4th edition of Franchise UAE, the international franchise, retail and trade show will see participation of SIGNARAMA, the world\'s largest sign franchise and Plan Ahead Events, the world\'s largest event management company as sponsors.
4th edition of Franchise UAE, the international franchise, retail and trade show will see participation of SIGNARAMA, the world's largest sign franchise and Plan Ahead Events, the world's largest event management company as sponsors. 'Franchise UAE 2012', the two-day show is scheduled to be held on December 4 and 5, 2012, at Crowne Plaza Hotel, Sheikh Zayed Road, Dubai (UAE). Plan Ahead Events and Signarama are part of the US-based United Franchise Group (UFG) which has under its umbrella a number of award-winning business-to-business brands and franchise development services. The UFG, with over 30 years of franchising experience, is a USD 500 million franchising giant, with more than 1400 franchise locations in over 50 countries.
Gaurav Marya, Managing Director at Franchise Middle East, said: "The support of Plan Ahead Events and Signarama elevates Franchise UAE to a new level. The United Franchise Group, with its global operations, will provide an international perspective to the show. The group's participation demonstrates the rising importance of the Middle East as an ideal marketplace for entrepreneurship. It is worth noting that the Arab World is ranked third fastest place in the world to start a business. In Dubai, SMEs now account for over 90 percent of private enterprises."
The two-day show will offer huge opportunities in exploring all facets of franchising, retailing and licensing. It will feature over 100 international and local brands, unique business and financial solutions companies, and participation of over 5000 business buyers. Alongside the exhibition, Franchise UAE 2012 will host a two-day Entrepreneurship Summit 2012 focused on identifying and selecting emerging business opportunities for regional collaboration for entrepreneurship development between India and Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region.
Franchise Middle East is the overseas arm of Franchise India Holding Ltd, Asia's leading integrated franchise and retail solution company. It is supported by Indian Franchise Association (IFA).