November 2, 2010
The West Coast Franchise Expo will get under way at 11 a.m. Friday, Nov. 5, at the Los Angeles Convention Center. Running for three days, it will bring together franchise exhibitors so people interested in starting their own business can consider the possibility of franchising.
According to the Franchise Business Economic Outlook for 2010 there are an estimated 1,500 different franchise companies in the United States, franchising creates almost $2 trillion annually in revenues worldwide, and 18 million jobs have been generated by franchising.
Expo attendees also will have a chance to speak with top executives from franchise companies and can avial themselves of informational seminars.
The expo will be open Nov. 5 and Nov. 6 from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., and from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Nov. 7. The expo is hosted by MFV Expositions, based in Paramus, N.J.