Expand your Franchise Network – International Franchise Exhibition

Greece: A Dynamic Franchise Market

Greece today despite the financial crisis is still an evolved market with a dynamic and fast growing franchise sector that offers great opportunities for the development of international franchise chains.

It is true that the crisis has rendered people more cautious with all kinds of investments, yet, franchise is still growing? More and more people in Greece intend to run a business but only as part of a big well-organized brand.

KEM International Franchise Expo plays a vital role as the main driving force of the franchise in Greece, as it attracts thousands of qualified visitors. KEM 2013 exhibitor’s turned to advantage the opportunities to come in contact with prospect investors and have signed more than 150 new partnership agreements with a turn over close to 20.000.000 euros in total.

Greece has the highest percentage of self- employed people across Europe and is a dynamic franchise market. From 192 franchise chains operating in Greece in 1999, the sector has grown to encompass 650 brands, representing an increase of 338% during the last decade. More than 180 international brands have found a Master Franchisor; and have already successfully expanded their network in Greece.

Grow your business by participating at KEM International Franchise Exhibition

Who will you meet at KEM?

  • Meet highly motivated individuals who have researched franchising as a viable path to owning their own business.
  • Whether they are single unit, or multi-unit buyers, KEM visitors are educated, engaged and serious about taking the next step. Many are self-funded or have immediate access to capital. There is no better way to grow your concept than personally interacting with these highly qualified attendees.
  • Nearly 30per cent of KEM- Franchise Expo visitors are willing to become master franchisee buyers.

The above demonstrates that even in such times of economic pressures, visitors are ready to invest but only as a part of a well-established franchise brand since the franchise industry is resisting the crisis and maintains its turnover.

These highly qualified entrepreneurs are interested in purchasing a brand name with international appeal, thus a concept from the international market.



  • The KEM Franchise Expo delivers thousands of the highly qualified entrepreneurs you’re looking for - all in one place. And they’re eager to meet with you face-to-face.
  • KEM’s excellent organization, the experience and expertise of its executives along with the services provided have led to success our participants.

    The sectors of the exhibiting companies are listed below:

    Food & Beverage (Snacks – Pastry Shops – Cafe) Clothing – Shoes – Accessories Health & Beauty – Personal Care Service Provision Education & Training Home Furnishing Toys – Gifts Green Energy & Eco – friendly products Car Services Vending Machines Miscellaneous

    The 16th International KEM Franchise Exhibition will, also, be held under the auspices of the National Confederation of Hellenic Commerce, the Franchise Association of Greece, the European Franchise Federation (EFF) and the World Franchise Centre (WFC).

    Prime spots are moving quickly, so reserve your booth space now!