Director of the Halal Expo 2017, Syed Atiq ul Hassan and Yousef Hassan, Islamic Relief National Community Engagement Coordinator, joined hands on the 25th of November for a valuable and virtuous purpose, benefitting the wider Muslim society.
The agreement stated Halal Expo Australia 2017 will donate 5 percent of the gate money coming in from its event. Islamic Relief will be participating in the Halal Expo Australia (HEA) 2017 and International Halal Conference (IHC) 2017 as a charity partner operating activities in raising funds for their humanitarian appeals.
The event is a 2-day exhibition unifying people of all races and ethnic backgrounds. The exhibition presents ‘'leading producers, manufacturers, suppliers, retailers, importers/exporters, services providers, certification bodies, regulatory institutes, financiers, investors, bankers, travel agencies, tour operators, home and commercial builders of Halal services and allow them access for B2B and B2C networking under one roof.'
The Halal Expo 2017 will take place in Rosehill Gardens between Sat 11 - Sun 12 February, 2017. A media release recently announced by Islamic Relief stated;
“Our mission alongside Halal Expo exemplifies Islamic Values, we believe communities must be empowered to create sustainable and skilled populations.”
"The halal industry operates under a set of values including moral ethics, social responsibility and animal welfare. It’s time for us to explore this marvelous business, understand how it influences our activities"
“Islamic Relief with its partners, work together to create a better world. We thank the Halal Expo for this opportunity, and we are proud to be a part of this journey.”
The Halal Expo first took place in 2015 attracting over 10,000 visitors. Earlier this year, the Halal Expo took place in Melbourne, Sydney and the International Halal Conference.