A total of 15 national franchise brands accompany the Spanish Association of Franchisers (AEF) to the International Franchise Exhibition of Mexico (FIF) of 5 to 7 March at the Convention Center Exhibition of the World Trade Center in Mexico City. The Association will go to the lounge, in collaboration with the Spanish Institute of Foreign Trade (ICEX), with group participation, of 285 square meters, consisting of 15 companies: Imaginarium, Pressto Tormo & Asociados, Education System, Creditaria, CreditServices, Inverpoint, BodyPlus, Kidsway, Adolfo Dominguez, Almeida Travel, Reformahogar, Services in my city, the Barrel Cover and KA International. “Five years ago we did not have such a large number of exhibitors, and we took 12 years continuously attending this appointment,” said Edward Abbey, Manager of the AEF. According to Abbey, “there are two factors favoring the high level of teaching Spanish in the Mexican fair: first, that the national market is affected by the crisis and there is a drop in consumption and, second, which is also highly saturated for the expansion of some franchises, so they seek alternative markets. ” In the days that will be part of this international meeting of franchises, is welcomed into the Convention Center, 2009 the first meeting of the Iberoamerican Federation of Franchising (FIAF), which are the representatives of member countries: Brazil, Mexico , Venezuela, Argentina, Ecuador, Guatemala, Peru, Portugal and Spain.

And employees of the entity: Expofranquicia, SIF & Co., ABF Franchising Expo, MFV Mexico, Specialty Salons, SA, Barros Advogados Trinidade, Magazine “Franchise Business” in Mexico City and Tormo & Asociados. In addition, the AEF has been invited to the press conference before the fair presentation of the media, to be held on March 4, a day before the start of it and on day 5, Edward Abbey participate in the official opening of the hall. A new edition, the AEF is committed to this international exhibition as an opportunity for Spanish brands expansion after years of positive results in terms of contacts and international positioning. The Mexico is one of the most important fairs held in Latin America and the employer relies on the organization behind it, and in the welcome they have there the emblems of our country. On the Spanish Association of Spanish Franchisors Franchisors Association (AEF) was founded 15 years ago and currently consists of about 200 members, whose turnover represents 66% of turnover generated by the franchise system in Spain. The objectives of the AEF are to represent and protect the interests of the franchise in our country and to partner with the Administration and make it available in other markets through its presence in various international franchise exhibitions. In turn, the AEF is a member of the Iberoamerican Federation of Franchising (FIAF).