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Harold Mayne-Nicholls to Deliver Insight Into Qatar’s Successful bid to host 2022 FIFA World Cup

DUBAI, UAE, February 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ — Since securing the 2022 FIFA World Cup(TM), Qatar has generated a great deal of international intrigue and attention. How can this tiny Gulf state deliver a monumental FIFA World Cup, although much larger countries with existing sporting infrastructure sought to win the Bid to host one of the most sought after global sporting events? Qatar has pledged to design and construct nine new fully enclosed, air conditioned stadiums as well as retrofit three existing stadiums. 
Harold Mayne-Nicholls, head of FIFA’s Inspection group closely examined every aspect of each bidding nation’s proposals to generate the Bid Evaluation Reports. The reports cover everything from the hosting concept itself to sustainable social and human development, stadiums, safety and security.  
Mayne-Nicholls will deliver an exclusive keynote presentation on this bid report at Stadium and Venue Design and Development Qatar taking place 22-26 May 2011 in Doha, Qatar and organized by IQPC.
At the same event, Danny Jordaan, CEO, FIFA 2010 South Africa World Cup Organising Committee will present a case study on learning how to plan stadium developments for global sporting events; and Axel Beinhaus of architecture firm Albert Speer and Partners will speak on Qatar’s stadiums of the future. 
About IQPC
IQPC produces more than 1,700 business events and conferences annually around the world. Founded in 1973, IQPC now has offices in major cities across six continents including: Bengaluru, Berlin, Dubai, London, New York, Sao Paulo, Singapore, Sydney, and Toronto. IQPC leverages a global research base of best practices to produce an unrivalled portfolio of conferences.
Judith Rubin
Judith Rubin
Judith Rubin ([email protected]) is a leading journalist, content marketing specialist and connector in the international attractions industry. She reports on design and technical design, production and project management, industry trends and company culture. From 2005-2020 she ran communications and publications for the Themed Entertainment Association (TEA). In 2013, she was honored with the TEA Service Award. She was development director of IMERSA and publicist for the Large Format Cinema Association, and has contributed to the publications of PLASA, IAAPA and the International Planetarium Society. Judith joined World’s Fair magazine in 1987, which introduced her to the attractions industry. She joined InPark in 2010. Judith earned a BFA from Pratt Institute. She has lived in Detroit, New York, Oakland, and now Saint Louis, where she is active in the local arts community.

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