2nd FRANCHISE UAE 2011 will bring under one platform diverse entrepreneurs and SMEs
To be held on October 1-2, 2011 at Crowne Plaza Hotel, Deira, Dubai, UAE.
- (1888PressRelease) September 02, 2011 - Dubai: The booming Middle East franchising market, currently valued at US$ 30 billion, is growing at 27% annually, and the region presents unparalleled opportunities for growth because of the presence of a large number of high networth individuals and multi-ethnic populations with high disposable incomes.
These factors will be highlighted 2nd edition of the largest International Franchise, Retail and Business opportunity show in Dubai - Franchise UAE 2011 to be to be held on October 1st - 2nd, 2011 at Crown Plaza Hotel, Deira, Dubai, UAE 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.
Franchise UAE 2011 is a platform for new entrepreneurs, budding enterprises and established small and medium enterprises eyeing new areas for business alliances and strategic associations in Middle East. Apart from the trade show, the Entrepreneurship Summit 2011, organized as part of the event, will focus on creating regional collaboration networking and entrepreneurship development between India and the Middle East for selecting new and growing business opportunities. This platform will provide with many opportunities to network and partner with brands such as Medicine Shoppe, British Orchard, KimChicken, Bobavoom, Gloria Jeans Coffee, Instant Skin by Precise Group, BiteRite by NMC Group, and Pizza Pizza from Turkey and many more.
In the first edition, Franchise UAE 2011, the largest national franchise and trade show at Dubai Business Village, concluded business deals valued at over US$ 10 million, of which one-third came from Emiratis investors. The event was visited by over 700 investors especially the women entrepreneurs who engaged in one-on-one meetings with representatives from 50 brands covering diverse business segments.
Gaurav Marya, Managing Director, Franchise Middle East, says: "The overwhelming response to Franchise UAE 2011 reflects the tremendous interest in franchising in the Gulf .The 2nd edition will be an interesting platform for Indian and International Franchise Brands looking to make forays into Middle East without risk and significant capital investment. Moreover, a perfect meeting place for UAE Franchise brands to meet partners for business expansion. The show represents a dynamic platform for franchisors and investors to find a counterpart to match their interests and investments. The Exhibition puts forth a spectrum of opportunities in franchising, retailing, licensing, real estate and retail supply and highlight investment and business avenues open to entrepreneurs and small and medium enterprises."
In the Middle East, the franchise market has been largely dominated by American brands with the lion's share of over 70%. Traditionally, the franchise opportunities were dominated by fast-food and retail segments, particularly fashion, with almost 60% of the total market. However, as per the current scenario, the franchise business is diversifying and there is a huge scope for big as well as small franchising buyers and sellers in the region. Huge franchising opportunities are available in several business sectors, including education, apparel, laundry and dry cleaning services, automotive, restaurants, mail and package services, printing and convenience stores.
About Franchise Middle East
Franchise Middle East offers integrated business solutions in Franchising, Licensing, Retailing, Real Estate and Marketing in Middle East, Franchise Middle East (ME) is the overseas arm of Franchise India Holding Ltd. Assessing current & emerging business horizon for enabling brands as well as aspiring investors, Franchise ME is dedicated towards fostering Regional Entrepreneurship Collaboration, between India & Middle East.
Franchise India is Asia's largest integrated franchise solution company since 1999, with an absolute authority on Franchising, Licensing, Retailing, Real estate and Marketing. The company has consulted several major brands over these years like Peter England, Barista, Booster Juice, Videocon, Perfect Wellness, Satya Paul, Bwitch, Action Coach, HCL, MGF, Quality Walls, Tata, Gitanjali, HSBC, Levis, JK Tyres, Lakme, D'damas, Adidas, Euro Kidz, The Apollo Clinic, Chhabra 555, Kidzee, Motilal Oswal, Rosebys, Next, and more, through media, advisory and exhibitions. With its strategically formed divisions, Franchise India has created its own niche as the pioneers of franchise industry and a small business authority.
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