Over 70 brands from UAE, India, Italy, Iceland, Qatar, Turkey, Saudi Arabia, Bahrain and other countries have confirmed participation in the event.
The exhibitors looking for expansion in the UAE and other GCC countries include Pizza Pizza from Turkey, Re Mida S.P.A. from Italy, BG Cleaning Services from Iceland, La Fiesta Italy and Gitanjali Jewellery, Colonel Kababs, Perfume Station from India. From the UAE, the exhibitors include Binhendi, NMC, British Orchard, Precise group and others.
Over 25 experts from the private and public sectors will present insights into new trends in franchising at the Entrepenrearship Forum which is being held alongside ‘Franchise UAE 2011’. Among the key speakers will be Dr. Manoj Nakra, CEO of Mohammed Bin Rashid Establishment for SME Development, Mr. Rashid Al Aleem, Director General of Hamriya Free Zone Authority and Jassem Mohamed Al Bloushi, Chairman of Sharjah Tatweer Forum.
The two-day event is organized by Franchise Middle East and supported by Dubai SME – an agency of Department of Economic and Development of Dubai, Ruwad Establishment, Middle East Franchising, Dubai Chamber of Commerce & Industry, Indian Franchise Association (IFA) and Commercial Office of UAE Embassy, New Delhi. Hamriya Free Zone Authority is associate sponsor of the event.
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