EVENT : International Franchise Show
DATE : 5th and 6th of April
TIME : 10am - 4pm
WHY? : International Franchise Show has been running for 10 years and has the biggest selection of British and International brands attending, both as visitors and as speakers. The Franchising Show provides you with an enormous amount of opportunities to network, listen to key speakers thriving in the franchise industry and take workshops to better your own franchise.
Google Digital Garage - Running workshops on both the 5th and the 6th of April offering free training and expert advice to aid you with the skills you need to maximise the growth of your franchise online.
Do PR - Do PR are experts when it comes to boosting a brands public image. Making PR easy to understand in a way that is fun and affordable. They will be running a workshop here at the International Franchise Show at 12pm on Friday the 5th of April 'Franchise 101' explaining the power of PR and Brand Engagement.
Lloyds Banking Group - Franchise Development Manager
"How to finance your franchising development plans"
Suji Dehal QFP work within the Lloyds Bank Franchise Unit, supporting the development of franchisors both new and existing. Working in an array of business roles over the last 10 years, Suki has spent years providing exclusive support for franchisors and franchisees nationwide.
"Don't choose an industry, choose a franchisor"
Alan Mcleans professional career has been dominated by the franchising industry, transitioning from educational franchising all the way across to visual communications franchise, evidence that with the right professional support it isn’t all about experience in the field.
Smoke's Poutinerie - Founder and CEO
"Strategic brand building through entertainment"
Ryan Smolkin is the CEO ‘Chief Entertainment Officer’ and founder of Smoke’s Poutinerie which takes the spot for the world’s Largest and Original Poutinerie. Having an internationally recognized Graphic Design and Branding Company and has over 150 restaurant locations across North America, the Middle East and Europe he is now looking to gain more business in the UK.
Laura Ashley Hospitality
"Franchise expansion - the key to growing a business"
A well experienced presence in the leisure and hospitality sector with over 20 years of experience, Nick Turner has worked with them all from small start-up hotel groups to major international brands such as Malmaison and Forte and Le Meridien Hotels and Resorts.
Warrens Bakery - Head of Corporate Development
"Inspiring franchisees to grow stronger, bigger and faster"
Night Clubs and Bars, Hotels and Restaurants and working with PLCs and independent brands Andy Hulbert is well experienced in his field. Successfully launching Warrens Bakery into the franchise market as one of the fastest growing food to go brands in the UK with over 400 stores opened internationally over a 5 year period.
"The right franchise for me? - The key factors of proven international franchise model”
Paulina Patelka is a well experienced woman in Sales and Marketing in FMCG, beauty and IT companies. She is able to sufficiently establish experienced franchises through her own experience working with franchisees in Poland and Internationally.
The International Franchise Show is going to be jam packed full of information where you will have access to over 160 exhibitors, 80 seminars, 1-2-1 personal advice, interactive features, expert guidance and much more to further your franchise.
Get tickets for the event here.