September 14, 2021 The Print Authority

2021-2022 Franchise Trade Show Calendar

Trade shows serve as exhibitions for companies showcasing new products and services.

Usually, these trade shows cater to a specific industry and are not open to the public. Franchise expos often feature hundreds, or even thousands, of business owners with franchise opportunities.

Franchise trade shows and conventions happen year-round in many locations all over the world.

In this article, you can get a glimpse of all trade shows happening in the United States, Canada, and internationally in 2021 and 2022. Each franchise trade show and franchise convention is listed by date.

Also, keep in mind that in-person conferences may have COVID-19 safety measures in place, including smaller numbers of attendees, mask requirements, or virtual options for attendance. Check the convention’s website before registering to verify their safety measures.

Find out which franchise expos you would like to make an appearance at in this comprehensive list!

2021–2022 United States Franchise Trade Shows and Conventions

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The United States has a wealth of franchise trade shows nationwide. Pack your bags and prepare for the following franchise conventions!

EVENT WHEN WHERE
The Great American Franchise Expo Orlando Oct 9–10, 2021 Orange County Convention Center / Orlando, Florida
The Great American Franchise Expo Houston Oct 16–17, 2021 Stafford Center / Houston, Texas
The Franchise Show Boston Oct 16–17, 2021 Royal Plaza Trade Center / Boston, Massachusetts
The Franchise Development & Leadership Conference Oct 19–21, 2021 InterContinental Buckhead Hotel / Atlanta, Georgia
The Franchise Show Atlanta Nov 5–6, 2021 Cobb Galleria / Atlanta, Georgia
The Great American Franchise Expo Dallas Nov 6–7, 2021 Irving Convention Center / Dallas, Texas
The Franchise Show Raleigh Nov 20–21, 2021 North Carolina State Fair Expo Center / Raleigh, North Carolina
The Franchise Show Dallas Jan 21–22, 2022 Dallas Market Hall / Dallas, Texas
The Franchise Show New York-New Jersey Jan 29–30, 2022 Meadowlands Expo Center / Secaucus, New Jersey
The Great American Franchise Expo Houston Feb 19–20, 2022 Stafford Center / Houston, Texas
International Franchise Association Annual Convention Feb 26–March 3, 2022 San Diego Convention Center / San Diego, California
Franchise Expo West March 18–19, 2022 Phoenix Convention Center / Phoenix, Arizona
The Great American Franchise Expo Dallas March 19–20, 2022 Irving Convention Center / Dallas, Texas
The Franchise Show Philadelphia March 25–26, 2022 Pennsylvania Convention Center / Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
The Great American Franchise Expo Orlando March 26–27, 2022 Orange County Convention Center / Orlando, Florida
The Great American Franchise Expo Miami April 9–10, 2022 Miami Airport Convention Center / Miami, Florida
The Great American Franchise Expo Tampa April 23–24, 2022 Tampa Convention Center / Tampa, Florida
The Franchise Show Washington, D.C./Virginia May 7–8, 2022 Dulles Expo Center / Chantilly, Virginia
The Great American Franchise Expo Atlanta May 14–15, 2022 Cobb Galleria / Atlanta, Georgia
The Franchise Show Houston May 21–22, 2022 NRG Center / Houston, Texas
The Franchise Show Orlando June 4–5, 2022 Hyatt Regency Orlando / Orlando, Florida
The Great American Franchise Expo Charlotte June 11–12, 2022 Charlotte Convention Center / Charlotte, North Carolina
The Franchise Marketing & Leadership Conference June 20–23, 2022 InterContinental Buckhead Hotel / Atlanta, Georgia
Franchise Expo South Sept 9–10, 2022 Ft. Lauderdale Convention Center / Ft. Lauderdale, Florida
The Great American Franchise Expo New York-New Jersey Sept 10–11, 2022 New Jersey Expo and Convention Center / Edison, New Jersey
The Great American Franchise Expo Washington, DC Sept 17–18, 2022 Dulles Expo Center / Chantilly, Virginia
The Great American Franchise Expo Austin Oct 1–2, 2022 Palmer Event Center / Austin, Texas
The Great American Franchise Expo Dallas Oct 8–9, 2022 Fort Worth Convention Center / Fort Worth, Texas
The Great American Franchise Expo Houston Nov 12–13, 2022 Lone Star Convention Center / Conroe, Texas

2021–2022 Canada Franchise Trade Shows and Franchising Conventions

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Take a trip across the border and network with franchisees in the American and Canadian markets at these upcoming franchise expos.

EVENT WHEN WHERE
The Franchise Expo Vancouver Oct 16–17, 2021 Vancouver Convention Centre / Vancouver, British Columbia
The Franchise Expo London Oct 23–24, 2021 RBC Place London / London, Ontario
The Franchise Expo Montréal Nov 13–14, 2021 Palais des Congrès / Montréal, Québec
The Franchise Expo Calgary Nov 20–21, 2021 TELUS Convention Center / Calgary, Alberta
The Franchise Expo Halifax Jan 29–30, 2022 Halifax Convention Centre / Halifax, Nova Scotia
The Franchise Expo Winnipeg March 5–6, 2022 RBC Convention Centre / Winnipeg, Manitoba
The Franchise Expo Ottawa April 23–24, 2022 EY Centre / Ottawa, Ontario
The Franchise Expo Québec City May 14–15, 2022 ExpoCité – Centre des foires / Québec City, Québec

2021–2022 International Franchise Trade Shows and Franchising Conventions

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Take your endeavors abroad to a new market and an even larger audience at an international trade show.

EVENT WHEN WHERE
International Franchise Show London Oct 1–2, 2021 London ExCeL / London, England
Franchising & Business Opportunities Expo Brisbane Oct 8–9, 2021 Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre / Brisbane, Australia
International Franchise Show Seoul Oct 14–16, 2021 COEX Convention Center / Seol, South Korea
Warsaw Franchise Expo Oct 14–16, 2021 Palace of Culture and Science / Warsaw, Poland
Japan International Franchise Show Oct 28–29, 2021 INTEX Osaka / Osaka, Japan
Franchise Expo 2021 Nov 4–6, 2021 Exhibition Center Frankfurt / Frankfurt, Germany
Seoul International Sourcing Fair Nov 4–6, 2021 COEX Convention Center / Seol, South Korea
International Franchise Expo Shanghai Nov 9–11, 2021 Shanghai New International Expo Centre / Shanghai, China
Franchising & Business Opportunities Expo Melbourne Nov 26–27, 2021 Melbourne Convention & Exhibition Centre / Melbourne, Australia
Japan International Franchise Show March 2–4, 2022 Tokyo Big Sight / Tokyo, Japan
Franchising & Business Opportunities Expo Sydney March 25–26, 2022 ICC Sydney, Darling Harbour / Sydney, Australia

Franchise Shows Help Your Business Grow

Franchise trade shows and expos are some of the best opportunities to elevate your business. Learn from the experts as well as other franchisees to discover best practices.

Franchise shows are the best place to learn about new technologies such as exciting advances in franchise management systems. Conventions also contain the time for networking, giving you a chance to forge strong connections that help you and your business.

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