ON DEC 15-16: National franchise retail and opportunity show 2012

Ludhiana, December 14, 2012:  After proving the worth through 55 successful demonstrations in most major cities, nationally and internationally, and hosting 7 successful shows in Chandigarh in seven consecutive years with tremendous response, Franchise India now spreads its wings for the first time in Ludhiana, a city of entrepreneurs and enormous business potential with its56th FRO 2012 that will endow with a direct opportunity to the investors and principals to come face to face and interact freely and companies finds their prospective franchise partners with opportunity to expand at multiple locations.

The show is organised by Franchise India Holdings Limited and Indian Franchise Association (IFA) as the supporting partners on December 15 and 16 at Hotel Gulmor, Ferozpur Road, Ludhiana from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.

The inaugural session will evolve lamp lighting byAshna G Sharan, CEO, Franchise India Exhibitions along with Jagdeep (K.) Sablok, Senior Vice President Operations, Metro Tyres Limited, Dr. Ashwani Bhalla, Executive Vice President Punjab Commerce and Management Association Er. Nirmal Singh Grewal, Executive Director, STEP and Gursharan Singh, Advisor Projects, Regional Center for Entrepreneurship Development, Ludhiana.

According to Gaurav Marya, Chairman, Franchise India,“Discovering the right opportunity is the beginning of the entrepreneurial process. Today as retail and consumer services sectors are being diversified both by consumption demographics and by enthusiastic investors, franchising is an emerging opportunity for aspiring entrepreneurs. The FRO show will provide a wide breadth of options for individuals looking to find an opportunity to meet their financial goals and business visions, however conservative or grandiose.”

“Franchising in India has witnessed impressive growth of around 30-35 percent year after year, over the last 4-5 years with an estimated annual turnover of $ 4 billion; the aim is to create an ecosystem for transforming ideas to businesses. I am very delighted to organise a platform to identify, foster and commercialise innovative business start ups ideas and to meet the demands of today’s dynamic entrepreneurial arena”, adds Marya.

Ashna G. Sharan, CEO, Franchise India Exhibitions said, “FRO 2012 in Ludhiana continues to facilitate start ups and businesses in growth stages to expand across the business horizon of the Indian economy. Franchise India has always extended a unique value added proposition to the participants by organising specific and target-oriented seminars. The participants can en-cash the two-day sessions that will pave the way for propelling hopeful capitalists into the business realms of starting, running and expanding a business. The event also puts collectively a business matchmaking program, as well as the most comprehensive conference schedule.”

Franchise Retails Show 2012, organised by Franchise India, in association with the Ministry for MSME and Indian Franchise Association, will be viewing the presence of over 75 brands looking for expansion in North India.

TheNational Entrepreneurship Conference is an information – rich convention and a must attend for emerging / aspiring Entrepreneurs, new business owner and start ups. The conference is designed as a step by step guide to getting the new venture off the ground and making money and will address issues pertaining to available resources, tax, business structure, low cost market research strategies and improving the profit potential.

Some of the popular brands exhibiting at the platform includes Adhi India; Anaira's Jewelry; AND; APPmart; AIRO; A's Clinic; Atishya; Audelade; Baby In Arms; Bar Be Que In; Beebay Kids; Billy Bears; Blackberry Overseas; Bon South; Bonsaii; Brain Key; Bumble Bees; BURG; Chhabra 555; Chicago pizza; Di-Bella; Divyavastara; Dr Batra; Dr Rekha; Express Clinic; Flavors 24; Future Choice; Gelato Vinto; Global Desi; Grace Express; Greenways; Grescasa; Grill In; Hocky Pocky ; Indian Cookery PVT LTD; Indis Mart( Scott Institute of management); Jammin Recreations; Johnston and Murphy; Just Dogs; Kinder Dance; KPA Cosmetics Flormar; Leonidas; mahindra 2 wheelers; Mahindra Eartmasters; Mayur Thalis; Me and Mom; Mom & Me; Nik Bakers; ORRA JEWELS; Pocket Bar; Progressive Management Consultant; RMCL( Sapna Plastic); San Churro; Shani Corporation; Sign A Rama; Sonalika; South Indies; Talent Edge; Tresmode; TTK  Prestige; Urban Platter; Vishwmangal Ayurveda; VLCC; Wondersheets; Yep me; YOGO SHACK; Zazen Spa; OTO BODY CARE ; SV  Soft Technologies; Salt room Therapy; Local Punched; Lohia Autos; Oliva; Sabhyata; Aroma thai sPa; CCDS; Sports Fit; Vidyalankar; Skintice(SSDK). EURO KIDS INTERNATIONAL; Alfa Beta; Grace Salon; TTk Prestige; Hug; Sanfort; Sanfort; Sun shine kebab; Gitanjali; Caan Wings; HERITAGE JEWELLERS; Express car wash; Cuppa; Sky deelz; Ray White India Ltd; Wave City; Future choice; Brain Buddy; K-axiaa ; Kaheli; Titan Eye Plus; Remax; Cloud Vidhya; Expert Trade

Day one of the summit will be focused on growing business opportunities in varied industrial segments including retail, fashion, beauty and wellness, education and training, while, the second day concentrated to entrepreneurs, an insight into the technical and legal know-how to deepen the understanding of the franchising business. Exploring business opportunities in the industrial segments of retail, fashion, beauty and wellness, education and training were the highlights of the day, in which some of the successful business people are going to share their experiences including Jagdeep (K.) Sablok, Senior Vice President Operations, Metro Tyres Limited, Dr. Ashwani Bhalla, Executive Vice President Punjab Commerce and Management Association, Er. Nirmal Singh Grewal, Executive Director, STEP, Gursharan Singh, Advisor Projects, Regional Center for Entrepreneurship Development, Ludhiana, Darpan Kapoor, Managing Director, Kapsons, Jitin Talwar, Managing Partner (Lawyer), Talwar and Talwar Consultants, Sunil Arora, Director-Training, Brain Buddy,J. P. Aggarwal, Founder Director, JBR CARRIERS, Gaurav Ahuja, Chief Operating Officer, Red Ginger Hospitality, Kamal Preet Singh, Managing  Partner, Basant Group, Sameer Akhil Kachru, Director, Yes India Hospitality services Pvt. Ltd., Pankaj Giroti; Managing Director UNA Hotels, Harpreet Singh Chadha, Managing Director, The Brew Master.

Friday, December 14, 2012