Self start to success at The British Franchise Exhibition

With a wide range of franchise companies, expert advisors and a superb seminar programme, The British Franchise Exhibition at Manchester Central, (GMEX), is set to take place on Friday 25th and Saturday 26th January 2008. The exhibition is aimed at entrepreneurs looking to start and run their own franchised business. Visitors to the event will meet an array of well-established companies and can assess the benefits of running their own business as part of an established brand. Over 80 companies will be exhibiting at the show, providing the chance to discuss the pros and cons of a particular business face-to-face with the owners and existing franchisees.

The British Franchise Association (bfa), among other experts will be on hand to provide advice to visitors on the practical issues of franchising. Whether visitors are considering becoming a franchisee or are taking the first steps to franchise their business, a series of free seminars run by the bfa will provide an essential overview for all.

Created to help guide visitors in the search for their ideal franchise, the Franchise Match-Making Zone offers personal advice on the most suitable franchise options available at the event according to their level of investment, key interests and location. The helpful staff will then provide visitors with a bespoke route plan around the exhibition.

The Growing Your Own Business Exhibition & Conference, a show co-located with The British Franchise Exhibition, is the premier event for small business owners. The exhibition features leading specialists in small business management with superb solutions to help companies increase their efficiency, improve their profitability and develop sustainable growth.