Tamkeen set to start annual quiz show
Manama, December 2, 2012
Tamkeen and FinMark Communications have announced that the Second Annual Tamkeen Business Quiz Show will begin today at the Seef Mall in Bahrain at 7pm.
The show, which kicks off with a competition among insurance sector teams, is open to the general public free. Audience members will enjoy live musical entertainment, and have the chance to take part in the business-focused quiz challenge and compete for prizes, a statement from Tamkeen said.
The first of the four industry quiz nights, to be followed by a grand quiz finale, will see teams from top insurance companies like Bahrain National Holding (BNH), Takaful, Ta'azur and Arig compete in the challenge.
Zahraa Taher, managing director of FinMark Communications, said: “We are delighted to launch the Tamkeen Business Quiz Show at the start of the very special month of December and during the National Day celebrations and encourage all businesses and the community to take part.”
“Developing and bringing the show to this stage has been the result of an immense amount of support received from Tamkeen, our many sponsors and from across the business community.”
“We couldn’t be more pleased by the spirit of cooperation we have witnessed and the support of the many companies who have given so generously of their time, skills and financial resources.”
“We wish all participating teams great success and look forward to gathering together blue chip companies and top Bahraini talent in order to underscore the strength of our industries and the Kingdom’s position as a leading regional business and financial hub,” he added.
The winning team from the insurance sector quiz night will advance to the grand finale to be held on December 11 where they will compete for a grand prize of BD1,000 ($2,659.5).
The first quiz will be followed by the technology & telecoms competition on December 4, the banking sector competition on December 5 and the industrial sector competition on December 6.
All shows will take place at the Seef Mall and feature an exciting line of Bahraini talent and entertainment, the statement said. Tamkeen ambassadors will be on hand to provide information and answer questions about the dynamic and innovative programmes provided by the organization in support of private sector development and job growth for Bahrain’s highly skilled and knowledgeable workforce.
The show is supported by Tamkeen, the main sponsor for the event. Additional supporters include gold sponsor Bahrain National Holdings, silver sponsor GPIC and bronze sponsor Takaful and Chevron.
Media sponsors of the event are Al Bilad newspaper and Daily Tribune, technology partners Al Amthal, Promethean and Talking Pictures. Additional supporters include Design Grafix and Manama Printing. – TradeArabia News Service
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