Promote Yourself to Boss at the Revamped Franchise Canada Show

This fall, promote yourself to boss when the Franchise Canada Show returns to Montreal, September 15 & 16! Co-produced by the Canadian Franchise Association (CFA) and the Conseil Québécois de la Franchise (CQF), Canada’s largest franchise exhibition is your one-stop-shop to network with credible franchisors from across Canada who are looking for their next successful […]

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Video: Tips for Navigating the FranchiseCanada Show

Are you attending the FranchiseCanada Show for the first time? Check out the video below for tips on how to make your visit a success!  

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Five Questions You Need to Ask Franchisors – and Why!

Meeting face-to-face with a prospective franchisor is an important step in the franchise investigation process. Here are five questions you should ask when you meet the franchisor, and why they’re important: 1. How much is the initial investment and what does it include? Though this number may be given to you as a range, as […]

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8 Tips for Navigating a Tradeshow

With so many exhibitors from such a wide range of industries and investment levels, visiting the FranchiseCanada Show can be overwhelming, especially if you’re a first-time visitor. Follow these eight tips for planning your visit and you’ll be navigating the show floor like a seasoned pro: Tip #1: Preparation Begins at Home Research industries that […]

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Martin and Kirsten Harvey, Pacini

Martin Harvey literally grew up working in the restaurant business. At the age of eight, he regularly lent a helping hand at the McDonald’s restaurant owned by his father in Rimouski, Quebec. When he was 15, his father purchased Quebec’s Le Bavarois brewery and Martin helped out any way he could to ensure the business […]

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Attend the FranchiseCanada Show

If you’re looking for a rewarding career in the franchise industry, the FranchiseCanada Show (formerly The Franchise Show) is your one-stop-shop to turn your dreams of business ownership into reality! As the only franchise exhibition produced by the Canadian Franchise Association (CFA), the FranchiseCanada Show is designed to connect aspiring entrepreneurs like you with established franchisors. Why should you […]

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Canada’s Franchise Exhibition Gets a New Name!

The Canadian Franchise Association (CFA) is excited to announce that our official franchise exhibition is back with a brand new look and name! The Franchise Show has been renamed to the FranchiseCanada Show in order to align with other CFA resources, including our print magazine, FranchiseCanada, and our online newsletter, FranchiseCanada E-News. The FranchiseCanada Show […]

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Abrar Hussain, Scholars Education Centre

Coming from a family of entrepreneurs, Scholars Education Centre franchisee Abrar Hussain always dreamed of owning a business one day. “I’d always wanted to be my own boss so I could see the fruition of my efforts more quickly,” he explains. “Franchising seemed stable. It works well if you want structure and a proven business […]

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Trisha Dosaj Makarov, Oxford Learning

Young franchisee Trisha Dosaj Makarov makes the grade with Oxford Learning Centres Though Trisha Dosaj Makarov had been with Oxford Learning for eight years, she was just 34 years old when she was presented with the opportunity of a lifetime. It was March 2015, and Dosaj Makarov, the then Education Director at the Richmond Hill […]

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Kitty Cho, Kumon Math & Reading Centres

Kitty Cho has always been passionate about education. After completing a two-year Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) diploma, she ran her own tutoring centre for over a decade in addition to holding various management positions. While she enjoyed working with students, she didn’t like the atmosphere at her previous tutoring centre, […]

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Zafar Ahmad, Druxy’s Famous Deli

While some FranchiseCanada Show attendees are completely new to the world of franchising, others are industry veterans looking for new opportunities. When he attended the FranchiseCanada Show in 2012, Zafar Ahmad had already operated and worked for several franchises. “When I moved to Canada over 20 years ago, I was interested in opening a business but […]

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