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Prime matchmaking opportunity for franchisees and franchisors from across the world.


Franchising show

WHAT: The HKTDC Hong Kong International Franchising Show displays a wide range of local and foreign franchise opportunities, plus consulting and support services, where franchisors and prospective franchisees meet to explore a win-win business collaboration. The show has two zones – the F&B Zone which is dedicated to local and international franchise brands from the food and beverage sector and the Lifestyle Zone which houses local and international franchise brands from non-F&B sectors such as retail, education, cleaning, health and beauty, entertainment, franchise associations, franchise consultants and franchise support service providers. Of the exhibitors, 43% are in the F&B sector, 27% in business services, 9% in education, 8% in retail and 13% in other categories.WHEN:
Date                      Opening time
4-5 December        9.30am – 6pm *
6 December            10am – 6pm **
* Free admission; for trade visitors aged 18 or above
** Free admission; open to the public aged 12 and aboveWHO: Organised by the Hong Kong Trade Development CouncilWHY: In 2018, the show featured more than 140 well-known brands from 18 countries and regions as it showcased franchising business opportunities in a wide spectrum of industries. Co-located with the HKTDC SmartBiz Expo, the event attracted over 12,000 visitors from 64 countries and regions over the three-day event. The franchising show is an effective platform to identify master franchisees, area developers, unit franchisees, joint venture partners and investors. It is a one-stop event where attendees can source support services to facilitate the expansion of their franchise system. The show offers an opportunity to learn the latest market trends and know how to enter target markets. The show runs concurrently with four related events – HKTDC SmartBiz Expo (4-6 Dec 2019); the Asian E-tailing Summit (4-5 Dec 2019);  of IPBusiness Asia Forum (5-6 Dec 2019) and DesignInspire (5-7 Dec 2019). WHERE: Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre AND YOU CAN QUOTE ME: We met some potential buyers during Hong Kong International Franchising Show 2018, including one dessert brand. We signed a cooperation agreement with them after the show and became their franchise agent for seeking master franchisees in ASEAN countries.
Johnson Lo – Managing Director of Sprouts Concepts International Company Limited
FAIR WEBSITE: HKTDC Hong Kong International Franchising Show 

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