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CORPORATE PROFILE H MEDIA | Media House for Halal Trends

Introduction H Media is a media and consultancy company based from Kuala Lumpur. From editorial and design to consultancy and training, we aim to provide real, tangible benefits to all companies and entreprenuers looking to penetrate the global Halal arena. H Media was established in 2010 by Kamarul Aznam Kamaruzaman who was the former Managing Editor of The Halal Journal magazine, a bimonthly trade and business publication published by KasehDia. Also under his helm, the magazine was honoured with a “Continuing Contribution to the Halal Industry” Award in May 2008 by the International Islamic Finance Forum (IIFF), under the patronage of H.H. Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, UAE’s Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai. The Team Kamarul Aznam Kamarozaman Editorial Director M. Zailan Hanafiah Art Director Djibril Thiam IT Director Shahrul Bariyah Sulaiman Marketing Director Ruzanna Muhammad Editor Zahirah Muhammad Copy Writer Yuki Ikuy Programmer Nik Aida Nik Mansor Finance & Admin Rahmad Salleh Country Manager (Indonesia)

Our Services In addition to its cutting-edge communication platforms, H Media also offers a range of individualised services including: Editorial & Publishing

Design & Branding

Editorial writing and editing are our main specialties. Outsource your entire Corporate Communication function to us and save thousands in cost and overheads. From coffee table books to magazines, to compendiums, trade directories and tabloids, we’ve done it all.

We believe in clean and simple design concepts that capture the essence of the product or service, in as aestheticallyefficient as possible.

• Editorial copy writing and editing • Editorial planning and coordination • Layout conceptualisation and design • Joint publishing proposals Media Relations & PR With over 15 years in journalism, we have developed a strong working relationship with local and international reporters predominantly within the business and lifestyle segments. • News Releases, Feature Articles • Speeches • Media Invites • PR Coverage Audit

Consultancy, Training & Events Big or small, we’ve got the manpower and expertise to handle it for you. • Halal Certification Guide • Halal Training • Events

• Creative design elements • Print advertisements and TVC • Corporate and promo video • Display items and packaging

Web Development We can help design functional and elegant websites and ensure it stays up there on Google. • Conceptualisation and design • Content sourcing and generation • Search engine optimisation (SEO) • Social media / networking • E-commerce

Our Products Realising the need for channels to address the different segments of halal economy, we have built three main media platforms to disseminate key updates within the industry. For Halal Consumers HalalMedia.net www.halalmedia.net HalalMedia.net is a consumer-centric news portal, providing updates, trends and analysis within the spheres of Halal (permissible) and Thoyyib (wholesome). It is designed to promote halal as an ideal lifestyle choice for all mankind and facilitate the adoption of fitra (disposition, natural) in every day life, as outlined in Al Qur’an and As Sunnah (path, practice). HalalMedia.net contains news and commentaries across the entire spectrum of Halal supply chain, including food and consumer goods, services, travel, lifestyle, Islamic banking and finance plus all sectors that align themselves with safe and ethical universal values.

For the Halal Industry HalalSME.com www.halalsme.com HalalSME.com is an exclusive promotional and networking platform for the small and mediumsized enterprises of the global Halal industry. Positioned to be the definitive industry guide, registered members can expect:• Increased presence within the global Muslim communities worldwide • Greater networking opportunities with Halal industry captains • Increased standings & reputation within the global Halal industry • Substantial and tangible added value attached to your Halal logo • Distinctive edge in Halal branding over competitors.

The International Halal Directory ISBN No. 978-967-10758-0-7



The first issue of the International Halal SME Report Directory Vol. 1 (2011/12) chronicles an industry overview of five main sub sectors of halal ecosystem, namely Agriculture, Manufacturing, Services, Tourism, and Finance. It features an interview with Dato’ Mukhriz Tun Mahathir, (former) deputy minister of International Trade and Industry Malaysia, plus business listing of over 1,000 halal-certified manufacturers, retailers and service providers from over 10 countries around the world. For more info or to request a rate card, please log on www.halalsme.com/ihsmerd.

Testimonials “The Malaysian Ministry of International Trade and Industries hereby commends and applauds the efforts undertaken by H Media, and fully supports the publishing of The International Halal SME Report Directory. We are also proud of the work carried out by a local Malaysian company such as H Media, led by Mr Kamarul Aznam, in elevating and promoting the Halal Malaysia brand within the international arena.” YBhg Dato’ Mukhriz Tun Mahathir, former Deputy Minister, Ministry Of International Trade And Industries, Malaysia “I have known and worked directly with Kamarul since 2006. He is one of the pioneering media specialists in the Halal industry with a deep understanding of the players, dynamics and priorities of the emerging Halal market. He is one of those people who will stay up all night to get the job done on time and under budget.” Abdalhamid Evans, Founder, HalalFocus.com “Kamarul holds the domain knowledge in halal thus his talents served us a great deal. Very prompt, sharp and always ahead of time in delivering tasks. He should be at the top of the list should anyone decided or embark anything on Halal publications and other related avenues. Looking forward to have him again in other projects.” Rohaizad Hassan, General Manager, Global Halal Support Centre (GHSC), Halal Industry Development Corporation (HDC) Malaysia “Kamarul is a great person to have on a team project. Many of the projects we worked on together were start up publications and he brought in the enthusiasm and creativity that is needed to get a new project up and running through to its completion. He has the editorial ability to compile all the components needed for a magazine to product a top notch finished publication.” Salama Evans, Director, Business Development, Imarat Consultants

Contact Us H MEDIA (Co. Reg. 1924383-D) Address: No. 22.07, Plaza 138, Jalan Ampang, 50450 Kuala Lumpur, MALAYSIA T: +603-2181 7489 | M: +6012-634 6760 W: www.hmedia.my | E: info@hmedia.my

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