We celebrate the 21st Edition. Last Edition, 15th to 17th of October, 2009.
The number of visitors increased by 161% compared to 2008.
SIF&Co is the main exhibition reference within the European franchising industry. The exhibition, of renowned worldwide prestige, acts as a gate to the Spanish and European market. The show of 21 year experience has consolidated as the industry leader, and looks optimistically at the future.
The show stands out due to the high quality and the professionalism of its visitors and its undeniable ability to gather
together the widest range of Business opportunities and services related to franchising.
¿Who exhibits at SIF&Co?
Spanish and International Franchises from all industries
New business models
Maximizing profitability for exhibitors and visitors
That is the main objective. To reach it, from Feria Valencia we work to:
Attract the highest number of potential franchisees by:
Optimization of the communication and publicity campaign in related media.
Free access to the exhibition.
Complementary activities supporting the exhibition: conferences, lectures…
Research of applicants.
Reduce exhibition costs by:
Shell-scheme stand system.
Special discounts on hotels and means of transport.
25% deduction on costs due to the acknowledgement of SIF&Co as an international exhibition.
SIF&Co. Much more than a three day franchising exhibition.
SIF&Co Virtual. 365 days on-line.
All exhibitors attending SIF&Co have also its space in the net www.feriavalencia.com/sif , in SIF&Co Virtual .
SIF&Co Virtual is a franchising directory in which each trade mark has its resume. Besides having a description of its activities and technical data, the exhibitor can publish images and videos and update directly its data. Exhibitors’ news are also published on the “latest news” section of the web. SIF&CO Virtual is a commercial tool to make contacts. Anyone interested on a franchise can contact directly by leaving a message, sending an e-mail, calling by phone or arranging a meeting at the stand of the exhibition. More than 45.000 users visited SIF&Co Virtual during 2009.
Moreover, SIF&Co appears on social networks.
SIF&Co is the first commercial trade show with its profile on Facebook, the most popular social network in the world, Twitter and the trade network Viadeo. Both SIF&Co’s and its exhibitors’ news are published, spreading faster and further to whomever interested in franchises.
There is also a channel in Youtube with all the videos from exhibitors.
15º National Franchising Awards
SIF&Co will host the twenty-fifth Edition of the National Franchising Awards. The show awards a prize to persons and companies or organizations which have stood out en in the Franchising industry in the past year.
The jury responsible for awarding the prices is made up by representatives of the Ministry of Economy and Finance of Spain, the Generalitat Valenciana - Regional Government of Valencian Community, the Council of Chambers of Commerce of the Valencia Community, the International Franchising Show, Business Opportunities and Associated Trade (SIF&Co.), the Spanish Franchisers Association (A.E.F.) and up to three award winners from past editions.
The awards ceremony will take place on October 21st, at 8 o'clock p.m. after the opening day of the 21st edition of the International Franchising Show, Business Opportunities and Associated Trade, SIF&Co. 2010.
See conditions of participation at www.feriavalencia.com/sif
Feria Valencia, prestige and excellence.
Feria Valencia has gained experience over its 90 years of existence and the prestige of organizing 40 trade shows every year with more than 1.300.000 visitors from all over the world. Avant-garde venue with more than 231.000 m2 of covered exhibition space, well-known worldwide both by its excellence and the high quality of the services offered to visitors.
Valencia, Mediterranean capital
Facing the Mediterranean, Valencia is a modern city where the quality of life reaches its highest peak: 320 sunny days a year, excellent gastronomy, diverse leisure and cultural offer… A cosmopolitan city filled with life capable to host great events of international repercussion such as the Formula 1 Grand Prix or the America´s Cup.
The perfect setting in which a complete business day leads to an evening of leisure and fun.
Exhibitor Application Form & General Conditions for Participation