FRO 2011 in Mumbai to showcase over 150 brands for franchising biz

FRO 2011 in Mumbai to showcase over 150 brands for franchising biz
(2-day Expo also to host “Start Up Summit 2011” featuring top corporate heads)

Online PR News – 20-May-2011 – – FRO 2011 in Mumbai to showcase over 150 brands for franchising biz
(2-day Expo also to host “Start Up Summit 2011” featuring top corporate heads)
Mumbai, May 17, 2011: FRO Expo 2011, India's national Franchise & Retail show embarks in Mumbai on May 21st-22nd, 2011 at the Nehru Centre, Worli and brings with it over 150 brands offering franchising opportunities. Over 50 brands will be offering franchise covenants for the first time.
The occasion will also witness an enlightening ‘Start Up Summit 2011’ addressing core entrepreneurial issues & an insightful workshop on ‘how to franchise your business’ with prominent international and national speakers to impart knowledge. The key speakers comprise of Dr. Nitin Kashinath Raut (Cabinet Minister for Employment Guarantee Scheme, Government of Maharashtra), Mr. R. Sriram (Co-founder & President, TIE, Mumbai), Mr. Tony White (Regional GM, Gloria Jeans Coffee, Australia), Mr. Rod Young (ED, DC Strategy, Australia), Mr. Himanshu Chakrawarti (CEO, The Mobile Store ltd.), Mr. NP Singh (Director, Samsonites Sales Pvt Ltd.), Mr. Naresh Mehta (Director, Retail Operations, Raymond Ltd), Mr. Dheeraj Gupta (MD, Jumboking), Ms. Nanette D’Sa (CEO, Brainworks) to name a few.
The show is presented by Franchise India, Asia’s largest integrated franchise Solution Company and Indian Franchise Association (IFA) in association with Brainworks Learning Systems Pvt Ltd, Jumboking and Club City with the support of Ministry of Micro Small and Medium Enterprises, Government of India (MSME). The show lays a platform for companies to present and expand their franchised concepts by networking with potential entrepreneurs in Mumbai and surrounding cities.
The show encompasses a comprehensive exhibition and a thought-provoking conference on franchising, retailing and licensing, covering the broad dynamics of SME sector. FRO Mumbai displays various Indian and global brands, under one roof, to impart an all-round perspective on franchising within the prominent SME sector, thereby highlighting the principal concepts and prevailing trends in franchising fraternity.
The Exhibition puts forth a wide spectrum of enticing opportunities in franchising, retailing, licensing, real estate and retail supply chain for the very first time in Mumbai , from diverse industry verticals such as Fashion & Lifestyle, Food & Beverage, Education, Financial services, Health, Beauty & Wellness, Travel, Entertainment and many more. Some of the brands launching at the show include Focus Softnet, Kids Camp, Lisa Home Solutions, Pop Languages, Blossom Snacks & Juice Centre, Bluue Mango, Phonecare Services Pvt. Ltd, La Feasta, Zinc Square Hospitalities, High Profile, Camex Wellness Limited, Rising Star, Richmond Global School, Naushijaan Restaurant, ZoomIn Online India Pvt Ltd, etc. and those participating include Geetanjali Jewels, Kwality Walls, Ferns & Petals, Barista, Reebok, Kodak, Sign A Rama, IFB, Style Spa, Perfume Station, Colonel Kababz, Snap Fitness, Virtual Edutechnica, Pizza corner, The Cream & Fudge Corner, The Donut Baker, Luxus, Chocolate Room, Moti Mahal and many more.
Commenting further, Ms. Ashna G. Sharan, CEO, Franchise India Exhibitions said, “Since 1999, Franchise India has benefitted over a lakh business investors through its 75 plus shows held both in India and overseas. Franchise India has touched over 50,000 business buyers and has assisted over 500 companies in their franchise search”.
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About Organizer, Franchise India
Franchise India is Asia’s largest integrated franchise solution company since 1999, with an absolute authority on Franchising, Licensing, Retailing, Real estate and Marketing. The company has consulted several major brands over these years like Café Jubilee, Esbarro, SportyBeans, AgriMart, Peter England, Barista, Booster Juice, Videocon, Perfect Wellness, Satya Paul, Bwitch, HCL, MGF, Quality Walls, Tata, Gitanjali, HSBC, Levis, JK Tyres, Lakme, D’damas, Adidas, Euro Kidz, The Apollo Clinic, Chhabra 555, Kidzee, Motilal Oswal, Rosebys, Next, Welhome and more, through media, advisory and exhibitions. With its strategically formed divisions, Franchise India has created its own niche as the pioneers of franchise industry and a small business authority.

About Franchise India Exhibition:
Franchise India Exhibition is one of the key initiates by FIHL. Since its inception in 2003 FIE has benefitted over 3.5 lacs business investors with over 75 shows held both in India and overseas. In 2010 alone FIE has touched over 150,000 business buyers and assisted over 500 companies in their franchise journey with the help of our franchise & retail opportunity expo which is the ultimate opportunity for thousand of business oriented people to discover a plethora of opportunities from all across the country. If you are interested in franchising, whether that is from franchiser or franchise capacity, then one thing that you need to do before making any business decision is to visit a franchise expo.