In April: China Franchise Congress in Peking
For the tenth time now, the China Franchise Congress is being held in Peking on 17th and 18th April 2008. According to the organizers, this event provides franchisors and franchisees with a platform to discuss new concepts, learn about new strategies and exchange experiences and information with other like-minded people.
Furthermore, a number of discussion forums have been organized on subjects such as "Financing and Franchisors", "Multi-Brand Development Strategies", "Cooperation Agreements between Shopping Centres and Franchise Brands" or "Established Chinese Brands". The main event is to concentrate on the development of the macro-industry and on strategic matters. Besides this, the annual report from the China Chain Store & Franchise Association (CCFA) will be officially presented to those attending the event. More information about the congress is available at http://www.ccfa.org.cn/english/index.jsp.