Helal Expo Istanbul, organized by Discover Events under the auspices of the Presidency of the Republic of Turkey, is one of the largest fairs in the halal industry. The event will be held at the Istanbul Expo Center between 24-27 November . The Opening Ceremony of the 9th Halal Fair is expected to be honored with the participation of the President of the Republic of Turkey , His Excellency Recep Tayyip Erdoğan .
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.