As part of its efforts to inculcate a culture of innovation and to promote local products, the Ministry of Commerce and Industry (MOCI) announced the launch of a competition for the best ‘Qatari Product’ logo design.
Outlining the competition’s terms, the ministry noted that the design logo should be modern and reflect an association with Qatar.
The submitted logo should also be innovative, non-traditional, and the original work of the designer who shall be sharing it for the first time in a competition. The logo shouldn’t be adapted from other designs.
The participants should be a citizen or resident of Qatar and submitted works should not feature any promotional materials for any party. Works that have been featured in other competitions, including those who have not been selected, are barred.
When it comes to the technical specifications, the ministry said the logo details must be clearly visible when reduced to a size of 2cm *2 cm and the dark red color should be used.
The expression ‘Qatari Product’ should be incorporated into the logo in both Arabic and English and the logo must be presented in a color copy and shall include specific measurements and color codes in addition to a fully black and white copy.
The logo should also remain valid if presented in black and white and should be submitted in the formats like Ai, PDF, EPS, PSD, and PNG.
Design samples must be submitted applying the logo on different products and the winning contestant shall agree that ‘the logo’ will become the exclusive property of the Ministry of Commerce and Industry.
The ministry defined a Qatari product as any product manufactured in Qatar and will award the winner a QR25,000 award.
The ministry said all designs shall be submitted in sealed envelopes addressed to the President of the Tenders and Auctions Committee and then delivered to the Financial and Administrative Affairs Department (Procurement Department) at the Ministry of Commerce and Industry in Lusail city, Tower A, fourth floor, during official working hours, by December 10, 2020. For any inquiries, participants may email [email protected]