Franchise India presents FRO 2012 India's Biggest Business Opportunity Show in Chennai

Top Quote The 44th National Franchise Retail and SME show is to be held on January 31st and February 1st 2012 at Hotel Green Park, Chennai End Quote
  • (1888PressRelease) January 24, 2012 - New Delhi : FRO Expo 2012, India's national Franchise & Retail show embarks in Chennai on January 31st & February 1st 2012 at Hotel Green Park, Chennai from 10 AM onwards. The show is presented by Franchise India, Asia's largest integrated franchise solution company and Indian Franchise Association (IFA). The show lays a platform for companies to present and expand their franchised concepts by networking with potential entrepreneurs in Chennai and surrounding cities.

    The inaugural of the show will be addressed by Mr. Kutralingam Mahalingam, Principal Secretary, MSME, Govt. of Tamil Nadu as the Chief Guest along with Mr. Gaurav Marya, President Franchise India and Ms Ashna G Sharan, CEO, Franchise India Exhibitions.

    Commenting on the show, Mr. Gaurav Marya, President, Franchise India, said "FRO Chennai show will provide a wide breadth of options for individuals looking to find an opportunity to meet their financial goals and business visions. The start-up conference at FRO is about getting people the knowledge that they need to take their ideas to create a successful business. There are going to be sessions on writing business plans, finding funding, marketing your company and a panel of experienced start-up founders and business leaders offering hands on advice. The 44th FRO 2012 will endow with a direct opportunity to the investors and principals to come face to face and interact freely. It will be a wider platform for the investors to choose its principal as per their business needs and future perspectives. The franchising business will grow by an estimated 25-30% in 2012."

    The two-day sessions will pave the way for propelling hopeful capitalists into the business realms of starting, running and expanding a business. Discovering the right opportunity is the beginning of the entrepreneurial process adds Gaurav Marya.

    The show encompasses a comprehensive exhibition and a thought-provoking conference on franchising, retailing and licensing, covering the broad dynamics of SME sector. For the past few years, this show has consistently registered 30% repeat footfalls over its two days with rest 70% being the unique count each day. FRO Chennai displays various Indian and global brands, under one roof, to impart an all-round perspective on franchising within the prominent SME sector, thereby highlighting the principal concepts and prevailing trends in franchising fraternity.

    Some of the prominent speakers which will gather at FRO are Mr. Kutralingam Mahalingam, Principal Secretary MSME, Govt. of Tamil Nadu ; Mr. C.K Kumaravel, MD, Naturals Beauty salon India Pvt. Ltd., Mr. V. Vidyadhar, AGM, State Bank of India (SME division), Mr. Chandrashekaran SB, President & CEO, Sing Venture Foods Pvt. Ltd., Dr. Ravindran, Director (Sales/Marketing) Suguna Poultry Farm Ltd., Mr. S. B. P. Pattabhi Rama Rao, President, Australian Foods India Pvt. Ltd. (Cookieman), Mr. Vidyashankar, Founder & CEO, Only Success Learning Technologies Pvt. Ltd., Dr. Mir Ali, Executive Director, Dentistree, Dr. Tara Thiagarajan, Chairman, Madura Micro Finance Ltd., Mr. J. Murugavel, Founder & CEO,, Mr. Balakrishnan Iyer, IAS, Director, Entrepreneurship Development Institute(EDI), Mr. Kumar Vembu, CEO, Go Frugal Technologies, Mr. Srinivas Cheedal, Managing Director, Laurus Edutech, Mr. Sanjay Srivastava,
    Vice President, Everonn, Mr. Robin Moses, CEO & Founder, Reach tax, Mr. R. Shivashankar, Director (South Asia), Lavazza (Fresh and Hionest Café Ltd.) and many more to the list.

    The event displays an information rich Entrepreneurship Summit 2012, conference which is a must attend for new business owner and start-ups. This experience will allow hopeful entrepreneurs to establish important contacts and to learn about the newest trends in their industry. 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 implications, business structure, registration, licensing and permits, low cost market research strategies and executable ideas for managing day to day operations and improving one's profit potential.

