XIII International Economic Summit "Russia - Islamic World: KazanSummit 2022" will be held in Kazan on May 19-21, 2022.

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The main topic of the business program of the XIII International Economic Summit "Russia - Islamic World: KazanSummit 2022" will be the sharing economy and the common good of Halal, in particular Islamic finance and partner banking, the Halal industry, youth diplomacy, export development, entrepreneurship and investment. The event will also include the Russia Halal Expo 2022 exhibition, the Machine-Building Cluster Forum, the World Halal Day and events dedicated to the 1100th anniversary of the adoption of Islam by the Volga Bulgaria.

The summit this year will bring with it a lot of new things. During the KazanSummit business program, a world-scale event World Halal Day will be held: World Halal Day has been held annually since 2014 in different parts of the world. The main purpose of the forum is to promote halal products. World Halal Day sessions provide investors with a unique opportunity to explore different Halal sectors and help them understand investment opportunities. Experts will offer a wide range of investment solutions in accordance with real financial needs and goals.

Do not forget that the goal of the summit, in addition to Islamic finance and investment activities of the OIC countries, is to strengthen friendly ties between the Muslim youth of Russia and abroad. The intellectual and entertaining game MuslimQuiz, organized by the Spiritual Administration of Muslims of Tatarstan, will tell the guests of the summit about halal leisure, questions at the session will be devoted to various areas, such as history, economics, geography, languages, medicine, art, leisure, etc.

For the first time, the Startup Cluster sessions will be held on the sidelines of KazanSummit. A meeting place for investors and startups: the program includes several panel discussions, pitch sessions, startup dates. The main session will be the Panel discussion: "Development of the startup ecosystem in the Muslim world: trends and challenges", as well as the Panel discussion: "New realities of the venture capital market in Russia and OIC countries".

The summit site will also traditionally host the Russia Halal Expo exhibition and the Machine-Building Cluster Forum, which are free for guests and residents of the city to visit by prior registration on the website. In addition, on May 20, Natalya Zubarevich, an expert in regional studies, will give an economic overview of the current situation in the format of an interview.

The Russia Halal Expo in 2022 will last 3 days instead of two. Its total area will double compared to 2021 and will amount to 10,000 sq.m. The exhibition will feature more than 140 exhibitors, including 7 countries: Russia, Turkey, Iran, Indonesia, Malaysia, Kyrgyzstan, Uzbekistan and regions. On the first line of the exhibition this year there will be a zone of the Republic of Tatarstan, where the potential of the region will be presented. A distinctive feature of the exhibition is free expanded access to the program of business sessions of the Summit dedicated to the UN Sustainable Development Goals and ecology, global trends in the Halal industry, the future of "decent fashion", tourism and medicine, and the basics of partnership finance. Thus, there are 3 conference halls, 2 networking zones and 2 meeting rooms on the territory of the exhibition. Tatarstan will delight guests of the forum with an expanded welcome zone, which will include a presentation of the Republic of Tatarstan, a photo zone, a mirror wall with 15 video screens, national costumes, voluminous art objects, and an agreement signing zone. Agreements between the Ministry of Agriculture of the Republic of Tatarstan and the Turkish State Halal Accreditation Agency (NAC) are planned in the signing zone itself; Government of the Republic of Tatarstan and VTK Global; Entrepreneurship Support Fund of the Republic of Tatarstan and KOSGEB; Levantine University (Syria) and the Bulgarian Islamic Academy; Accounting and Auditing Organization for Islamic Financial Institutions (AAOFI) and the Agency; other.

Residents of the republic and other regions of Russia will be able to visit the summit free of charge, upon prior registration. They will have access to: EXHIBITION RUSSIA HALAL EXPO May 19-21: 17 sessions on the sidelines of KazanSummit, BUSINESS INTERACTIVE GAME on Islamic finance "Bai", intellectual and entertaining quiz MuslimQuiz; WORLD HALAL DAY (WORLD HALAL DAY) May 19-20: 6 sessions MACHINE-BUILDING CLUSTER FORUM May 19-20: 8 sessions, and the traditional modest Islamic fashion show Modest Fashion Show.

Modest Fashion Day 2022, which has become a traditional show of collections from leading Russian and foreign designers of decent fashion, will be held at the Pyramida Cultural and Entertainment Center and will become a separate major event within KazanSummit.

The program is aimed primarily at supporting designers working in the modest fashion segment, uniting and growing the professional modest community and gives Russian and foreign designers the opportunity to demonstrate their potential, communicate with international experts at the most prestigious and professional platform at the moment in Russia in this fast growing trend in fashion. Modest fashion is a promising direction in the fashion industry, which reflects certain values, a new aesthetics of modesty and modernity. In addition to the Investment Promotion Agency of the Republic of Tatarstan, the show will be organized by an international team that organizes the largest events in the modest fashion industry around the world: Markemarie, Modest Russia and Council of Modest Fashion (COMF).

The main stars will be high-level designers, including those from Tatarstan: RESTU PRATIWI (Indonesia), ANARAS (Indonesia), LI SCARF (Indonesia), ASHERI (Kazakhstan), BURO BANU (Russia), INSHELLÍNE (Russia), Al-SHIIRA (Russia), KUZMA by Natalia Kuzmenko (Russia), BLOOMBIA (Russia), SULTAN SALIEV (Russia). In total, the guests of the fashion show are waiting for the collections of 12 designers from 4 countries of the world, a mini-exhibition, a photo zone, networking with leading designers and decent fashion experts and a red carpet.

The modest fashion industry is a serious business and an integral part of the global Islamic economy, the capacity of which is billions of dollars around the world.

And you can get acquainted with the business part and development trends of this market on May 20 at the site of the Kazan Expo IEC. This is a great opportunity to touch the aesthetics of modern modesty!