The West Coast Franchise Expo (WCFE) is expected to attract big crowds this year, as franchise lending and the US economy both heat up.
The event takes place at the Anaheim Convention Center, October 24-26.
With more than 200 exhibitors, 50 free seminars and six symposia, the WCFE, hosted by MFV Expositions and the International Franchise Association, provides a unique experience for both franchisors and show visitors. In addition to the educational value, organizers say the opportunity for senior-level executives and new/existing investors to meet face to face is invaluable.
West Coast Franchise Expo Attracts Qualified Prospects
“The expo in Anaheim is geared towards those franchise brands that are looking to develop west of the Mississippi,” said Tom Portesy, President of MFV Expositions. “We’re able to draw well-respected, growing franchise brands from a wide variety of industries and in turn, we attract highly qualified prospects hungry for new business opportunities. We see many exhibitors awarding franchises based on meetings at WCFE.”
I’ve participated in several franchise and small business expos myself, and I found them to be great venues for would-be franchisees to check out lots of franchises-all in one place.
If you’re thinking of attending a franchise expo, here are some tips on how to gain maximum value from them.
If you’re looking to buy a franchise sometime in the near future, or if you’re just trying to find a way to be you’re own boss, check out the WCFE…or any franchise expo or franchise show that’s convenient for you to attend.