FRO 2010, India’s National Franchise and Retail Opportunity show is all set to embark in Ahmedabad, on July 24 and 25 2010, at Hotel Pride.
FRO 2010, India’s National Franchise and Retail Opportunity show is all set to embark in Ahmedabad, on July 24 and 25 2010, at Hotel Pride. The show will be presented by RE/MAX India, the title sponsors in support of an apex body of franchising in India, Indian Franchise Association (IFA) and, co-organised by franchise & retail solution company, Franchise India (FI).
The show will be showcasing more than 75 brands. Also the event is expected to have a footfall of around 3,000. In its 30th edition the show has become a successful platform for 500 brands from eight 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 franchised concepts by networking with potential entrepreneurs in Ahmedabad and surrounding cities.
FRO Ahmedabad will display Indian and global 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 exhibitors participating at the show include ICICI Secutities, Kwality Walls, RE/MAX, Eurokids, Zee Interactive Learning Systems, Gitanjali Jewels, Jetking, Chhabra 555, Mexus Education Pvt Ltd, Action Coach, SMC Global Securities Ltd, International Institute of Fashion Technology, Vadilal Enterprises Ltd and many more. The show also boasts of presenting low cost home based franchises, free business counseling and start-up ideas.
Gaurav Marya, President, Franchise India comments, “Over the years, FRO has firmly established its reputation as a multi-dimensional event amongst the franchise, retail and other small business fraternity and has received high marks from participating brands who have been thrilled to connect with investors, financial solution providers and vendors all at the same time. The Expo aims to highlight some of the latest opportunities, trends, and innovations currently available in India and also from overseas.”
The two-day sessions will pave the way for propelling hopeful capitalists into the business realms of starting, running and expanding a business. Some of industries stalwarts include N.P. Singh (Director, Samsonite);Daljit singh (Franchise head, Rasna) Rajeev Sharma (Country Head, Unicon Investments Solutions); Chandan Chaterjee (Director, CED); Anshul Arora ( Group CEO, Edvance Learning); Utkarsh Jani (MD, Jani Advocates); MN Bhingradia (AGM-SME, State Bank of India); Nanette D’sa (CEO, Brainworks Learning Systems Pvt Ltd); Ravindra Dubey (CEO, Navneet Publications); Anckur Sama (Director, Fortune Multiple Service Pvt Ltd.); Badal Chaudhary (CEO, Numero Uno); Debahsis Chattopadhyay (National Head Retail, Amul India); Anant Maloo (MD, Timber Homes Pvt Ltd.); Jadgish Purohit (Jade Blue Supreemo World Fashion Pvt Ltd.); Rohit Swarup (Director, Xplora Design School) and many more.