Halal Expo Manchester: 14th & 15th July 2023 – Old Trafford Stadium, Manchester

Halal Expo Manchester is an international business-to-business and business-to-consumer halal trade-show, interlacing the UK and global halal eEconomy, creating lucrative opportunities within trade, investment and networking.

Following on from the success of Halal Expo London; Halal Expo Manchester is equipped to captivate the halal trade industry, both nationally and globally on 14th and 15th July 2023, at The Old Trafford Stadium, home of Manchester United.

This comprehensive event will exhibit a series of seminars and workshops, with globally recognised speakers/leaders and ambassadors, providing eminent networking opportunities amongst business professionals and consumers.

Halal Expo has partnered with a number of reputable organisations and has entrusted The Amir Khan Foundation as their official charity partner.

Founder and trustee of the Amir Khan Foundation, two-time world boxing champion Amir Khan, said “I’m thrilled to have the Amir Khan foundation as the official charity partner of the Halal Expo in Manchester and London.”

With over two- billion Muslims worldwide, the halal industry has become a lucrative asset in the global economy, with the UK Halal market currently estimated at over £3 billion.

“Halal Expo Manchester is not only for Muslim or halal businesses but is also an opportunity for mainstream brands to showcase their commitment to diversity and inclusivity,” says Aatif Majid, Founder & CEO of Halal Expo London & Manchester.

Dr Zaheer Ahmad MBE, one of the speakers for the event says: “The Halal economy presents an unparalleled opportunity for businesses to expand and diversify their consumer, customer and client base. I’m delighted to be speaking at The Halal Expo in Manchester.”

Be inspired, with an incredibly talented line-up of influential individuals speaking at The Knowledge Hub, sharing their wisdom and success stories.

Breaking Glass Ceilings/ Women Empowerment – Are barriers double-forced within the Asian/Muslim community?

When: 4:15pm-5pm Friday 14th July

Don’t miss this successful Muslim/Asian women-led panel highlighting their inspirational and motivational stories of how they broke stereotypes.

Saj Zafar – Founder and CEO of LeadHERship Academy, Coach and Gender Equality Specialist.

Farah Hussain – The Networking Queen, an Accountability Coach connecting like-minded people and empowering women!

Jennifer Ogunyemi – a TV Presenter and Founder/ CEO of Sisters in Business: an award-winning network of Muslim Business Women!

Panel Discussion: Significance of ‘Diversity, Equity and Inclusion’, and it’s misrepresentation in mass media

When: 12pm-12:45pm Saturday 15th July

Meet the successful Leaders of today making significant changes and embodying the truth surrounding inclusion, equity and diversity.

Dr Zaheer Ahmad MBE – Global Head of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion, multi-award winning influential and inspirational leader and public speaker.

Sobiya Jawaid – Leadership Coach, specialising in diversity, equity and inclusion and public speaker

Khadija Maaref – Author and Public Speaker, a diversity and inclusion advocate, speaks about Muslim women empowerment and equity.