29 Oct 2018
International Franchising Show
WHAT: A one-of-its-kind franchising event, the HKTDC Hong Kong International Franchising Show features a wide range of local and foreign franchise opportunities as well as consulting and support services, where franchisors and prospective franchisees meet to explore win-win business collaboration. This year’s exhibitors come from the food and beverage, retail, education and services sectors. The fair will also feature franchise consultants, associations, service providers and other professional services such as legal, account and logistic. Furthermore, there will also be forums and seminars on franchising opportunities, as well as business matchmaking and networking events. The fair runs concurrently with the HKTDC SmartBiz Expo which will be of interest to many of those in the franchising business. The 2017 franchising show attracted 131 exhibitors, of which 73 came from outside Hong Kong, and drew 11,703 visitors – nearly half of whom came from outside Hong Kong.
WHEN: 5-6 Dec 2018 9:30am-6pm
7 Dec 2018 10am-6pm
Free admission; trade visitors aged 18 and above only (5-6 Dec 2018)
Free Admission; open to public aged 12 and above (7 Dec 2018)
WHO: Organised by the Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC)
WHY: The show offers an effective platform to identify master franchisees, area developers, unit franchisees, joint-venture partners and investors. It is a one-stop event where delegates can source supporting services to facilitate the expansion of your franchise system. Attendees can obtain the latest market trends and knowhow on how to enter target markets.
WHERE: Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre [https://www.hkcec.com/en/location-transportation]
AND YOU CAN QUOTE ME: “Hong Kong International Franchising Show is very good which has a great mix of visitors globally … We received enquiries from both local and overseas visitors [in 2017], even from Russia and Indonesia, which exceeded my expectation.”
– Harry Chai, Co-founder and CEO, TECHBOB Academy Limited (from Hong Kong)
“…efficient business matching and sincere service offered by HKTDC. As a result of the show, we are working with several potential partners to enter HK and China market and expecting positive result, specially thanks to HKTDC International Franchising Show team.”
– Manho Ha, Overseas Business Dept Senior Manager, Lucycato co., ltd.
FAIR WEBSITE: http://www.hktdc.com/hkifs