Franchise India to Host FRO 2011 at Chandigarh, 39th National Franchise, Retail & SME Show

To be held on June 18th-19th, 2010 at Hotel JW Marriott, Chandigarh

Online PR News – 08-June-2011 – – Franchise India to Host FRO 2011 at Chandigarh, 39th National Franchise, Retail & SME Show
To be held on June 18th-19th, 2010 at Hotel JW Marriott, Chandigarh

Chandigarh, June 4th, 2o11: With the proving triumph of over 100 successful demonstrations in most major cities, nationally and internationally, Franchise India is now spreading its wings to Chandigarh, a city of enormous business potential, for the fifth time, with its 39th biggest Franchise & Retail, Expo & Conference FRO2011 to be scheduled on June 18th-19th 2011 at Hotel JW Marriott, Chandigarh.

The show is presented by Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSME) and organized by Franchise India Holdings Ltd, Asia’s largest integrated franchise solution company with the support of Indian Franchise Association. Now in its 39th edition, the show will encompass a platform for brands from multiple sectors all of which are set to showcase their franchise opportunities to the serious investors. The show lays a platform for companies to present and expand their franchising concepts by networking with potential entrepreneurs in Chandigarh and surrounding cities.

The show will also run a Start-Up Entrepreneurship Summit simultaneously which will convey about getting the people the knowledge that they need to take their ideas and create a new company. The sessions are going to be on writing business plans, finding funding, marketing your company and a panel of experience startup founders and Business leaders offering hands on advice. The conference will provide an enlightening perspective on the business of being an entrepreneur, being enterprising, spotting and seizing opportunities. The Summit is going to be the perfect blend for entrepreneurs who are looking to jumpstart their business ideas.

The show comprises of a comprehensive exhibition and conference on franchising, retailing and licensing covering the dynamics of SME sector, drawing thousands of business visitors. Over past 4 years, the show has been registering 30% repeat footfalls over two days with rest 70% being the unique count each day. FRO Chandigarh displays Indian and global brands giving a broad perspective on franchising within the prominent SME sector highlighting the leading concepts and know how in franchising comprising the entire fraternity under one roof.

The Exhibition puts forth a spectrum of opportunities in franchising, retailing, licensing, real estate and retail supply from all possible industry verticals including Fashion & Lifestyle, Food & Beverage, Education, Financial services, Health, Beauty & Wellness, Real Estate, Travel, Retail, Entertainment and many more. The exhibitors participating at the show include Club City, Peter England, Café Jubilee, Sporty Beans, Agrimart, Reebok, Rock Port, Sign A Rama, Strands, IFB, Style Spa, Perfume Station, Colonel Kababz, Derby, Snap Fitness, Virtual Edutechnica, La Feasta, Coffee World, Pizza corner, The Cream & Fudge Corner, The Donut Baker, Luxus, Chocolate Room, Moti Mahal, Focus Soft Net, Tress Lounge, West Highlander and many more. This expo will be a platform for companies to present and expand their franchising concepts by networking with an average of 2,500 serious and essential entrepreneurs coming in. The show also boasts of presenting innovative business plans, learning the tricks of the trade from industry tycoons, getting an opportunity to become an entrepreneur, liberty to choose the business of your choice.

Commenting on the same, Mr. Gaurav Marya, President, Franchise India, “ Entrepreneurship and therefore “the entrepreneur”, is at the core of what makes an enterprise succeed, whether you can call it an entrepreneurial firm, a small business, a family business, a home-based business, or a new business. We are overwhelmed to be present in Chandigarh for the very 5th time of our record. Apart from expecting a good business we are also offering great business opportunities to the investors of northern region which will bring embark a hope in them for the expo. The organized Indian retail market is growing at 35 percent annually. FRO 2011 will serve as one of its kind opportunity show, which answers comprehensive needs of a retailer and highlights the leading brands.”

Franchise India has always displayed & generated a unique value added proposition for the participants by organizing specific and target-oriented seminars. The two-day sessions will pave the way for propelling hopeful capitalists into the business realms of starting, running and expanding a business. The conference would cover a variety of topics including the art of start- up guru sessions, start-up seed capital, starting small business – the franchise way, leveraging expertise – legal taxes, the small business marketing roadmap, technology finds innovation for SME, evolve or die : the art of pivot.

About the 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 Sbarro, 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 have benefitted over 3.5 lakhs business investors with over 75 shows held both in India and overseas. In 2009 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.

For further information, please contact:
Franchises India: Ruchika Malhotra| Manager-PR & Corporate Communications| +91 9311911705| | Madhulika D Singh I Sr Manager - PR & Corporate Communications I09999747048 I;

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