Dubai International Franchise Forum – 45 brands make up a highly successful event

World Franchise Associates, in conjunction with sponsors Midamar Corporation, and 70 delegates were at the recent Dubai IFF. International franchising and training was underpinned by advice from industry experts. The next Forum is now being planned.
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May 9, 2012 - PRLog -- Mr Hani Kafafi, CEO Al Houda Hotels & Tourism opened the Dubai IFF on 24 April at the JW Marriott Dubai with a dynamic address based on his many years of franchising experience. He was followed by presentations and franchise advice from Burger Ranch (Portugal), Condé Nast Restaurants (Hong Kong),  écurie25 (UK),  McAlister’s Deli (USA), Spicy Pickle (USA), Which Wich (USA) as well as national brands as Al Abraaj (UAE), Doner Kebab (UAE), Saj Express (UAE), Zohoor Alreef (KSA).  In all 45 franchised brands were represented by World Franchise Associates.

Murad Alnasur from Prime Hospitality and Kate Withers from DLA Piper, as well as Von Kennedy from Midamar and Sary Hamway from Franexcel provided essential franchise  information for delegates.  The Business meetings on 25 April were particularly important for delegates to follow through with their enquiries and to receive advice from the WFA team.  Commenting on the Dubai IFF this year, Kit Brinkley as WFA Forum organiser, reflected on further developing its success.  “There is no better way of supporting our clients and meeting the needs of investors.  At the Forum we can build crucially important business relationships and bring the right people together.”

Here is some feedback from the Dubai International Franchise Forum:

"We would like to thank you for the opportunity to be part of the Franchise Forum 2012 in Dubai and hopefully we will be part next year as well. Also I would like to inform you that we had 6 very good appointments." Farshad Abbaszadeh, Doner Kebab

"Thank you again for staging a wonderful forum and a great learning experience." Abdulkarim Smiley, AKAR, UAE

"I enjoyed the forum and the trip to Dubai, it was quite an eye opening experience and the opportunities in the region are great." Jeff Branton, Spicy Pickle

"I want to thank you for allowing me to present McAlister's at your Forum, I think the event went very well and there seems to be allot of interest in McAlister's, let's see how it all develops, I will keep you posted." Tony Vales, McAlister's Deli

"Over all very interesting Forum! I will like to thank you & your colleagues for your hospitality & professionalism regarding Burger Ranch expansion into the Middle East." Luís Caetano, Burger Ranch

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