December 15 - 16, 2018 Chennai Trade Centre, Chennai

About The Event

FRO 2018 Chennai-108th National Franchise & Retail Show

India's premier and most trusted business & tradeshow is back in Chennai to provide a platform for highly evolved prospects & qualified investors and entrepreneurs from across India, neighbouring countries and delegations from the other parts of the world to meet face-to - face with some of the most accomplished Business Ideas, attend unparelled Business Summits & Seminars and learn more about India & fast growing MSME industry in India.


The Start-up Summit, 2018 is a two day platform where 50+ business experts from India and abroad will share New Ideas, trends and business opportunities to enrich the business community. Building an Entrepreneurial Ecosystem for starting up, building a sustainable business, Youth Empowerment and New Age Business Ideas to grow.

Conference Agenda

Session 1
10:15AM - 11:00AM
The Great Entrepreneurialvision India 2020
  • Start-up India, Stand-up India: Giving Wings to New Ideas
  • Enterprise strategy & policy developments: Government's role in fostering entrepreneurship
Session 2
11:00AM - 11:45AM
Innovation & Entrepreneurship
  • How to Build a Business Top down then Bottom up?
  • How to make Innovation as the Heart of your Business
Session 3
11:45 PM - 12:30 PM
Execution is Everything
  • Exploring your personal passion and effectively articulating a ...
  • How to craft a strategic plan, seek supporters, and navigate ...
Session 1
10:15AM - 11:15AM
How To Launch Fast Growing Company
  • How to Build the Right Business in the first time: HOW FUTURISTIC IS YOUR BUSINESS
  • How to learn from Consumer Insights and shopping behavior
Session 2
11:15 AM - 12:15 PM
Starting Small, Thinking Big
  • Super Growth: What drives the modern-day entrepreneur?
  • Building a winning team: How do you design an optimal working environment?
Session 3
12:15 PM - 13:00 PM
Franchising your Business : Creates Strong Brand Positioning in the Marketplace
  • Hear from Successful Franchisees on how they grew their business
  • Growing from 1 to 10 units & creating infrastructure to support 20-30 units

Our Speakers

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    K Pandairajan

    Founder, Ma Foi Group

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    Dr. NK Chetti

    Chairman, Nalli Silks

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    Chozha Nachiar Rajasekar

    President, The Tamil Chamber of Commerce

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    Amit Gupta

    Co-Founder- Inmobi & CEO, Yulu Bikes

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    Likhita Bhanu

    Co-founder & CEO, Terragreens Organic

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    Mr Arun Chandrasekaran

    Co-founder & CTO, FourKites

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    Mr Shailendra Naidu


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    Mr Dorai Thodla

    CEO, iMorph Inc

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    Ms Rekha Babu

    Co-founder, Soothika Ayurveda

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    Arul Murugan

    Founder, Snack Experts

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    Arunprasad Durairaj

    Co-founder & CEO, Flintobox

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    Vandhana Ramanathan

    CEO and Mompreneur, Wsquare

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    Balram Nair

    Vice President, Chennai angels

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    Madan Padaki

    Founder & CEO, 1Bridge

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    Sonali Lalvani

    Founder, Toniq Retails

Exhibition Overview

FRO 2018 Chennai - 108th National Franchise & Retail Show

Investors, aspiring entrepreneur and business owners here is your chance to grab the lifetime opportunity with FRO 2018, an initiative of Franchise India Holdings Limited. Franchise India Exhibitions' is honored to convey that our exhibitions have benefitted over 370,000 business investors with over 500 shows held both in India and overseas. In 2017 alone, we assisted over 1000 companies and over 1,75,000 visitors.


Classic Polo

"FRO Provides A Very Good Platform For Business Expansion By Bring Under One Roof All The Types And City/ Region Specific Enterprenuer Who Are Either Already In Or Looking For..."


"Franchise India is the perfect platform, for building strategic franchising ties. They have an excellent client side experience backed by an energetic, and self motivated team capable of building an interactive platform; bringing together..."

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Chennai Trade Centre,


December 15 - 16, 2018

09:00 AM - 06:00 PM

200+ Delegates, 50+ Speakers

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