The third edition of Halal Expo Europe will take place from 30 April until 1 May 2017 in Beursgebouw Eindhoven. Halal Expo Europe is an important trade fair for entrepreneurs who are active in the rapidly growing halal industry. Europe is a very important and valuable market for the producers of halal products, with more than 50 million Muslims. Partly because of the high purchasing power of the European muslim community, the European halal industry has an estimated worth of almost 70 billion dollars. The Netherlands is the ideal place to bring together entrepreneurs from the global halal industry.
During Halal Expo Europe the focus will be on the halal industry, with special attention to food, cosmetics, lifestyle, tourism, pharmaceuticals and finance. Besides the presence of over 100 exhibitors that are operating in the global halal industry, lectures, panel discussions and seminars will be held with the aim of transferring knowledge. Furthermore pre-arranged b2b meetings (matchmaking) will be arranged with the objective of creating strategic partnerships.
We expect hundreds of visitors from more than 20 countries, including the Netherlands, Turkey, Germany, Malaysia, Belgium, Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates, France, Egypt, Morocco, Pakistan, Denmark, Ghana, Tunisia, Iraq and Algeria, Halal Expo Europe 2017 promises to be an multicultural and international event.
Read more about Halal.
Halal is an Islamic term that stands for purity, the allowable and permissible. The term originates from Arabia and refers to the way of life of muslims and what actions are permitted according to the islamic rules. Moslim consumers in the world have spent €1.6 trillion on Halal food and the other sectors of Halal. The expectation that total expenditure of the consumers will reach €2.3 trillion in 2020.
Europe is a very important and valuable market for the producers of halal products, with more than 50 million muslims. Partly because of the high purchasing power of the European muslim community, the European halal industry has an estimated worth of almost 70 billion dollars. The Netherlands is the ideal place to bring together entrepreneurs from the global halal industry.
During Halal Expo Europe the focus will be on the halal industry, with special attention to food, cosmetics, pharmaceuticals, lifestyle, tourism and finance. Besides the presence of over 100 exhibitors that are operating in the global halal industry, lectures, panel discussions and seminars will be held with the aim of transferring knowledge. Furthermore pre-arranged b2b meetings (matchmaking) will be arranged with the objective of creating strategic partnerships.
Read more about Halal Food.
Halal food refers to the purity, hygiene, wholesomeness, safety and quality of food. Most fish and seafood are regarded as halal food. The same applies to poultry, lagomorphs and ungulates, but only when they are slaughtered using the halal method. The halal food industry has a worth of 600 billion dollars and covers around 15 % of the total trading volume in the global food industry.
Read more about Halal Finance.
The islamic financial industry is based on profit sharing, partnership and the equal sharing of risks between those who receive money and those who supply money. Islamic banks share the entrepreneurial risk and follow the principles of islamic law that forbids interest and contracts that lack transparency. The islamic financial industry has a value of 1 trillion dollars and has an annual growth rate of 20 %.
Read more about Halal Cosmetics.
Halal cosmetics is a fastgrowing industry that is a worldwide trend of welness and ethnic responsible cosmetics. The industry of halal cosmetics is a rapidly expanding industry which fits in with the worldwide trend of wellness and ethical cosmetics. Cosmetics are labeled as halal if it contains no alcohol and no animal fats. The halal cosmetics industry has an estimated value of 13 billion dollars, representing nearly 4 % of the value of the global cosmetics industry.
Read more about Halal Pharmaceuticals.
Halal products and the halal market are rapidly gaining worldwide recognition as a new benchmark for safety and quality assurance. Halal pharmaceuticals do not contain any alcohol and animal parts or products. The halal pharmaceuticals market has a value of 34 billion dollars and holds 27 % share of the global halal market.
Read more about Halal Tourism.
According to experts the global tourism is preparing for a significant growth of islamic travel market over the coming decade. From halal spa’s to prayer rooms at airport terminals; according to experts the global industry of tourism is preparing for a significant growth of the global islamic travel market over the coming decade. In 2011 halal tourism covered 12 % of the value of the global tourism industry. The global spending by muslim tourists is expected to reach the total of 192 billion dollars in 2020. That is a rise of 126 billion dollars compared to 2011. Halal tourism is seen as a new and refreshing angle within the industry of tourism, designed to meet the needs and beliefs of the islamic culture.
Read more about Halal Lifestyle.
