17th Be My Dealership Franchising and Branded Expo,who supported by UFRAD, took place on 10-13 October 2019 at CNR Expo Exhibition Center.
UFRAD Chairman Assoc. Prof. Mustafa Aydın “ If you are not a brand, you will not exist after tomorrow. Also here is a platform in the middle of the economy that leads to non-brand products to be brand and offers them suggestions.” This year, the fair which is the 17th held at CNR Expo and lasted until October 13 came together more than 200 brands with entrepreneurs.
UFRAD Chairman and World Franchise Council Term President Assoc. Prof. Mustafa Aydın, pointed out that current number of chain enterprises in Turkey 3 thousand, while the number of branches connected to these businesses 60 thousand, said 350 thousand people were employed. Aydın added that they expect the size of the franchising sector to reach 50 billion dollars at the end of 2019 and that this figure will double in 2023.
On the third day of the fair, a cooperation agreement was signed between UFRAD and Iran Franchise Association. Representatives of the franchise sector of the two countries stated that they aim to contribute to the regional economy by developing joint projects with the agreement.
IF YOU ARE NOT A BRAND, YOU WILL NOT BE EXIST
International Franchising Association (UFRAD) Chairman Assoc. Prof. Mustafa Aydın said “ Our brands just not players in service export, also important tool for the development of the Turkish economy and the recognition of our country abroad. Therefore, here is a platform in the middle of the economy that leads to non-brand products to be brand and offers them suggestions.”
VOLUME OF BUSINESS IS WORTH ONE BILLION DOLLARS
The fair, where the franchise investment for all budgets from 15 thousand pounds to 1.5 million pounds for investors ended with efficient business deals for 4 days.