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Previous page: Museum of Islamic Art; Above (clockwise from top left): Katara Cultural Village; Souq Waqif; Qatar National Convention Centre they should sit on the terrace of the new Al Enna Restaurant and sample a series of Qatari specialties such as harees, a porridge-like wheat and meat dish that's traditional during Ramadan. Katara Cultural Village is like a Disneyland version of traditional Gulf State architecture, with everything from an opera hall to original eateries and a private beachfront that can be transformed in any capacity for groups. Arrive to shore via a Venetian-style gondola, where the Greek-inspired Katara Amphitheatre can seat groups of up to 5,000. A quick golf cart ride away, the gilded indoor Katara Hall can host cocktails for parties of up to 2,500, while the Islamic-designed Opera House, with its stunning star-studded ceiling, can seat 550 for shows or presentations. Another modern addition on the Corniche is the I.M. Peidesigned Museum of Islamic Art (the same architect behind the Louvre Pyramid), home to the largest collection of Islamic art and artifacts from across the Muslim world. Up to 2,000 can take in views of Doha's modern skyline over standing cocktails in the sweeping atrium, while smaller parties of up to 60 looking for Michelin-style Mediterranean haute cuisine can take a seat in the Philippe Starckdesigned IDAM, Alain Ducasse's first restaurant in the Middle East. CONTEMPORARY (ART-FILLED) CONVENTION CENTERS Gorgeous luxury hotels and celeb chef-led eateries are only the start when it comes to state-of-the-art meeting facilities in Doha. The five-year-old Qatar National Conventional Centre (QNCC) was modeled after the country's symbolic Sidra tree and features the soaring marble, bronze and stainless steel spider statue, Maman by Louise Bourgeois, in the lobby. Set on Qatar Foundation's 2,500-acre campus, QNCC has capacity for up to 10,000. The new Doha Exhibition and Convention Center (DECC), which opened last fall in the business hub of West Bay, is even more impressive. Spanning over 500,000 sf, DECC can be divided into five pillar-free halls, with the signature geometric, Tony Smithcreated Smoke sculpture out front. Each of the 18 meeting rooms is equipped with $150,000 worth of audio visual technology, while the four meeting room suites overlook the halls from floor-to-ceiling windows with luxe leather sofas that seem more suitable for a snazzy airport lounge than convention center. decc.qa; qatarconvention.com; visitqatar.gov.qa For a casual, Arabic-inspired evening, bring out the Shisha pipes and light bites like traditional mezze at the lobby-level outdoor Al Jalsa Garden. 72 | prevuemeetings.com http://www.decc.qa http://www.qatarconvention.com http://visitqatar.gov.qa http://www.prevuemeetings.com

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