Franchise Exhibitions in 2023
Franchising has undergone many challenges in recent years. Due to the pandemic and economic turbulence, many businesses had to adapt to new realities and implement innovative solutions in order to survive. However, it seems that the franchising industry has overcome most of the challenges and even has managed to thrive in the current climate. Franchising is one of the most convenient and efficient business models today. Aspiring entrepreneurs have an opportunity to quickly launch a business with the help of an experienced mentor. Whereas franchisors increase their brand influence and presence in the market.
Franchise exhibitions have proved to be an efficient tool in franchise promotion. There are many exhibitions that will take place in 2023. All of them have great programs aimed at introducing famous franchises, establishing communication between entrepreneurs and franchisors, and sharing franchise trends and tendencies. It is a great opportunity to get acquainted with interesting franchises, meet new people, listen to franchise experts, and possibly start a business venture.
Below you’ll see a list of the most popular franchise exhibitions in the world.
1. KEM FRANCHISE EXHIBITION SALONICA 2023, March 03-05, Athens. It is the only franchise exhibition in Greece, but one of the biggest franchise events in South Europe. The exhibition has 22 years of operation, and it has successfully helped both international and local franchise networks to develop and expand.
2. FRANCHISE EXPO PARIS 2023, March 19-22, Paris. There are more than 500 exhibitors from all business segments. The franchise event usually attracts over 30,000 franchise candidates. There are also talks and workshops. It is one of the best franchise exhibitions for promoting franchise and recruiting franchisees.
3. EXPOFRANQUICIA 2023, May 18-20, Madrid. It is an international trade fair that is being held in Madrid. The franchise event exhibits more than 500 brands from 40+ countries.
4. LE FORUM FRANCHISE 2023, October 12th, Lyon. It is an international tradeshow and conference with 100-500 brands present yearly.
5. POLISH FRANCHISE EXPO 2023, October 19-21, Warsaw. It is one of the biggest events in Eastern Europe. There are more than 150 franchise opportunities presented. It is an excellent opportunity to promote brands and for entrepreneurs to meet franchisors.
6. SIF & CO 2023, October, Valencia. It is an international franchise trade fair. Every year there are 9,000+ visitors, and more than 120 brands participate in the exhibition.
7. LONDON BRAND LICENSING EUROPE 2023, October 4-6, London. It is the only European franchise event dedicated to licensing and brand promotion. Famous manufacturers and retailers participate in the event. It is a great place to meet people and form long-term partnerships.
8. SALONE FRANCHISING MILANO 2023, October 19-21, Milan. Leading franchisors and retailers participate in the expo. There are training seminars and franchise consultations to help expand a business.
9. EXPO FRANCHISE 2023, April 19-20, Lisbon. It is a national franchise trade fair, where brand owners present franchise opportunities for prospective franchisees.
10. BAYIM OLUR MUSUN 2023, October 26-29, Istanbul. The franchise event is for brands that want to expand and that is looking for new business partners. It is the biggest franchise fair in Turkey.
1. SMALL BUSINESS EXPO SAN ANTONIO 2023, January, San Antonio, TX. It is a virtual business networking event for business owners and aspiring entrepreneurs. There are a lot of keynote speakers and webinars that will provide useful information about business development.
2. THE FRANCHISE EXPO - TORONTO 2023, January 14-15, Toronto. It is the biggest franchise exhibition in Canada. There are numerous franchise opportunities presented for potential partners to explore.
3. THE FRANCHISE EXPO - DALLAS 2023, January 20 - 21, Dallas, TX. The franchise expo presents successful franchises from every segment for potential franchisees to look into.
4. THE FRANCHISE EXPO - WINNIPEG 2023, February 4-5, Winnipeg, MB. The best brands participate in the trade fair, and numerous candidates look for franchises to invest in.
5. THE FRANCHISE EXPO - HOUSTON 2023, February 10-11, Houston, TX. Most successful brands present franchise opportunities for entrepreneurs from all over the country.
6. THE FRANCHISE EXPO - NEW-YORK / NEW JERSEY 2023, February 18-19, New York, NY.
7. THE FRANCHISE EXPO - LAS VEGAS 2023, March 12-13, Las Vegas, NV.
8. THE FRANCHISE EXPO - PHILADELPHIA 2023, March 25-26, Philadelphia, PA.
9. THE FRANCHISE EXPO - OTTAWA 2023, March 4-5, Ottawa, ON.
10. FRANCHISE EXPO WEST 2023, March 31-April 1, Phoenix, AZ. Best franchise opportunities from the west of the country. Franchisors, investors, potential franchisees, and keynote speakers will be present at the expo.
