An Taoiseach Enda Kenny officially opens largest ever Franchise Show in Ireland

The Franchise Show | September 9th,10th 2016 | RDS, Dublin

An Taoiseach Enda Kenny officially opened The Franchise Show on Friday September 9th at the Main Hall, RDS, Dublin at 9am.  This is the largest ever Franchise Show in Ireland with franchisors from all over the world presenting exciting franchise and new business opportunities as well as an impressive selection of Irish Franchises.  The show is open from 10am to 5pm on Friday September 9th and 10am to 4pm on Saturday September 10th. Visitors can register for FREE tickets online at and organisers have confirmed that they expect to reach maximum capacity for this enterprising and informative event.



With an unrivalled series of free seminars, free franchise advice zones, master license matchmaking, one-to-one appointments with funding or legal experts, this event offers unbiased advice on every aspect of Franchising with Franchisors from all over the world under one roof, this is an opportunity for people to achieve what normally takes months of painstaking research.


The Franchise Show is not just useful for those looking at buying a franchise, but starting a business in general. Those who are considering starting their own business, in any industry, benefit from FREE business, inspirational, educational and motivational seminars covering the very essentials of successful practice.  Speakers include Ben Kench, Managing Director of the Business Booster and author of Selling for Dummies with ‘Making Your New Business A Roaring Success – Sales is where it is at!, Rod Davies & Matthew Levington, Co-founders of Business Doctors with ‘What to look for in a Management Franchise’;  Andy Gwynn, MD of 3degrees Social with ‘Gaining more business through your use of Linkedin & Social Media’; Pat Cassidy from PML Group with ‘Digital Innovation and Experiential Marketing’.  There are also a whole host of speakers from the Franchise world with helpful advice, tips, case studies and a wealth of experience.


According to recent research by Ipsos MRBI for AIB and the Irish Franchise Association, the Irish franchise industry is now poised for strong growth over the coming years with over 28,000 people now working in the Irish franchise sector. The survey also notes that these employees are engaged in the operations of 2,975 different franchise units across a wide range of sectors ranging from retailing and food service right through to an interesting selection of business-to-business and business-to-consumer services.  The Irish Franchise Show will be the highlight of the franchising calendar for 2016.  This Irish Franchise Show is the only Franchise exhibition in Ireland that will be fully endorsed by the Irish Franchise Association.


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*** Full set of Pictures at the picture desk issued by Collins Agency


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