The Global Halal Summit 2023 kicked off today in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. The event, which is being held at the Pullman Kuala Lumpur City Centre, is expected to attract over 73 Halal certification bodies delegates from over 47 countries.
The summit is being organized by the Malaysia External Trade Development Corporation (MATRADE) and the Halal Industry Development Corporation (HDC). It is the premier event for the global Halal industry, and provides a platform for industry leaders, policymakers, and academics to discuss the latest trends and developments in the Halal market.
The summit will feature a range of keynote addresses, panel discussions, and workshops. Topics to be discussed include:
- The future of the Halal food industry
- The growth of the Halal tourism industry
- The rise of Halal finance
- The challenges and opportunities of Halal certification
- The role of technology in the Halal industry
The summit will also feature an exhibition of Halal products and services.
In his opening remarks, MATRADE CEO Mohd Mustafa Abdul Aziz said that the Global Halal Summit is an important platform for Malaysia to showcase its leadership in the Halal industry.
“Malaysia is a global leader in the Halal industry,” he said. “We have the infrastructure, the expertise, and the market to support the growth of the Halal industry. The Global Halal Summit is a great opportunity for us to share our knowledge and experience with the world.”
The Global Halal Summit is being held at a time when the Halal industry is experiencing rapid growth. The global Halal market is expected to reach US$1.9 trillion by 2024. Malaysia is well-positioned to capitalize on this growth, as it is already a major player in the Halal industry.
The summit is expected to provide a boost to the Malaysian Halal industry. It will also help to raise awareness of the Halal industry and its potential for growth.
The Global Halal Summit will run until September 13. For more information, visit the summit website: www.globalhalalsummit.com.