14 & 15 March 2014
The British & International Franchise Exhibition will offer more international business opportunities than ever before when it returns to London Olympia on 14 & 15 March 2014.
With the US Department of Commerce granting Trade Fair Certification to The British & International Franchise Exhibition, the event is expected to feature many well known US brands, offering an exciting new dimension to the event.
The exhibition will showcase a wide range of franchise businesses from sectors including food and drink, property, finance and travel. Some of the leading exhibitors who will be at the exhibition include: McDonald’s, Kare Plus, Agency Express, Cloud Bookkeeping, Expense Reduction Analysts, Snack in the Box, Tutor Doctor, Yo Yo Noodle, Safeclean and Plug & Play.
The ‘International Zone’ is unique to The British and International Franchise Exhibition. It will play host to well known franchises from not only the USA, but across the world including brands from Canada, Latin America, New Zealand and mainland. The Zone provides an exclusive opportunity for business owners who are considering expanding their UK business overseas through franchising to discuss their plans with experts. It also offers the chance for other international franchisors hoping to break into the covetable UK market to seek advice.
In addition to being able to visit any stand on the day, visitors can plan their day to make sure they spend the most time with the exhibitors that really interest them by booking appointments to meet with them via www.franchiseinfo.co.uk.
The British & International Franchise Exhibition is the only franchise exhibition in London this spring that is supported by the British Franchise Association (bfa). Only companies adhering to the bfa’s strict code of ethics can exhibit. Visitors can therefore have full confidence in all of the franchise opportunities on offer.
The event is a great opportunity for potential franchisees to network in a relaxed atmosphere. There is a dedicated VIP area in which those who are looking to speak to specific brands can do so in a quieter environment.
For visitors seeking more general advice and information on how to get started there is an extensive range of seminar programmes running throughout the day. These are designed to cover every topic from finance to business plans and how to set up. Every prospective of franchising is covered and these are recognised as one of the most popular elements of the event.
Another feature in demand is the Finance Clinic, a specially designated area in which advisors are on hand to help out with the all important business plan. Having a good plan in place is crucial for securing funding and future support.
Visitors will have access to a wide-ranging selection of experts offering valuable guidance and support. The Real Franchise Stories is a popular feature where visitors can hear first hand accounts from people who have made the transition from employee to franchisee. They will be able to find out more about the realities of buying and running a franchise and hear useful tips on the recommended next steps.
The Children’s Activity Centre, run by the award-winning Creation Station, allows children to get creative along with one adult, whilst others can take the opportunity to discover more about franchising.
To book tickets for The British & International Franchise Exhibition visit www.franchiseinfo.co.uk. Visitors can book tickets for free in advance by using the promotional code BFELDD when registering at www.franchiseinfo.co.uk saving up to £15 on the door.
The British & International Franchise Exhibition is open from 10am each day, closing at 5pm on Friday 14 March and 4pm on Saturday 15 March 2014.
For the latest news and updates about The British & International Franchise Exhibition, follow the exhibition on Twitter at www.twitter.com/ukfranchising, join The Franchise Exhibitions Group on Linked In or become a fan of the FranchiseInfo group on Facebook.
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