Breaking News from MFV Expositions

Date

Mar 11, 2013

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

MFV Expositions to be Exclusive Online Sponsor of CNBC´s Documentary on Franchising
Leading Producer of Franchise Events ´Links´ with World Leader in Business News

Paramus, NJ- Franchisors around the country could expect to see a spike in franchise leads this December when CNBC, First in Business Worldwide,airs its first-ever documentary taking an in-depth look at the business of franchising.

The one-hour documentary, "Behind the Counter: The Untold Story of Franchising," premiering Wednesday, December 15th at 9PM ET/PT and reported by CNBC´s Darren Rovell, will explore how franchising has grown into a way of doing "big business" for companies-small and large-in the United States as a way to expand market share. Following the television premiere, the documentary will be available on CNBC.com, the online destination for global business news and expert analysis.

MFV Expositions´ online division, which hosts betheboss.com and franchiseexpo.com, will play a front and center role in supporting the online version of the documentary. MFV Expositions has been producing the leading franchise events worldwide that consistently bring together franchise concepts, at all investment levels, with the most qualified visitors seeking to own their own business. In addition to quality franchise expos in the United States and overseas, MFV also offers access to online franchise opportunities through web?based resources, lead management tools and solutions for generating sales in the United States and 12 countries around the world.

As the exclusive sponsor of online version of the documentary, MFV will appear in a 15-second video that rolls before the documentary begins, as well as have its own Show page, featuring a banner ad, slideshow, host bio, related links and a video. In October, CNBC.com was the most engaging business news site on the web based on minutes per visitor, minutes per visit and page views per visitor. (comScore Media Metrix, Business/Finance - News/Research category, among sites with >1MM visitors, October 2010)

"CNBC.com benefits from the nearly 400 million households globally that see the network as a trusted source for information," said Greg Marco, vice president at MFV Expositions. "With that large audience of highly-educated and affluent viewers, we anticipate a huge influx of investors investigating different franchise opportunities online. With our linkable banner ad right on the site, we expect an enormous spike in highly qualified and educated candidates to betheboss.com. Any franchisors who advertise on that site will definitely be in the right place at the right time."

"Because of their extensive history and respected reputation in business information, we saw CNBC as an ideal partner to fuel the growth of small business," said Thomas Portesy, president of MFV Expositions. "Franchising has definitely become a staple of the American economy, and we´re excited to be part of a documentary that for the first time will really take a deep look at this actionable business model."

About MFV Expositions

For nearly 20 years, MFV, known as the "first family of franchising," has been producing the leading franchise events worldwide that consistently bring together franchise concepts, at all investment levels, with the most qualified visitors seeking to own their own business. In addition to quality franchise expos in the United States and overseas that offer face-to-face opportunities to grow your franchise, MFV also offers access to online franchise opportunities through web-based resources, lead management tools and solutions for generating sales. For more information about the show and to see a list of exhibiting companies visit www.betheboss.com or www.mfvexpo.com

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