Franchise Expo Paris 22-25 March 2015

The French Franchise Federation and Reed Expositions France look forward to welcoming you to the next Franchise Expo Paris from Sunday 22 to Wednesday 25 March 2015. For over 30 years, this international exhibition has boosted the development of French and international franchise networks. Nearly 37,000 visitors and investors from five continents visited the show in 2014, confirming its role as the key event on the industry calendar.

Franchise Expo Paris – the biggest offer of franchise concepts Franchise Expo Paris 2015 will be an opportunity to meet over 500 exhibitors representing 90 sectors, as well as numerous experts from the world of franchising.

The show presents over 110 new and innovative concepts, ranging from the more traditional sectors, such as fashion and catering, to newer franchise trends such as fitness coaching, water biking, nail bars and street food.

Franchise Expo Paris brings together renowned French and international brands as well as emerging concepts that offer significant potential for attracting fast-growing markets worldwide.

Many exhibitors will be recreating their sales outlet or even their restaurant on their stands, enabling visitors and investors to experience the brand identity of the franchise networks for themselves. The show’s location at the gateway to Paris makes it ideally positioned for combining business and pleasure. Fast, easy access to the French capital means visitors can see the concepts in real-life settings.

Another key selling point of Franchise Expo Paris are the professionals who support, advise and inform budding entrepreneurs, sharing their knowledge and expertise about franchising and starting a business through:

  • Discussion, meeting the exhibitors on their stands and in the Experts Village
  • Free talks and workshops over the four days (in French) and the “Master Franchise School” (in English).

Franchise Expo Paris: THE international franchising event Each year, more and more franchise candidates, networks and investors flock to the show. In 2014, 105 brands from 25 nationalities were represented, making Franchise Expo Paris THE international franchising event. The previous session saw a very strong turnout of brands from Italy, Spain, the US, Canada (not forgetting Germany, Belgium, the UK, Russia, Greece, Bulgaria, Australia, Israel and Korea) “Master franchising” in particular attracted 2,109 international visitors to the show, from 88 different countries.

Federations, associations and international delegations visited the show to promote the franchising business model beyond Europe’s borders. Visitors to the 2014 show included: The Canadian Franchise Association and the Conseil québécois de la franchise (Quebec franchise council), the Egyptian Franchise Development Association, Assofranchising (Italy), the Asociación Española de Franquiciadores (Spanish franchise association), as well as delegations from Tunisia, Algeria, Israel and the Philippines.

LeClub Franchise Expo – tailor-made VIP services

LeClub – Franchise Expo Paris is an “exclusive” community of entrepreneurs, multi and master franchisees, French and international retailers that benefit from VIP services before, during and after the show. These include:

  • Individual scheduling of B2B meetings with franchisor exhibitors at the show
  • Access to the VIP lounge, LeClub (with cloakroom, internet, open bar, priority access to concierge services etc.) for private meetings
  • Concierge services for planning your trip and stay
  • Invitation to the show’s VIP events: exhibitor receptions, award ceremonies, brunches and after-show networking.