Share Add to Franchises July 22, 2008 Is there a national convention/show that people can attend to see franchise opportunities? It would be nice to be able to converse with people, not just read about franchises. Next Article Jeff Elgin There are a few of them. The biggest show of the year is the International Franchise Expo in Washington, DC, held in spring. But there are also regional shows happening throughout the year. You can find info about upcoming shows at wcfexpo.com.