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Visit the UK's leading franchise exhibition

Discover how you can run your own business with the support of an established brand

The National Franchise Exhibition, NEC, Birmingham 15 - 16 Feb 2019

Quality, accredited franchise brands

Our exclusive partnership with the British Franchise Association (bfa) ensures that all exhibiting brands have been through an accreditation process and demonstrated that they operate a viable and ethical business model. We are the only franchise exhibitions that can offer this assurance - allowing you to explore all our franchise opportunties with confidence. 

Full exhibitor list coming soon.  

Seminars

Choose from 40+ free presentations & workshops

Whether you are looking to invest in a franchise, or you are considering franchising a business, don't miss your opportunity to learn from professionals during a packed programme of presentations, workshops and Q&A sessions. Hear from financial and legal experts, as well as representatives from the British Franchise Association (bfa).

More information coming soon.

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Careers Clinic

Talk through your options with an expert during a free, one-to-one consultation. Advisers from Personal Career Management will be able to help you identify your transferable skills and formulate a career plan.

Book your complimentary appointment.

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bfa Franchising Seminars

Exclusive to The Franchise Exhibitions, get crucial advice from a panel of industry experts including financial experts, consultants, lawyers, and representatives from the bfa to help you kick-start your franchise journey.

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Finance Clinic

Have a one-to-one consultation in the Finance Clinic with experts from Franchise Finance. Receive free advice on your business plan or find out more about your various funding options. 

Book your free consultation.

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Motivational Keynote Speakers

Inspiring entrepreneurs and founders of the latest business start-up successes will share the secrets of their growth at the Growing Your Own Business Conference.

More information coming soon.

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bfa Real Franchise Stories

Attend a panel session where you can put your questions to a selection of franchisees from exhibiting brands. Find out why they chose to invest in a franchise and what they have learnt along the way.

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High-level Investment Franchising

Discover why certain franchise opportunities require a substantial investment and find out more about maximising your returns during focused panel sessions and seminars.

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Low-cost Opportunities

Franchising may be more financially accessible than you think. Turn your passion into a profitable business with a low-cost franchise, with investments starting from under £10,000.

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Professional Advisers

Free expert advice and consultancy is available from professionals with extensive experience in the industry, as well as those with backgrounds in law, consultancy and finance.

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Vehicle-based Showcase

Owning a vehicle-based franchise is a great way to escape the constraints of office life. Take your work-life into your hands and drive your own success.

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Children's Activity Centre

Enjoy a fun-filled session of arts and crafts with your kids thanks to The Creation Station while your partner explores the huge range of franchise opportunities on offer.

Growing Your Own Business

Not sure how key business trends will affect your business? Keep ahead of the crowd by taking advantage of free support, skills workshops, and business start-up advice.

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DIrections and opening times


The National Franchise Exhibition Opening times:

Friday 15 February | 10:00 - 17:00
Saturday 16 February | 10:00 - 16:00


National Exhibition Centre (NEC)
Birmingham
B40 1NT

Click here for NEC directions, parking information and a map of the venue. Call NEC, Birmingham T: +44 (0)121 780 4141. 

Thinking of travelling up from London? Visitors can get 25% off their rail fare with Virgin Trains from London Euston direct to the NEC (Birmingham International) in just over an hour! Click here.

Ticket prices:

Tickets will be free of charge if you book them in advance by clicking here

If you wish to attend on the day and do not book in advance, tickets will cost £10 on the door, unless a discount offer code is presented at the exhibition entrance.

FREE tickets can be booked online up until the close of the exhibition. 

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Accommodation:

To reserve accommodation please contact our official booking agents Ellis Salsby on +44 (0)1562 829 939 or visit www.ellis-salsby.co.uk.

Book tickets to the bfa-accredited Franchise Exhibitions

Click on the event you would like to attend...

Alternatively, call the Franchise Hotline on +44(0)20 8394 5294 to speak to one of the team. Lines open 10:00 - 17:00 Monday to Friday. Tickets are free if booked in advance. Prices vary on the door and range from £10 – £15.