Sharjah: Sharjah Publishing City Free Zone (SPC Free Zone) has introduced exclusive packages for publishers and entities participating in the 42nd Sharjah International Book Fair (SIBF). It will take place at the Sharjah Expo Center from November 1–12, 2023.
The SPC Free Zone presents the Limited-time Publishers Startup Package, enabling prospective entrepreneurs to acquire a business license and an investor visa for $1769.
This comprehensive package contains a Business License, Memorandum of Association, Lease Agreement, Certificate of Formation, Share Certificate, E-Channel Registration, Establishment Card, Medicals and Emirates ID, designed to accommodate up to seven shareholders.
“SPC Free Zone will continue its mission to support publishers and enhance its status as a hub for nurturing the creative and publishing industry, providing a conducive environment for creativity, knowledge exchange, and raising the quality of educational and cultural content,” Mr. Al Hassani added.
SPC Free Zone stands out as the first publishing-free zone for entrepreneurs and investors looking to establish their businesses in the UAE.
Widely renowned for its convenience of registration and licensing speed, it collaborates with a diverse range of industry stakeholders and serves as the central hub for 1,500 publishers and investors hailing from over 40 countries.
The specialized free zone actively champions literacy initiatives and fosters learning through strategic partnerships with government and private entities, including the Emirates Publishers Association.
The SPC Free Zone is also home to Lightning Source Sharjah, the largest large-scale print-on-demand facility in the Middle East and North Africa. This modern facility allows publishers to respond to the growing consumer demand in the region with notable speed and efficiency.