Biggest franchise show in the world happening in SMX this week


It is all systems go for Franchise Asia Philippines Expo 2023 scheduled on 27 to 29 October 2023 at the SMX Convention Center-Manila.

The said event will occupy the entire SMX and will feature over 1,000 franchise and other business opportunities. “This is an excellent opportunity for anyone looking to start a business,” said PFA Chairman Sherill Quintana. “The good thing with franchising is that it has a higher success rate compared with starting a business on your own.”

“Our expo will feature a variety of investment opportunities at virtually all investment levels,” said Franchise Asia Philippines 2023 Expo Chair Steve Benitez, who is also CEO of Bo’s Coffee. For those looking to become an international master franchisee, the expo will also showcase homegrown and foreign brands including franchise brands from Korea, Malaysia, Singapore, Taiwan, Thailand, US and other countries.

It should also be noted that Franchise Asia Philippines Expo 2023 will coincide with PFA’s hosting of the World Franchise Council (WFC) and Asia Pacific Franchise Confederation (APFC) meetings which will gather about 60 delegates from 24 countries

But more than just a showcase of various franchise investment opportunities, the said event will also feature seminars for business owners and for prospective franchisees. These include a seminars on How to Franchise Your Business and How to Invest in the Right Franchise. There will also be seminars on 5 Ways to Grow Profit, a seminar on branding, a seminar on international master franchising and a forum featuring franchise thought leaders who will discuss the future of franchising in a world of disruptions.

“Another important thing happening during the expo is the sale of the Franchising Beyond Borders book,” said PFA President Chris Lim. “The book will present 10 Filipino franchise brands that have gone international including their respective best practices and the challenges they faced in going international.”

Franchise Asia Philippines 2023 is co-presented by BPI, Inlife Health Care and PLDT Enterprise and powered by SM Supermalls and Vista Mall

This event is made possible with the help of our beloved partners. Our platinum partners are Jollibee, Caltex, 7-Eleven, Seaoil, The Generics Pharmacy and Megaworld. Our gold partners are Potato Corner, LT&G Credit Line, Francorp, Qualiplus Int’l., K2 Pharmacy, Robinsons Malls, Gateway Mall 2, and Globaltronics. Our silver partners are Master Siomai, Shawarma Shack, Famous Belgian Waffles, Paluto Nga Po!, Kurimi Milk Tea, Julie’s Bakeshop, Bo’s Coffee, Living Water, Pure Nectar, BBK Group (Bibingkinitan), Max’s Group, Oryspa, Beanleaf Coffee & Tea and Shell. Our bronze partners are Bench, Fruitas, Farron Café, Grains Mart, KFC, , Mister Donut, Tokyo Tokyo, McDonald’s, Shakey’s, Macao Imperial Perfume Dessert, Unioil, Yale Smart Shop, Angkas, Blooming Ventures, Coolaire Consolidated Inc., Meralco  & WalterMart

Our event partners are Department of Trade and Industry (DTI), Tourism Promotions Board (TPB), Tourism Infrastructure and Enterprise Zone Authority (TIEZA), Go Negosyo, Philippine Chamber of Commerce and Industry (PCCI), PwC Philippines,  Media Blitz, Action Coach, U-Franchise Sales & Management, Greenwich, Red Ribbon, Mang Inasal, Chowking, Café Amazon,  Generika,  Minute Burger, Persian Avenue, Reyes Haircutters, Carl E. Balita Review Center,  BCS Systems and Technologies, Inc., Jimac,  Commerce Asia, Cabalen, Hungry Pita, Mesa, Wendy’s, Island Souvenirs, Crows Beverage Ventures, Inc., Ayala Malls, Market! Market!,  Sports House, Pik-Nik, Barefoot, Arbor Mist, Smirnoff and TerioS.

Our media partners are Business Mirror, Philippine Graphic, Business World, Phil. Daily Inquirer, Inquirer Mobile, Inquirer.Net, The Philippine Star, Manila Bulletin, Asian Journal Balikbayan Magazine, SMNI News Channel, Entrepinoy Revolution and NET 25 Eagle Broadcasting Corp.

Our Hotel partners are Microtel by Wyndham, Citadines, Hop Inn, Hotel 101, TRYP HOTEL

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