The Largest Annual Franchise Events in the United States

Numerous franchise expos are held all across the United States every year. All these events have one main goal, and that is to provide the franchisees the information and knowledge they need to learn about franchising. They are also often given the opportunity to scout out possible business.

These expos typically feature discussions and seminars about franchising wherein corporate franchise representatives engage in conversations with participants. Franchise shows also offer the attendees the opportunity to meet many other people in the industry and develop new business relationships.

Top Franchise Events in the United States

Though there are several franchise expos in the US, there are a few events that stand out from the rest and are highly anticipated by many. Below are three of the largest franchise expos in the country:

#1 The International Franchise Expo

The MFV Exposition’s International Franchise Expo is the biggest franchise event held in the United States. An estimated 70 free in-depth symposia are featured during the event. The event most commonly happens in June with over 450 franchising brands taking part in the activities. Participants are given the chance to talk to top franchisors in the business.

#2 West Coast Franchise Expo

Another one of the largest events in the franchising industry is the West Coast Franchise Expo. It offers over 40 seminars and business opportunities for attendees.

#3 Franchise Expo South

Held in the southern United States, the Franchise Expo South usually happens around January or February. Thousands of franchisors and franchisee attend this event every year, and it features seminars that provide the attendees with information about the franchising industry.

Upcoming franchise events in the United States for 2019

For the coming year of 2019, here is the confirmed schedule of the franchise events mentioned above:

Franchise Expo South

Ft. Lauderdale, FL • Broward County Convention Center

Jan 24 - 26, 2019

International Franchise Expo

New York, NY • The Javits Center

May 30 - Jun 01, 2019

Franchise Expo West

Long Beach, CA • Long Beach Conv & Entertainment Center

Dec 05 - 07, 2019

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