Tuesday, March 28, 2023
Franchise Expo Paris - A very positive edition
Franchise Expo Paris has just brought the curtain down on its 2023 edition on a very positive note.
With 30,454 participants from Sunday 19 to Wednesday 22 March, the newly redesigned and modernised format of the show recorded 42% higher footfall than its previous edition in 2022.
The 571 exhibitors in attendance were thus offered a platform to present their concept, meet tomorrow’s entrepreneurs and accelerate the development of their brands.
A new federating and mobilising format
The enthusiastic response from the visitors walking the aisles of the show over the four days confirmed the important status held today by Franchise Expo Paris in entrepreneurship-focussed events. From franchisors, franchisees and candidates to towns and local authorities, experts from the FFF college and banking partners, all franchising stakeholders took apart in this reference event in its revisited form.
With its 90 sectors of activity represented, the show, consolidating its status as a leading global franchising exhibition, offered a wide and varied range of commercial brands with, most notably, a clear comeback for non-French participants. This was true both on the exhibitor side with 22 nationalities (Brazil, Canada, Italy, Taiwan, USA etc.) representing 18% of exhibitors, and also on the visitor side with more than 1,600 participants.
Among the French visitors, 47% came from outside the Paris region. These indicators illustrate the dynamism and vitality of the franchise sector, which is particularly attractive in the French regions.
Franchise Expo Paris is already beginning preparations for its next edition
Franchise Expo Paris is continuing to ring the changes, with a 2024 show that will run for three days to cater better to the expectations of exhibitors and franchise candidates.
Furthermore, this 2024 exhibition will run from Saturday to Monday (and no longer from Sunday to Wednesday) which are days better suited to the availability of franchise candidates and project developers.
We look forward to seeing you from 16 to 18 March 2024 at Paris - Porte de Versailles (Pavillon 1).