JUNE 17-19, 2021
NEW YORK CITY, NY
THE JAVITS CENTER

International Franchise Expo 

Why Exhibit?

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Why Exhibit?

Franchise expo busy exhibition hall

Exhibiting at the International Franchise Expo

The International Franchise Expo (IFE) is the premier annual event connecting existing franchisors and industry suppliers with new franchisee and master licensee prospects. From domestic or international expansion to selling single units, area developments or master franchises, the International Franchise Expo is the franchise industry's one-stop-shop event.

IFE features established franchises offering businesses at investment ranges from $10,000 to more than $1 Million. Your Franchise Development Team will meet thousands of the best candidates at IFE and there is no reason your brand and investment level won't feel right at home.

Exposure & Lead Generation

Exposure:  Engage with visitors pre-show, onsite and post-show through our marketing vehicles, including exhibiting, digital and print marketing, enhanced sponsorships, and pre-setting of appointments.

Generate New Leads: Thousands of qualified candidates travel from all around the world to attend IFE in search of the opportunity to be new franchisees, master franchisees, area developers, multi-unit owners, and more. Engage face-to-face and digitally with these prospects and increase your footprint and revenues.

Networking & Launches

Connect with Existing Candidates: IFE offers your franchise the opportunity to meet, entertain and bond with existing and prospective candidates. Utilize our complimentary guest program to engage with current and future prospects throughout your sales funnel.

New Product Launches: Company launches, new product launches, press releases and new initiatives all get more exposure and reach through the IFE's highly targeted network of global attendees, partners, speakers, sponsors and associations.

Purchasing Power

Purchasing Power

19% of visitors plan on investing $50,000 - $99,999 in a franchise

27% of visitors plan on investing $100,000 - $499,999 in a franchise

6% of visitors plan on investing $500,000 - $599,999 in a franchise

6% of visitors plan on investing $1M+ in a franchise

Engaged Entrepreneurs

Engaged Entrepreneurs

66% of visitors have owned a business

56% already met or plan to meet with a franchise representative

58% of attendees spend an average of one full day at the expo

Ready to Commit

Ready to Commit

29% plan to invest in a franchise within 0-6 months

37% plan to invest in a franchise within 6-12 months

22% plan to invest in a franchise within 12-18 months

Press, Media Coverage and Partnerships

IFE is featured in many publications including Entrepreneur Media, Franchising World, Franchise Times, Global Franchise Magazine, Franchising USA, Franchise Dictionary and more. In addition to extensive social media campaigns and coverage on local radio and television, IFE partners with many national and local organizations like the US Small Business Administration, Small Business Development Centers, and Commerce Chambers. 

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