UFRAD Board of Directors Meeting was held in October under the hosting of Özdilek AVM - Karafırın.

General Director of UFRAD Assoc. Prof. Dr. Mustafa Aydın, Vice Director of UFRAD Ahmet Polat, CEO of Era-Turkey Can Ekşioğlu, Çıtır Usta President of the Board of Directors Atilla Külekçioğlu, UFRAD President of the Advisory Board Tevfik Özkavcı, Founder of F&M Osman Bilge, Güllüoğlu President of the Board of Directors Faruk Güllüoğlu, MediaFors Fuarcılık General Director Aycan Helvacıoğlu and many names from the Board of Directors participated.

Participation of Chillbox, Hamsi Finger and Reality Tr Real Estate companies to UFRAD Franchising Association was evaluated.

UFRAD Franchising Association's new members are;

Hamsi Finger, founded by Dilek and Gürkan Gediz in 2012, started its operations with 7 branches in September.

Reality Tr Real Estate Company has 34 franchises in 27 countries as of 2013. It was founded by Fatih Elibol in the USA, he introduced his brand to the sector of Turkey in November 2014. The company received the “Golden Brand” award in the real estate sector.

Being founded in 2012, Chillbox won “the Best International Growth” Award in 2014. Chillbox, which has 72 sales points in Russia, Austria, Hungary, Netherlands, France, Sweden, USA and many other countries, is known as the world's largest yoghurt chain.

New regions in the franchise market and new trends in the franchise field were discussed in the meeting, which focused on the projects to expand the brands in Europe.

Assoc. Prof. Dr. thanked Mr. Orhan Karal for his kind hosting and presented the UFRAD plaque at the end of the meeting.