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franchithink – international franchising forum in the restaurant industry

FRANCHITHINK – is a platform where investors’ and franchisors’ interests meet, a site for communication of international participants of the restaurant franchising industry and the area for new business ideas and creation of your own franchising restaurant chain.

1500 participants of restaurant market

2000 m2 area of the forum

800 people main stage

200 people educational area

100 people hall for presenting franchises

30 and more EXPO zone

Meeting area

why it is worth visiting?




Concentration of specialists from the restaurant franchising market

Franchise exposition

Franchise presentation hall

Practical speeches: management, marketing, finance, service, staff and legal issues

Representatives of equipment, food and drink, IT and restaurant chain service suppliers

Meeting arrangement service

Trends, new knowledge and technologies

International Restaurant Forum FRANCHITHINK unites the participants of the restaurant market from the whole world:
  • USA
  • United Kingdom
  • Ukraine and the CIS
  • Europe
  • Asia
Investors and potential franchisees: Poland, Hungary, Moldavia, Rumania, Belarus, Ukraine, Kazakhstan, Georgia, Azerbaijan and other countries.


finding ways of investment

selecting a franchise

gaining new knowledge

finding partners


creating a franchise

finding investors

finding partners

gaining knew knowledge


presenting your franchise

expanding business

gaining knowledge on business scaling

entering new markets

sharing experience

gaining new knowledge


selecting a franchise

starting your business

gaining new knowledge

finding partners

early registration is already open. buy a ticket now and save 45%

85 eur

the ticket price for the purchase until 10.09.2017

  • 120 EUR. The ticket price for the purchase 10.09 – 20.11.2017
  • 150 EUR. The ticket price for the purchase until 20.11- 30.11.2017


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  • Avrutskaya



    Marketing specialist, expert in strategic planning, analysis of sales trends, competition and forecasting business development scenarios; The founder of own consulting company ``Like4Like Foodservice Consulting``; Author of the best-selling book Battle for a Guest; Co-owner of the restaurants ``GIVI RUBINSTEIN`` and ``PASTATECA``.

  • bortnik



    The founder of the successful Ukrainian network of sandwich bars FreshLine. Co-founder of the business school ``Double portion``. Co-founder and host of the radio program ``Gastronauts`` on the radio station ``The Voice of the Capital``. In 2013 and 2015 he was awarded the gratitude of the Kharkov City Council for the development of entrepreneurship and contribution to the creation of a positive image of the city. Expert of the National Restaurant Award ``Salt``. He holds the title of ``Person of the Year`` international prize ``Franchise of the Year 2016``.


  • ovchinnikov



    The entrepreneur, founder and co-owner of Dodo Pizza, an international network of pizzerias with more than 200 points in 9 countries, is the fastest growing company on the Russian market. The author of the popular blog ``The Power of the Mind``, in which he honestly and openly talks about his business, and the hero of the book ``And botanists do business too``. At the end of 2016, the company ``Dodo Pizza`` became the largest network in Russia in terms of the number of pizzerias. Today the network has more than 180 pizza in 9 countries, including the US and China. The basis of the business is full transparency and openness, as well as the own cloud information system ``Dodo IS``, which manages the entire business. In 2014, ``Dodo Pizza`` performed the world's first commercial delivery with drones. In 2014 - 2015, ``Dodo Pizza`` attracted 106 million rubles from private investors - this is the largest case in the history of Russian crowd investing. In 2016, ``Dodo Pizza`` was the first of Russian networks entered the US market, opening a point in Mississippi.

  • simon



    VP Franchise Sales & Development Europe, Middle East, Africa of Carl's Jr. restaurants. Benjamin currently serves as Vice President of International Franchise Sales and Development for CKE restaurant holdings, mother company of Carl’s Jr. ®. and Hardee’s®, leading Quick Service Restaurant premium burgers chain and handmade American Classics with over 3,800 restaurants in 41 countries. Benjamin is responsible for the international Master and major multi- unit Franchise recruiting. Prior to joining CKE in 2016, Benjamin was Senior Director of International Franchise for the RadioShack Corporation®, a US consumer electronics retail powerhouse with 7,000 locations worldwide, overseeing the day-to-day operations and development of the International Franchise division, which had a presence in 28 countries. From 2008 to 2011, Benjamin helped develop a franchise network of retail and quick-service restaurant brands for Global Franchise Group, LLC (The Athlete’s Foot®, Shoebox New York®, MaggieMoo’s®, Marble Slab Creamery®, Pretzelmaker® and Great American Cookies® / 1,700+ store locations in 40 countries at the time). Benjamin gained expertise in retail franchising early in his career with responsibilities in the field and at a corporate level for The Athlete’s Foot® Group and several other sporting goods manufacturers/retailers in the U.S. and Europe. Benjamin is a native of France with extensive experience in conducting business internationally.

  • kozachuck



    The founder and managing partner of Franchise Group (a consulting company that provides a full range of services in the field of franchising), the author of the project ``First School of Franchising``, the leading specialist in franchising in Ukraine and abroad. Myroslava carries out operational management of business and the direction of strategic consulting on the development of franchising networks and access to international markets.

  • pruchai



    Experience in the restaurant industry for more than 15 years. He started his career at MacDonald's, where he worked for 10 years, managing a restaurant chain in the FM group company, director of franchising Fast Food System, director of franchising ``Salateira``.

  • kostenko



    Vadim Kostenko is the founder of the chain of restaurants ``Hinkalnya``. Vadim worked in the Moscow office of Philip Morris, was a partner in the dealer center Hyundai. There are 39 restaurants in the chain ``Hinkalnya``, 7 of which are open abroad.


buy a ticket



85 EUR
  • Visit to the forum
  • Visit to the main stage
  • Visit the EXPO zone
  • Attend all master classes and lectures (CREATE, THINK)
  • Visit to the presentation area of franchises (BUY hall)
  • Communication with participants of the restaurant market
  • Acquaintance with international franchising networks
  • Lunch
  • Unlimited coffee, water
  • Company notebook and pen
  • Mobile app for appointing meetings with a partner
  • Possibility to agree in advance on a meeting with a potential partner

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