Discover new age business opportunities at Asia’s Largest Franchise Expo
Franchise India Show 2019 supported by Ministry of MSME and NSIC
Date: October 12-13, 2019
Venue: Pragati Maidan, New Delhi
Franchise India Show 2019 is set to bring together leading brands, investors and prospective businessmen once again to discover, collaborate and invest forward looking Business Opportunities. Starting October 12, 2019 at Pragati Maidan in New Delhi. The 17th edition of the two-day mega event is at the forefront to offer hundreds of the revolutionary franchise concepts and opportunities and is thronged by over 40,000 investors, 10,000 HNIs and 500+ national and international brands.
“The International Franchise Association has rated India as the 12th most valuable market for franchising in the world. It is globally proven that during a slowdown, franchising is the established format to fix the economic stress. In fact, new franchises play an integral role in supporting the local economy through more job creation and the payment of taxes,” highlighted Gaurav Marya, Chairman, Franchise India.
He further added that Franchise India Show is rated amongst the five biggest franchise and business opportunities shows in the world. “Themed as ‘New feathers of Opportunity,’ the show will give new dimensions to earn livelihood by investing in a franchise business in a scenario where there are fewer jobs and corporate opportunities,” he added.
The event, supported by Ministry of MSME and NSIC, will host dedicated zones for sectors like food & beverage, retail, licensing and private labels as well as franchise zones for low-cost brands, educational institutes, lifestyle, fashion, jewellery, health and wellness, and international brands. The Guest of Honour will be Ram Mohan Mishra, Development Commissioner & Additional Secretary, Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises. Actress Rakul Preet Singh will also be present to inaugurate the Franchise India 2019 event.
According to the statement, manufacturing and service businesses can avail subsidy of up to Rs 45,000 from Ministry of Micro, Small & Medium Enterprises to exhibit at the show.
Prospective Entrepreneurs and young startups will embark on an entrepreneurial journey with Startup Summit, which is regarded as the industry's most comprehensive thought leadership platform with the aim to inspire new-age entrepreneurs to create innovative businesses, scalable and sustainable enterprises, international brand collaborations and raise capital.
Startup Summit is arguably the India’s biggest networking and fund-raising platform for startups with over 500 startups, 70+ thought leaders and over 50 Institutional investors in attendance. Celebrity entrepreneur and philanthropist Rakul Preet Singh will grace the summit for Women Entrepreneurship session.
In parallel, Startup Kickoff is designed to help young and emerging start-ups in tech and consumer products & services to meet with prospective investors, distributors, dealers and channel networks to showcase their products. A Pitch stage is provided to the participants to showcase innovative products to early-stage investors and mentors and build market-readiness for businesses.
Brands and Startups in scale up phase and looking to embark on franchising and distribution channel will also get intrinsic knowledge on how to build a healthy franchising culture from global guru Greg Nathan, Founder of Franchise Relationship Institute and Gaurav Marya at Franchise Management Workshop.
Also drawing focus to the Indian franchise industry, the Francast Franchise Forecast 2020 report will be unveiled on October 13, 2019 giving out industry’s annual report card and year-on-year growth indicator. The most sought-after franchise report highlights the state of the franchise industry, sectoral growth, best practices, and case studies and interviews of the leading franchising brands.
The event will conclude with the much-awaited 17th edition of Franchise Awards 2019 for excellence in franchising and business development, and Star Retailer Awards 2019 recognizing excellence in retailing under 100+ coveted award categories.
The Franchise India 2019 Show is a perfect platform for brands who have plans to expand through franchising and distribution as well as people and businessmen who want to start/expand their business.