For the fourth consecutive year, thousands of visitors are expected to visit the annual Muslim Lifestyle Expo as it returns to Event City Manchester on the weekend of October 27-29.
“With year-on-year growth in the lifestyle sectors, our Expo welcomes people to engage with a huge array of innovative products and services from top brands and high street names,” Rauf Mirza, Co-Founder of the Expo, told Asian Image.
“What makes our event attractive is the mix of exhibitors, modest fashion shows, seminars, live cookery demos and a feast of family-friendly entertainment.
Significantly, the Expo will welcome over 120 exhibitors from over 15 countries from as far and wide as Canada, Malaysia, France, and Pakistan.
The UK’s first Muslim lifestyle event first launched in 2015. It has achieved a huge success and superseded expectations.
“In 2015, we wanted to prove the concept. We’re immensely proud and humbled to have welcomed over 50,000 visitors and over 450 exhibitors since our first event,” Tahir Mirza, CEO, and Co-Founder said.
Interestingly, as one of the UK’s biggest Muslim lifestyle events, traditional as well as Muslim centric brands are in a stage of learning.
MLE events have won two national awards already, such as Event of the Year 2018 and is now a Finalist in the ‘Best Live Event’ category at the forthcoming 2019 Asian Media Awards.
Rauf Mirza said, “We are proud to have reached this milestone of our 5th consecutive Expo. As pioneers of Muslim Lifestyle events in the UK, we have proven the value and potential of this new consumer market with the ever-increasing demand for quality products and services for the Muslim audience.”
The Muslim Lifestyle Expo 2019 offers a variety of themes and activities to enjoy.
Moreover, it has live demos from celebrity chefs, shopping heaven with over 150 exhibitors, modest fashion shows, comedy and activities to keep the kids happy.
According to the New York Times, there are around 2.7 million Muslims in the UK. They make up 4.4 percent of the population in the UK, mostly living in England and Wales, as found by a 2011 census.