2019 KZN Franchise Expo hosted by Ithala

and organised by FASA - Franchise Association South Africa

The IFE Franchise Expo is hosted in South Africa  and this year we are excited to announce that we are hosting our next Expo in Durban, KZN at the Durban ICC Convention Centre.  The Franchise Expo brings together the franchise industry and offers visitors a variety of franchise business opportunities for sale, educational seminars related to franchising organised by FASA.

Who Should Attend?

  • Franchisors, franchisees, service providers and suppliers.
  • If you are interested in franchise opportunities.
  • Would like to gain knowledge in the franchise industry.
  • Would like to meet and connect with key stakeholders in the industry.

Educational Talks at the Franchise Expo

Time Session Speakers Venue
9:30-10:30 All you need to know about trademarks, patents, copyright and other intellectual property Steven Hollis Speakers Corner
10:30-11:30 When and if I should consider franchising my business Kobus Oosthuizen Speakers Corner
11:30-12:30 What are the pitfalls in signing a lease agreement? Mercia Flynn Speakers Corner
12:30-13:30 Franchise Agreements Explained Nicolene Padayachee Speakers Corner
13:30-14:30 When and if I should consider franchising my business Kobus Oosthuizen Speakers Corner
14:30-15:30 What should I do to avoid ending up at the CCMA during a dispute with an employee? Craig Berkowitz Speakers Corner
15:30-16:30 What happens to my business should I become disabled or die? Speakers Corner
Time Session Speakers Venue
9:30-10:30 How to recruit the right personnel for your business? Speakers Corner
10:30-11:30 Keeping employees motivated day in and day out Speakers Corner
11:30-12:30 Surprise and delight customers
12:30-13:30 How to get a discount of up to 40% Speakers Corner
Time Session Speakers Venue
Time Session Speakers Venue

Our Speakers

Meet our Speakers at the Franchise Expo


Nicola Mare

Director - Franchize Directions

Nicolene Padayachee

Nicolene Padayachee Commercial Associate- Hogan Lovells SA

Steven Hollis

Managing Director - Adams & Adams

Mercia Flynn

Mercia Flynn Director – Commercial and Corporate Services Dept
Shana Kay

Shana Kay

Title Position

Kobus Oosthuizen

CEO - SA Franchise Warehouse

Craig Berkowitz

Labour Law CCMA

Jonty Sacks

Director - Jaltech

Antonaia Kohler

Associate - Christodoulou & Mavrikis Inc.