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The top 4 Franchise events to attend in 2018 in the UK

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According to the International Franchise Association, this business should have passed the bar of the $700 billion in 2017.

Far from being confined to a single sector of activity, franchising is now developing in a wide variety of areas, ranging from catering and childcare to assistance for businesses or the automotive sector.

To help franchisees and franchisors, we have selected the best events to learn more about this sector and develop your business that are happening in the United Kingdom.

1. The International Franchise Show

Date: 16-17th February 2018

Place: Excel Exhibition Centre, Sandstone Lane, London, E16 1XL

The International Franchise Show 2018 is the UK’s leading exhibition for the most exciting franchise opportunities from around the world. With over 160 exhibitors, 80 seminars, and even one to one personal advice, thousands of entrepreneurs and business owner will get access to precious advice from top industry actors.

If you’re looking for a business opportunity that offers you the chance to be a part of an internationally recognised brand, or an up-and-coming brand that you can help grow, then look no further than The International Franchise Show London.

Geoblink will be present to encourage innovation in the franchise sector and support you in your projects, thanks to the analytical power of smart localization. Do not hesitate to contact us to talk about how to improve your franchisor strategy using Location Intelligence.

 2. The National Franchise Exhibition

Date: 16-17th February & 5-6th October 2018

Place: The National Exhibition Centre, North Avenue, Birmingham, B40

The National Franchise Exhibition is the largest national franchise exhibition in the UK. The British Franchise Association is the official partner of the exhibition and ensures that every exhibitor has proven that they operate a successful business model.

With top sponsors such as Anytime Fitness or McDonald’s, it is not just franchise opportunities on offer: a whole range of guest speakers talk about a range of topics associated with starting and growing your own business.

Geoblink will be one of them and we look forward to helping you succeed in your project thanks to Location Intelligence.

3. The British and International Franchise Exhibition

Date: 9-10th March 2018

Place: Olympia London, Hammersmith Rd, London, W14 8UX, Royaume-Uni

Also co-organized by the British Franchise Association, the British and International Franchise Exhibition is the essential event for ambitious professionals looking for multinational business opportunities.

During more than 60 seminars, panels and workshops, discover the latest trends of the franchise sector, and hear the testimonials and essential advice of industry experts such as Subway or McDonald’s.

Geoblink will be attending this event, for the Multi-Unit Franchise Conference. Do not hesitate to come and talk to us about scaling your business with Location Intelligence.

4. Restaurant Franchise Innovation

Date: 16-18th July 2018

Place: Grange City Hotel, 8-14 Cooper’s Row, London, EC3N 2BQ

After its North American session in April, the most innovative meeting of the restaurant franchise will take place in London. This event is the exhibition to build understanding of how the fastest growing and most successful chains in the restaurant industry are embracing innovation throughout their operations.

Executives from leading brands will share their success stories of the numerous ways they have innovated to grow their franchises. This is the occasion to gain insight and inspiration to help you be more progressive in every facet of your businesses.

As an actor in the restaurant franchise’s innovation sector, we will be present to demonstrate our technology and develop franchise businesses thanks to Location Intelligence.

Our main goal is to help everyone in the franchise sector maximize their business performance, from franchisees looking to expand their business, to franchisors requiring help to identify the best opportunity in the market.

Would you like to learn more about the franchise industry? Download our “Franchises: A Strategic Guide for Successful Expansion” ebook and learn how to overcome the most common challenges.


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