News 2016

Award Winning Franchise Seeks Partners In The Middle East

Posted on August 25, 2016

Award Winning Franchise Seeks Partners In The Middle East

Winner of this year’s British Franchisor of the Year Award, Water Babies, is looking for franchise partners in the Middle East Region. 

Water Babies is the biggest and most professional baby and toddler swimming programme in the world. With international success in the UK, Ireland, New Zealand, Canada, Germany, the Netherlands and now China, the company is experiencing phenomenal growth globally. (more…)

MENAFA in the Global Franchise Magazine, Europe

Posted on July 3, 2016

MENAFA in the Global Franchise Magazine, Europe

The Middle East and North Africa Franchise Association (MENAFA) is featured in the latest issue of the Global Franchise Magazine, Europe. The article tells information about the 3rd Middle East Franchise Expo & Forum – Dubai and enumerates the benefits of joining the premier franchise exhibition in the MENA region.  (more…)

We now cater to the whole GCC – Mandilicious

Posted on June 23, 2016

Mandilicious appoints a new franchisee in Bahrain

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Following a vastly region-wide success we’re more than happy to introduce The Cuisine of Arabia to Bahrain. (more…)

Dubai-Based Food Truck Firm Roundup To Launch Saudi Operations

Posted on June 19, 2016

Dubai-Based Food Truck Firm Roundup To Launch Saudi Operations

Roundup, a 54° East company will expand its food truck operations into Saudi Arabia after Ramadan.

The 15-month old business has signed a deal with a Saudi partner and has opened an office in Riyadh, which will have full authority over legislation for the Saudi operation of Roundup trucks. (more…)

1st MENAFA Chapter to be established in Bahrain

Posted on June 16, 2016

1st MENAFA Chapter to be established in Bahrain

A Chapter Affiliation Agreement has been signed between Middle East and North Africa Franchise Association (MENAFA) Chairman Dr. Khalid Alsharfa and Mr. Saeed Al Majed at MENAFA head office in Dubai. This agreement shall establish the very first Chapter Affiliate in the MENA region and its office will be based in Bahrain. (more…)

DESITA GELATO AWARD 2016

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DESITA GELATO AWARD 2016

“DESITA Gelato Award 2016” is the first international Design Contest aiming to innovate the gelato shop experience.

The contest is an idea of DESITA and it is dedicated to designers under 35 from all over the world. (more…)

MANDILICIOUS opening soon in Qatar, Ibn Battuta Mall-Dubai, and Ras Al Khaima

Posted on May 16, 2016

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Mandilicious has joined hands with Hala Catering in Qatar to open outlets nationwide. Very  soon Mandi lovers in Qatar will be able to experience authentic Arabic Cuisine Dine-in  experience in Mandilicious Gourmet at Salwa Road, which will be serving to 200 guests at a  time. (more…)

Mandilicious signs a master franchise agreement in Canada

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Mandilicious signs a master franchise agreement in Canada

1ST Outlet opening in Toronto before Summer 2016

Mandilicious as part of their successful growth strategy has signed up for a master a franchise agreement with a reputed organization in Canada. The updated franchise models and the attractive business opportunity that Mandilicious has to offer has caught the attention of the many. (more…)

The Legal 500 EMEA – Leading Firm Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

Posted on May 15, 2016

The Legal 500 EMEA – Leading Firm Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

We are pleased to announce that MAK Law Firm continues to achieve prominence as a full service law firm in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, and for another successive year has been listed in the renowned The Legal 500 EMEA directory for the 2016 edition. (more…)

MENAFA attends Business Community Engagement by Department of Economic Development

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MENAFA attends Business Community Engagement by Department of Economic Development

Middle East and North Africa Franchise Association (MENAFA) has participated the launch of Business Community Engagement (BCE) by the Department of Economic Development, Government of Dubai held on 24th of April 2016 at The Ritz Carlton, DIFC. (more…)