Middle East and North Africa Franchise Association (MENAFA) is a membership organization of franchisors, franchisees, and service providers. As the only regional industry association serving the $30 billion franchise sector growing at a rate of 27% annually in the MENA region, MENAFA is a one-stop shop for anyone considering new business opportunities in the franchise sector. We widely represent those concerned with promoting high-quality franchising both in the MENA region and around the world.

Middle East and North Africa Franchise – Oman (OFEC) Conference 2016

Oman Franchise Expo and ConferenceMiddle East and North Africa Franchise. The chairman of the Middle East & North Africa Franchise Association (Menafa) has said that Oman is a new, exciting hub for the franchising concept which has a significant potential in growth and development of entrepreneurship and SMEs. Al Nimr Expo will organise the first Oman Franchise Expo & Conference (OFEC) 2016 in May http://www.omanfranchise.com/. This event can contribute to the development of franchising in the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) region, which offers more opportunities for businesses to open and attract internationally recognised brands with the increase of number of commercial centers and malls existing.

MENAFA Franchise Association – The Middle East

menafa-franchise-association-the-middle-eastMENAFA’s 2016 Middle East Franchise Expo is the premier event in the Middle East for Franchising. World-class speakers, franchise experts, development and networking opportunities and Meet The Buyer business meetings combine with the annual MENAFA Awards for Excellence. The exhibition hall will showcase the latest national and international brands, products and services of over 100 companies. WHEN: Tuesday 25 – Wednesday 26 October 2016. WHERE: Jumeirah Beach Hotel Convention Centre, Dubai. Website: http://menafa.com/expo/ – Please go to visit for more information.

MENAFA Franchise Association – The Middle East Region

  • The six Gulf Co-operation Countries (GCC)
  • United Arab Emirates (GCC)
  • Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (GCC)
  • Bahrain (GCC)
  • Kuwait (GCC)
  • Oman (GCC)
  • Qatar (GCC)
  • Egypt
  • Levant (which currently includes Jordan, Lebanon, Syria, and the Palestinian territories of West Bank and Gaza)
  • North Africa — including Algeria, Morocco, Tunisia