Qatar’s Journey to Becoming a Global Hub for Sports

Sport is a global growth industry. In 2018, the worldwide segment was estimated to be worth around US$489 billion; and this is set to reach US$614 billion by 2022. Robust infrastructure, a thriving economy and swift public sector engagement are just some of the reasons Qatar has been selected as the host of some major sporting events. This paper discusses how Qatar is a region rich in digital progress and market opportunities, and is quickly becoming an international hub for sport and sporting events.