8th Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) Halal Expo

Being the largest exhibition in the halal sector organized in association with the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC), 8th edition of OIC Halal Expo is ready to open its doors to exhibitors and visitors from all over the globe in November 2021 at the Istanbul Congress Center (ICC), which is the international congress and event destination, boasting world-class technological infrastructure and a high-quality service it offers to visitors.

Halal Expo is an annual event organized in cooperation with the Islamic Centre for Development of Trade (ICDT), the Standards and Metrology Institute for Islamic Countries (SMIIC), with the support of Ministry of Trade of Republic of Turkey and other related ministries and public institutions of the Republic of Turkey. Covering the area of 14,476 m2, 7th OIC Halal Expo, which was held from November 28 to December 1, 2019, hosted 378 national and international exhibitors from 36 countries and more than 34,865 visitors with the share of foreigners amounting to 4756 attendees from 94 countries. Further, 7th OIC Halal Expo successfully incorporated a series of B2B meetings engaging more than 474 buyers from 48 countries into this exceptional trade business event.

Being simultaneously with the World Halal Summit which has been organized under the auspices of the Presidency of the Republic of Turkey, 8th OIC Halal Expo will offer an outstanding exhibition area and a distinctive platform for a broad range of workshops, meetings and side-events as well as B2B Meetings Program with the participation of professional hosted buyers and delegates among other activities related to the definition of halal.

Full information of the exhibition available here: www.helalexpo.com

Abstract Submission for 7th World Halal Summit is Open!

The 7th World Halal Summit (WHS), under the theme of ‘New Era & New Normals: Necessity of Halal Production and Consumption’ which will be held on the 25-27 November 2021, in Istanbul Congress Centre (ICC), Istanbul, Turkey; simultaneously with the 8th OIC Halal Expo on the 25-28 November 2021.

They are organised by Discover Events on behalf of the Islamic Centre of Development of Trade (ICDT) and the Standards and Metrology Institute for Islamic Countries (SMIIC) in line with the cooperation framework agreement between the two institutions.

The Summit offers a rich programme of inspiring keynote addresses, interactive panel sessions featuring halal sector pioneers and other stakeholders to debate challenges and opportunities about the halal sector as well as scientific presentations and seminars.

They are looking forward to receiving applications by submission of abstracts and welcoming those chosen to Istanbul in November 2021!

More info on the event: www.smiic.org

Please download Call for Abstracts here.

3 – 4 September, 2021 IsDB Group Annual Meetings, Tashkent, Republic of Uzbekistan

The Board of Governors of the Islamic Development Bank Group (IsDB Group) holds its Annual Meetings to discuss development issues and institutional matters.

The meetings attract more than 2,000 participants and offer an ideal platform for decision-makers to discuss challenges and explore IsDB Group member countries’ opportunities.

During the Annual Meetings period, seminars and flagship events feature top-level panelists from governments, international & regional organizations, the private sector, academia, and civil society. The side events program provides a dynamic platform to discuss economic, financial and development issues of current interest to IsDB Group member countries and their partners.

The side events also aim to encourage discussions and debates and promote partnerships, cooperation, and knowledge sharing. Most of the events are open to all registered participants.

For more info please visit: IsDB Annual Meetings