One day to go for this yearâ€™s most awaited Franchise Show- Franchise India 2014. The growth show this year is even bigger with 500+ business concepts, 85+ international brands, 30,000+ business investors and 150+ speakers. Letâ€™s take you through the f
Asia’s biggest 12th International franchise and retail show has something amazing for every investor. The show will offer a wide range of opportunities right from food & beverage, retail, consumer services, beauty & wellness, education, fashion and product distribution businesses coming from leading international and leading national brands. The show will also welcome first time exhibitors from across sectors. Entry at the show starts at 10 am on 11th October.
There will be three conferences at the show. Entrepreneurship Summit, Brand Licensing India 2014 and Franchise Knowledge Series will help the entrepreneurs and investors share a dialogue and discuss their most impactful business experiences. To name a few, eminent speakers like G Ramachandran, Director - Promoter, Gold's Gym India, Pushpa Bector, Sr. Vice President - Head Leasing & Mall Management, DLF Malls India, Devendra Chawla, CEO, Food Bazaar - Future Group, Dr. Rajni Aggarwal, President, FIWE (Federation of Indian Women Entrepreneurs), Rod Young, Managing Director & Conference Chairman, DC Strategy, Australia, Rajesh Jain, CEO & Director, Lacoste India Sports & Leisure Apparel Ltd, Anupam Bansal, Managing Director, Liberty Shoes and many more will be there to share their skills and journey.
To jazz up the limelight, there will be Bollywood celebrities, Bipasha Basu with her brand Luv Yourself and Harman Baweja who is also a fitness enthusiast and a dancer.
Brands that have witnessed growth via FROs
Franchise India 2013 Show was a huge success indeed with more than 30,000 visitors. Well known name in the Beauty and wellness industry, Green Trends has an excellent association with Franchise India show. The brand has been participating in the show each year and has used Franchise India Network to build its brand pan-India. R. Gopalakrishnan, Business Head, Trends in Vogue Pvt Ltd says: “We have been associated with FIHL for the last few years and have received good visibility of brand by working with FIHL. If any franchisor needs to build their band, FIHL provides 360 degree support.”
Amit Singh, SBU Head, Eurokids India delightfully says: “Franchise India has been extremely helpful in generating the right mix of prospects to further our franchising cause. The leads generated by them have been qualified leads and we are satisfied with the profile of prospective leads generated by them.”
Singh even has suggestions for potential franchisors: “ Transparency right from day one is one of the building blocks for a successful franchisor-franchisee relationship. Maintaining clear lines of communication & timely communication help achieve this transparency. Also, fairness in dealings with each other is another key element to make this relationship successful and sustainable. Prospective franchisees should look for a brand with the fundamental qualities of fairness & transparency, and should have full trust in the brand.”
Another well known beauty brand from South, Naturals has an age old association with Franchise India. C.K Kumaravel, Founder, Naturals says: “Franchise India is a great platform for our brand Naturals as our business strategy is based on the franchising model. Many readers of The Franchising World magazine are our prospective clients and are one of the tools for us to achieve our vision to establish 3,000 salons by 2018. It’s our pleasure to be associated with Asia's largest integrated franchise solution company since 1999 that has been rewarding and positive. Being in business since 2000, we have seen a significant growth in the franchising industry across brands, together. For us Franchising World has been an important partner to reach out to our target investors.”
For prospective franchisors he advises that the key for any franchisor in any industry would be to network with the right audience. Using a media platform like Franchise India is one of the enterprising ways to connect with the target groups.
So, now that we have virtually taken you through the grand show in advance, make sure that as an investor you make the most of this opportunity. For all the potential investors and entrepreneurs, it is a golden chance to choose the best brand, partner with them and make your dream of becoming an entrepreneur come true. We also leave you here with a link that takes you to the most minuscule details of the grand show. All the best to all the investors!