Webinar Archive – July 2020

Webinar Title: Business Resumption and Moving Forward
Chairperson: Jassim Al Bastaki, CEO – FranchiseSouq

Date: 14 July 2020
Time: 19:30- 20:30 (UTC +4, Dubai Time)

Is one of the leading entrepreneurs in the United Arab Emirates with national contributions in motivating young Emirati’s to enter the field of entrepreneurship.

Al Bastaki established Franchise Souq Platform Company which is an integrated hub/ center for complete solutions and opportunities for promoting and connecting Franchisors with Franchisees directly. The world-leading 360-degree portal was founded due to an unmet need in the market for a franchise portal to connects and provide opportunities to Franchisors, Real estate developers, Jobs seekers and franchisees successfully reach their growth targets locally and around the globe.

Topic: A Positive Response from The Middle East Franchise Industry Towards Recovery
Speaker: Imad Charaf Eddine – Chairman & CEO

Time: 19:30 – 19:45

Imad Charaf Eddine is a well-known figure in the region’s franchise industry. With a solid franchise consulting background and extensive experience, he oversees all of Francorp’s business development in the Middle East. He was also accredited as Franchise Sales and Management Consultant from Francorp University in the States in July 2006. Imad plays an important role in the development of client’s franchise strategic planning and structure report, the development of client’s franchise operational manual, and the clients marketing materials and marketing plan.

Topic: Thriving with Little Caesars after the storm
Speaker: Brett Larrabee – Director International Development

Time: 19:45 – 20:00

Seasoned and experienced International franchise executive with more than 35 years of experience. Classically trained French Chef and brand executive that has developed restaurants in every region of the world. He lives with his family in Detroit Michigan USA

Topic: Share of Experience and Future Plans of Tumbles
Speaker: Manish Vakil – Founder & CEO

Time: 20:00 – 20:15

Manish Vakil, founder and CEO of Tumbles, started in the kids’ franchise industry with a children’s STEM education program and went on to open two complementary businesses: a tutoring center and a kids’ gym.
Manish started to think of ways to streamline his efforts with a franchise business that would combine several programs for kids all under one roof – and the idea for Tumbles was born. Having multiple programs in one location meant the entire space would be used – and making money – morning, noon and night, seven days a week.

Q&A Discussion

Time: 20:15 – 20:30