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Ajman Chamber to join franchise show

UAE, July 24, 2018

The Ajman Chamber of Commerce and Industry (ACCI) will participate in the sixth edition of the International Franchise Exhibition to be held later this year in Abu Dhabi, UAE.

The event, organised by Abu Dhabi Chamber, will take place at the Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre (Adnec) on October 16 and 17.

The sixth edition of the exhibition is will feature numerous major international brands including, Michelin Tires, the world's leading manufacturer of tires, and the Seven Eleven chain of convenience stores, which recently launched branches in the UAE under a concession agreement between Seven Emirates Investment and Seven Eleven International, said a statement from the organisers.

Mohammad Helal Al Muhairi, director general of ADCCI, said: “Ajman Chamber’s participation underscores the exhibition’s support for the UAE vision and strategy to enhance the contribution of the private sector and achieve economic diversification objectives.”

“Additionally, it provides further opportunities in the investment and business fields and encourages a diverse range of companies to exchange experiences and strengthen cooperation,” he said.

Al Muhairi emphasised that the exhibition is designed to provide opportunities for the development of successful partnerships between foreign companies, entrepreneurs and small and medium enterprises (SMEs) in the UAE.

Local and regional investors will also be provided with insights on international best practices within the franchising sector, supporting the sector’s development within the UAE and enhancing its contribution to the nation’s gross domestic product (GDP).

Al Muhairi added: “In line with our strategy of encouraging Emirati entrepreneurs to engage in business and participate in the private sector, ADCCI is keen to organise the International Franchise Exhibition and contribute to the sustainable economic development of the UAE.”

“Moreover, the exhibition is recognised for supporting and developing SMEs by highlighting investment and partnership opportunities with leading brands across a variety of industries,” he added.

Hilal Mohammed Al Qubaisi, acting executive director of innovation and business development at ADCCI, said: “The chamber’s organisation of the event is indicative of the exhibition's position as a leading global business event in the field of franchising.”

“The event contributes to the expansion of the franchise base, supporting local brands and enabling companies to improve their performance and encouraging them to increase their investments in the sector - contributing to sustainable economic development within the UAE,” he added.

Al Qubaisi highlighted that more than 100 international and local exhibitors, representing 12 diverse sectors from 15 countries, are committed to participating in the exhibition. The event will host exhibitors from the UAE, Saudi Arabia, Canada, Italy, Jordan, India, Pakistan, Morocco, Egypt, Lebanon, Portugal, the US, Kuwait, France and the US.
 
A series of exclusive workshops for attendees will be held on the sidelines of the exhibition, with the aim of familiarising participants with the experiences of some of the most influential pioneers of the franchising sector. The knowledge-sharing workshops will provide attendees with the skills and information to better benefit from opportunities in the world of franchising.

The exhibition will showcase innovative concepts and strategies to entrepreneurs and SMEs alike, while providing them with the opportunity to connect with international franchises to establish partnerships and highlight how brands can be developed regionally and internationally.

The exhibition will also provide an appropriate working environment, by allocating suitable spaces that allow exhibitors, visitors and delegates to communicate and hold business meetings, and transactions, it stated. – TradeArabia News Service




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