24th - 25th March 2023

24 - 25 March 2023
Melbourne Convention & Exhibition Centre

Whether you're seeking ways to generate extra income, or considering a complete career change, The Franchising & Business Opportunities Expo will help turn your ambition into action. From insider tips to expert advice, as well as plenty of profitable business ideas, there’s no other event that gives you the opportunity to talk face-to-face with leading franchisors and successful franchisees across a range of business opportunities.

Meet our exhibitors

Meet over 100 exhibitors from all industries - click here to view our exhibitors from the 2022 Expo.

Learn from the experts

Find the topics that interest you from our free seminars - click here to see the seminar program.

'Start Your Own Business' Workshop

Don't miss the 'Start Your Own Business' workshop. This 2 hour session will offer advice on business ownership, how to get started and what you need to know to take the leap.

  • Workshop runs from 9am-11am Saturday 25 March at the Melbourne Exhibition Centre
  • Topics covered include business registration, legal requirements, insurance, market research, risk management, creating a business plan and much more!
  • Tickets are only $25 and includes entry to the Franchising & Business Opportunities Expo.

Click here to book your tickets now.

Free advice

Talk to the Franchise Council of Australia (FCA) at the show.

Getting there

Set on the banks of the iconic Yarra River, Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre (MCEC) is just a 20 minute drive from Melbourne airport and a short stroll from the city centre.

Catch any of the following trams and get off at the stop opposite the Clarendon Street entrance of MCEC: Route 96 – St Kilda to East Brunswick, Route 109 – Port Melbourne to Box Hill, or Route 12 – Victoria Gardens to St Kilda. Take any train that goes to Southern Cross Station. Get off at Southern Cross Station and catch tram number 96, 109 or 12 as above. For further train timetable information and trip planning, click here to visit the Victorian Public Transport website here.

If you’re driving to Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre, there are a number of car parks close to the venue. Click here to view car park locations and pricing.


Adult: $20

Children (16 years and under): free when accompanied by an adult, no registration required.


Open daily 10am - 5pm


Melbourne Convention & Exhibition Centre

2 Clarendon Street
South Wharf Vic 3006

What's On

Exhibitors from all Industries

Free Seminars

Download the Floor Plan

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