Franchise Council of Australia


National Franchise Convention

The National Franchise Convention (NFC) is the largest and most comprehensive professional development event on the Franchise Council of Australia’s annual calendar.

NFC21-22 is scheduled to be held from 4-5 April 2022 at the Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre.

Sponsorship and Exhibition opportunities now available . Click here to view the NFC21 Sponsorship and Exhibition prospectus.

FCA Legal Symposium 2022

The franchise sector’s essential guide to legal information and developments, the FCA’s annual Legal Symposium returns to Brisbane on Sunday 16 October.

Feature content will include:

  • Compliance programs – maintaining and enforcing standards in a disrupted environment
  • Hot topic sessions – dealing with supply chain interruptions, financial distress in your system, leasing issues, cyber security, and more
  • An online ethics session –  depending on your State professional requirements this should qualify for a 1 hour CPD Ethics point
  • And of course, the annual case update

This is an unmissable event for franchise lawyers, in-house counsel and franchise executives looking to navigate the evolving legal and regulatory landscape.

Registrations opening soon. Group discounts will apply.

State Chapter Events Program

Throughout the year, the FCA hosts a range of events across Australia.

Education Forums: Focusing on hot topics these information sessions are a great way to up-to-date on the issues and developments that matter in franchising.

Social Networking Events: Meet and greet some of the most influential people in franchising.

Coffee Catch Ups: An informal gathering, catch up and chance to mingle with other franchise industry participants and hear from fellow franchising professionals.

Franchising & Business Opportunities Expos

The Franchising & Business Opportunities Expo, brings together franchisees, franchisors, small businesses and industry players in a face to face environment.

For more information on attending or exhibiting at the expos, please visit

Upcoming show dates

Melbourne: 1-2 April 2022
Sydney: 5-6 August 2022
Brisbane: 14-15 October 2022
Perth: 13 November 2022

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