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SEPTEMBER 6-7, 2024

Franchise Expo South 

Why Exhibit?

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Why Exhibit?

Exhibiting at Franchise Expo South

Franchise Expo South connects existing franchisors and industry suppliers with new franchisee and master licensee prospects. 

Florida is home to the fourth largest economy in the US, and with its growing population, it is one of the best places to start a small business. Prior to attending the event, 74% of prospects currently own or have owned a business, and 54% have researched 1 or more franchise concepts. 37% are ready to invest up to $100,000 and 56% are ready to invest in between $100,000- $1,000,000.

Your Franchise Development Team will meet thousands of the best candidates in the Florida area over the two day event.  



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 will attend  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 Candidates: Franchise Expo South 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 the Franchise Expo's highly targeted network of global attendees, partners, speakers, sponsors and associations.

Purchasing Power

Purchasing Power

37% of visitors plan on investing $50,000 - $100,000 in a franchise

56% of visitors plan on investing $100,000 - $1 Million in a franchise

7% of visitors plan on investing  $1 Million + in a franchise

Engaged Entrepreneurs

Engaged Entrepreneurs

74% of visitors currently own or have owned a business

54% researched 1 or more franchise concepts

65% of attendees spend an average of one full day at the expo

Ready to Commit

Ready to Commit

72% plan to invest in a franchise within 12 months

17% plan to invest in a franchise within 12-18 months

11% plan to invest in a franchise in 18+ months

Press, Media Coverage and Partnerships

Franchise Expo South 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, Franchise Expo South partners with many national and local organizations like the US Small Business Administration, Small Business Development Centers, and Commerce Chambers.