Doha Heat
Doha Heat is a weekly, communal podcast created for every type of individual who currently calls Qatar home, has in the past, or may one day.

Touch Rugby is a fast moving free flowing minimal contact sport thriving throughout the world. Ex professional league player Sam Rico has brought the game to Qatar.

With 20 teams already playing against eachother, Touch Rugby is really starting to take off in Qatar. They now just need Qatar Olympic Committee backing.

 

Direct download: Episode_20_Sam_Rico_mixdown.mp3
Category:Society & Culture -- posted at: 1:00am MSK

Airdrieonians Football Club are a Scottish professional football team based in Airdrie who are members of the Scottish Professional Football League (SPFL) and play in the SPFL Scottish League One. They were formed in 2002 as Airdrie United Football Club following the liquidation of theoriginal club. The club's official name was changed in 2013 with the SFA to the traditional name of Airdrieonians.

Paul Jack played as a professional football player throughout the '90's and known as an Airdrie Legend playing in the original Airdrie Football Club. During his career he  played in not one but two Scottish Cup finals in front of a combined number of over 120,000 people!

Jack brings to life his experinces as a pro player, what day to day work was like, highs and lows and was an absolute pleasure to interview!!

 

Direct download: Episode_19_Paul_Jack_an_Airdrie_Legend_mixdown.mp3
Category:Society & Culture -- posted at: 1:00am MSK

“People want to see what you’re made of and they want to hear what you have to say. Do it well and they’ll like you. And if they like you, they’ll share your message with the world.” ~ Stefan Lindberg-Jones, Ginger Camel Head Guy

Ginger Camel are excellent at creating videos that make people think. Animations that make people smile. Photographs that take people somewhere unexpected. And then they donate them to the greater good of mankind. Haha!

Honestly though, the passion that Stefan and his team have for the work they do is incredible!

Each masterpiece belongs to their clients and earns its keep working for the greater good of their company: spreading their message to new customers and increasing the loyalty of existing ones.

But don’t just take Doha Heat’s word for it. Look inside their portfolio. Speak to some of the wonderful people they’ve worked with in Qatar.

Awesome company, awesome brand!

Direct download: Episode_18_Ginger_Camel_mixdown.mp3
Category:Society & Culture -- posted at: 1:00am MSK

Qatar Sandstormers are an amateur fundraising cycling team based in Doha, but are anything but amateur!!

Organisesd and managed by Marouf Mahmoud, the Team have created something special for Qatar and the Teams sponsors to be proud of.

Charity is the main staple of the team's diet and couple this with the 'will power, drive, determination and enthusiam', has made a very beautiful Team that punches well above its weight. 

 
Direct download: Episode_17_Qatar_Sandstormers__mixdown.mp3
Category:Society & Culture -- posted at: 1:00am MSK

Qatar Museum

‘WE ARE CHANGING OUR CULTURE FROM WITHIN, BUT AT THE SAME TIME WE ARE RECONNECTING WITH OUR TRADITIONS. IT IS IMPORTANT FOR US TO GROW ORGANICALLY.’

H.E. Sheikha Al Mayassa, QM Chairperson

 

QM’s purpose as an organisation is to be a cultural instigator for the creation generation.

This is an ambition that they will deliver together as a group of museums and heritage sites to help fulfill the cultural goals of the 2030 Qatar National Vision. Their brand purpose also aligns with their organisational vision – to develop, promote and sustain the cultural sector at the highest standards.

At the heart of this, is commitments to helping Qatar originate art, culture and heritage experiences from within.  This enables Qatar to have an extraordinary impact on the world and have the rest of the world understand Qatar in return.

QM aim to create and support the next generation of cultural audiences generating a national spirit of participation with an emphasis in inspiring audiences and producers of the future.

Direct download: Episode_16_Qatar_Musuem__mixdown.mp3
Category:Society & Culture -- posted at: 1:00am MSK

From day one week one to flying!!!

Aruna Kunnath at Shimmer Beauty & Shapers has grown exponentially since establishing her business in 2013.

