Global Blockchained Halal Industry Forum 2019 Set to be Held on 1st March in Penang

Organised by Penang International Halal Hub Development Sdn Bhd (PIHH); the Global Blockchained Halal Industry Forum 2019 (in short GBHIF2019) is researched, produced and managed by Confexhub Group, will provide in-depth discussion on the digital transformation of the global Islamic economy, with specific focus on the adoption and applications of blockchain for the Halal market. The participants will be directed at how to adopt blockchain technology in the Halal certification, Syariah complied smart contract, the transparency and traceability of the Halal supply chain. Thus, helping them to innovate, transform and reform their business model under this new technology-led world order.

According to YB Dato’ Halim Hussain, Organising Chairman of PIHEC and the State Minister of Domestic and International Trade, Penang, “With Blockchain technology, the Halal supply chain will digitally transform into a trusted and more transparent manner. Blockchain will soon be the prime megatrend and core technological driver in the Islamic economy, especially in the Halal supply chain; and will be the transformational force that raises the status of halal regulation”. “I, therefore, urge all industry players to take the opportunity to equip themselves with the necessary knowledge and information about blockchain through this forum and be prepared and benefited from this new-age technology”, said Halim Hussain.

International and local renowned experts from blockchain technology, consultancies, authorities will be sharing their insights over this one-day forum. The forum is expecting over 300 international and local delegates to converge and learn, engage and get inspired by exclusive visionary digital and blockchain experts including Mr. Muhammad Zubair Mughal, CEO of Halal Research Council, Mr. Hanisofian Alias, VP – Industry Development of Halal Industry Development Corporation (HDC), Prof. Dr. Marco Tieman, CEO of LBB International, Mr. Rene Bernard, President of ACCESS Blockchain Association, Ms. Mastura Ishak, Programme Director, Blockchain of Malaysian Industry-Government Group for High Technology (MIGHT), Mr. Erik Arokszallasi, CEO of TE-FOOD International GmbH, Ms. Emmy Abdul Alim, Editor of Salaam Gateway, and many more.

The forum is proud to have ‘Salaam Gateway’ – one of the top visited portals for the Halal industry owned by Thomson Reuters as ‘Knowledge Partner’. The forum is supported and endorsed by ACCESS Blockchain Association, Association of Science Technology and Innovation (ASTI), Federation of Malaysian Freight Forwarder (FMFF), Malaysian Franchise Association (MFA), The Malaysian Food and Beverage Executive Association and World’s Poultry Science Association; with over 30 local and international media partners to drive toward new technology revolution era for blockchain.

Registration is now open on its official website

The 10th Penang International Halal Expo opens for 3 days from 1-3 March 2019. For more information, please log on to

About PIHEC ( :

Hosted and organized by Penang State Government of Malaysia under its halal facilitation agency, Halal Penang, Penang International Halal Expo and Conference (PIHEC) is an ideal platform and converging point for exhibitors and trade clients across regions of Southeast Asia, West Asia & Europe to promote and market-wide array of halal consumable and non-consumable products. Inaugurated in 2010 with the sole aim of facilitating the sourcing and selling of quality local and international halal consumables, products and services, this annual trade fair serves as a convenient and effective one-stop center for Halal exporters and importers sourcing out domestic and international products from Northern Malaysia and the IMTT-GT region.

About Confexhub ( :

Confexhub is a leading thought leader network solutions provider focuses on delivering industry economic and policy studies, global business and investment matching, as well as innovative business and investment conferences, exhibitions, forums and training in the Asia-Pacific and EMEA regions. Our qualified multi-sectorial economists and seasoned conference producers continuously research and create new platforms to spearhead, incubate, develop and disseminate thought leadership ideas, innovations and future trends in energy, water, telecommunication, infrastructure development, tourism, agriculture and financial services sectors.

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