Franchiseindia.com:

The 29th edition of FRO 2010 concluded successfully on June 20th. The two day conference and exhibition was organised by Franchise India Holdings Ltd in association with and Indian Franchise Association.

The event showcased over 75 leading brands offering a spectrum of opportunities in franchising, retailing, licensing, real estate and retail supply from wide arena of industries like food and beverages, fashion and lifestyle, luxury, health, beauty and fitness, education, entertainment, travel and retail services. Around 2,500 to 2,800 people visited to show.

Overwhelmed by the response to the fourth consecutive year of FRO2010 in the Chandigarh city, Gaurav Marya, President, Franchise India Holdings Ltd (FIHL) informs, “Franchising is a Rs 68,000 crore industry growing at an annual rate of 35 per cent which would get a special boost with the government policies favouring the franchise ties-up globally, augurs well for the budding entrepreneurs in the region and who will benefit from the business opportunities being made available at the show here.”