Offering many pampering services, she has taken her market by storm with over 500 very regular clients and growing this podcast was a blast........

Direct download: Episode_15_Shimmer_Beauty__Shapers_mixdown.mp3
Category:Society & Culture -- posted at: 1:00am MSK

Set underground in people’s homes or in mysterious venues classed as ‘pop up kitchens’, guests have the chance to fraternise with strangers and enjoy all the food prepared according to the evening’s menu.

The SUPPER CLUB is here and you’ll LOVE IT!!!!!!!

Irum Asraf was born and raised in the North East of England, in the Untied Kingdom. She comes from a family of 7, fourth in line from a family of 5 siblings. Her mother was a selftaught cook having spent her childhood and early teenage years in the Punjab district of Pakistan, moving to Britain 35 years ago. Irum’s father on the other hand came from Amritsar in the Punjab district of India, and moved to the UK in the early 50’s. He lived in a house with several other bachelors fromback home and took on an active role as the house cook.

 

Direct download: Episode_14_Urban_Indian_Kitchen_mixdown.mp3
Category:Society & Culture -- posted at: 1:00am MSK

If you’re feeling stuck, have found yourself at a crossroads in your life  or situation and want change to happen, then listen to this podcast episode with Dr. Sarah Lawson!

Dr. Sarah education is second to none. She is applying this knowledge and her very own first hand experience, for trailing partners following their partners to Qatar who currently feel their existance has come to a halt. 

A fun and very interesting podcast that addresses the experiences most families will go through.

Direct download: Episode_13_Dr_Sarah_Lawson_mixdown.mp3
Category:Society & Culture -- posted at: 1:00am MSK

Haya Mashhood of Standard Chartered Bank discusses corporate affairs, the brand and marketing.

Standard Chartered Bank not only play massive role internationally for communities all over the world, they also play a huge role locally in Qatar.

Standard Chartered's open door policy has set the foundations with 'Seeing is Believing' a charity created by Standard Chartereds employees has generated $70million dollars so far in just 11 years! Their target is $100milion

 

Direct download: Episode_12_Standard_Chartered_Bankmp3.mp3
Category:Society & Culture -- posted at: 1:00am MSK

Mada are a beautiful organisation with a wonderful attitude personified by David Banes their Deputy CEO.

Whatever your needs may be (Qatar Assistive Technology Center) based in Doha can help connect you to the world of Information Communication Technology (ICT).

Through Mada, people with learning, visual, hearing and physical disabilities including Dyslexia are able to use ICT without barriers, unlocking a world of opportunities and information. Even those with pain or discomfortusing a computer can benefit from Mada's services.

As a nonprofit organisation, Mada offers assessments, advice and training for everyone!

Was a pleasure to interview David and to be continually reminded of time, effort and money the Qatari Government is investing in its citizens future!

Direct download: Episode_11_Mada.mp3
Category:Society & Culture -- posted at: 1:00am MSK

Perseverence, commitment, delivery and focus are just some of the ingredients that make up this family run business Belle Harvey Interiors.

Belle Harvey, owned, run and managed by business partners Simon Joss and Neil Robson have created a real name for themsleves within their industry. Design, fitout and full turnkey solutions BH are ranked highly against their competition providing excellent customer service.

Added to the above, a plethora of excellent reviews and positive comments from clients from past and present clients.

 

Direct download: Belle_HArvey_mixdown.mp3
Category:Society & Culture -- posted at: 9:25pm MSK

Servcorp are committed to being the world's best Serviced Office and Business solutions provider. Their business was founded on one principle - by reducing your costs and sharing your overheads, businesses will succeed. 

Servcorp not only gives you the ability to run your business from the best locations in the best cities around the world, but they also want to give you the best facilities, the best technology and the best people they possible can.

Direct download: Servcorp_mixdown.mp3
Category:Society & Culture -- posted at: 9:00am MSK

Legacy Sports and Events (LSE) aim to develop sports at grass roots, social and corporate levels throughout Qatar. In addition to this they will host sports related events and provide assistance to national sports projects. Through training academies, social and corporate leagues and events they will increase the availability of sport in the community and strive to help Qatar achieve their sporting aspirations.

