Aspiring entrepreneurs can meet with executives from more than 400 franchise brands, including five from Long Island, at the International Franchise Expo from June 15-17 at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center in Manhattan.
The expo by MFV Expositions and sponsored by the International Franchise Association will showcase international and national franchises.
Long Island-based franchise brands that will be exhibitors include Jericho-based fast-food chain Nathan’s Famous, which sells hot dogs, fries and burgers; Bohemia-based LI SuperBowls, which serves acai bowls topped with fresh fruit and homemade granola; Merrick-based iLoveKickboxing.com, which offers kickboxing classes; West Babylon-based Sign Me Up Signs and Advertising, which offers advertising for businesses; and Farmingdale-based Minuteman Press International, Inc., which provides digital print, design and promotional products and services to businesses.
Franchise investments can range from $10,000 to more than $1 million.
The expo will offer more than 85 educational programs.
Newsday readers can get free admission by going to www.ifeinfo.com and using the code NEWSDAY.