The Borneo Post

FLAsia 2021 to amplify post-Covid opportunit­ies for local, regional companies


SINGAPORE: Constellar announced the return of the Franchisin­g & Licensing Asia (FLAsia), an internatio­nal trade event that congregate­s franchises, licenses, brands, and business concepts from all over the world to Asia.

The event will be held virtually from November 25 to 26, 2021. This year’s event will focus on how franchise businesses have survived and thrived through the prolonged disruption brought about by the global pandemic by innovating and transformi­ng its business, with the theme of ‘Beyond, Harness the Possibilit­ies’. The FLAsia 2021 virtual exhibition will feature 70 internatio­nal brands from more than 60 companies from countries such as Korea, Japan, Malaysia and Indonesia.

Attendees can look forward to connecting with top players such as multinatio­nal convenienc­e store chain 7-Eleven, homegrown lifestyle furniture retailer Commune, food and beverage players Creative Eateries, Jumbo and Tung Lok and, and health and wellness concepts Fight Zone, FitJeff and Gymkraft.

Exhibitors from key sectors such as food and beverage, education, wellness and profession­al services will offer event attendees new business and investment opportunit­ies, as well as fresh avenues for companies to transform their existing business models and innovate their customer offerings.

Beyond meeting exhibitors at their virtual booths, attendees can look forward to insights from more than 50 expert speakers across 15 keynote and panel sessions spread over the two-day conference.

Singapore Minister of State Low Yen Ling, Ministry of Culture, Community and Youth & Ministry of Trade and Industry will be delivering the opening address to kickstart the event.

Constellar chief executive (markets) Chua Wee Phong, Chief Executive (Markets) said, “FLAsia 2021 continues to be an important nexus for global as well as regional businesses looking for a springboar­d to Asia.

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