British & International Franchise Exhibition, March 2013

The British & International Franchise Exhibition will take place on Friday March 15 and Saturday March 16 2013, at London Olympia. The exhibition, organised by Venture Marketing Group (VMG), will open its doors at 10am on each day, closing at 5pm on Friday and 4pm on Saturday.

Within the exhibition is a central feature - The International Zone - which will provide visitors with information on international franchise opportunities, as well as advice on how and where to start a franchise overseas and how to gain funding. There is also a dedicated VIP area giving visitors the chance to make valuable contacts, meet franchisors and relax during their time at the event.

A comprehensive conference sechdule is lined up, with expert speakers including advisors from the British Franchise Association (bfa), is set to cover all aspects of franchising on a worldwide scale. The conference also sheds further light on international franchising through case studies, seminars, workshops, keynotes and panel sessions.

Visitors to The British & International Franchise Exhibition can also meet with many UK businesses offering franchise opportunities across a wide range of sectors including food and drink, property, finance and travel. Some of the confirmed exhibitors so far include McDonald’s, 7 Camicie, Platinum Property Partners, Leisure Leagues, Antal, Home Instead Senior Care and Gautier, with further major names to be announced soon.

The exhibition is the only London event of its kind supported by the bfa and only companies adhering to its code of ethics can exhibit. Visitors can therefore have full confidence in all of the franchise opportunities on offer.