International Franchise Expo

International Franchise Expo

International Franchise Expo has now become a synonym for the international franchise exhibitions conducted across the globe. This is an annual event for the franchise industry conducted in different countries. Mostly at these events one can explore the new franchise opportunities. This event is organized as similarly to the original event held in the USA. International Franchise Expo also provides conferences through which they educate the attendees on the in and out of the industry. At the expo, entrepreneurs meet directly with 100’s of franchisors, local and international. Therefore, explore franchises of their interest and investment.

In the USA alone there are regional franchise expos covering the length and breadth of the country. The following shows traverse the entire country.

  • Franchise Expo Chicago
  • The Franchise Expo Houston
  • Franchise Expo West
  • Franchise Expo South

In Europe, the following shows are very popular

  • Franchise Expo Paris – Conducted in March/April at Paris
  • Franchise Expo Frankfurt – Conducted in Nov/Dec at Frankfurt
  • International Franchise Show London- Conducted in March/April at London
  • Franchise Expo South

In Asia & Japan

Japan International Franchise Show – March/April at Tokyo

Franchise Asia Philippines – March at SMX Convention Center Manila

FLA Singapore – Conducted in October at Marina Bay Sands, Singapore

Franchise Ceylon – Conducted in October Colombo, Sri Lanka


Franchise India – Conducted in October at Pragati Maidan, New Delhi, India

Master Franchise Show – June at JW Marriot, New Delhi. May at Bombay Convention & Exhibition Center, Mumbai.

Middle East

The Global Franchise Market – Conducted in November at Dubai International Convention & Exhibition Center.

Saudi Franchise Expo – Conducted in February at Riyadh International Convention & Exhibition Center.


The Global Franchise Market Dubai – Conducted in November at Dubai World Trade Center.


International Brands and Franchising Expo – Conducted in February at Bahrain International Exhibition & Conventional Center.

New Zealand

National Franchise Council – Conducted in June at Rotorua

South Africa

Franchise Association South Africa – Conducted in June & July at Mall of Africa, Gauteng, South Africa.

International Franchise and Entrepreneurs Expo – Conducted by Franchise Association South Africa in March at Durban Exhibition Center.


Franchising Opportunities & Business Expo Australia – Conducted in March at ICC Sydney Darling Harbour, Sydney. Brisbane in June at Brisbane Convention Center & Exhibition Center, South Bank. Melbourne in August at Melbourne Convention Center & Exhibition Center, South Wharf.


China Franchise Expo Shanghai – Conducted in August at Shanghai New International Expo Center (SNIEC)

Shanghai International Franchise Expo – Conducted in April at Shanghai New International Expo Center (SNIEC)

Guangzhou International Franchise Exhibition – China Import and Export Fair Pazhou Complex

International Franchise Expo:

The global event i.e. International Franchise Expo is generally held once a year in the May-June Month in New York @ The Jarvis Center. International Franchise Expo is held once a year is considered  one of the largest platforms for entrepreneurs to visit. Thus to get all the necessary insights that an entrepreneur or a business seeker indeed would require on understanding the intricacies of a franchise business.

The learning could vary from – Understanding financial models to Discover franchising opportunities of, never before thought of, industries. Similarly the International franchise expo 2019 and 2020 were held in New York, USA. In case you have missed the previous Franchise Expo, you can attend the International Franchise Expo 2021 in New York which is scheduled from 30th May to 1st June 2019.

A few of the insights that an entrepreneur would seek are – Understanding the ins and the outs of the franchise world, financials of a franchise business, exploring never before franchise opportunities, consultation for picking up the right franchise for you.

Other learning could include – funding your franchise and understanding the financials of different businesses as well as new franchises making a mark in unexplored territories, etc.

It is equally important to do a pre-research when visiting such expo’s and understand the whole concept of these expo’s and how helpful is it going to be for you. Sparkleminds here plays the role of the platform for you to visit and furthermore do all your pre-research for the expo you wish to visit. Moreover, Sparkleminds having been in the franchise industry for 20+ years and have helped 100’s of brand. Moreover will also give you insights on concepts that you should explore at the expo.