For any booking of 3 tickets or more please enter the code IRFS to receive 33% discount

Why you should attend?

This conference is the only opportunity you have to consider your franchised brand's presence internationally; a chance to learn from your peers, discuss with your colleagues and shape your thoughts into a successful and profitable franchise strategy. During the day the following significant topics will be covered:

  • Drive franchise profits though effective country choices and successful localisation strategies.
  • Consider the impact that omni-channel retailing is having on franchise opportunities, and look at ways to find successful partnerships in this new environment
  • See what a successful partnership looks like, hearing from franchisees and franchisors together on the stage
  • Drive long-term growth through ensuring brand consistency, recognition and protection remain at the heart of your franchise strategy.
  • Evaluate how to best structure your franchising agreements and assess where they sit within your international multichannel strategy
  • Understand the needs of international franchisee partners.
  • Consider the challenges of consistent and transparent pricing in an international market whilst taking into account local influences
  • Implement key strategies to help you grow your international franchise business.
  • Look at supply chain requirements when servicing a low investment franchise model
  • Consider exit strategy options in a rapidly changing retail environment


Excellent Networking opportunities


Who should attend?


This event has been designed for retailers who are looking to start international franchising as well as those already franchising internationally who want to develop their strategies. 

The event will also be attended by suppliers to the international franchising marketplace as well as franchisees looking for retail brands to partner with.

Who should attend?

All Franchise Owners- All size firms – SMEs and Large Scale Businesses / Heads of International Partnership / Heads of Global E-commerce / International Marketing Directors / Buying Directors / Retail Directors / CFO / Heads of International / Directors/Heads of Business Development / Business Managers / Regional Managers / International Multi-Channel / International Product Managers / Brand Managers / Heads of International Visual Merchandising / Global Retail Directors / International Operational / Head of Planning & Merchandising International / Heads of Franchise / Directors/Heads of Logistics (International) / Directors/Heads of International Marketing 


What happend at this year's event

In March 2015 we saw delegates from right across the world of retail come along to Olympia to attend this unique event. It really was the who's who of International Franchising and job titles in attendance included: Heads of International Development, International Directors, International Operations Directors, International Franchise Directors, Strategy and International Directors. We had well over 100 delegates and included representatives from the following companies and many more:

  • Al Khayyat Investments
  • Aquascutum
  • BHS
  • Blue Inc
  • Cath Kidston
  • Centrepoint LLC
  • Clarks
  • Debenhams
  • Duchamp
  • Dune
  • EE
  • Fat Face
  • Fortnum & Mason
  • French Connection
  • George International
  • Hamleys
  • Happy Chic
  • Henri Lloyd
  • Hotel Chocolat
  • Iceland
  • L Capital
  • M&Co
  • M&S
  • Monsoon
  • Mothercare
  • Paperchase
  • Phase Eight
  • Popken (German plus size)
  • Poundland
  • Rigby and Peller
  • Second Cup
  • Supergroupplc/Superdry
  • The White Company
  • Tragus Group
  • TM Lewin & Sons
  • TSUM Yoshkar-Ola
  • WH Smith
  • Whittard of Chelsea