The 3rd edition of Franchise UAE, the foremost trade exhibition in the Middle East will be held at the Crowne Plaza Hotel, Sheikh Zayed Road, Dubai, on May 9 and 10, 2012.
The 3rd edition of Franchise UAE, the foremost trade exhibition in the Middle East will be held at the Crowne Plaza Hotel, Sheikh Zayed Road, Dubai, on May 9 and 10, 2012. The show is organised by Franchise Middle East (ME), an overseas arm of Franchise India Holdings Ltd. The two day event comprising an exhibition cum conference is an International Franchise, Retail, SME and Business Opportunity show that offers an unparalleled opportunity for franchisors to access entrepreneurs and investors in the dynamic Middle East market, to extend their footprint across the six states including United Arab Emirates, Bahrain, Qatar, Kuwait, Oman and Saudi Arabia. Over 100 international and UAE brands, and more than 7,000 business buyers are expected to participate in the event. Gaurav Marya, Managing Director of Franchise Middle East states, “The Franchise and SME sectors are the fastest growing sectors in the GCC, unleashing the greatest opportunities for business ownership and employment.” He further says, “There is tremendous entrepreneurial energy in the region, and this is fuelled by business-friendly environment provided by most governments.” Franchise UAE 2012 is supported by DCCI, Heels and Deals, Ruwad Establishment, and IBPC Dubai and also media partners such as Infobahn Consultancy; AZ Franchising Italy; BeMyDealer.com, Turkey; Buybrand, Russia and FDS Franchise.com, UK. Furthermore, Al Muftah Group of Qatar master franchisee of ‘Anytime Fitness’, the world’s leading fitness brand whose is supporting Franchise UAE 2012 as an Associate Sponsor.