Entire Industry, Under one Roof

Since its launch in 1996, IFS has built a wide and impressive catalogue of participating franchisers and franchisees. Boasting exhibition and attendance from both domestic and international brands, IFS has become THE destination for Korea’s entrepreneurs, business owners, and franchisees. IFS is an ideal opportunity to promote your brand to potential franchisees in a premier, well-respected business arena.


  • Exhibitor Profile
  • • Cafes/Bakeries
  • • Bars /Pubs
  • • Fast Food Restaurants
  • • Chicken/ / Pizza Restaurants
  • • Other Restaurants
  • • Convenience Stores
  • • Stationery Stores
  • • General Stores
  • • Organic Products / Nutritional Supplements
  • • Cosmetics
  • • Educational Services
  • • Leisure Services
  • • Cleaning Services
  • • IT Services
  • • Facilities / Equipment
Exclusive Business Matching

IFS’s exclusive Biz Matching program offers visitors, potential franchisees, and entrepreneurs the chance to be paired with key players in the franchising industry for business meetings. Those interested in launching a franchise or expanding their business abroad will have the opportunity to meet likeminded companies and individuals face-to-face. IFS organizers use their extensive network to select only business partners most qualified and serious industry players, while providing a special 1:1 Biz-Matching Lounge and translation assistance.


Experience Gangnam: Korea’s Franchise Hub

IFS takes place at Coex, Korea’s leading venue for exhibitions and tradeshows. Coex is located in the heart of Gangnam, Seoul, both a premier tourist and business destination and a hub for domestic and international franchise stores. Visitors to Coex will also have the perfect opportunity to experience a wealth of fashion, beauty, and F&B stores, right on site, at Asia’s largest underground shopping center, Coex Mall! Experience a real taste of the Korean franchise industry in Gangnam, Seoul.