SMIIC in corporation with ICDT has organised the “7th OIC Halal Expo” and “5th World Halal Summit” in Istanbul on 28 November - 01 December 2019.
This Exhibition gathered the important actors of the Halal industry and recorded the participation of stand owners from 36 OIC and non-OIC Countries. On the other hand, approximately 35000 visitors from 94 countries visited the exhibition.
Companies producing in accordance with halal standards also took part in this Exhibition. 7th OIC Halal Expo offered a unique opportunity to the companies for showcasing their products and services and maximizing their export profits in response to the demands of emerging Halal markets. Meanwhile, the 5th World Halal Summit under the theme of “Halal for All Generations: Importance of Family and Youth” as an important gathering, was also held simultaneously with the 7th OIC Halal Expo in which the conferences were attended by prominent speakers in the sub-fields of halal industry such as food, cosmetics, tourism, Islamic finance, textile and modest fashion etc.
Mr. İhsan ÖVÜT, Secretary General of SMIIC delivered the opening remarks of the Summit conferences and welcomed the esteemed speakers and participants. Sessions then continued with the speeches/presentations. A presentation introducing SMIIC and explaining its activities and halal standards was also given in this session.
The sessions of the program were as follows:
SESSION 1: STANDARDISATION AND RELATED ISSUES FOR HALAL QUALITY INFRASTRUCTURE
SESSION 2: CERTIFICATION AND ACCREDITATION IN HALAL INDUSTRY
SESSION 3: ISLAMIC BANKING AND FINANCE CONFERENCE
SESSION 4: HALAL TOURISM AND HALAL LIFESTYLE
SESSION 5: HALAL TOURISM AND PROFESSIONALS
SESSION 6: HALAL LIFESTYLE: HALAL FOR ALL GENERATIONS
SESSION 7: HALAL LIFESTYLE: HALAL IN DAILY LIFE
SESSION 8: HALAL FOOD AND RELATED NEW CHALLENGES
SESSION 9: HALAL AND HEALTH: HALAL PHARMACY, COSMETICS AND TESTING