The 29th edition of FRO 2010 concluded successfully on June 20th
The 29th edition of FRO 2010 concluded successfully on June 20th. The two day conference and exhibition was organised by Franchise India Holdings Ltd in association with and Indian Franchise Association.
The event showcased over 75 leading brands offering a spectrum of opportunities in franchising, retailing, licensing, real estate and retail supply from wide arena of industries like food and beverages, fashion and lifestyle, luxury, health, beauty and fitness, education, entertainment, travel and retail services. Around 2,500 to 2,800 people visited to show.
Overwhelmed by the response to the fourth consecutive year of FRO2010 in the Chandigarh city, Gaurav Marya, President, Franchise India Holdings Ltd (FIHL) informs, “Franchising is a Rs 68,000 crore industry growing at an annual rate of 35 per cent which would get a special boost with the government policies favouring the franchise ties-up globally, augurs well for the budding entrepreneurs in the region and who will benefit from the business opportunities being made available at the show here.”
The two conference witnesses experts from industry including well known personalities like Sanjay Sachdeva Director of Advance India Private Limited; Sameer Akhil Kachru, Director, Yes India Hospitality; Aravind Kapatkar from Matrusri Group; RP Gupta from Jetking Info; Sameer Kaul from Dr Lal Path Labs; Naunihal Singh of Strands; Darpan Kapoor of Kapsons; Partap Agarwal from IDS Infotech; Gulraj Shahpuri from Promise and Jittin Talwar from Talwar and Talwar Consultants and Dr Deepak Kapur of UBS Panjab University; shared their expertise while addressing the conference.
As for significant brands that participated in the exhibition includes DRS Kids, Tigers, ICICI Securities, Next, Aloha, Refeel Cartridge, Eurokids, Presto Stamps, Remax, AIPL, Edu Serve, Brats & Cuties, Diya Diamonds, Ace Clinic, Zee Education, Teraz Fashion, Ideal Play Abacus, Aditya Group, Action Coach, Good Things, and Brewberry, Gitanjali, Gili, Nakshatra, D’damas, Jetking, Matrusri, asmi, Clublaptop, Edify, and so on.