Source: OIC Today
Kuala Lumpur, October 2014 – Recognized as one of the most efficient and powerful Muslim World Trade platforms, the 5th OIC World Biz & Muslim World BIZ Exhibition and Conference 2014 are expected to generate about RM800 million worth of transactions.
There will be 40 MOU signings ceremony and about 30 businesses matching sessions to be held in conjunction with this event, which will be the core element in achieving the almost RM1 billion worth of business during the event.
These bilateral trade ventures would eventually contribute and simultaneously increase the GDP growth rate of the countries involved by increasing their export volumes.
This is thanks to the conclusion of businesses and transactions between the countries and companies participating.
The five day event will be held on November 10th – 14th, at the Putra World Trade Centre (PWTC) in the federal capital Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
Organized by the OIC International Business Centre, with the cooperation of the Islamic Centre for Development of Trade (ICDT) an organ of OIC, the theme of the event is “Towards Excellent Global Economies”, and will offer multiple components.
These components include the “Round Table Talk of the Movers and Shakers of the Muslim World 2014”, the “OIC Higher Education Fair 2014”, and “OIC-Asia Trade & Economic Forum 2014”, as well the “3rd World Islamic Tourism Conference & Expo 2014”.
The OIC World BIZ 2014, envisioned to be the biggest trade event in the world by 2020, will feature a total of 1,200 exhibitors from over 50 participating countries, seeking business partners and potential investors.
Up to date, there are confirmed participations from Kuwait, Saudi Arabia, Morocco, Palestine, Thailand, South Korea, India, Philippines, Indonesia, Malaysia, UAE, Iran and many more to come.
The inaugural Round Table Talk will be the highlight of the entire event where 10 prominent ‘Movers & Shakers’ of the Muslim World will put forward the key issues, challenges, opportunities, threats confronting the progress of modern Muslim businesses and elevating the Muslim Economies. This prestigious conference will be attended by some 200 global CEOs, corporate leaders, tycoons, entrepreneurs and government officials.
Some of the confirmed speakers at the Round Table Talk will be Dato’ Siti Nurhaliza Tarudin (Popular Malaysian Artist and Businesswoman), Tan Sri Dato’ Sri Hamad Kama Piah (President & Group CEO of Permodalan Nasional Berhad), H.E.Abderrahim Hassan Naqi (Secretary General of the Federation of GCC Chambers), Dato’ Kamaruzzaman Bin Abu Kassim (President & Chief Executive of Johor Corporation), Datuk Haji Abdul Rasull Bin Abdul Razak (President of Malaysian Indian Goldsmiths and Jewelers Association), H.E. Professor Sultan T. Abu-Orabi (President of Yarmouk University), H.E. Nadhmi Auchi (Founder, Chairman & CEO of General Mediterranean Holding) and yet to be confirmed are YAB Datin Paduka Seri Rosmah Mansor (Wife of the Prime Minister of Malaysia), Mr. Mohd Emir Mavani Abdullah (CEO of Felda Global Ventures) and H.E. Iyad Ameen Madani (Secretary General of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation).