About The Ufrad
Turkey Franchise Association-UFRAD is the first and single representative of franchising sector in our country.
First established in 1991, UFRAD’s main purpose is to build trust to the franchising system while improving and enlarging the sector. Today UFRAD has approximately 100 firms under its roof.
UFRAD works to educate investors about the franchising system that was born in the United States by providing knowledge and information about legal, cultural, and financial matters to help companies to constitute collaborations either in Turkish market or international platforms. Turkish Franchising Association-UFRAD continues to bring brands together and has reached trading volume of 35 million USD as of today.
Because of its contributions to the franchising field, UFRAD has been confirmed as a member by World Franchising Council (WFC) and European Franchising Federation (EFF). It’s also chosen to be active at the board of directors of EFF. Since the beginning, UFRAD has been supporting many national and international franchising fairs as well. Through TV programs and other media channels, UFRAD is the biggest informant for the public about franchising industry. Our association also provides certificate programs for entrepreneurs to enter the sector with new knowledge about franchising.
Being a leader non-profit organization that brings together brands which have been specialized in all fields in Turkey and uses Franchising System and pioneering to found a federation that will cover international non-profit organizations.
Contributing to Franchise System to be learned correctly, to be developed properly, to determine and implement its main rules, to clarify its place in Turkish Law System, to protect rights of franchisee and franchisor firm and to constitute information resources which are necessary to fulfill these tasks.
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