Why Attend the International Franchise Expo? Join thousands of entrepreneurs and future business owners at the International Franchise Expo, the largest franchise expo in the country. Meet face-to-face with over 400 proven franchise opportunities. Every industry. Every investment level. Full-time and part-time
The IFE is the place to be! Learn how you can afford to own your own franchise and be your own boss. Meet hundreds of proven franchise brands at every investment level, in every industry starting under $10,000.
Top franchise brands exhibiting
Meet face-to-face with the ‘best of the best’ franchise brands at the IFE. Sample, explore, and speak with industry-leading franchise brands. For international visitors, the IFE is the only place to meet leading brands from the USA and other countries of the world, including pavilions from 30 countries.
Comprehensive educational programs: Visitors looking to invest in a franchise or franchise their existing business will find multiple seminars to meet their needs, many of which are FREE. Because of the large crowds, it’s advisable to register in advance for our in-depth workshops such as the A to Z’s of Buying a Franchise.
Become a multi-unit operator:
The 2017 IFE will feature a new seminar for existing franchisees who want to become multi-unit operators. "Of course we’ve got programs for people who want to buy one franchise, and programs for people who want to buy master licenses," explains Thomas Portesy, President and CEO of MFV Expositions, producers of the IFE. "This year we’re reaching out to existing franchisees that own one unit and want to add more. We want to help the single-unit franchisee become a successful multi-unit operator."
Free Expert Advice
The International Franchise Expo is proud to host the SCORE Answer Center. Receive one-on-one coaching, business advice, and start-up support from successful executives across multiple industries and skill areas right on the show floor. Meet face-to-face with over 200 proven franchise opportunities, full-time and part-time, in every industry, at every investment level.
Understand the financial model of franchising.
Meet with financial experts on how to best fund your franchise, and how to budget for your future.
Dig deeper into the nuances of franchising through attending in-depth educational workshops.
Meet with leading consultants to understand how to pick the right franchise for you.
Explore the benefits of being in business for yourself, not by yourself.
Discover opportunities in industries that are new or that you might not have considered.
Learn about the franchise industry as a whole.
Take advantage of all these opportunities under one roof, over just three days!