At The British & International Franchise Exhibition budding business owners who are interested in overseas opportunities will be able to have many of their questions answered at the events International Zone.

The International Zone is a central feature of the UK’s leading international franchise event which takes place at London’s Olympia on 15 & 16 March.

This Zone is designed to provide visitors with valuable information on what opportunities are available abroad, advice on how and where to start a franchise overseas, and how to gain funding. The area will also help international franchisors considering launching their business in the UK.

A comprehensive international conference 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.

The International Zone also has a dedicated VIP area giving visitors the chance to make valuable contacts, meet franchisors and relax during their time at the event.

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.

Adrian Goodsell, Franchise Exhibitions Manager at Venture Marketing Group, organisers of The British & International Franchise Exhibition commented: “The International Zone is designed to give visitors interested in developing a franchise overseas a helping hand in entering this exciting sector.

“The exciting line-up of conference speakers and helpful features provides additional insight for visitors into the many opportunities available for franchise owners.”

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