ISEF or Indonesia Sharia Economic Festival is the largest annual Islamic economic and finance event in Indonesia which is a forum for the integration of various activities in the Islamic economy and finance sector (Eksyar). The scale of the ISEF implementation is reflected in the collaboration carried out where ISEF is the result of collaboration with Bank Indonesia (BI), Ministries, authorities and member institutions of the National Sharia Economic and Finance Committee (KNEKS), business actors, and related associations or institutions, both nationally and internationally.
This year’s ISEF is held from 25 to 30 October 2021. However, every year the ISEF is preceded by various Road to ISEF activities which have been started since April 2021.
Considering the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic, most of the activities within ISEF will be held virtually. However, there are several activities that will be held hybridly (offline & online) where offline activities are carried out with limited participants following the health protocol.
The implementation of the virtual ISEF in 2021 has the following achievement targets:
a. Availability of a detailed roadmap for strengthening the halal industry in the halal food sector and the modest fashion sector, which is carried out through the holding of various forums, conferences, and high-level discussions that accommodate the thoughts and movements of various stakeholders.
b. Establishment of program cooperation agreements, promotions, and investments. This is done by providing a platform for business actors to implement various intermediation programs, business matching, business linkage, and exhibitions.
c. The creation of a halal industry ecosystem in the halal food and modest fashion sector. This is done through strengthening actors and supporting infrastructure, with supporting activities such as workshops, business forums, bootcamps, and showcasing.
The implementation of the ISEF 2021 series of activities includes 3 main events, namely: Opening Ceremony, Sharia Forum, and Sharia Fair. The Sharia Forum will take place from the 25th to the 25th. October 30, 2021 and featuring various forms of activities such as seminars, workshops, and international conferences involving figures, experts, regulators and practitioners of Islamic finance. The Sharia Forum focuses on efforts to develop the halal industry and sharia finance to support the sharia economy in Indonesia in the midst of a pandemic and increasing digitalization flows. In addition, the discussion focused on efforts to increase financial inclusion, discuss issues and solutions related to obstacles faced in the commercial and social sectors within the scope of Islamic finance economy, and efforts to increase the understanding of related parties regarding the Islamic financial market.
The ISEF Opening Ceremony will be opened on October 27, 2021. Meanwhile, the Sharia Fair will take place from the 26th to the 26th. October 30, 2021, will feature collaborative activities as a result of collaboration between Bank Indonesia and various parties to encourage the development of sharia economy and finance, including with several ministries, halal industry players, Islamic boarding schools, the Indonesian Sharia Bank Association, and various national and international sharia economic organizations. The existence of the Sharia Fair is intended to promote and bring the products and services of MSMEs in the halal industry, especially the halal food and modest fashion sectors to the public. ISEF’s major activities are also marked with business matching & coaching, exhibitions, cultural performances, talk shows, competitions, and Tablighi Akbar.
Magnifying Halal Industries through Food and Fashion Markets for Economic Recovery
Registration can be done through the official ISEF website, namely www.isef.co.id
Please visit ISEF’s official website, namely www.isef.co.id and follow various ISEF official social media
That’s right, ISEF is open to the public
ISEF registration is open according to each agenda
The whole set of ISEF activities is free
Registration can be done through the ISEF official website, namely www.isef.co.id
To become an offline exhibition visitor, visitors must have been vaccinated against Covid-19 and declared safe in the Peduli Protect application.
There is no limit to the age of ISEF’s online and offline visitors
Offline visitors are not allowed to bring children under 12 years old
Tenant registration opens around June every year
ISEF tenants are free
• No-Haram products (preferably already have halal certification)
• Minimum Business Age 3 years
• Preferably have a Sharia bank account
• Have e-commerce
• Have an active website/social media
August 30, 2021
You can contact via email ISEF firstname.lastname@example.org or via social media instagram @isef.id
Via email ISEF email@example.com or via social media instagram @isef.id
Through the ISEF website www.isef.co.id and various ISEF official social media
The series of ISEF activities consist of conferences, workshops, business linkage, exhibitions, showcases, fashion shows, and competitions
The protocol is strictly maintained where physical visitors will be limited and required to be vaccinated and bring antigen results 2×24 hours. Visitors are also not allowed to bring children under 12 years old
There is. Information can be viewed through the isef website and social media.
Business linkage is a series of linkage building activities by bringing together potential buyers and Islamic financial institutions with MSME players, consisting of business meetings, business intermediary, business matching (one on one meeting), business coaching, e-commerce programs, and social linkage.
The parties who can register are as follows:
• Sharia business actors in various sectors
• Social financial institutions
• Islamic financial institutions
• and other related parties
First, visit the ISEF website (www.isef.co.id), then go to the business linkage page
Second, click Registration, then select the business linkage agenda to be followed, including:
– Business matching for seller
– Business matching financing
– Business matching for buyers/investors
Third, fill in and complete the required documents, then click submit
All ISEF Business Linkage activities are free of charge.
Business Linkage registration can be done until the D-day of the event. (see ISEF activity timeline for more information)
The steps are as follows:
1. Visit the ISEF website (www.isef.co.id), then go to the business linkage page
2. Click Registration, then select the business matching agenda for buyers/investors
3. Fill in and complete the required documents, then click submit
Register via the website or the link on the agenda flyer
This year’s Sharia Fair has many updates which are certainly better than last year, for more details, please visit the ISEF website
Several competitions were held, namely:
1. Mosque-Based Entrepreneurial Competition (ISYEFPreneur)
2. Start-Up Competition Hijrah Fest
3. Muslim Preneur Fashion Competition
4. Youth Sharia Sociopreneurship Competition
5. Islamic Economy Brand Video Competition 2021
6. National Sharia Economic Competition
7. Modest Young Designer Competition
The event can be accessed on the ISEF website