Why is halal business matching important for the industry players? Why fostering business relationships among the halal industry players globally is necessary? How do companies and people operating in similar industries can find one another? What is the best way to do so? How can we take the global halal industry to the next level? What can be done to facilitate business activities among potential business partners in the global Islamic economy? How do they know one another and how do they discover one another? How do they conduct background research about their potential business partners before actually contacting them offline and online? Is face-to-face interaction at industry events such as Mihas is sufficient for them to do business with another? Can technology play an important role in easing the halal business matching process to some extent?
These are some of the questions I have been thinking a lot ever since I came back from Mihas 2019 some time ago. The industry players operating in the global Islamic economy need to have more brand awareness. They need to educate themselves and their employees on how to create bigger and better brands which are easily recognizable. They need to have a virtual and physical presence if they really want to capture the opportunities in the global halal industry effectively.
Of course, we need to know that having an online presence is not sufficient for you as a company to attract the right type of business partners in your target. You need to much more than that to
Best Business Matching Method?
What is the best way to do business matching? Maybe, by attending tradeshows. That might be the easiest way to network with people from similar backgrounds who are operating in similar industries. However, the problem is that not everyone can attend these events due to various reasons such as visa issues, cost and time involved in actually going to these trade shows and the like.
To help small businesses operating in the halal ecosystem in various countries is important for the overall growth of the industry
Why Is Halal Business Matching Important?
- Most of the halal industry players are new entrants to the industry
- They do not have many big brands in the global halal industry to emulate
- Due to language and cultural differences, not many small businesses can easily establish business relationships with potential business partners
- They need to keep abreast of the latest market trends in their respective industries
They need to meet new potential business partners from different regions/countries
Forms Of Halal Business Matching
- How do you connect with potential business partners in your industry
- Trade shows/conferences
- Face to face business matching meetings
Why is online business matching important?
Online business matching sites such as Halal Biz are important because they provide you to have a detailed introduction of your potential business partners before you even contact them while sitting in the comfort of your home or office. You do not have to spend a dime to do so. Just explore the industry in broader terms first before targetting any specific company in your industry. Create an effective online presence by providing as much information as possible so that your potential business partners from different markets may do some basic research before even contacting you.
We, the players in the global halal industry, have to really get up to the speed and organize ourselves if we are serious about expanding our businesses globally. We need to have a better understanding of one another if we want to find the right type of business partners in the right markets. It is our intent, as a premier halal business matching platform, to address at least some of the issues and concerns raised in the above lines.