic goals and how to bring life and authenticity into business relationships. The first half of the event was concluded with a speech about pipeline Artificial Intelligence and its benefits to members of QPQ International, by Jason Michaud.
Additionally, a live QPQ Networking demo & speed networking was organized where members had the chance to network with others present at the event. The networking opportunities between two members were timed to ensure all attendees get a chance to interact with each other.
The event also featured a panel discussion about the evolution of networking as an effective marketing tool. The panelists comprised QPQ Co-founder Vlad Tashakov who spoke about the role of QPQ in helping its members to network and grow their businesses more effectively.
He was joined by block-chain and ICO expert, Thomas Oeye who is also the biggest shareholder at Stockholm IT Ventures, who spoke about the utilization of block-chain technology to raise funds faster and smarter. Additionally, Marcello Tiscoski – Director of Petite Cherrie – the largest fashion retailer in South America addressed delegates about the advantages of networking while Hilal Al Busaidi Executive Chairman of Mubbadrah Investment LLC shed light about how the future of AI and its impact on businesses in the region.
Speaking about the event Omair Saoud Arar Al Dhaheri, Chairman and Co-Founder at QPQ said: “We’re delighted with the response and interest from existing and potential members and we’re happy that our platform can make connections happen which materialize into key relationships and ultimately boost revenues. Our aim is to bridge this connection gap and we’re sure that QPQ will prove to be a successful model for this.
“The UAE has set high benchmarks for technology, and we’d like to thank the UAE rulers and government who are taking efforts to support businesses in the country, so they can grow and contribute towards the economy,” added Dhaheri.
QPQ is divided into two categories including QPQ Gold which is a results-driven community for SME’s and achievers seeking business growth and QPQ Elite, an exclusive networking community for a select group of major players in the UAE and GCC. Both programs include a unique blend of online connection and support, combined with regular structured networking meetings and live events – providing a fresh and modern approach to networking.
The membership for QPQ international works through an application and screening process where qualifying members are assigned to relevant and non-competing groups. The platform follows a credit system where members can earn credits by helping others and use credits to request help, while the focus is on quality, trusted connections and results for top-line business growth.