Inaugural Intra-African Trade Fair – Cairo, Egypt

Trade show Egypt

If you are looking for a platform for sharing trade, investment and market information and opportunities in the rest of Africa then the inaugural Intra-African Trade Fair (IATF2018), which will take place at the Egypt International Exhibition Center hosted by the Government of Egypt in Cairo from 11 to 17 December 2018 is the place … Read more

Proudly South African joins the Franchise Association of South Africa (FASA) for a Supply Chain Transformation Workshop

Proudly South African joins the Franchise Association of South Africa (FASA) for a Supply Chain Transformation Workshop. The Franchise Association of South Africa is committed to assisting its members build more inclusive supply chains and is looking to the country’s buy local advocacy campaign group to identify companies that can contribute to this transformation as … Read more

Help with Poverty Alleviation – Join Rounda’s Add Rand Charity Initiative

rounda poverty alleviation

FASA was one of the first sectors to sign up for The Nikela Trust’s ROUNDA initiative in fighting the scourge of poverty – to help the 12 million people who go to bed hungry every night with national Feeding and Early Childhood Development Programmes, self-help initiatives and inner city rejuvenation enterprises, etc. As the initiative … Read more

FASA Launches Its 2018 Events in Light of Renewed Optimism

With the economy showing a positive growth for the coming year and public and business sentiment on a positive note, the Franchise Association of South Africa (FASA) is poised to spearhead initiatives and events that will nurture entrepreneurship, encourage small business development, add to skills growth and ultimately add much needed jobs to the economy. … Read more

FASA’s 2018 International Franchise & Entrepreneur Expo Takes the Lead in Economic Growth

On the back of the positivity of the appointment of Cyril Ramaphosa as our new President and his past involvement in franchising, and with the economy growing by 1,3% in 2017, exceeding National Treasury’s expectation of 1,0%, entrepreneurship and small business is once again taking centre stage. FASA’s International Franchise & Entrepreneur Expo taking place … Read more

You are Invited!

You are invited To the first SBI #SMEIndaba for 2018 that will be held at the Bryanston Country Club on Wednesday 14 March. Our panels will discuss the political economy, what’s going on in government, and the entrepreneurs will offer their energetic formulas for turning challenges into opportunities. Date:    Wednesday 14 March 2018 Time:    08:30 … Read more

Want to Enter the FASA Awards but don’t know how? Read on

If you are an accredited member of FASA and want to tell the world how successful your franchise is by winning one of our seven awards, then you need to enter the FASA Awards for Excellence in Franchising sponsored by Sanlam. Categories include:  Franchisor of the Year, Franchisee of the Year, Newcomer Franchisor of the … Read more

Be Part of the 2018 Franchise Business Festival

The Franchise Association of South Africa’s Franchise Expo, which has enjoyed over 20 years as the flagship event for FASA and the industry’s showcase for small business and franchising, was taken to new heights in 2017 with a complete make-over turning into a lifestyle event as the Franchise Business Festival.  On the back of that … Read more

Franchise Expo Paris

With FASA an active member of the World Franchise Council, some of the upcoming Franchise Expos, like the Franchise Expo Paris is offering FASA members 6sqm Free when booking a stand for their Expo taking place from the 25 – 28th March 2018. If you are interested contact who will introduce you to the … Read more

FASA Members get Discount to FNB Franchise Leadership Summit

The annual FNB Franchise Leadership Summit (FNB FLS) taking place at Indaba Hotel, Fourways on Thursday, 16 November 2017 offers FASA members a special rate of R1 200 per person including VAT – valid before 25th October.  Bookings can be done via The theme for this year’s Summit is “exponential growth through entrepreneurship” and … Read more