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The British Franchise Exhibition is aimed at entrepreneurs looking to start and run their own franchised business. Visitors to the show will meet with an array of well-established franchised companies and can assess the benefits of running their own business as part of an established franchise brand.
Franchising is growing rapidly worldwide as a proven way to develop successful new business ventures because it offers ready-made solutions to the uncertainties faced by those wanting to set up a new venture. It is big business, with franchise operations in the UK now turning over more than £10 billion a year.
Over 80 companies are exhibiting at the show providing a superb opportunity to discuss the pros and cons of a particular business face-to-face. Exhibitors already confirmed include: Apollo Blinds, Auditel, ChipsAway, Dublcheck, Lasertech, SureSlim and Wimpy, to name but a few.
In addition, a series of high-profile speakers from the UK franchise industry, including the British Franchise Association, will be on hand to offer expert tips and advice on how to become a successful franchisee or franchisor.
'An introduction to franchising' - for prospective franchisees
'How to franchise your business' - for prospective franchisors
The Growing Your Own Business exhibition and Conference
The Growing Your Own Business Exhibition and Conference profiles companies that offer small business advice and can help take established businesses to the next stage. The exhibition will be supported by free seminars, providing practical advice and information on all aspects of growing a business. Speakers include leading advisors, consultants and successful entrepreneurs who will provide franchising case studies and success stories.