8th World Franchise Forum & Exhibition, Dubai, UAE, 15-16 Feb 2016

World Franchise Forum & Exhibition
Program

World Franchise Forum & Expo Program

Day 1: Tuesday 16th February 2016

Timings

Exhibition Hall

Conference Room

Brand Presentations

 

09:30 - 10:45

Opening Ceremony

Welcome : NEW Brands - NEW Speakers
Christopher Brinkley - WFA Director

Keynote Speaker - H.E. Dr Raja Easa Al Gurg
President, Dubai Business Women Council
'Franchise & Dubai - the real success story. Insights for your future'

 

 

11:05 - 11.20

11:30 - 12:30

 

VIP Speaker - Lubna Qassim, Executive VP, Group Company Secretary & General Counsel, Emirates NBD
'Dubai - a World of Opportunities'

'Part 1 : Theory VS Reality when Franchising'
Murad Alnasur - Restonalysis

EXHIBITION HALL OPENS AT 1PM

 

 

    

12.30 - 13:00

 

'Shopping malls and the future'
Furqan Athar - McARTHUR + CO
Shane Eldstrom - Al Farwaniya Propety & MECSC

Brand Presentations

 

13.00 - 14.00

 

LUNCH BREAK - Conference Room will be divided in half

 

 

14.00 - 14.40

 

Business meetings

'Part 1: Key Legal Issues in Franchising in the Middle East'
Joycia Young - Clyde & Co

'Doing Business in the UAE'
Jenny Hunt, Gateway Group

IRAN : the new opportunity

Amir Nabi

14.45 - 15.30

14.35 - 16.00

 

Business meetings

'Vital considerations to bring a new Franchise to the MENA Region'
Troy Franklin - WFA Director

'Get to the top of Google – by listening to your customers'
Victoria Tomlinson - Northern Lights PR

Gourmania
Steak'n'Shake
Fast Food Systems
BrowArt

M. Mousavi
K. O'Connell
Chris Gibson
Jose Cortes

16.15 - 16.30

Business meetings

'Entrepreneurial Excellence In Today's Market'
Rome Gregorio - Camille's

Elliots Agency

James Hacon

Forum closes

 

 

 

 

Day 2: Wednesday 17th February 2016

Timings

Exhibition Hall

Presentation Room

Theatre

Pre-Function

09:30 - 10:00

Business meetings

Welcome & Review - Christopher Brinkley, WFA Director
Platinum Sponsor - Charbel Mhanna - Aura & Palma Group

 

 

10:30 - 10.45

Business meetings

'The Good, The Bad and The Ugly of being a Franchisee'
Thomas Nariman - DRNK coffee + tea, QWENCH

Brand Presentations

 

11.00 - 12:00

Business meetings

'Part 2 : Theory VS Reality when Franchising'
Murad Alnasur - Restonalysis

Latin America, Land of Opportunities

Fernando López de Castilla

12:15 - 12.40

Business meetings

StraightSource / Real Leadership Coaching / The Grilled Cheese Truck
Jesse Hahn, David Evans

United Trade Mark & Patent Services

Rakha Roy

12.45 - 13.15

Business meetings

'Tools for Business Development'
Karan Rekhi - VLCC

IWIF

FranKids Brands
Martin Hancock

14.00 - 14.30

Business meetings

'Be different, design better F & B concepts with soul'
Duncan Fraser – The Cutting Edge Agency

'LAVA Brands' - Joe Moufarrej

Degani Australia Eagle Boys Pizza Southern Fried Chicken

Tim Smith
Bruce Scott
Chris Gibson

14.30 - 15.30

Business meetings

'lIhaam, a local brand that sells globally '
Ilham Abbas - Chief Strategy Officer for Arab Fashion Council

'Create a personal brand to promote business to win customers'
Victoria Tomlinson - Northern Lights PR

 

 

15.30 - 16.00

Business meetings

WFA Team - PANEL Discussions
'Get your Questions answered'

 

 

Forum Closes 6pm      

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Program provides you with a day of in-depth training with free comprehensive notes and presentations.

Invaluable advice and experience covering every aspect of franchising, the challenges, legal issues, choosing a franchise, going international, marketing essentials, social media.

Your opportunity to get all your questions answered.

Benefit from amazing presentations

In depth Seminars & Workshops
Invaluable insights into every aspect of franchising
Franchising and the UAE - a World of Opportunities
Theory VS Reality when Franchising
Shopping malls and the future
Key Legal Issues in Franchising in the Middle East
10 Laws of highly successful Franchisors
Leadership & Franchising
Entrepreneurial Excellence In Today's Market
The Good, The Bad and The Ugly of being a Franchisee
Get your Questions answered
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