KUALA LUMPUR: THE 14th World Islamic Economic Forum (WIEF) is set to explore a range of critical global economic themes centered around 'Global Economic Agenda: Shaping a Sustainable Future. Set to take place from 6-8 February 2024 at the Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre (ADNEC), the 14th WIEF will dive deep into the dynamic roles of technology and the shifting economic landscape, with a particular focus on East Asia's growing influence.

The Forum will also explore the convergence of technology and sustainable practices, mapping new routes for economic development in a world undergoing rapid change. It will also offer insights on the rising economic significance of the Middle East on a global scale.

Tan Sri Syed Hamid Albar, Chairman of the WIEF Foundation, underscores the significance of the forum, remarking, “It's an opportunity to be part of a global conversation that shapes the future of economies worldwide, transcending borders and sectors.” He further accentuates the Forum’s role as a key platform for deliberating components that drive economic growth, offering a broad range of plenary sessions, in-depth panel discussions, and networking opportunities.

Additionally, a series of in-depth panel discussions and networking events is also organised, addressing critical themes such as the integration of youth in the AI-driven labour market, empowering women in technology, the confluence of Islamic finance and ESG investing, and sustainable solutions in food security.

The Forum will also feature MOCAfest, a marketplace for creative arts that highlights the crucial role of creative industries in economic and social development. This festival offers a dynamic space for artists from diverse backgrounds to unite, displaying their unique artistic talents and facilitating a rich cultural exchange beyond traditional boundaries.

Registration for the 14th WIEF is now open and those who register by or before 15 December will enjoy a 50% discount. For more details on how to participate or exhibit, visit our website at www.14thwief.org, or email [email protected]