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Kumon, Orkins, Minor Food Group and renowned brands join franchising and licensing conference in Singapore

SINGAPORE, 1 September 2016 - Franchising & Licensing Asia's (FLAsia) International Conference & Workshop will take place this year from 14 till 15 October at Marina Bay Sands, Singapore. 

Designed specifically for budding franchisors and aspiring franchisees, FLAsia’s one-day conference (14 October) and ½-day workshop (15 October) aims to help businesses succeed in diverse markets internationally. It also presents opportunities to meet world-class speakers, franchise and development experts as well as network with the like-minded. 

The Conference on 14 October will kick-off with a keynote addressing the attributes of successful franchisees in diverse markets by Mr Allan Menagh, General Manager of Kumon Singapore. 

Other guest speakers and moderators include prominent figures from top-notch international agencies and companies such as Mr Tom Luczynski from Orkins International Development & Franchising, Mr Joey Garcia from Minor Food Group, Mr Aneesh Deepak Goel from The Zest Group, as well as Mr Ricky Tan from KinderWorld Education Group.

Six roundtable discussions will also happen on a rotatory basis in the second half of the Conference programme. Topics include: 
Cracking the China MarketHow to Strengthen Your Relationship with Your FranchiseesComplying With the Malaysian Franchise ActKey Strategies That Make A Franchisor Successful,Is My Franchise System Ready to Go International? and Cracking the Vietnam Market

Mr Frederick Liau, Chief Innovator of BetaMovement, will conduct the interactive Workshop on 15 Octoberwhere he will address how the use of Internet of Things can strengthen current franchise business models and design new ones. With 
Embracing IoT in Franchising, Frederick will conclude the year’s FLAsia International Conference and Workshop on a refreshing note. 

Attendees of FLAsia’s International Conference and Workshop who register as part of the Group registration promotion can save up to 60% off published rates.

To register or for enquiries, call Tel: (65) 6848 5939 or Email:

The International Conference & Workshop is held in conjunction with FLAsia’s 3-day exhibition from 13 – 15 October at Level 1, Hall B of the Sands Expo & Convention Centre, Marina Bay Sands Singapore. The key international trade event and exhibition for franchising and licensing will showcase a myriad of top international franchises, brands, licenses and proven business concepts from diverse industries. Visit for more details.

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About Franchising and Licensing Association (Singapore) (FLA)

Franchising and Licensing Association (Singapore) (FLA), started as Singapore's national franchise body. It was one of the founding members of the World Franchise Council. FLA, formerly known as Singapore International Franchise Association (SIFA), was established in 1993 with the mission to nurture and develop Singapore's franchise industry. 
Heeding the Singapore Government's call to move towards a knowledge- based economy; coupled with the increasing synergy between Franchising, Branding and Technology Licensing, the Association has taken the initiative of enlarging the membership representation and scope of the Association to include companies engaged in Branding and Technology Licensing. 
Promoting Singapore as a franchise hub and coupled with members' common objective of business growth and expansion through franchising and licensing formats, the Association seeks to continually promote the platforms of Entrepreneurship and Internationalism in the industry. 
Promoting the use of franchising, licensing and branding as a growth strategy for Singapore enterprises, FLA works with its members to upgrade professionalism and self-regulate, thus enhancing and protecting the image of franchising, branding and licensing. This is achieved through education programmes as well as platforms for exchanging ideas & exploring areas for co-operation. 
FLA through its partnership with government agencies and national franchise and licensing bodies in other countries also assist members in their international marketing programs.

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