SHAFAQNA – Showcasing the rich Islamic culture, the UK is hosting the first-ever international exhibition on Muslim lifestyle, amid hopes to attract interested people from across the British island.
“The Expo is a great opportunity to showcase the growth of all the Muslim lifestyle sectors to an international audience,” Tahir Mirza, founder of the Expo, told Khaleej Times.
“The exhibition is aimed at being a family-friendly and culturally diverse event and to promote the positive and vibrant aspects of British Muslims.
“Our aim is to showcase the value of the Muslim lifestyle in a fun and enjoyable way and is an inclusive event for all and welcomes people from all faiths and backgrounds The Expo is a perfect platform to connect businesses to consumers who are seeking growth in this lucrative sector from across the world especially as the UK is a key market.”
The Muslim Lifestyle Expo will be held at the Ricoh Arena on from August 1 to August 2.
The two-day event will showcase over 70 exhibitors from different sectors such as fashion, food and drink, travel, finance, creative arts and health and beauty from across the world.
It aims at attracting consumers from UK and international companies looking to tap into the growth potential of the Muslim lifestyle sector.
Other sections of the exhibition will feature a live fashion show called MLE Live, an innovation hub for aspiring technology entrepreneurs, seminars, workshops and a kids zone.
Britain is home to a sizable Muslim minority of nearly 2.8 million.