HALFEST ASEAN 2017 will be held from 23rd to 27th August 2017 at MINES Exhibition Centre, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. HALFEST ASEAN is hosted by the Ministry of International Trade and Industry of Malaysia (MITI), organised by the Halal Industry Development Corporation Malaysia (HDC), in collaboration with the Unit Peneraju Agenda Bumiputera (TERAJU) and the Department of Islamic Development Malaysia (JAKIM), with the strategic collaboration of Ministry of Domestics Trade, Co-operatives and Consumerism (KPDNKK), Telekom Malaysia (TM) and Bank Rakyat, with the support of Ministry of Rural and Regional Development (KKLW), Malaysia External Trade Development Corporation (MATRADE), Malaysia Malay Chamber of Commerce (DPMM) and the Muslim Consumers’ Association of Malaysia (PPIM) as well as co-organised and managed by SHAPERS Malaysia Sdn Bhd as the HALFEST ASEAN Secretariat.
HALFEST ASEAN 2017 is estimated to receive 100,000 visitors throughout the 5-day event showcasing more than 500 companies with more than 550 booths all under one roof. We have also planned many activities for the development of participating entrepreneurs, trade visitors and consumers. This 6th edition of this established expo will open lucrative market opportunity within ASEAN that serves over 240 million ready consumers with the aim to become the Largest ASEAN Halal Trade and Consumer Expo. Special focus will be given on inter-ASEAN trading opportunities for international Halal companies to take advantage of the ASEAN ECONOMIC COMMUNITY (AEC) initiative. HDC, the Halal industry development authority in Malaysia as the main driver of HALFEST ASEAN will synergise its strength with SHAPERS, the creator and the developer of the prestigious MALAYSIA INTERNATIONAL HALAL SHOWCASE (MIHAS) and WORLD HALAL SUMMIT (WHS) with 15 years dedicated experience and service to the Halal industry to achieve the above aims.