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Want to be your own boss? Visit the Austrian Franchise Fair 2018!Vienna, Austria, from 9-10 November 2018

22. March 2018

Franchising is a highly attractive alternative route to self-emplyoment, and both Austrian and international franchises from a wide range of industries will be presenting themselves to potential franchisees at this two-day event.

Franchising will be the hot topic for visitors to Vienna’s MGC exhibition centre from 9-10 November 2018. Located next to the city’s landmark Gasometers, the venue will host a new trade fair aimed both at those thinking about setting up on their own, as well as at companies looking to expand and the wider franchise scene.

Big-name exhibitors will be explaining their exciting franchise concepts, and there is also an interesting conference program.

Franchising is big news all over the world, and Austria is no exception. In times of crisis, the uncertain labour market makes going self-employed look particularly attractive. According to figures from Austria’s national franchising association, the Österreichischer Franchise-Verband (ÖFV), Austria* currently boasts some 9,760 franchisees of 436 franchise concepts at 9,723 locations, adding EUR 8,8 billion net value to the economy every year.

Information for potential exhibitors

The Enterprise Europe Network (EEN) promotes European interest in franchise networks with its own range of services aimed at new European exhibitors. Find out more by downloading their English-language information sheet [pdf, 1,219.2kb]