The British & International Franchise Exhibition

31 January & 1 February 2025 | Olympia London

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The only franchise exhibitions supported by the British Franchise Association

Ambitious entrepreneurs are increasingly understanding the benefits of using an established brand to reap the rewards of being their own boss. To find out more about the opportunities that franchising offers, visit The British & International Franchise Exhibition at Olympia London on 31 January & 1 February 2025.

Reasons to attend!

100+ leading franchise brands

Get one-to-one expert advice

50+ free presentations & workshops

Exclusively supported by the BFA

100+ Exhibiting brands

Network with industry-leading brands across a wide range of sectors – from food and beverage to care, education to fitness. With investment levels starting from less than £10,000, there’s a franchise to suit any budget, interest or ambition.

Stay tuned! We’ll post the full exhibitor list here once it’s available.

Choose from 50+ free presentations & workshops

Unlock the potential of franchising. Get expert insights and gain valuable knowledge during an exclusive programme of presentations, workshops and Q&A sessions designed to help you make an informed decision about your future in franchising.

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What else can you expect

BFA Franchising Seminars

Get expert advice from a panel of industry experts including lawyers, financial experts, consultants, and British Franchise Association representatives to start your franchise journey.

McDonald’s Insight Sessions

McDonald’s will hold Insight Sessions at The Franchise Exhibitions, offering prospective franchisees a chance to hear from the team and gain insight into joining one of the world’s largest brands.

Keynote Speakers

Be inspired by trailblazing entrepreneurs and industry experts. Get your free ticket today to be the first to hear when the lineup is released! Previous speakers include Piers Linney, John Vincent…

Professional Advisers

Get one-to-one advice from industry experts, including the British Franchise Association, finance providers, lawyers, and consultants, to guide you at every stage of your franchise journey.

Franchising your business

Considering franchising your business? Chat with industry experts, enjoy a free appointment with a franchise consultant, and attend dedicated talks to understand the franchise model and its benefits.

International Pavilion

Visit the International Pavilion to explore franchise opportunities with leading overseas brands eager to launch in the UK, offering you a chance to partner with them.

Multi-unit Franchise Conference

Are you an existing franchisee with aspirations for growth? Gain essential insights and network with like-minded entrepreneurs at this unmissable event.

Real Franchise Stories

During these panel sessions, put your questions to franchisees from a selection of exhibiting brands. Find out why they chose to invest and what they have learnt along the way.

Growing Your Own Business

Whether you are planning on investing in a franchise or going it alone, running your own business requires a broad range of skills. Benefit from free skills workshops and meet industry-leading suppliers.

Low-cost Franchise Showcase

Starting your own business with the support of an established brand can be more affordable than you think. Find unique franchise opportunities available with startup costs under £10,000.

Vehicle-based Franchise Showcase

If you are looking for a new venture that gives you the option to break free from the constraints of an office, a vehicle-based franchise could be the perfect opportunity for you.

Children’s Activity Centre

Franchising can be a family-friendly route into business ownership. Bring the kids with you and enjoy free activities for all the family while you explore the event.

Register your interest today!

Kickstart your franchise journey at the UK’s flagship Franchise Exhibition. Discover a wide variety of franchise opportunities and meet the people behind the brands.

Register your interest