Official Opening

18th November 2020



Participation in person:

Joan Canadell

President, Chamber of Commerce of Barcelona.

Jaume Collboni

1st Deputy Mayor, Barcelona City Council.

Senén Florensa

President of the Executive Committee, European Institute of the Mediterranean (IEMed).

Pere Navarro

Special State Delegate, Consorci de la Zona Franca de Barcelona (CZFB).

Participation online:

Ahmed M. El Wakil

President, Association of the Mediterranean Chambers of Commerce and Industry (ASCAME).

Ignacio García Bercero

Director, Multilateral Affairs, Strategy, Analysis Evaluation, DG Trade A, European Commission

Nasser Kamel

Secretary General, Union for the Mediterranean (UfM).

Video Participation:

Ali Moselhy

Minister of Trade and Supply, Government of Egypt

Reyes Maroto Illera

Minister of Industry, Commerce and Tourism, Government of Spain.

Pere Aragonès

Vice-president of the Government and Minister of Economy and Finance, Generalitat of Catalonia.


  • B2B Networking meetings between regional and global investors and entrepreneurs from the Mediterranean arranged in a speed dating format.
  • Showcase your innovation and technological skills.
  • Support entrepreneurs and start-ups to showcase their innovative projects to investors.
  • Join our list of Mediterranean Halal Industry Forum Sponsors & Partners.
  • Encourage and register team members who are interested in innovation to attend the Forum.

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