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In February 2016, we hosted our most successful event to date. With over 16,000 pre-registered visitors and hundreds more registering on the day, The Franchise Show reinforced its position as the largest Franchise event in the UK.
But don't just take our word for it; hear what some of our customers have to say about the event!
"Franchise Direct have exhibited at The Franchise Show five times over the last four years and have had great success every time, not only has it given us an excellent opportunity to promote our web portal to the many thousands of potential franchisees who attend, but it's also brought us in a lot of new business from both domestic & international franchisors who wish to advertise their franchise concept with us. After seeing the continued success that exhibiting at The Franchise Show has brought us, we look forward to exhibiting at many more over the coming years. Thanks to all involved, keep up the good work guys."
Brian Rogan - Franchise Direct UK
“We have exhibited at the show for both of the last two years and the experience has been extremely positive for our brand. The quantity and quality of the visitors is always very good. We already taken on franchisees and are opening several more UK stores with contacts we made at the event.”
Sara Castillero, Equivalenza
The traffic that comes to this show is fantastic, with thousands of people coming, the people are very qualified, potential investors. The type of franchises that attend, it is a nice venue because you don’t have boring concepts or you don’t have low quality concepts you have strong concepts, very successful concepts so it makes it a very appealing proposition for people to come and shop around for a new franchise.
Rogelio Martinez, Tutor Doctor
“Busy, busy show for us! We had an endless stream of really good and interested parties. The show attracts people from quite far afield which makes it especially good for us. We have already sold three franchises from the show and expect to sell a lot more so we will be back next year.”
Teresa Godbold, Homeclean Domestic Cleaning
“The show is very well organised by an experienced team. They are proactive and innovative in how they promote the show, keeping you informed of what's happening and involving you wherever possible. We took a number of quality leads and are confident some of these will turn into franchise owners. I had no hesitation in booking on for next year.”
Chris Masters, The Bardon Group
“This is the first time we had exhibited at The Franchise Show. Ceri and his team were very helpful, responsive to requests and clearly cared very much about supporting the exhibitors and providing everything that was needed. Nothing was too much trouble and it was great comfort to see them on the ground and available at all times during the event. A great venue and very well managed slick operation, we will be exhibiting here again in the future.”
Chris Carter, Syrinx Systems Limited.
“I just wanted to thank you for everything as the London Exhibition had all the elements (and more) anyone should expect from a show; outstanding customer service and great attendance. We have come back with viable leads for our master franchise and hope that we will be able to share good news with you soon.”
Fabio Scocimara, Director, International Development, Visiting Angels
“We’ve been here 4 times - it’s different to the other shows - it attracts a serious clientele”
Nigel Toplis, The Bardon Group
'Great show, I would be happy to recommend this to all of my clients looking to generate brand awareness and a good level of return on their investment.'
Scott Hartley, Talk Business
“I was very pleasantly surprised by the numbers through the door especially given all the horror stories with the weather. We had a very productive show with a good number of leads and they were very good quality.”
Brian Whitford, Bartercard
“Just to thank you for a really successful show...great location...good communications...well organised and to top it off some great leads. See you next year.”
Terry Nicholson, Lawnscience
“This was the first time I have exhibited at The Franchise Show at Excel London and I found the event to be well run and very busy on both days with a good mix of visitors… I look forward to exhibiting at this Exhibition again in 2015…”
Michael Monk, Director, Monk Marketing
“I’m a new customer at the Franchise Show but I’ve had such a good feeling here, from the people I’ve met, the staff and the showroom people so I really looking forward to some great results.”
Kevin Walters, R-EmEx
“Thank you for your very professional assistance! The Franchise Show was a huge success and we received wide coverage and very positive feedback.”
Eddy Lloyd, Beaux-Arts Kidz Kraftz/ Beaux-Arts Creativity!
"Before the first day was complete we met investors and received inquiries from Greece, Turkey, France, Portugal and the United States along with fantastic prospects from right here in the UK. This show is an excellent opportunity to meet serious franchise buyers."
Ronan McCarthy, Managing Director, Spit N Polish
"We were pleasantly surprised to be meeting with quite a few candidates who were joined by their spouses and are ready to make a decision about what concept is right for them. These are educated visitors asking the right questions and have narrowed their search. They're familiar with our brand and are serious about starting their own business."
Nicola Saunders, Kumon Education
"The Franchise Show" held annually in London at the Excel has been a marvelous event since its inception. We have utilized this event as an integral part of our global franchise expansion plan and have realized a minimum of 4 franchise sales for the English market as well as 2 master license sales for markets in Africa. Fantastic show and will be coming back every year!
Tony Foley, CFE, International Director, UNITED FRANCHISE GROUP, West Palm Beach, Florida USA
"We sold two franchises on Friday and by Saturday at lunch we sold two more. We collected hundreds of leads and expect several more deals as a result of The Franchise Show in UK."
Peter Parsons, Fortune Networks Ltd
"This is the best Franchise Show ever in the UK. The quality of the visitors is outstanding."
Roy Seaman, Managing Director, Franchise Development Services
"We had a good show. We took in over 100 enquiries which is more than we have had at a show for many years. We're working hard on follow up conversations and hope to sell several units."
Chris Gillam, Kyros Franchising, MBE (Mail Boxes Etc.)
"Quality prospects all day long. We're delighted with The Franchise Show. The potential for future business is great."
Gordon Patterson, FDS
We decided to use The Franchise Show to launch our new franchise Event Decor8. With the help and support of Tom, Simon and John we managed to achieve the look and presence we desired. The response was amazing far surpassing any pre event targets we had set. The quality of the leads received were exceptional. We would strongly recommend The Franchise Show team to any new or existing business looking to take their franchise to a new level.
Mike Glover, General Manager, Event Decor8
It was our second attendance at the Franchise Show - the first was last year and it was our own first show. This year we were a bit more experienced and found that, whilst we took fewer details of individuals, the quality of the candidates we registered appears to be much higher than previously. We were delighted with the atmosphere created and enjoyed the show tremendously.
Louise Harris, Franchise Director, Wilkins Chimney Sweeps
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