Wondering about the best way to franchise but have no idea where to start?
Each year there are four Franchise Expos held in Sydney, Brisbane, Melbourne and Perth. These events are a great place to find out what is happening.
Whether you’ve just started researching franchises, or about to make your new business decision, you’ll find attending a Franchise Expo will help you find out more about the industry.
Franchise Simply® attends selected events, so you can meet Brian and find out all about this exciting industry.
Chat to franchisors about their journey into franchising
You will have the opportunity to chat with many new and very experienced franchisors at a franchise expo.
Exhibitors include many franchisors displaying their franchises for prospective franchisees. And they will be happy to chat about their journey in franchising, giving you valuable tips gained through experience.
Certainly, over the years, our clients have found Franchise Expos are a great place to research the industry.
And, once they have established, they also find a franchise expo is a great place to source new franchisees. Some of our clients will be at each Expo this year.
Chat to professionals who help the franchise industry
Exhibitors also include many working in the industry, providing specialist advice to both franchisees and franchisors. Lawyers, franchise accountants, franchise consultants who together have worked in the industry for many years make the list.
You will find
Free legal and financial advice set up your new business or franchise.
Compare and research a diverse range of franchise opportunities with investment levels from under $10,000 to more than $500,000.
Gain a more informed decision about franchising a business with the Franchise Council of Australia – available to answer your franchising questions.
There are also talks and you can chat to many representatives from professional bodies working in the industry.
Franchising Seminar Theatre
Attend a range of free information rich seminars designed to provide the essential knowledge to those who are in the early stages of their franchising journey.
Brian often gives talks at the Franchise Expo on some of the trickier bits around setting up a franchise.
Professional bodies at the Franchise Expo
The ACCC (Australian Competition & Consumer Commission) promote compliance with the Franchising Code of Conduct, by helping people understand their rights and obligations under the code and the Competition and Consumer Act. They do this by supplying franchisees with education materials such as guidelines, articles and fact sheets, to ensure your franchise meets the legal checklists.
The Fair Work Ombudsman provides information and advice about Australia’s workplace rights and rules. Operating independently of Government, their functions include promoting harmonious, productive and cooperative workplace relations and ensuring compliance with Commonwealth workplace laws. The services of the Fair Work Ombudsman are free to all workers and employers in Australia.