The International Franchise Expo (IFE), the largest industry franchising show, will be held in New York City this year. From June 15-17, franchisors, franchisees and potential franchisees with gather at the Javits Center for free seminars, specialty seminars, and symposia throughout the weekend that will highlight everything from buying a franchise to franchising your business to becoming a multi-unit owner. If you are still on the fence about becoming a franchisee or need one final reason to attend the IFE, check this out.
2012 is the year to join the franchise industry. According to the International Franchising Association, the franchise industry is expected to add 12,454 establishments, 177,000 jobs and have an economic output increase of $39 billion in 2012. Growth is expected in all business lines, including lodging, real estate and quick service restaurants.
At the IFE, you will learn how you can capitalize on this growth through programming such as “The A to Z’s of Buying a Franchise,” “Navigating the Buying Process: What to ask before you invest” and “The Franchisor-Franchisee Relationship: Striking the Perfect Balance.”
For more information about the International Franchise Expo, visit www.ifeinfo.com.