The French Franchise Federation and Reed Expositions look forward to seeing you at the new edition of the Franchise Expo Paris show which is to be held from Sunday 20 March to Wednesday 23 March 2016. For more than 30 years now, this international show has been speeding up the development of networks in France and abroad. Nearly 35,000 visitors and investors from the five continents attended the show in 2015 thereby reaffirming its position as an event you won’t want to miss in the sector.
Franchise Expo Paris, the largest franchising concepts offering Franchise Expo Paris 2016 will provide an opportunity to meet more than 500 exhibitors representing 90 business sectors, as well as a number of experts in the franchising world.
The show presents more of 110 new and innovative concepts, ranging from the most traditional sectors such as fashion and catering, to the most popular sectors such as fitness coaching, waterbiking, nailbars, street food, etc.
Franchise Expo Paris brings together known and recognised French and international brands as well as emerging concepts which represent a non-negligible potential for attracting booming foreign markets.
Many exhibitors reproduce their points of sale or even their restaurants in the aisles.
Visitors and investors can thus appreciate the world of brand networks. The show’s location right on the outskirts of Paris is ideal for
combining business with pleasure and finding out about “real life” concepts in the nearby capital.
Franchise Expo Paris, is also and above all about professionals who support, advise and inform
future entrepreneurs in passing on their knowledge of and expertise in franchising and
- discussions with exhibitors on their stands and in the Experts Village
- free workshops and conferences held over four days (in French)
- the “Master Franchise School” (in English), a workshop for master franchisees wanting to develop a brand in their country.
Franchise Expo Paris, THE international event in the sector
An increasing number of franchise candidates, networks and investors attend the show each year. In 2015, 108 foreign brands were represented, making Franchise Expo Paris THE international franchising event. The previous edition attracted a very large number of Italian, Spanish, US and Canadian brands (as well as German, Belgian, English, Russian, Greek, Bulgarian, Australian, Israeli, Korean, etc.). Together with 5 international pavilions: Brazil, United States, Korea, Macau and Portugal. The “master franchise school” in particular contributed to the show being attended by 2,700 international visitors from 88 different countries.
Federations, associations and international delegations all turned out to support franchising and showcase this economic model beyond Europe’s borders. The following delegates attended the 2015 edition: Canadian Franchise Association and the Quebec Franchise Council, the Egyptian Association for the development of franchising, Assofranchising (Italy), the Asociación Española de Franquiciadores (Spain), British Franchise Association (United Kingdom), Belgian Franchise Federation (Belgium) as well as delegations in particular from: Tunisia, Algeria, Israel, Spain, Canada, etc.
Le Club Franchise Expo – VIP customised services LeClub – Franchise Expo Paris is an “exclusive” community of entrepreneurs, multi and master franchisees and French and international traders who are provided with VIP services before, during and after the show such as: – The customised organisation of BtoB meetings with franchiser exhibitors at the show, – LeClub VIP lounge access (cloakroom, Internet, open bar, priority access to concierge services, etc.) for holding private meetings, – Concierge services for planning journeys and stays, – Invitation to the show’s VIP events: exhibitor evenings, award ceremonies, brunch or networking afterworks.