SAY HELLO TO NUMBER 5!
Year 5 of our International Expo takes place on 26th-27th October at Event City in Manchester. We will be serving up a world class mix of the best in modest fashion shows, live entertainment, over 150+ exhibitors, inspirational seminars, lifestyle, talent and an array of products and services from around the globe. Only at ‘The world’s leading Muslim lifestyle event’. (That’s us btw!)

Exhibitor bookings are now open! Contact us for the brochure and floorplan and book your prime spot.

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MLE 2019 Tickets

Adult Ticket - Saturday

This ticket gives valid entry for one adult on Saturday 26th October 2019.

£6

Adult Ticket - Sunday

This ticket gives valid entry for one adult on Sunday 27th October 2019.

£6

Family Ticket - Saturday

This ticket gives valid entry for Family on Saturday 26th October 2019.

£20

Family Ticket - Sunday

This ticket gives valid entry for Family on Sunday 27th October 2019.

£20

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Wonderful diversity of exhibitors

MLE Visitor

You’ll find a variety of things to do for everyone!

Saliha Mahmood-Ahmed

Fantastic team to work with from start to finish!

MLE Visitor

Very informative before & during the event. Which helped someone like me that has never done anything like this before and it helped me find out what parts of my collection worked for the Muslim audience.

Anesa Mulla

It was a fantastic event thoroughly enjoyed my time there. Fab well done to the all the team involved.

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12.30pm – 1.00pm
AHDB Butchery and Cookery Demo
Denise Spencer Walker & Martin Eccles will be cooking healthy food with perfect meat cuts.
2.30pm – 3.15pm
Cookery Demo by Saliha Mahmood-Ahmed
Cooking Demo by Masterchef 2017 winner Saliha Mahmood-Ahmed
4.00pm – 4.45pm
Cookery Demo by Saliha Mahmood-Ahmed
Cooking Demo by Masterchef 2017 winner Saliha Mahmood-Ahmed.
5.30pm – 6.00pm
AHDB Butchery and Cookery Demo
Denise Spencer Walker & Martin Eccles will be cooking healthy food with perfect meat cuts.
12.45pm – 1.00pm
Comedy Performance

Abdullah Afzal

From the BBC’s Citizen Khan.

13.00pm – 13.30pm
MLE Live!

Modest Fashion Show 1

3.30pm – 4.15pm
MLE Live!

Modest Fashion Show 2

5.15pm – 5.30pm
Comedy Performance

Abdullah Afzal

From the BBC’s Citizen Khan.

5.30pm – 6.00pm
Nasheed Performance

Safe Adam

International Nasheed Artist

4.00pm – 4.45pm
Cookery Demo by Saliha Mahmood-Ahmed
Cooking Demo by Masterchef 2017 winner Saliha Mahmood-Ahmed.
12.00pm – 12.45pm
How to be a Successful Entrepreneur
How to set up, Fund,
Market and Manage your business.
Chaired by: Rauf Mirza, co-Founder and Director of MLE

Speakers:
Sufyan Ismail, Philanthropist & Entrepreneur
Azam Jaafri, Serial Entrepreneur
Kazi Shafiqur-Rahman, CEO Firnas Airways & Entrepreneur

1.30pm – 2.30pm
Islamophobia and Anti Muslim Attitudes

Current Trends, Impact and How we all can tackle it.

Panel Discussion:
Chaired by MCB Spokesperson, Miqdaad Versi

Panelists:
Siema Iqbal, AVOW
Afzal Khan, Member of Parliament
Dr Shazad Amin, CEO MEND
Julien Drolon, Co-Founder & CEO of Halis Media

3.00pm – 3.45pm
Everyday Money Matters for Muslims

Islamic Finance and Sharia Objectives with Al Rayan Bank.

Speaker:
Dr. Samir Alamad, Al Rayan Bank

4.00pm – 5.00pm
Muslim Women Empowerment

Breaking Barriers to Success

Panel Discussion:
Chaired by Broadcast Journalist, Saba Zaman

Panelists:
Fatima Saleria, BBC Commissioning Editor
Salma Salma Chaudhry, Director of The Halal Cosmetics Co.
Farzana Rahman, Founder and MD of Desi Doll Company
Romanna Bint-Abubaker, Founder of Haute Elan and CEO of HIJUP

5.30pm – 6.00pm
AHDB Butchery and Cookery Demo
Denise Spencer Walker & Martin Eccles will be cooking healthy food with perfect meat cuts.
12.30pm – 1.00pm
AHDB Butchery and Cookery Demo
Denise Spencer Walker & Martin Eccles will be cooking healthy food with perfect meat cuts.
2.45pm – 3.15pm
Cook with Anisa
YouTube sensation Cook With Anisa will be cooking up some of her favourite recipes!
4.00pm – 4.30pm
AHDB Butchery and Cookery Demo
Denise Spencer Walker & Martin Eccles will be demonstrating butchery and cooking with lamb
12.45pm – 1.00pm
MLE Live!

Modest Fashion Show 1

3.00pm – 3.15pm
Comedy Performance

Abdullah Afzal

From the BBC’s Citizen Khan.

3.15pm – 3.45pm
MLE Live!

Modest Fashion Show 2

4.30pm – 5.00pm
Nasheed Performance

Safe Adam

International Nasheed Artist

12.00pm – 12.45pm
Halal Tourism USA
Meet Adnan N Samia, Halal Tourism USA Experts and America’s First Muslim Travel Bloggers showing you how to Travel for Free using Miles & Points. They are also leading the Halal Tourism USA industry in North America.
1.15pm – 2.00pm
Unlocking Our Spiritual Transformation

Speaker:
Mamoon Yusaf, The Quran Coach.

“Allah will not change the state of a people until they change within themselves”
[Quran 13:11]

In this seminar, we explore: what that ‘inner-change’ is; why even practicing Muslims often struggle to make positive changes; and how a deeper understanding of the mind can unlock the doors for you to connect with Allah and become your best self.

2.15pm – 2.40pm
Live Hijab Tutorial
Fashion blogger Eniyah Rana. aka Modest Street, give a live hijab tutorial!
4.00pm – 5.00pm
WORKSHOP: The Good, The Bad & The Muslims

Speaker: Shaf Choudry MEND Working Group Member / Co – Founder of The Riz Test
The Riz Test has been designed for audiences to critique the thoughtless, malicious and stereotypical representation of Muslims in film and on television by asking questions about how Muslims are portrayed. The objective is to start a conversation about the need for a concerted effort to have fair representation in film and television.

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