FLAsia provides the business gateway to Asia
The annual Franchising & Licensing Asia (FLAsia) exhibition is set to take place at the Marina Bay Sands, Singapore on the 8-10 September 2011.
FLAsia has always been a leading franchise exhibition in Asia however with Asia becoming an economic powerhouse the exhibition now attracts brands from across the world looking to expand across the continent.
According to the organisers of the exhibition, the franchise market in Asia is expected to grow at US$100 billion per annum for the next few years. In Singapore, the franchise sector has an annual turnover of about $8 billion, making up 18 per cent of the total domestic retail sales volume.
Singapore is known as one of the world’s top financial centres and is a cosmopolitan, world city that plays a key role in international trade and finance.
Held in Singapore, FLAsia 2011 serves to provide the essential networking and business opportunities to support the exhibiting companies in their business expansion.
The exhibition includes a number of presentations and programmes to help both exhibitors and visitors gain the most from FLAsia 2011, these include:
Hot-match presentation and education talks - This enables exhibitors to showcase their franchise, license, brand and business concept to interested individuals or address an issue or focus relevant to the industry. This platform heightens an exhibitor’s exposure to more than just their booth space, enabling them to increase their lead generation and conversion rate.
Online business matching programme – This pre-event marketing allows potential franchise owners, licensees, and investors to screen through the list of exhibitors. Appointments can be scheduled before the show, facilitating for an exact business discussion, ensuring that time is made worthwhile for both the exhibitor and visitor.
FLAsia 2011 International Conference - The FLAsia 2011 International Conference will compliment the exhibition with high-powered sessions of in-depth presentations by distinguished speakers.
The exhibitors at FLAsia 2010 said:
“FLAsia was an amazing platform for us to showcase our business and our programme. We made contact with so many promising new partners that it will take us until the time of the next FLAsia to implement all the opportunities. We will definitely be back!”
Amita Menon, Director of Mathnasium – The Maths Learning Centre, USA
“FLAsia 2010 provided excellent quality of leads from all over Asia.”
Grant Garraway, Director of Snorepro Global Ltd, New Zealand
“We are very pleased with the franchise enquiries and the turnout for the event. Quality of participants and exhibitors were very satisfactory.”
Jessie Teng, Business Development Manager of FAVE Beauty Inc, Singapore
“Franchising & Licensing Asia has become an annual fixture on our calendar.”
Steven Kho, Marketing Manager of Modern Montessori International, UK
“The turnout is pleasantly overwhelming. It was more than we expected. We had many quality leads and a constant flow of visitors, so much so that we didn’t have time for lunch! A good, solid exhibition to springboard your company to success in franchising.”
Gabriel Goh, General Manager and Director of Learning Wings Pte Ltd, Singapore