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Exhibitor testimonials

The Franchise Exhibitions

Our exhibitors are delighted with The Franchise Exhibitions.

We love to share our exhibitor feedback so that you can make an informed decision before booking a stand at our events. On this page you can watch a promotional video and read a selection of our exhibitor testimonials from the latest exhibition. Venture Marketing Group has been successfully producing franchise exhibitions and speaker conferences for over 25 years.

Here's what exhibitors had to say about The National Franchise Exhibition, which was held at the NEC, Birmingham on 5 & 6 October 2018... 

“As someone who’s attended The Franchise Exhibitions for years, I have to say this was one of the busiest and the best. I fully expect to see a number of franchisees join our network as a result of exhibiting at this event.”

Darren Guy - Franchise Director, Kare Plus 

Kare Plus

“Having taken part in Venture Marketing Group’s franchise events for several years, the exhibitions have been – and will continue to be – one of the best platforms to showcase our franchise brand.” 

Karl Dietrich - Global Development Director, easyGym


“This event has really exceeded our expectations. We’re delighted with the quality of prospects we’ve met at this exhibition – exciting times ahead!” 

Lorenza Fedele - Marketing and Communications Manager, Esquires Coffee

Esquires Coffee

“What a fantastic event! We’ve been really busy – in the best way – and it has completely exceeded our expectations.” 

Imogen Clarke - New Franchisee Acquisition, Home Instead Senior Care

Home Instead Senior Care

“The Franchise Exhibitions are an excellent recruitment tool for us. From the last event, we’ve already got two franchisees up and running and another two in the final stages. Given the quality of enquiries we’ve had today, I’m confident that this event is also going to deliver excellent results for us.” 

Tim Brown - Director, Access4Lofts


“We’ve collected lots of promising leads at this exhibition which I’m confident we’ll convert into franchisees. The team have been very helpful throughout the event - a very enjoyable experience.”

Ryan Turner - Operations Director, Fun Fest Holiday Club

Fun Fest Holiday Club

“The safety of having meetings booked with visitors that are interested in the brand as part of our Pre-qualified Prospects Package really appealed to me. We had a number of brilliant meetings with potential franchisees – a great first experience of The Franchise Exhibitions.”

Elliott Boyden - Franchise Sales Marketing Manager, Neighborly: Bright & Beautiful, Drain Doctor and Countrywide Grounds Maintenance


“We’ve had lots of superb conversations around the business planning and funding requirements for prospective franchisees. Visitors have been highly motivated, enthusiastic and well-researched which is testament to the targeted marketing campaign that supports The Franchise Exhibitions. Already looking forward to exhibiting next time!”

Rob Orme - Franchise Relationship Manager, Franchise Finance

Franchise Finance

“We’re back at The National Franchise Exhibition for the second year running as it proved a great success for us last time round. We’ve had some great conversations over the two days and are really looking forward to taking next steps with a number of the prospects we’ve met here.”

Sandy Robinson - National Franchise Manager, Transol Logistics

Transol Logistics

“The visitors that we have spoken to over the course of both days seem really interested in the brands and I’m excited to see where they lead.”

Jabhar Mumtaz - Marketing Franchisor, Retail Food Group: Brumby's Bakery, Donut King and Crust Pizza

Retail Food Group

“We’ve had a great two days at The National Franchise Exhibition. It is our first time exhibiting and we have received a high quality of leads, including those interested in investing in a master franchise. The support from the VMG team was perfect and very thorough.” 

Christophe Daret - Owner, La Maison du Savon de Marseille

La Maison du Savon de Marseille

“We’ve had high-quality conversations with a variety of people and we will definitely be coming back next year! The event has been very well-organised and the staff at VMG have been very accommodating.”

Ali Khakimov - Head Office, Kaspa's Desserts

Kaspa's Desserts

“We’ve had a fabulous two days at The National Franchise Exhibition. It’s our first franchise exhibition and we have seen loads of interest in our brand - even from international guests! We’ve been chatting to some great people who are eager to invest and have got VIP guests coming to our discovery day already.”

Wendy Mackney - CEO, Pop! Studios

POP! Studios

“This was a fantastic way to meet prospective franchisees and have good-quality conversations – a great event.”

Sunny Kooner - Director, Delightful Desserts

Delightful Desserts

“Great team that have pulled the event together. The quality of prospects we’ve engaged with has been excellent.”

Andy Turner - Head of Franchise Recruitment, Wiltshire Farm Foods

Wiltshire Farm Foods

"This has absolutely been the best event we've attended in the last two years for delivering a good quantity of high-quality leads. We had a good show and winning the marketing award was the icing on the cake."

Nick Sara - Performance Development Manager, Expense Reduction Analysts UK

Expense Reduction Analysts

"The National Franchise Exhibition is a regular fixture in our diary. The quality one-to-one conversations we are able to have with a targeted audience allow us to fully showcase our business and to find our next franchisees."

Mark Jones - Area Manager, Minuteman Press

Minuteman Press

"This was our first time at The National Franchise Exhibition as we look to expand our network of children's parties and entertainment franchises. It was great to leave with quality leads which could see Captain Fantastic reaching new areas of the UK."

Tommy Balaam - Founder and Owner, Captain Fantastic

Captain Fantastic

"We've been delighted by the level of interest we've received at this exhibition from well-informed and serious visitors. We have left with plenty of quality leads to follow up on." 

Lynne Keary - Marketing Manager, Really Awesome Coffee 

Really Awesome Coffee

"The pre-event marketing by the organisers to promote the Exhibition generated a couple of quality leads in advance which we were then able to pursue after the event. We had some good discussions over the 2 days, which potentially will turn into quality leads."

Nicky Attwood - Founder, Boogie Beat Music and Movement

Boogie Bear Music & Movement

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Read testimonials from recent events:

Testimonials from The British & International Franchise Exhibition on 1 & 2 February 2019

Testimonials from The National Franchise Exhibition on 16 & 17 February 2018

Testimonials from The National Franchise Exhibition on 13 & 14 October 2017

Testimonials from The British Franchise Exhibition on 16 & 17 June 2017

Testimonials from The National Franchise Exhibition on 17 & 18 February 2017

Testimonials from The British & International Franchise Exhibition on 20 & 21 January 2017

Testimonials from The National Franchise Exhibition on 30 September & 1 October 2016

Testimonials from The National Franchise Exhibition on 19 & 20 February 2016

Testimonials from The British & International Franchise Exhibition on 11 & 12 March 2016

Testimonials from The British Franchise Exhibition on 19 & 20 June 2016

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all the franchise sales team on +44 (0)20 8394 5232 or email

The Franchise Exhibitions

The Franchise Exhibitions

The Franchise Exhibitions