47th National Franchise Retail and SME Show by Franchise India to Begin in Agra

To be held on 28 29 March, 2012, Agra, at Hotel Jaypee Palace

New Delhi, March 27, 2012: With the proving triumph of over 150 successful demonstrations in most major cities, nationally and internationally, Franchise India is now spreading its wings to Agra, the erstwhile capital of India, for the first time, with its 47th biggest Franchise & Retail Exhibition FRO2012 to be scheduled on 28 – 29, March, 2012 at Hotel Jaypee Palace, Agra.

The show is presented and organized by Franchise India Holdings Ltd, Asia’s largest integrated franchise solution company with the support of Indian Franchise Association. Now in its 47th edition, the show will encompass a platform for brands from multiple sectors all of which are set to showcase their franchise opportunities to the serious investors. The show lays a platform for companies to present and expand their franchising concepts by networking with potential entrepreneurs in Agra and surrounding cities.

Commenting on the same, Mr. Gaurav Marya, President, Franchise India, “ Entrepreneurship and  therefore “the entrepreneur”, is at the core of what makes an enterprise succeed, whether you can call it an entrepreneurial firm, a small business, a family business, a home-based business, or a new business. We are overwhelmed to be present in Agra for the very first time. Apart from expecting a good business we are also offering great business opportunities to the investors of northern region which will bring embark a hope in them for the expo. The organized Indian retail market is growing at 35 percent annually. FRO 2012 will serve as one of its kind opportunity show, which answers comprehensive needs of a retailer and highlights the leading brands.”

The show comprises of a comprehensive exhibition and conference on franchising, retailing and licensing covering the dynamics of SME sector, drawing thousands of business visitors. Over past 4 years, the show has been registering 30% repeat footfalls over two days with rest 70% being the unique count each day. FRO Agra displays various brands giving a broad perspective on franchising within the prominent SME sector highlighting the leading concepts and know how in franchising comprising the entire fraternity under one roof.

The Exhibition puts forth a spectrum of opportunities in franchising, retailing, licensing, real estate and retail supply from all possible industry verticals including Fashion & Lifestyle, Food & Beverage, Education, Financial services, Health, Beauty & Wellness, Real Estate, Travel, Retail, Entertainment and many more. The exhibitors participating at the show include Everonn, Cafe Buddy's Foods Pvt. Ltd, Elixir Training Services Pvt.Ltd, DTDC, Webcom E Trade Pvt Ltd, Sanfort, New Zealand Naturals, Data pro, Lio Technologies, People Pro, The Italian Pizza, ICICI Securities Ltd, Helen o Grady, Cosmic India, Crossroads India Systems Pvt Ltd, Big V, Brainworks, Charming, Chhabra 555, Frontier Biscuits, INDII (Indian Cookery Private Limited- By Sanjeev Kapoor), Lenbitz, Mom & Me, Mother Earth, Moti Mahal, MRV International, Sangeetha Mobiles Pvt Ltd, Seacret, Simba Toys, The Chocolate Heaven, Wig o Mania, YO China n Dimsum Bros., MAPP, First Step, La Salle, Tatha, Pasta Bar Vento, Bansal Tutorials, Titan Eye Plus, Bionics Hospitality, Cookscape, Bawree, F-Studio, Skydeelz, Stat Varsity Interactive, Minerals Fashion Pvt Ltd, Levoon, Beebay Kids, Fresh n Naturalle, Sagar Ratna, Bizzy Bee, Pizza vito and many more.

This expo will be a platform for companies to present and expand their franchising concepts by networking with an average of 2000 serious and essential entrepreneurs coming in. The show also boasts of presenting innovative business plans, learning the tricks of the trade from industry tycoons, getting an opportunity to become an entrepreneur, liberty to choose the business of your choice. Franchise India has always displayed & generated a unique value added proposition for the participants by organizing specific and target-oriented seminars. The two-day sessions will pave the way for propelling hopeful capitalists into the business realms of starting, running and expanding a business. The conference would cover a variety of topics including the art of start- up guru sessions, start-up seed capital, starting small business – the franchise way, leveraging expertise – legal taxes, the small business marketing roadmap, technology finds innovation for SME, evolve or die : the art of pivot.

About the Organizer, Franchise India
Franchise India is Asia’s largest integrated franchise solution company since 1999, with an absolute authority on Franchising, Licensing, Retailing, Real estate and Marketing. The company has consulted several major brands over these years like Sbarro, Peter England, Barista, Booster Juice, Videocon, Perfect Wellness, Satya Paul, Bwitch, HCL, MGF, Quality Walls, Tata, Gitanjali, HSBC, Levis, JK Tyres, Lakme, D’damas, Adidas, Euro Kidz, The Apollo Clinic, Chhabra 555, Kidzee, Motilal Oswal, Rosebys, Next, Welhome and more, through media, advisory and exhibitions. With its strategically formed divisions, Franchise India has created its own niche as the pioneers of franchise industry and a small business authority.

About Franchise India Exhibition
Franchise India Exhibition is one of the key initiates by FIHL. Since its inception in 2003 FIE has benefitted over 4.5 lacs business investors with over 250 shows held both in India and overseas. In 2012 alone FIE has touched over 200,000 business buyers and assisted over 850 companies in their franchise journey with the help of our franchise & retail opportunity expo which is the ultimate opportunity for thousand of business oriented people to discover a plethora of opportunities from all across the country. If you are interested in franchising, whether that is from franchiser or franchise capacity, then one thing that you need to do before making any business decision is to visit a franchise expo.

For further information, please contact:
Ruchika Malhotra| Manager-PR & Corporate Communications| +91 9311911705| | Anchit Aggrawal | Sr. Executive – Marketing & PR I 09650170570 I;

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