Islamic lifestyle sectors have been able to gain a global reach and exposure, mainly due to the technical and technological developments. All together the halal lifestyle sectors had a worth of 2 trillion dollars in 2013 and is expected to reach the 2.5 trillion dollar mark by 2018. This means there are a lot of business opportunities within the global halal lifestyle market.
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Get in touch with entrepreneurs that are part of the halal industry.
The Netherlands is known as an important test market with a high density of food producers.
Matchmaking meetings with preselected entrepreneurs from all over the world.
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SeminarMr. Said Elamraoui / The growth of Halal tourism (Example: Europe / Benelux & MENA region) /
11:00 - 12:30
WorkshopMr. Murk Muller / Halal – the legal implications in trade /
13:00 - 14:30
ConferencePhd. Mohammad Sharif Malekzadeh / Theory of special interest tourism (Halal tourism) /
11:00 - 12:30
WorkshopMr. Muhammed Ashfaq / Global Halal Industry: Opportunities & Chalenges /
The global halal industry is large and has an annual growth rate between 10 – 20 %. There is a high demand for a wide range of halal products. During Halal Expo Europe 2017 (30 April - 1 May), international conferences and seminars will be held. A variety of topics will be covered, including market trends, strategic developments and future expectations. Special attention will be given to the major changes (on a European and global level) with regard to politics, consumption and production and international networks. The seminars will present different perspectives on how to benefit from the growing halal market, in respond to the new legislative requirements in the halal industry. The seminars are aimed at stakeholders who are involved in the development of halal food and non-food, particularly governments, professional agencies, producers, traders, researchers, experts, politicians, media and different types of organizations. Are you operative in the halal industry or are you considering to enter the halal industry? Then register as a visitor! The seminar participation is included in the ticket prices. As an exhibitor you can also participate in the seminars and be matched with potential international partners.
Halal – the legal implications in trade
30 April 2017
Mr. Murk Muller
The growth of Halal Tourism Example Europe/Benelux and MENA region
30 April 2017
Mr. Said Elamraoui
CEO Hadj Info
Relation and contracts between the Halal economy and CSR economy
1 May 2017
Mr. Mauritius Wijffels
Lawyer Middle East Legal and Business Advice
Global Halal Industry: Opportunities & Challenges
1 May 2017
Mr. Muhammad Ashfaq
CEO Amanah Halal Research Centre
Theory of Special Interest Tourism (Halal Tourism)
1 May 2017
Phd. Mohammad Sharif Malekzadeh
CEO of International Institute for Research and Development of Special Interest Tourism
You have to travel far? Take a look at the following information.
Read more about transport.
Beursgebouw Eindhoven is easy to reach through car or public transport. You can also park nearby.
Under Beursgebouw you will find the underground car park of the Bijenkorf department store which has a capacity of 540 parking spaces. In the vicinity of the building there are 2,400 additional parking spaces, which are signposted by official city signs.
Beursgebouw Eindhoven is situated next to the central railway station and the central bus station of Eindhoven.
Read more about Hotels.
You can easily combine your visit to Beursgebouw Eindhoven with an overnight stay in near located hotels.
-Holiday Inn Eindhoven
-Queen Hotel Cafè Restaurant
-Best Western Premier Art Hotel Eindhoven
-Crown In Hotel
-Boutique Hotel Lumière
-3BE Backpackers Bed & Breakfast Eindhoven
-Hampshire Hotel – Crown Eindhoven
-Pullman Eindhoven Cocagne
-Budget/ Hotel-O-Theek de Zwaan
-Campanile Hotel Eindhoven
Read more about visa.
You can apply for a visa at the Dutch mission (embassy or consulate) in the country where you live.
If you want to stay in the Netherlands for up to 90 days, you may require a visa, depending on your nationality.You can apply for a Schengen visa at the Dutch mission (embassy or consulate) in the country where you live.
The benefits of becoming a sponsor of Halal Expo Europe 2017.
- Increasing your organizational visibility and awareness.
- Enhancing and strengthening your brand identity.
- Differentiation of your organization with respect to your competition.
- The opportunity of promoting your organization on an international level, both offline and online.
- Reaching a large group of potential customers and partners.
Do you want to become a sponsor of Halal Expo Europe 2017 or would you like to receive more information about the sponsorship packages? Contact us by email ([email protected]) or phone (+31 (0) 88 166 06 06).
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