The Ministry of Energy, Manpower and Industry (MEMI), in collaboration with Universiti Islam Sultan Sharif Ali (UNISSA), will organise the Brunei Halal Showcase 2019 (BruHAS 2019) at the Bridex Hall 1 and 2, Jerudong from November 11-15.
The event aims to provide awareness on the development of the Halal industry and its contribution to the nation’s economy. It also aims to link the Halal sector and the relevant government agencies with industry players, academia and entrepreneurs by sharing the latest academic findings and industry’s best practices, while providing a platform for Halal Industry entrepreneurs to showcase Halal products and services.
BruHAS 2019 will feature four main activities. They are the BruHAS Halal Expo, 4th International Seminar on Halalan Thayyiban Products and Services (SAPPHAT IV), Business Matching session and BruHAS Halal Clinic.
The 4th International Seminar on Halalan Thayyiban Products and Services will bring together local and international academia, government agencies and industry players.
The seminar from November 11-12 will feature a series of talks and research findings in the field of Halalan Thayyiban and its applications in the Halal industry.
It aims to provide academic awareness on the existing research and latest developments on the Halalan Thayyiban concept in compliance with Syariah laws and regulations. A forum entitled ‘Enhancing Halal Hub Sustainability through Halalan Thayyiban Products and Services’ will be held as part of the seminar.
A business matching session will also be held from November 11-12, which serves as a platform for micro, small and medium enterprises (MSMEs) to connect with the local and regional Halal industry players.
The BruHAS Halal Expo will be open to the public from 5pm – 10pm on November 11-12, and from 10am – 10pm on November 13-14. Meanwhile, the expo will be open from 10am to noon and 2pm – 10pm on November 15.
Halal industry players, MSMEs and chambers of commerce are expected to participate.
The exhibition will comprise local, regional and international companies from the food industry, pharmaceutical, cosmetics, personal care, modest fashion, travel and tour agencies, household products and Halal service providers.
The BruHAS Halal Clinic will be open to the public from 10am – 5pm on November 14. The clinic is an open and interactive session for the public to enquire and seek advice on Halal applications, guidelines and standards, and Halal investments and analysis.
The showcase is supported by the Ministry of Religious Affairs (MoRA), Ministry of Primary Resources and Tourism (MPRT), Ministry of Health (MoH), DARe (Darussalam Enterprise) and Laksamana College of Business (LCB).