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November, 2015

GWC lights up the Nasdaq Screens on New York’s Times Square during the Fifth Securing Sports Conference – New York 2015

Gulf Warehousing Company (Q.S.C.), the leading logistics provider in the State of Qatar, has distinguished itself during its participation in the in the Fifth Securing Sports Conference – New York 2015, and in particular by through its support of the “Save the Dream” program which unfolded the first day of the conference, on November 3rd, 2015, at the famed Times Square.

GWC’s participation in this campaign is the latest example of its commitment to public service and upholding proper sportsmanship values through social responsibility programs. Several sports celebrities were present at the Save the Dream campaign, including Real Madrid stars Fernando Sanz and Fernando Hierro; Italian footballer Alessandro Del Piero; Spanish footballer David Villa; French footballer Christian Karembeu; Olympics Swimmer Benny Hines; and Paralympic Champion Giusy Versace, among many other world-renowned athletes.

Gulf Warehousing Company distinguishes itself in the fully-integrated logistics services it provides, most particularly in the solutions it provides for major sports events. GWC Sports has provided venue management as well as shipping and clearance services for a variety of international sports tournaments, among them the AIBA Boxing Championships, The 2015 IPC Athletics World Championships, and the 24th Men’s Handball World Championship. The company also has a long history of supporting social responsibility initiatives, among them the activities it has performed in cooperation with the Youth Company and the Hamad Medical Corporation.

“The company continues to support social responsibility programs, particularly sports related activities, as a national company that understands its part in enriching various social activities,” stated GWC Chairman Sheikh Abdulla bin Fahad bin Jassem bin Jabor Al Thani. “GWC’s participation in the “Save the Dream” activities at the Fifth Securing Sport Conference falls under the company’s commitment to support good values and strong sportsmanship in the international sporting community.

The Save the Dream program was launched in 2012, a joint initiative by the Qatar Olympic Committee, the International Center for Securing Sport, and the Alessandro Del Piero Foundation. Many sports celebrities worldwide have become ambassadors for the program, which is considered a symbol for a larger international campaign to spread awareness among young athletes, educate them, and protect the high values and the traditions involved in sport, with the aim of assuring a sports culture free of corruption, violence, and discrimination.

December, 2014

GWC Sponsors Stallions Cricket Carnival

The second Cricket Carnival and Junior Cricket tournament of Stallions Cricket Academy Qatar organized its GWC Cup at the West End Park Cricket Stadium in December.

The event, held under the patronage of Qatar Cricket Association and Qatar Olympic Committee, was sponsored for the second consecutive year by GWC, which has been a major promoter of the game in Qatar. Junior teams from other local academies also participated in the competition. Stallions’ players had the opportunity to play in England during their UK tour in August 2014 and the experience gathered from the UK tour and this tournament will help them perform better in future on the academy, school and national levels.

November, 2014

GWC Sponsors The Youth Company’s “Run the World” Festival as Logistics Partner

GWC has partnered once again with the Youth Company to provide logistics support for the Run the World (RTW) Festival, which occurred during the National Day on December 18th and continued until the 20th. The biggest youth and sports festival in Qatar, the RTW Festival has attracted more visitors with each year; from 10,000 visitors in 2011 to 120,000 visitors in 2013. Such a huge festival that brings communities from all over the world together to celebrate culture, sports, and talent, requires the best in logistics support, and GWC’s expertise in running art and cultural events on the one hand and sports events on the other, offered the RTW team invaluable support and ensured the successful – and enjoyable – execution of the festival. GWC had previously joined forces with the Youth Company in July 2014, when the company distributed food packs to hungry fasters as part of the Youth Company’s Hassanat Olympics. GWC will always seek out to serve and give back to its community in every way possible, and looks forward to contributing to such cultural or charitable events again in the near future.

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