Franchise Council of Australia


The FCA is reviewing its 2020 events program in light of the COVID-19 pandemic. More information will be made available in due course.

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.

“Shaping the Future” is the theme for NFC2020 which is being held from 18-20 October 2020 in Melbourne, providing attendees with practical ideas and information to create sustained success in an ever-changing business landscape.

State Chapter Events

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.

WA State Franchise Conference 2020

Building Better Businesses

The WA State Franchise Conference (WAFranCon2020), is back and is shaping up to be even bigger and better than 2019’s hugely successful event.

Building Better Businesses is our theme for 2020 – reflecting a common and enduring objective for us all. The task of building a strong, successful and resilient business is one we all face, and we all know that we benefit from external input from time to time.

To register your interest in obtaining more information about this event, contact

Franchising 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: 21-22 August 2020 at the Melbourne Convention & Exhibition Centre, Southbank
Sydney: NEW DATES 13-14 November 2020 at ICC Sydney, Darling Harbour
Perth: NEW DATES 16 May 2021 at Crown Perth
Brisbane: NEW DATES 18-19 June 2021 at the Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre, South Bank

Franchisee Success Summit

To be held in conjunction with the Franchising & Business Opportunities Expo, in partnership with the FCA, the summit will deliver practical lessons and strategies to grow a successful and profitable business within the support network offered by a franchise system.

Date: 13 November 2020
Venue: ICC Sydney Darling Harbour

For more information and to register please visit

International Events

IFA 2020: Australian delegation – February 2020

Each year the Franchise Council of Australia travels as a delegation to the US to join the IFA Convention.

The IFA Annual Convention is the largest of its kind in the world. Whether you’re considering international expansion or interested in learning more and networking with other seasoned franchise professionals from around the world the IFA Convention has something for you.

Click here to take a look at the 2020 IFA Convention Program

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