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The only London franchise exhibition supported by the British Franchise Association

The British & International Franchise Exhibition, Olympia, London 11 - 12 Mar 2016



London's Largest International Franchise Exhibition

Choose from a huge varierty of brands to suit you and your budget from franchises across a variety of sectors including accountancy, education, fitness, food & drink, property, children's activities and many more! All brands have been accredited by the British Franchise Association (bfa).



Over 60 Free Seminars 

Learn all you need to know about franchising from the experts at over 60 free seminars. Topics include an introduction to franchising, how to avoid any pitfalls and how to raise finance for your franchise. Hear from financial and legal experts as well as representatives from The British Franchise Association (bfa).



McDonald's Insight Sessions

Attend the popular McDonald's Insight Sessions to meet with staff and find out what it's like to be a franchisee for one of the world's biggest brands. You must book a place to attend. 



Keynote Speakers

Inspiring entrepreneurs will share the secrets of their successful businesses at the Growing Your Own Business seminars. Information on who will be speaking, coming soon!



Growing Your Own Business Workshops

Find out how to develop and sustain a successful business at the Growing Your Own Business workshops, with advice on social media, crowdfunding, SEO trends, publicity generation and boosting sales.


McdsEvent Sponsor

The British & International Franchise Exhibition is sponsored by the #1 global franchise, ranked by Entrepreneur Franchise 500, Anytime Fitness. 


Finance Clinic

Get one-to-one advice on your business plan at the Finance Clinic. Financial experts Franchsie Finance will be on hand to help offering help on how to obtain funding.

Click here to book an appointment at the Finance Clinic

International conference

International Franchise Conference

Are you interested in taking your ambitions abroad? Discover the range of options for you, whether you want to enter into the UK market or take an opportunity abroad, there are a variety of seminars, international organisations and established franchise brands to discover!

Click here for the International Franchise Conference


Careers Clinic

Experts from Personal Career Management can help you to plan your future. Ask them about your transferable skills, what it takes to make it in franchising, and much more.


Children's Activity Centre

Bring your children to the Children's Activity Centre, run by Creation Station, and have fun stress-free day whilst your partner explores the franchise opportunities on offer.



Growing Your Own Business Conference

Find out how to develop and sustain a successful business at the Growing Your Own Business workshops, with advice on social media, crowdfunding, SEO trends, publicity generation and boosting sales.



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Opening times

Friday 20 January | 10:00 - 17:00
Saturday 21 January | 10:00 - 16:00


Olympia Central Level 1,
Hammersmith Road
London W14 8UX

The best routes via public transport are:
10 minute walk from West Kensington and Barons Court stations
9, 10, 27, 28, 49 and 391 bus routes

On Friday: Overground to Kensginton Olympia from Clapham Junction
On Saturday: District line from Earl's Court to Kensington Olympia station

Congestion Charge:

If you are driving to the event, please find out more information about the London congestion charge at To pre-book a parking space, click here. For full directions to the venue visit the Olympia website at

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Effective franchisee recruitment. 

Your network of franchisees is vital to the success of your business. 

The Franchise Exhibitions offer you the chance to meet thousands of prospective franchisees in an environment designed to support them on their franchise journey. 

Organised by Venture Marketing Group (VMG) with the exclusive support of the British Franchise Association (bfa), The Franchise Exhibitions are the only franchise events in the UK to showcase accredited franchise brands. 

By showcasing your franchise at a fully accredited exhibition, you demonstrate your commitment to ethical business practice and position yourself as a serious contender in the eyes of prospective franchisees. 

Book your stand and prepare to have in-depth conversations with prospects who are ready to invest - as well as planting the seed of inspiration with those researching their options - to generate high-quality leads in a time-efficient and cost-effective way. 

Exhibiting companies benefit from extensive brand exposure in the big-budget, nationwide marketing campaigns that support each event. Incorporating a dynamic mix of TV, radio, email, digital, social media, PPC, trade press, outdoor and direct mail promotion, supported by a dedicated telemarketing team, the campaigns are designed to attract high-quality prospects at every stage of their franchise journey. 

The Franchise Exhibitions are part of a well-established portfolio of products owned by Venture Marketing Group including: 
- - the official website of the exhibitions 
- Business Franchise magazine - the offical magazine of the exhibitions 
- The Multi-unit Franchise Conference 
- The Franchise Magazine 
- The Franchisee Network 
- UK Franchise Directory 
- Franchise Marketing Awards  

Via these various channels, VMG engages with potential investors on a daily basis to raise the profile of franchising and offer the advice, information and inspiration needed to convert the right candidates into your future franchisees. This - paired with VMG's 25+ years of experience in the franchisee recruitment market - give The Franchise Exhibitions an industry-leading edge. 

To find out more about how we can help you expand your franchise network, please call +44 (0)20 8394 5207 or email

Check out what exhibitors had to say about our most recent event >> 

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Dates for your Diary...  

The British & International Franchise Exhibition 2022  

The National Franchise Exhibition 2022   

The Franchise Exhibitions

Why EXHIBit?


Exhibiting franchises can upgrade their booking with a Pre-qualified Prospects Package, providing: 

  • A bespoke marketing campaign to target your perfect prospective franchisees
  • Hand-picked prospects from Venture Marketing Group's hot national database
  • Full contact details of the pre-qualified prospects
  • Exclusive access to the Networking Zone
  • An online booking system facility
  • A dedicated Pre-qualified Prospects Co-ordinator 

To find out more about how we can help you meet your recruitment needs, please call the franchise sales team

on +44 (0)20 8394 5207 or email

ReGistration opens soon! 

The British & International Franchise Exhibition

The British & International Franchise Exhibition 
10 & 11 June 2022 | Olympia London 

Explore the lucrative world of franchsing at the only Franchise Exhibition in London supported by the British Franchise Association. 

Registration opens soon

The National Franchise Exhibition 2022

The National Franchise Exhibition 
7 & 8 October 2022 | NEC, Birmingham

Unlock the potential of franchising at the UK's flagship Franchise Exhibition, fully supported by the British Franchise Association. 

Registration opens soon

looking for more information? 

If you would like to know more about the exhibitions or you are having problems with booking tickets, please call +44 (0)20 8394 5294 or fill out the contact form below. 

Thank you for contacting us!