    The Exhibition puts forth a wide spectrum of enticing opportunities in franchising, retailing, licensing, real estate and retail supply chain, from diverse industry verticals such as Fashion & Lifestyle, Food & Beverage, Education, Financial services, Health, Beauty & Wellness, Travel, Entertainment and many more. Various acclaimed exhibitors participating in the show include Focus Training Academy, S & T WELCARE EQUIPMENTS (P) LTD; Brain Train, Car Cares, Dentistree, Elixir Training Services, Kwality Walls, I Play I Learn, Expat Group, Gitanjali Jewels, Webcom E Trade Pvt. Ltd., Orion Edutech Pvt. Ltd., Everonn, Sebille Educations Pvt Ltd(Little Einsteins); Suguna, Cambridge Champs, Mr. & Mrs. Idly, Agrimart, British Orchard Nursery, Epitome, STC Technologies, Religare, Indiacan, Laurus Edutech Life Skills Pvt Ltd; Aura Diamond, HPS Kids, Lollipop, Inspire Network, Arabian OUD, INDII - Khazana, Pin Yin Café, Yellow Chillies, Ritu Kumar, Mom & Me, Simba, SEACRET - Talamela Retail LLP, The Chocolate Heaven, Zinc & Rock, Pasta Bar Veneto, Yogurberry, Frontier Biscuit, Kitsch, Lenbitz, Cookscape, Iosis Spa, Cookieman,, Yo! China and many more. This expo is an ideal platform for different companies to present and expand their franchising concepts, by networking with around 3000 serious entrepreneurs, expected to attend the show over the span of two days. The show also boasts of presenting home based low cost franchises, free advice on pre-registration and novel start-up ideas.

    The show will covers wide range of business sectors, supplying the needs of not only existing businesses but also of aspiring and intrepid entrepreneurs all under one roof. The participating brands are enthusiastic of getting connected with investors. The key objective of the show is to focus on main areas entrepreneurial entity, which will feature an advantage on pre-entrepreneurship, how to explore business opportunities and putting a business plan together, managing entrepreneurship, reflections and transformation for scaling up a business. The exhibition hopes to gather serious investors, entrepreneurs, professionals, suppliers, and corporate representatives from all across India.

    Franchise India exhibitions offers pan India expansion opportunity to all its participants. FRO 2012 is India's biggest platform for franchise and retail expansion.

    About the Organizer, Franchise India
    Franchise India is Asia's largest integrated franchise solution company since 1999, with an absolute authority on Franchising, Licensing, Retailing, Real estate and Marketing. The company has consulted several major brands over these years like Café Jubilee, Esbarro, SportyBeans, AgriMart, Peter England, Barista, Booster Juice, Videocon, Perfect Wellness, Satya Paul, Bwitch, HCL, MGF, Quality Walls, Tata, Gitanjali, HSBC, Levis, JK Tyres, Lakme, D'damas, Adidas, Euro Kidz, The Apollo Clinic, Chhabra 555, Kidzee, Motilal Oswal, Rosebys, Next, Welhome and more, through media, advisory and exhibitions. With its strategically formed divisions, Franchise India has created its own niche as the pioneers of franchise industry and a small business authority.

    About Franchise India Exhibition:
    Franchise India Exhibition is one of the key initiates by FIHL. Since its inception in 2003 FIE has benefitted over 4.5 lacs business investors with over 250 shows held both in India and overseas. In 2012 alone FIE has touched over 200,000 business buyers and assisted over 850 companies in their franchise journey with the help of our franchise & retail opportunity expo which is the ultimate opportunity for thousand of business oriented people to discover a plethora of opportunities from all across the country. If you are interested in franchising, whether that is from franchiser or franchise capacity, then one thing that you need to do before making any business decision is to visit a franchise expo.

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    Franchises India: Anchit Aggrawal |Sr. Executive Marketing & PR |+91-9650170570| aanchit ( @ ) franchiseindia dot net | Ruchika Malhotra| Sr. Manager-PR & Corporate Communications|+91-9311911705| mruchika ( @ ) franchiseindia dot in | For more details log on to / www.

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