Reimagine Halal in Asia is a virtual conference organized by CollabDeen and #HaveHalalWillTravel which kicked off today. The two-day conference, from the 2nd to the 3rd of December 2020, aims to present and discuss building a stronger Halal ecosystem for continued growth in Asia.
The two-day online conference has over 30 speakers from around the world to provide new perspectives on tapping into the Islamic market.
The online event started with the Dinar Standard report launch on the State of the Global Islamic Economy Report (SGIE) 2020/21 which estimates Muslim spending of USD 2.02 trillion in 2019 on the various consumer sectors of food, pharmaceuticals, cosmetics, modest fashion, travel, and media.
Among the points highlighted were. while food fared the best in the segments in 2020, the sector experienced disruptions in the Halal supply chain due to imports disruption from countries badly affected by Covid-19.
Another presentation was on the view of opportunities in the Halal economy. Speakers at the presentation highlighted new Halal market opportunities. For instance, from the point of production to the point of consumption, new technologies such as sensors, Intenet of Things (IoT), can be implemented to ensure to secure the integrity of the Halal supply food chain.
While the overall travel market was the worst hit during this year’s pandemic and the Muslim travel market is no exception, another interesting presentation was by Cresent Rating that focuses on preparing for the Muslim travel market post-Covid.
For the second day of presentations at the online event, the conference focuses on two key areas: the food sector and the travel sector. Speakers from both the food and travel industries share their success stories and overcoming challenges in today’s challenging environment.
Tickets are still available for the second day of the online conference at ReimagineHalal.
Farah Ishak is a Content Writer at Halalop. She grew up in the United Kingdom where she obtained her Bachelor’s degree in Management. Later, she completed her MBA and held senior-level positions in Malaysian based MNC. She left the corporate world to be with her young kids. She is passionate about issues concerning Muslim women, Startups and Muslim businesses in general.