About IFS

About International Franchise Show

Why IFS Seoul?

IFS is the largest start-up fair in Korea, covering the entire process of the franchise and start-up, from franchising to restaurant, wholesale, service, distribution, facility consulting. Where experts in each field gather.

By presenting the latest industry trends and contributing to revitalization, it has established itself as Korea's best franchise start-up fair.

As Korea's only government-funded and reliable exhibition that has received international certification, IFS will provide customized services to meet customer needs 365 days a year through various programs and digital platforms unique to IFS.

Why Korea?

    

1. Highly Mature, Yet Still Growing Market

Franchise market size reached USD 120.8 billion in South Korea in 2021, with a number of franchise stores and brands are reached to 270, 485 and 11, 218 brands.

2. Attractive Market for Overseas Brands

Korean consumers are familiar with a developed, globalized market. They readily to try new products  and consistently seek out new trends and experiences, as well as ways to improve their lifestyle.

Show Results

2023 AUTUMN

2023 SPRING

2022 AUTUMN

2022 SPRING

2021 AUTUMN

2021 AUTUMN

188

Exhibitors

204

Exhibitors

158

Exhibitors

157

Exhibitors

154

Exhibitors

149

Exhibitors

588

Booths

700

Booths

560

Booths

559

Booths

483

Booths

473

Booths

28, 447

Visitors

39,533

Visitors

24,930

Visitors

21,152

Visitors

15,552

Visitors

17,964

Visitors

IFS in Seoul Event Schedule

2024 Spring Edition:  March 21- 23, 2024

2024 Autumn Edition: October 31 - November 2, 2024

COEX, Seoul

Event details

2024 Spring Edition:  March 21- 23, 2024

2024 Autumn Edition: October 31 - November 2, 2024

COEX, Seoul

Visit us

Equip yourself with the latest technologies and trends by visiting International Franchise Show, the largest start-up fair in Korea. 

Exhibit with us

Widen your connections with more than 50,000 prospective entrepreneurs who are present every year.