 

Direct download: Legacy_Sports_mixdown.mp3
Category:Society & Culture -- posted at: 7:30am MSK

Established in 1995, Prozone has been pioneering performance analysis for 19 years. In that time they’ve worked with many of the leading clubs and organisations in sport to deliver the world’s leading performance analysis services.

In 2011, Prozone and Amisco joined forces to lead the performance analysis industry with a strong combined vision.

They are the pioneers of performance analysis in sport. Amisco invented the technology and set the standard, Prozone created the industry. Their mission is to deliver insights which have a genuine on-field impact. Through intelligence and innovation, they've unlocked the rich potential of data to reveal the true nature of performance.

Direct download: Prozone_mixdown.mp3
Category:Society & Culture -- posted at: 9:00am MSK

With 25 years experience within the Insurance and re-insurance world, ex Army Officer in the British Armed Forces Douglas Barker talks Insurance with Doha Heat

Direct download: Al_Sharq__mixdown.mp3
Category:Society & Culture -- posted at: 8:59am MSK

Absolute Fitness offers a range of corporate wellness solutions through various channels aimed at improving the productivity, health, fitness, morale, and work performance of individuals in a workforce.

 They aim to advise, educate and inspire management and employees to make changes to the way they live including Corporate training which enhances the lives of individuals, fostering teamwork and camaraderie and nurtures a workplace environment that is more energised, positive and productive.

 

 Their highly skilled and experienced team consists of fitness professionals, health coaches and nutritional experts. They offer various programs and solutions, which reflect the core values of the companies they work with.

 

Direct download: Jonny_Parr2__mixdown.mp3
Category:Society & Culture -- posted at: 9:55am MSK

With over 27 years experience as a qualified Independent Financial Adviser Brian Ferguson (seen closest to camera) @ wealth management company PWS talks with Doha Heat about how the Offshore Financial Services Industry works, where he started and his perfect client!

Direct download: Brian_Ferguson_mixdown.mp3
Category:Society & Culture -- posted at: 9:08am MSK

Claire Kanj | Founder & Creative Partner

Size 34 – Creative Designs and Events

Full of ambition and vibrancy, Claire, is a visual creator of thought.

Claire is a Lebanese who was bought up in the UAE. Having graduated as a graphic designer with honors, worked along side worldwide recognized designers, collating experience in Turkey, Barcelona, Japan and UAE and her immense experience in creating brands, designing and managing events over the last 10 years, Claire ensures that Size 34 stays on the edge of any creativity breakthrough.

From new brand identities and full company literature to designing events,  and knowing that no size fits all, Size 34 was conceived as her business concept to provide clients with tailor made solutions for any kind of design and event need.

After several years in Dubai and working with clients such as Dubai Properties Group, Philadelphia Cheese, JWT, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Abu Dhabi, and many entrepreneurs to name a few, Claire has now established Size 34 in Qatar and is sharing her expertise and creative ideas to contribute to the expansive growth here.

She is also currently giving a community course at VCU in Event Design. Moreover, one of her latest event concepts “Un-cuffed” that she has recently launched exclusively for Doha, focuses on bringing together all curious women who enjoy beauty, fashion, and luxury. She believes that these events will be a remarkable place for all women who enjoy beautiful things!

Direct download: Size_34_mixdown.mp3
Category:Society & Culture -- posted at: 7:26am MSK

YOU WANT A CAR......CALL KUMAR!

Kumar has been involved with cars since he arried in Qatar quickly becoming a top seller in his field! 

Kumar explains exactly who Epic Rent a Car are including their values and describes the process of renting or leasing from Epic.

 

Direct download: Epic_Rent_a_Car2_mixdown.mp3
Category:Society & Culture -- posted at: 8:00am MSK

With 19 pharmicutical shops in and around Doha, the founder of Care n Cure certainly knows how things work with in this industry!!  

Direct download: Care_n_Cure_mixdown_2.mp3
Category:Society & Culture -- posted at: 9:47am MSK