Franchise UAE 2012, the two day international franchise, retail and trade show organised by Franchise Middle East has ended successfully.
Franchise UAE 2012, the two day international franchise, retail and trade show organised by Franchise Middle East has ended successfully. The 4th edition of Franchise UAE show held on December 4 and 5, 2012 at Crowne Plaza Hotel, Sheikh Zayed Road, Dubai concluded on a buoyant note, with 90 per cent of exhibitors expressing their commitment for the next show. The two-day show offered huge opportunities in exploring all facets of franchising, retailing and licensing. The event organised by Franchise Middle East featured over 100 international and local brands, unique business and financial solutions companies, and participation of over 5000 business buyers. Nearly 80 business leads valued at over USD 65 million were generated at the show, with major franchisors reporting inquiries that could be converted into firm deals in the short term. Among the franchisors that reported highly positive results were Plan Ahead Events, the world’s largest event management company, SIGNARAMA, the world’s largest sign franchise, as well as Binhendi Hospitality, Yogurberry, Tea Time, London Fish & Chips, Tsagarakis, Spud, Chocomelt, The Frozen Yogurt Factory, New York Fries, Halwa & Gahwa – local brand, Tea Time, Edo Café, Nora Dance Group, Lookswoow, Heritage for Henna, Tealand and British Orchard Nursery. Sector-wise, the Food and Beverage segment received maximum inquiries, followed by Fashion and Retail, Education and Services.
The 4th Franchise UAE exhibition was organised by Franchise Middle East, the overseas arm of Franchise India Holding Ltd, Asia's leading integrated franchise and retail solution company, supported by Indian Franchise Association (IFA)s.