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Are you considering attending a Franchise Exhibition?

Whether you're looking to attend a Franchise Exhibition as a franchisee or a franchisor, you can be sure you've come to the right place. The National Franchise Exhibition is one of FranchiseInfo's largest exhibitions and amongst the most successful in the franchising sector across the UK. 

Not only are FranchiseInfo's exhibitions host to a huge array of great franchise opportunities, we also take pride in the fact that our attendees keep coming back - as the video opposite proves.

There are hundreds of reasons to attend any one of our exhibitions throughout the year, but here are our top 5.

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If you'd like to book free tickets to The National Franchise Exhibition you can do so here.

5 Reasons To Attend The National Franchise Exhibition 2017

Exclusive partnership with the British Franchise Association
FranchiseInfo is the official website for every Franchise Exhibition in the UK supported by the British Franchise Association (bfa). Franchisors and franchisees alike head to our exhibitions every year and keep coming back for a reason.

Motivational Keynote Speakers
Inspiring entrepreneurs and founders of the latest business start-up successes will share the secrets of their growth at the Grow Your Own Business Conference. View our Keynote Speakers here.

Over 60 Free Seminars
With a two-day seminar programme covering the fundamentals of franchising, you’ll find plenty of valuable information whether you are looking to invest in a franchise, or you are considering franchising your business.

Free Expert Advice
Want to talk through your options? Free, one-to-one consultations are available with a range of professional advisers covering everything from finance to career planning. Start planning your visit.

Did we mention tickets are free?
You can book your tickets for The National Franchise Exhibition today!

Who will be attending?

With over 100 franchise brands exhibiting, The Franchise Exhibitions have everything from low-investment opportunties, to popular food & drinks franchises. We've built these exhibitions to cater for a wide variety of needs, whilst also remaining specialist enough to help you find a niche business opportunity.

You can view the full exhibitor list at any time. If you are a franchisor or supplier to the industry considering exhibiting, get in touch today - we’re always keen to see how we can help you expand your business!

Visitor information


Opening times:

Friday 13 October | 10:00 - 17:00
Saturday 14 October | 10:00 - 16:00


Hall 3a
National Exhibition Centre (NEC)
B40 1NT

Click here for NEC directions, parking information and map. 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 show. 

Click here to book free tickets.


To reserve accommodation please contact our official booking agents Ellis Salsby on +44 (0)1562 829939 or visit