U.S. Franchise Trade Mission

U.S. Franchise Trade Mission to offer products, services, jobs and ownership opportunities in Hungary – November 18 – 19, 2019. 


Ten U.S. companies will offer jobs, services, economic development and business ownership opportunities in Budapest, Hungary as part of a U.S. Franchise Trade Mission November 18 – 19, bringing world-famous brands to the European market.

“The U.S. franchise industry is very pleased to be able to offer a wide range of U.S. products and services to the people and companies of Hungary,” said Marc Dillard, Deputy Chief of Mission, U.S. Embassy – Budapest.  “Franchising enables people around the world to access economic development in partnership with some of America’s most successful brands and share in the dream of owning and operating successful businesses.”

Co-hosted by the U.S. Embassy / U.S. Commercial Service and the International Franchise Association, the U.S. brands will be meeting with potential franchisees to bring their ownership opportunities to new markets.   The following companies will be represented:

Carl’s Jr. (fast casual dining)
FASTSIGNS International (business service)
Gold’s Gym (fitness)
Lift Brands: Snap Fitness and 9Round Boxing (fitness)
Little Land Play Gym (children’s entertainment)
Nathan’s Famous Inc. (fast casual dining)
Papa John’s International, Inc. (casual dining)
School of Rock (education)
Wing Zone Franchise Corporation (fast food)
Ziebart International Corporation (car detailing)

About the Co-Hosts

The U.S. Commercial Service is the trade promotion arm of the U.S. Department of Commerce’s International Trade Administration. U.S. Commercial Service trade professionals in over 100 U.S. cities and in more than 80 countries help U.S. companies get started in exporting or increase sales to new global markets.

The International Franchise Association (IFA) is the world’s oldest and largest organization representing franchising worldwide. Celebrating over 50 years of excellence, education and advocacy, IFA works through its government relations, media relations and educational programs to protect, enhance and promote franchising.

Companies interested in meeting with the franchise brands in Budapest, Hungary on November 18-19 should contact:

Eva Bosze, Commercial Specialist, U.S. Embassy – Budapest, Hungary
U.S. Department of Commerce | International Trade Administration
eva.bosze@trade.gov  Tel: 1-475-4234

Franchise trade mission 2019 flyer (pdf, 173 KB)