Fashion Meets Food - Franchising Unwrapped

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Fashion Meets Food - Franchising Unwrapped

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About the event

Date: Thursday, 04 July 2019 

Venue: Central London

Time: 09:00-14:00

Is franchising the right fit for your Fashion or Food business?

The franchise model is a highly attractive and lower risk way to expand the global reach of your brand more rapidly. By creating successful, profitable and sustainable partnerships, there is huge potential for brands to access new markets and expand their physical and digital footprint overseas. Join Department for International Trade (DIT) London to unpick franchising for the Fashion and Food sector. 

What will be covered?

  • An overview of Franchising models
  • Banking, financial and legal considerations
  • How to find and select the right partner
  • Best practice to Franchise your brand
  • Case studies from successful brands
  • Live panel Q&A with Franchisors and Franchisees
  • Meet 1:1 with International Trade Experts for bespoke advice

Who is this event best suited for?

  • Small to Medium Enterprises (SME)
  • Food, Drink and Fashion/Retail brands
  • Companies who are new to exporting

Speakers will include:

  • Miles Young, Former CEO, International, Fawaz Alhokair Group UAE
  • Nick Gannon, Business Development Analyst, KFC, Central & Eastern Europe
  • Sadia Alam, International Business Development, Matalan
  • Justin Rhodes, Owner, Elliot Rhodes
  • Gordon Drakes, Partner, Franchising and Commercial, Fieldfisher


Please note that places for this event are limited to one delegate per company. Given this event has limited capacity, only eligible companies from the Fashion and Food & Drink sector will be accepted.

If you would like to unlock the growth potential of your business through franchising, join DIT on Thursday, 4 July in London.

To apply, simply click the ‘Register’ button below.

Delivered in collaboration with Field Fisher LLP (

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