11. THE FRANCHISE EXPO - VANCOUVER 2023, April 1-2, Vancouver, BC.
12. THE FRANCHISE EXPO - CHICAGO 2023, April 22-23, Chicago, IL.
13. THE FRANCHISE EXPO - WASHINGTON D.C. 2023, April 29-30, Chantilly, VA.
14. THE FRANCHISE EXPO - QUÉBEC CITY 2023, May 14-15, Quebec City, QC.
15. THE FRANCHISE EXPO - MONTRÉAL 2023, May 12-13, Montreal, QC.
16. THE FRANCHISE EXPO - ORLANDO 2023, May 20-21, Orlando, FL.
17. INTERNATIONAL FRANCHISE EXPO 2023, June 1-3, New York, NY. The international platform for the best business opportunities to be presented to numerous candidates.
18. THE FRANCHISE EXPO - EDMONTON 2023, September 30-October 1, Edmonton, AB.
19. FRANCHISE EXPO SOUTH 2023, 09.08.2023, Fort Lauderdale, FL. Best franchise opportunities from the south of the country. Numerous franchisors, speakers, and potential franchisees will participate in the event.
20. THE FRANCHISE EXPO - ATLANTA 2023, October 14-15, Atlanta, GA.
1. MELBOURNE FRANCHISING & BUSINESS OPPORTUNITIES EXPO 2023, May 6-7, Melbourne. The best Australian brands provide franchise opportunities for aspiring entrepreneurs. The event also includes seminars from business-leading experts.
2. SYDNEY FRANCHISING & BUSINESS OPPORTUNITIES EXPO 2023, August 12-13, Sydney. It is a large-scale platform for leading and up-and-coming brands and startups. It is an opportunity for entrepreneurs to talk with successful franchisors, and for brand owners to find suitable franchisees.
1. BUYBRAND RUSSIA 2023, September 26-28, Moscow. It is an international franchising platform for business owners from all over the world to exhibit their brands and attract new partners and investors.
2. FRANCHISING KYIV 2023, March, Kyiv. It is an international exhibition of the best franchise opportunities from all over the world.
1. EFN - EXPO FRANQUIAS NORDESTE 2023, March 23-25, Recife. It is the main franchise event in North and Northeast Brazil. It is a platform for entrepreneurs, franchise experts, suppliers, and consultants to establish partnerships and expand businesses.
2. FIFU (FERIA INTERNACIONAL DE FRANQUICIAS DEL URUGUAY) 2023, May, Montevideo. It is an international franchise exhibition held in Uruguay.
3. FIFBO (FERIA INTERNACIONAL DE FRANQUICIAS DE BOLIVIA) 2023, September, Santa Cruz de la Sierra. Bolivian franchise exhibition that presents brands from all over the world.
1. FSE - FRANCHISE & SME EXPO 2023, February, Bangkok. National franchise platform for providing the best business solutions, franchise options for entrepreneurs, and establishing helpful business relations.
2. FRO HYDERABAD 2023, March 18-19, Hyderabad. One of the most popular franchise events in India. There are more than 5,000 attendees every year, and over 150 brands are presented at the exhibition.
3. FRO EXPO CHANDIGARH 2023, February 25-26, Chandigarh. An international platform for business owners across India and other countries to present their own brands and attract new investors.
4. LICENSING CHINA 2023, April 7-9, Shenzhen. It is an international licensing trade fair held in China. It is a great place for brand collaboration and franchise market exploration.
5. HONG KONG INTERNATIONAL LICENSING SHOW 2023, April 19-21, Hong Kong. The event is aimed at assisting licensors in the search for partners and investors, gathering and promoting licensing service providers on one platform.
6. FRO KOLKATA 2023, May, Kolkata. A large-scale platform for franchise promotion and franchisee recruitment.
7. TFBO - THAILAND FRANCHISE & BUSINESS OPPORTUNITY 2023, July 13-16, Bangkok. International franchise and business opportunities market for business promotion and development. Visitors come from 30+ countries to learn more about franchising and establish contacts with leading franchisors.
8. IFRA 2023, August 11-13, Jakarta. An international platform for business owners, investors, and aspiring entrepreneurs to share ideas establish relations, and learn more about franchising.
9. 19th edition of Asia’s Largest Franchise and Business Opportunity Expo, July 15-19 2023, New Delhi. The franchise event is visited by at least 50,000 people. There are 300+ brands presented at the exhibition. It is one of the largest franchise markets in India.
10. CHINA LICENSING EXPO 2023, October 17-19, Shanghai. It is the biggest licensing trade fair in Asia. It offers attendees an opportunity to develop their businesses or become a part of one.
11. FRANCHISE ASIA PHILIPPINES 2023, October 27-29, Manila. A franchise event that gives visitors a chance to communicate face-to-face with leading franchise brands in various industries. There are also seminars and sessions available for attending.
12. FRANCHISING & LICENSING ASIA 2023, August 17-19, Singapore. International franchise event held for business owners and entrepreneurs to promote franchising and licensing opportunities.
13. The Global Franchise Market 2023, November, Dubai. It is an international franchise market, where leading franchisors can promote their brands, and attendees can explore franchise options and learn more about franchising.
14. The Middle East Franchise Fair (MEFF) is the first regional and itinerant franchise exhibition in the Gulf region.
You can find more information about the exhibition here: www.meff24.com