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International Franchise Show


Show Opening Times


Friday 12th April 2023

10am - 5pm (GMT)


Saturday 13th April 2023

10am - 4pm (GMT)

Need a Place To Stay? 

We've partnered with EventBeds™ by NuBreed Hotels to offer a complimentary VIP Concierge Service for this year’s event accommodation. You will find exclusive deals at localised hotels with savings of up to 30% and benefit from dedicated support, provided by a team of event & travel professionals. 

We'd recommend booking soon through the EventBeds VIP Concierge!


Get in touch via: 

Landline: +44 (0)114 299 344
Whatsapp/Call: +44(0)7535 692279



Elizabeth Line

The Elizabeth line is the most significant addition to London’s transport network in a generation. The new railway is transforming life and travel in London and the South East, reducing journey times,  so you can spend more time at the event, staying for that extra networking or learning opportunity.

The Custom House Station is just outside the ExCeL , click here to see how quick you can get here or alternatively use any TfL Journey Planner or the citymapper app to plan your route! 



As the Capital of the United Kingdom, London is connected by rail to all major cities in Great Britain. In addition Eurostar operate regular train services to Brussels and Paris operating from St Pancras International.

London’s main rail terminuses are Charing Cross, Euston, Kings Cross/ St Pancras International, Liverpool Street, London Bridge, Marylebone, Moorgate, Paddington, Victoria and Waterloo.

To find out the quickest way from London’s mainline rail stations to ExCeL London use the TfL Journey Planner.


When driving to ExCeL London follow signs for Royal Docks, City Airport and ExCeL. There is easy access from the M25, M11, A406 and A13.

Please contact the AA for information on planning your journey and 24-hour live traffic reports, by calling on +44 (0)906 888 4322.

For Sat Nav purposes, we recommend using postcode – E16 1DR.

The cost for parking at the venue is £25 for up to 24 hours parking, with a parking capacity of 2,000 spaces. For more information, click here.

Air Travel

Coined the 'gateway to Europe', London is the most accessible city in the world, and ExCeL London couldn't be more conveniently located! With 5 international airports, all under 30 minutes drive away getting to the ExCeL by air is simple.

We'd recommend an inbound flight to London City Airport with less than a 5 minute commute from the airport by car! 

To browse the closest airports and plan your journey just click here.


ExCeL London is able to provide wheelchairs free of charge. Mobility scooters are free of charge to hire.  They are subject to availability so please email your enquiry to and we will confirm if there is one available for you to borrow. All you need is a form of ID which will be held as surety for the daily period of the loan.

If you require a visa:

Please send your visa requests to:

IFA                       natwest

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