East Africa Islamic Economy Summit

10 - 11th April 2017, Crowne Plaza Hotel, Nairobi


Following the success of the first East Africa Islamic Finance Summit (EAIFS) in February 2016, DMA is delighted to announce that it is a partner on the 2nd edition of the annual EAIFS. 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 Food. 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;

• Islamic Finance & Banking
• Family-Friendly Tourism
• Halal Economy

EAIES 2017 provides a platform to assess growth trends, challenges and the potential of Islamic Economy and its development in East Africa. A place where leaders in Islamic Economy from the GCC, Asia, Europe and Africa meet with East African companies, financial institutions and professionals to forge business relationships and stimulate the economic growth of the region.
The summit will provide a high-profile forum to focus on the opportunities and challenges that are shaping the Islamic banking, finance, and investment landscape in East Africa. Playing host to the industries most senior and distinguished representatives, the summit provides an unparalleled platform on which to network and debate the most pressing issues within Islamic Economy sectors.

Speakers and panelists will cover key areas including Regulatory Framework, Regional Infrastructure Projects and Opportunities, Halal Economy, Islamic Tourism and hospitality products amongst other topics.


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To register your interest in speaking at EAIFS and to sponsor, please email jeremy.blow@developingmarkets.com