Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre, 22-23 October 2019
30 September, 2019, Abu Dhabi, UAE:Abu Dhabi Chamber of Commerce and Industry (ADCCI) has announced that the International Franchise Exhibition (IFE), one of the most successful franchise exhibitions in the world, will host the seventh edition in strategic partnership with Emirates Association for Franchise Development, at the Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre (ADNEC) between 22-23 October, 2019.
IFE is an opportunity for local and international companies to present their brands to the UAE market and benefit from the unique opportunities in the growing UAE economy and expand their business in the Middle East. The exhibition is expected to host over 100 international and local exhibitors from over 15 different sectors including tourism & leisure, oil & gas, real estate, fashion, hospitality, IT, financial institutions, trade, transport, healthcare & pharmaceuticals, education, food & beverage, retail, education & training, safety & security, manufacturing & maintenance, joined by franchise societies, associations and experts from various countries around the world.
H.E. Mohamed Helal Al Mheiri, Director General of the Abu Dhabi Chamber, said “The International Franchise Exhibition is part of the Abu Dhabi Chamber’s efforts to develop and support the growing franchise economy and create an investment and business environment to facilitate the success of projects. The aim of the exhibition is to spread awareness and knowledge about franchising and the potential investment opportunities within the franchise sector in the UAE, which has become one of the poles of modern economy.”
He added: “Franchising is an aggressively competitive industry and also a key business tool for investors and entrepreneurs. The event aims at creating opportunities for successful collaborations between foreign companies, Emirati business entrepreneurs and owners of small and medium enterprises, and to take a closer look at the best experiments and international practices in franchising in cooperation with international franchising companies.”
The event provides exhibitors an opportunity to meet face to face with business investors in the high demand market; showcase innovative and unique business concepts to prospective franchisees; SMEs and entrepreneurs; network with internationalfranchise expertsand develop and strengthen their brand in the Middle East region.
The two-day event will also hold exclusive educational workshop sessions for business owners and potential investors to understand the franchise economy and where they fit best in a variety of franchises.
The sixth edition of IFE witnessed over 4,000 visitors to the show during the course of two days and more than 500 brands from 142 companies participated in the show. To find out more information about IFE 2019 and to register to attend the exhibition and workshops, visit www.ife-ad.com