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Exhibition space for Franchising & Licensing Asia 2014 to increase by 20%

Singapore, 13 August 2014 – The exhibition space for Franchising & Licensing Asia 2014 (FLAsia) will be expanded by 20 per cent in response to overwhelming demand. The 9th edition of FLAsia, which will be held from 16 - 18 October 2014 at Level 1, Exhibition Hall B, Marina Bay Sands Singapore, is organised by BizLink Exhibition Services Pte Ltd, a subsidiary of Singapore Press Holdings (SPH).

An estimated number of 178 brands from 19 countries in USA, Europe, Middle East and Asia Pacific will be represented at FLAsia, Asia’s most international trade event for franchising & licensing. Leading brands include Anytime Fitness, Cheers, Chewy Junior, Crystal Jade My Bread, Daekyo Eye Level, Gelateria Italia, Howards Storage World, Kenny Rogers Roasters, Ramenten, Signarama, and Tutor Doctor.

FLAsia provides a total sales and marketing solution and delivers great results for franchisors, licensors, and businesses. At the Singapore Pavilion’s Franchise Food Street, visitors can engage in face-to-face meetings and tasting sessions with local F&B exhibitors to learn about their business opportunity.

The event will bring together potential investors, franchisees, licensees, and entrepreneurs to source and purchase, be inspired, and network with industry leaders. Those looking to deepen their understanding of the franchise industry should sign up for the International Conference, Roundtable Discussions & Workshop. This line-up featuring keynote speakers Joel Silverstein, President of East West Hospitality Group Limited and Hugh Gyton, Chief Operating Officer of Anytime Fitness, will empower delegates with the necessary knowledge and insights into the latest developments and opportunities in the franchise industry. Glean insights from intimate table discussions with industry experts in the fields of franchisor-franchisee relationship management, retail leasing, branding, and intellectual property.

Fees apply. Kindly write in to for the full conference and workshop programme details.

Visitors looking to register for a free entry trade pass to FLAsia can visit before 14 October 2014.

Issued by Singapore Press Holdings Ltd
Co. Registration. No. 198402868E

For more information, please contact:

Melissa Teo (Ms)
Assistant Marketing & Communications Manager
BizLink Exhibition Services Pte Ltd 
DID: 6848 5936 
HP: 9233 4926

Deror Wong (Mr)
Senior Executive
Corporate Communications & CSR
Singapore Press Holdings Limited
DID: 6319 1226

About BizLink Exhibition Services Pte Ltd

BizLink Exhibition Services Pte Ltd is Singapore’s leading exhibition organiser in the fields of gifts and premiums, stationery and office supplies, and also in the sector of franchising and licensing. A forward-thinking organisation with a dynamic team having over 30 years of collective experience in exhibition organising and management, BizLink Exhibition Services works in tandem with its clients and is fully committed to providing utmost quality services to its exhibitors, delivering exceptional results. 

About Singapore Press Holdings Ltd

Incorporated in 1984, main board-listed Singapore Press Holdings Ltd (SPH) is Asia’s leading media organisation, engaging minds and enriching lives across multiple languages and platforms.

Newspapers, Magazines and Book Publishing 

SPH has 19 titles licensed under the Newspaper Printing and Presses Act, of which nine are daily newspapers across four languages. On an average day, 3.05 million individuals or 76 per cent of people above 15 years old, read one of SPH's news publications. SPH also publishes and produces more than 100 magazine titles in Singapore and the region, covering a broad range of interests from lifestyle to information technology. SPH's subsidiaries, Straits Times Press and Focus Publishing, produce quality books and periodicals in English and Chinese.

Internet and Mobile

Beyond print, SPH's suite of digital products includes online editions of newspapers and magazines, as well as mobile applications. Our online products enjoy 360 million page views with 23 million unique browsers every month. Apart from AsiaOne, SPH’s online and new media initiatives include ST701, the leading online marketplace for jobs (STJobs), property (STProperty), cars (STCars) and general classifieds (STClassifieds); Stomp, and SPH Razor. SPH also launched The Straits Times’ iPad and enhanced iPhone applications, an Android smartphone application and The Business Times’ iPhone application. SPH’s Chinese flagship newspaper Lianhe Zaobao has also launched its digital editions which include a web application, as well as online and PDF versions. The Malay language-daily Berita Harian has apps for both iPhones and Android smartphones and iPads, offering both native and PDF formats, and an online version.


In the radio business, SPH Radio Pte Ltd operates entertainment stations UFM 100.3 in Mandarin, as well as Kiss92 and HOT FM91.3 in English. SPH has a 20 per cent stake in MediaCorp TV Holdings Pte Ltd, which operates free-to-air channels 5, 8 and U, and a 40 per cent stake in MediaCorp Press Limited, which publishes the free newspaper, Today. 

Events and Out-of-Home Advertising

SPH’s events arm Sphere Exhibits organises innovative consumer and trade events and exhibitions as well as large scale conferences in Singapore and the region. In addition, SPH has ventured into out-of-home (OOH) advertising through its digital out-of-home platform SPHMBO. 


SPH REIT is a Singapore-based REIT established principally to invest, directly or indirectly, in a portfolio of income-producing real estate which is used primarily for retail purposes in Asia-Pacific, as well as real estate-related assets. SPH REIT is managed by SPH REIT Management Pte. Ltd., which is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Singapore Press Holdings Limited. 

The initial portfolio of SPH REIT comprises the following two high quality and well located commercial properties in Singapore:

· Paragon, a premier upscale retail mall and medical suite/office property, well known for its upscale mall housing many luxury brands, located in the heart of Orchard Road; and
· The Clementi Mall, a mid-market suburban mall located in the centre of Clementi town, an established residential estate in the west of Singapore. 

The Seletar Mall is SPH's latest retail development and is expected to open at the end of 2014. This property is a potential asset to be injected into SPH REIT. SPH’s wholly-owned subsidiary, Times Development Pte Ltd, also developed a 43-storey upmarket residential condominium, Sky@eleven, at Thomson Road.

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