March 26, 2014 // Franchising.com // Dubai - On March 11 and 12, 2014, members from the Franchising and Distribution Group at Dentons traveled to Dubai to attend and participate in the inaugural Global Restaurant Investment Forum (GRIF), designed for key players in the restaurant and hospitality industries. The forum encourages attendees to share best practices to better understand the market and opportunities in the region and is intended to attract investors, hoteliers, owners, lenders, F&B brands, restaurant concepts, franchisors, suppliers and other key industry professionals. Representatives from Dentons were Babette Märzheuser-Wood (London, UK), Stéphane Teasdale (Montréal, Canada), Dogan Eymirlioglu (Istanbul, Turkey) and Joby Beretta (Dubai).
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