Tapping into the Potential of the Islamic Economy for the East Africa Market
Following the success of the first East Africa Islamic Finance Summit (EAIFS) in February 2016, we are delighted to announce the 2nd edition of the annual event. This year, the summit has been expanded to cover the entire scope of the Islamic Economy.
Globally, Islamic Economic Principles play a significant role to today’s Business Environment, with the size of the Islamic economy size reaching $2.3 trillion and the world population of Muslims reaching 1.6 billion. In Africa, there has been an increasing interest in other Islamic products like Family-friendly Tourism products and Halal Foods.
The summit will explore opportunities that the Islamic Economy will offer the East African states with regards to their major infrastructural needs. Key sectors that the summit will focus on include;
*Entrepreneurs (businessmen/importers/exporters)*International Business Leaders *Government Leaders & Ministers *Business Professionals *Shariah Scholars and Advisors *Lawyers & Legal Experts *Professor & Academics *Owners of Islamic Business Enterprises *Senior Representatives of Multilateral Bodies *Asset Management and Private *Equity Firms *Takaful Companies *Financial institutions *Food manufacturers and processors *Hotels, travel agencies, and tourism related companies *Leading international and local media
*Opportunities for development of East Africa's Halal Economy - Tourism & Halal Food*Economies of the future, How can East Africa benefit from Islamic Economy *Hospitality Tourism Sector: Building infrastructure to attract Islamic Travel *Regulatory framework; enabling laws & fiscal incentives *Regional infrastructure projects and opportunities for financing Sukuk: development, issues and challenges *Legal issues & Challenges in Islamic Finance Industry in relation to East Africa
*Position your organisation as an innovator and leader in the Islamic Finance Industry
*Raise the profile of your organisation and Its key personnel
*Host your clients & prospects in an inspirational and enlightening environment
&Develop senior contacts & enhance your credibility with key prospects
*Participate in the development of the summit, contribute to the discussion of your sector’s top issues and opportunities