The World Halal Conference (WHC) is an international thought leadership conference held annually converging government representatives, business leaders, halal industry players, entrepreneurs, scholars and stakeholders from all over the world to Kuala Lumpur, with the common aspiration to further accelerate global halal industry growth. This conference has also in the past, provided the ideal platform for intellectual discourse on issues pivotal to halal industry development and also inspired wealth creation from technology breakthrough and innovation.
The 10th World Halal Conference (WHC) 2018 will be held on 4th and 5th April 2018 at the Mandarin Oriental, Kuala Lumpur and organised by the Halal Industry Development Corporation (HDC).
The event this year will present a different approach where it will start with an opening with Game Changer: Economy Revolution Panel Session followed by several parallel plenary sessions on specific components within the halal economy. At the end of each plenary session we hope to be able to come up with concrete resolutions and clear objectives for the global industry to move forward.
Summarizing the whole concourse, this year’s conference introduces its theme – World Halal Conference 2018: Whither the Next Economy?
Once again, the conference will provide the opportunity for many business leaders and halal stakeholders to raise their concerns on challenges faced in the global economy. It has also succeeded in channelling pertinent deliberations and resolutions which contributed towards enhancing Malaysia’s leading role in the development of the global halal industry. The participants will comprise of delegation members, industry leaders, researchers and many others who are committed to the development of global halal knowledge and global halal industry. We are certain that a program of this nature can assist in transforming the economic and socio-economic well-being of any nation.
The Halal Excellence Award will also be presented to honour brand, personality and leading halal industry players who have contributed significantly towards growth of the global halal industry.
WHC will continue to respond to the momentum which is building up in promoting the convergence of components within the halal industry, towards the creation of a sustainable and lucrative Halal Economy.