National Convention Centre – Qatar

Qatar National Convention Centre

Project Brief

  • Provide a scalable and powerful IPTV and digital signage solution.
  • Ability to easily manage over 400 endpoints.
  • Control digital media and signage via any network connected PC, tablet, remote control or IP phone.


  • 455 Cisco media players initially added rising to over 750 for larger events.
  • All of these devices were managed by the Venue application available to multiple users at any one time delivering a powerful blend of IPTV and digital signage.
  • Control of Venue was possible for authorised users via the website application or network connected tablets. The tablet control enabled staff to quickly make changes on the fly from any location within the QNCC.
  • Using Cisco IP phones or a remote control, delegates and press members were able to access a variety of video on demand channels.


  • Forming part of the Qatar Foundation’s Education City in Doha, the Qatar National Convention Centre (QNCC) opened in December 2011 and has already gained a reputation as the Middle East’s leading convention and conference centre. Since the QNCC’s opening Enabledware’s Venue software has been powering the delivery of an ever-expanding variety of content.
  • One of the largest and most technologically advanced venues in the Middle East.
  • Venue’s scalability, modular feature set combined with the expertise of Enabledware staff, ensured a successful conference augmented by an advanced yet highly intuitive system for the delivery and management of IPTV and digital signage.
  • Since its inception in 2011, QNCC has been honored with multiple distinctions. These awards are a testament to the high standards and principles of a world-class venue that emphasizes on delivering successful event experience for its clients.
  • QNCC has received global industry recognition by winning the
    • Middle East’s Leading Exhibition & Convention Centre, World Travel Awards 2012, 2014, 2015, 2016
    • World’s Best Convention and Conference Venue – World Tourism Forum Awards – 2015
    • World’s Leading Meetings and Conference Centre – World Travel Awards – 2015
    • Best Conserving Building Award – Hospitality Sector 2015, Tarsheed Awards
    • Best Events Venue, Middle East Event Awards 2013
    • Best Congress & Convention Centre Middle East, Business Destinations Travel Awards 2012
    • Best Convention Centre in the Middle East, MICE Report Awards 2012



  • Qatar National Convention Centre
  • Mannai

Equipment used:

  • Cisco DMP4310
  • Cisco DMP4400
  • Cisco IP phones
  • Enabledware Venue 
  • Enabledware Venue: Agenda Manager
  • Enabledware Venue: iPad Controller

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