Franchise Council of Australia


FCA 2021 Sustainable Food Leadership Forum

Sustainability priorities are a key strategic and business imperative for food and hospitality franchises, which comprise around 40% of Australian franchising.

Attend the FCA Sustainable Food Leadership Forum in at Waterview in Bicentennial Park, Sydney, on from 8.30am – 5.00pm (followed by networking drinks) on 25 May 2021 for the latest information on market trends, consumer expectations and industry innovation.

This is an outstanding opportunity to engage with leaders from the Australian food, beverage and grocery manufacturing and packaging community, and understand how to deliver a responsible, efficient and innovative corporate approach to sustainability issues in your food and hospitality franchise.

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 is scheduled to be held from 23-24 August 2021 at the Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre.

Registrations opening soon.

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

Sydney: 26-27 March 2021 at ICC Sydney, Darling Harbour
Perth: 16 May 2021 at Crown Perth
Brisbane: 18-19 June 2021 at the Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre, South Bank
Melbourne: 20-21 August 2021 at the Melbourne Convention & Exhibition Centre

Legal Symposium 2020

The franchise sector’s essential guide to legal information and developments was held on 18-19 November 2020 in a brand-new virtual format.

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