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Franchise Expo Houston

Franchise Expo Houston is the premier event covering the franchise industry for the Greater Houston Area, and serves as the industry's one-stop shop for prospective franchisees.
CFE Credits Available
October 7 - 8, 2022 10:00AM - 5:00PM

NRG Center
Houston, TX
United States

Franchise Expo Houston is the premier event covering the franchise industry for the Greater Houston Area, and serves as the industry's one-stop shop for prospective franchisees.

At Franchise Expo Houston, 125 of the hottest franchise concepts and opportunities will be on display, and the most qualified investors from the Houston and surrounding areas will be in attendance. The show also offers the industry's most comprehensive conference and educational program to gain the behind the scenes information needed for success right from the start. Thousands of entrepreneurs and future business owners from across the United States will attend Franchise Expo Houston, looking for franchise opportunities. Visitors will have the chance to meet face-to-face with franchise opportunities in every industry, across every investment level, full-time and part-time.

Franchise Expo Houston is owned and operated by MFV Expositions, producers of shows in the United States, Mexico, Germany, Spain, and the United Kingdom. Franchise Expo Houston is sponsored by the International Franchise Association (IFA).

MFV Expositions
208 Harristown Road, Suite 102
Glen Rock, New Jersey 07452

Franchise Expo Nashville - fen@franchiseexponashville.com
Franchise Expo South - fes@franchiseexposouth.com
Franchise Expo West - west@franchiseexpowest.com
International Franchise Online Exposition - ife@onlinefranchiseexpo.com
The International Franchise Expo - ife@ifeinfo.com


Come to Houston a Day Early and Earn CFE Credits!

On October 6, you will have various opportunities to earn CFE credits towards your designation or recertification journey. Check off a required course or earn important Education Credits. See below for session information and add these sessions - registration opens soon!


Thurs. Oct. 6, 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM EDT 

Fran-Guard™: IFA’s Franchise Management and Compliance Program
$675 / 300 CFE Fran-Guard Credits

IFA Fran-Guard™ is IFA’s Franchise Sales Management and Compliance program. Through this program, the business case for compliance will be demonstrated, along with how a culture of compliance will help you and your staff build a vibrant company, while also helping you protect your system and avoid costly mistakes. This session is especially designed to help senior executives learn how to take proactive steps to reduce risks, manage growth, and build a stronger, healthier franchise system.

Speaker: Cynthia Gartman, CFE, Publisher & Consultant, Seniors Blue Book


Thurs. Oct. 6, 9:00 AM - NOON EDT

Unconscious Bias: Understanding Bias to Unleash Potential
$399 / 200 CFE Education Credits

Every day, your people are faced with countless bits of information while making decisions that range from the pragmatic to the strategic. As they confront more and more information and have to act quickly while considering varying perspectives, your leaders and team members are primed to rely on biased thinking called unconscious bias.

Unconscious biases are how our brains compensate for overload which can inhibit performance and lead to poor decision-making. Helping your leaders and team members address bias will let them thrive, increasing performance across your entire organization.

Speaker: Les Kaschner, FranklinCovey Facilitator 


Thurs. Oct. 6, 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM EDT 

The 4 Essential Roles of Leadership
$399 / 200 CFE Education Credits

Effective leaders consistently live the 4 Essential Roles of Leadership as the foundational framework for their leadership success. They Inspire Trust, Create Vision, Execute Strategy, and Coach Potential—and by so doing, engage their team to consistently help the organization achieve its most important results. Designed to equip mid-to-senior-level leaders with the essential mindsets and skillsets to lead more effectively, this session will help participants to:

  1. Think BIG and adapt quickly.
  2. Develop and execute strategy.
  3. Coach and improve performance.

This work session will help you build these key skills from the inside out by ensuring you are credible to build a high-trust culture for your team and within your organization.

Speaker: Les Kaschner, FranklinCovey Facilitator