Summarize of 6th Expo 2008

Polish entrepreneurs don't afraid of the financial crisis and they still want to invest their money in own business.

The 6th edition of the Polish Franchise Expo took place on 9-11 of October, 2007, collaterally with Your Money-Fairs.

On the 9 October Vice-minister of Finance Katarzyna Zajdel-Kurowska, President of Warsaw Stock Exchange Ludwik Sobolewski and President of Polish Banks Association Krzysztof Pietraszkiewicz opened Expo.

Participants of the 6th Polish Franchise Expo got huge amounts of serious leads. People, interested in running franchise business and people who were wondering about the possibility to make money in certain business areas, needed investments and requirements. Companies from sectors of clothes, financial, consulting, food industry, jewelry presented their offer of franchise cooperation.

The exhibitors on the 6th Polish Franchise Expo:

5-10-15; Ada Plus; Atlantic; Benedicite; Bo Concept; Cache-Cache; Collagena Botoxexpress; Fornetti; Glamour; Groszek & Milea; Gold Finance; Galtex; Hands For Retail; Laforet Immobilier; ING Bank ƚląski; Lewanowicz; Lingua Nova; McDonald's; Mobilex; Mortimer English Club; Mr Hamburger; Naturhouse; Pekao SA; Polish Franchise Organization; Polish Hot Dog; Profit system; Remodis Data; Subway; ƚwiat Spinek; The Earth Collection; Vandenberg; YES BiĆŒuteria.

- We met a lot of potential franchisees interested in our license. I hope some of them will accept franchise agreement and than open the new restaurant - says Monika Dabrowska from McDonald's.

Exhibitors tried to attract visitors in many ways. People could find on stands clothes, jewelry and furniture. They could also taste hot-dogs and cakes.

Expo was not only place of meeting. Visitors could participate the educational forum. Pawel Jarocki (National Bank of Poland) talked about the level of economical knowledge among polish people. Arkadiusz Slodkowski (Polish Franchise Organisation) explained how to run a business successfully in the franchising system. Adam Warminski (McDonald's) presented conditions of the accession to the chain of the restaurants. Anna Plawinska from the Australian Embassy described the franchise market in Australia. Karina KorczyƄska (Profit System) advised how to convert business into the franchising system.

- We decided to visit Expo in order to get some information about franchise. At the moment we are studying at the culinary school, but perhaps in the future we will found the restaurant in the franchising system - says Piotr Fergin from the technical college.

6th Polish Franchise Expo was visited by over 3 000 people. The Franchise Expo in Poland is organized always on October. For more informations visit