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Started in a 2003 with a modest size, Franchise India will this year host the 15th edition of the show. Taking place on
7th and 8th November’17 in Pragati Maidan, Franchise India 2017 has already established itself as Asia’s biggest
International Franchise and Retail Show. This is the only platform in India that facilitates the buying
and selling of franchise businesses for both global as well as domestic brands. This platform gives us a chance to
commemorate the spirit of saanjhedari that has been the basis of Indian business community and the same spirit
that breathes life into a franchisee-franchisor’s bonding for a continual and mutually rewarding growth of business.
The colossal show will witness participation of more than 500 Business Exhibitors and over 35000 prospective
Business Buyers. The sheer size of the show is something that amazes everyone. The show presents the perfect
opportunity for anyone looking to start and grow their business with collaboration and an unprecedented pace.
Franchise India 2017 is going to be an experience of its own. Spread over two days, Franchise India 2017 will host
not only the trade show but also conferences and awards. The Trade Show is the biggest one in Asia and is the best
franchise market to showcase one’s brand. The trade show will cover the Franchise Zone, the Retail Zone and the
SME Zone. These zones will have brands who will be putting up their stalls under different pavilions namely,
Franchise Pavilion, Low Cost Pavilion, Brand Licensing Pavilion, Estate World, Entrepreneur India, Incubator
Program, International Pavilion, Loan Center Pavilion among others.
Franchise India 2017 Conference is an essential part of the show with 2 conferences- Opportunity India Summit 2017 and Brand Licensing Conference 2017. These will see the industry pundits from all across the country share their expert views on some of the best practices and highlight the important agendas that needs to be addressed.
The Opportunity India Summit 2017 is where India’s Entrepreneurial community will come together to forge
meaningful partnerships and create sustained growth through Capacity building, Funding, Mentoring and
Networking to reach out to new markets.
The Brand Licensing Conference 2017 will witness the congregation of brand licensing veterans sharing the
knowledge from their on-ground experience in the industry, who would come together to deliver the most
impactful insights on brand building and business growth.
As if this wasn’t enough, the Franchise India 2017 will also see Franchise Awards return for its 15th edition and Star
Retailer Awards return for its 12th edition. Franchise Awards are the topmost honours in the Franchising
Industry and it acknowledges the organizations that have shown outstanding business acumen, passion and
achievement of franchise businesses across India. Star Retailer Awards remains the only awards of the kind where
the whole industry gets together to celebrate the achievements in retail by everyone from the independent
entrepreneurial retailers to the largest supermarket groups.
Franchise India 2017 Established Itself As Asia’s Biggest International Franchise And Retail Show. SEPTEMBER-OCTOBER 2017
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