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VF International Franchise Business Matching: Next Stop – Vietnam

REGISTER NOW to schedule 1/1 meetings with international franchise representatives and explore Franchise Opportunities for Vietnam from 18 Leading International Brands.

HURRY as the number of meetings is limited and on a first-come, first-serve basis!

Retail: Largest home improvement franchise company in the world

  • Home Improvement: Ace Hardware

Food & Beverage: 12 famous brands from U.S, Spain, Malaysia, Thailand & Japan

  • QSR: Little Caesars Pizza, Texas Roadhouse, YOLÉ Ice Cream
  • Thai Cuisine: COCA Restaurant, Mango Tree, Mango Chili Thai Cafe, Yenly Yours Dessert
  • Japanese Cuisine: Kagetora, Kokoro Tokyo Mazesoba, Kushikatsu Arata, Tendon Kohaku, Yakiniku Futago

Education: #1 STEM based education franchise from the USA

  • STEM: Bricks 4 Kidz

Fitness: 2 world-class brands in Fitness

  • Fitness: GOFIT & FIRE Fitness

Service: The world’s #1 workspace franchise from the UK and Location Intelligence Provider from Australia

  • Co-working Space: International Workplace Group (IWG)
  • Location Analytics & Demographic Data: GapMaps


Date: November 24 – 25th, 2021

Time: 9:00AM – 6:00PM (GMT+7)

Platform: Zoom


18 Leading International Franchise Brands

LITTLE CAESARS® PIZZA – Third-largest pizza chain in the United States and in 27+ countries, and the largest carry out pizza chain in the world

  • Known for its HOT-N-READY® pizza and famed Crazy Bread®
  • Little Caesars has been named “Best Value in America” for eleven years in a row
  • Little Caesars is still the fastest growing pizza chain in America
  • Little Caesars products are made with quality ingredients, like fresh, never frozen, mozzarella and Muenster cheese, dough made fresh daily in the stores and sauce made from fresh-packed, vine-ripened California crushed tomatoes
  • An exceptionally high growth company with more than 59 years of experience in a US$135 billion worldwide pizza industry
  • Highest-Rated Chain, Value for the Money – (By Sandelman & Associates 2007 – 2017)

Minimum Investment: USD2,000,000 – Learn More

TEXAS ROADHOUSE® – American steakhouse that specializes in steaks in a Texan and Southwestern cuisine style

  • At Texas Roadhouse we’re famous for our Hand-Cut Steaks, Fall-Off-The-Bone Ribs, Made-From-Scratch Sides, Ice-Cold Beer and our irresistible Fresh-Baked Bread.
  • The company has grown to more than 611 locations in 49 states and 28 international locations in ten foreign countries
  • Our restaurants average 5,000 guests/week, one of the highest in the industry, serves 300,000 meals/day, and seats 291 guests.
  • We’re proud to be your hometown favorite and are always focused on providing Legendary Food and Legendary Service®.


  • 2015 Ranked Overall #1 Consumer Pick in Nation’s Restaurant News®
  • 2016 – 2017 Ranked #1 Full Service Restaurant by Restaurant Business Magazine
  • 2018 Named by Forbes® as one of America’s Best Large Employers
  • 2019 Named by the Harris Poll as its EquiTrend Brand Of The Year
  • 2020 Named by the Forbes® as one of America’s Best Large Employers
  • 2020 Named one the top ten brands resonating with consumers amid coronavirus by influencer marketing and social data firm Influential.

Minimum Investment: USD3,000,000 – Learn More

ACE® HARDWARE – World’s Largest Hardware Retail Cooperative

As the largest home improvement franchise company in the world, Ace International Holdings has more than 5,500 stores in over 70+ countries. 

Ace – “The Helpful Place” – is one of the top 100 most recognized brands in the world.

Why Ace?

  • The #1 Convenience Hardware Store brand
  • Lowest cost of goods
  • World-class support
  • Turn-key process to get new stores up and running
  • Relevant regional assortments
  • Dedicated sourcing team in Shanghai
  • Differentiated response to growing grocery competition

Awards and Accolades

  • #1 In Category – Franchise 500
  • #6 Franchise Times Top 200+ franchise systems list
  • #9 on 2017 NCB Top 100 list
  • #18 on Top 100 Global Franchises list

Minimum Investment: USD2,000,000 – Learn More

YOLÉ® is the first ice cream & frozen yogurt brand worldwide with a presence in FMCG & stores/kiosks with NO SUGAR ADDED while never compromising taste.

  • We have developed for several years a new ice cream focused on full taste, with no sugar and very low calories.
  • Our product is from Spain and we are currently present in 6 countries: Singapore, Taiwan, Indonesia, Cambodia, Portugal, and Spain with more than 35 outlets


  • Healthy ice creams: no sugar added, fewer calories, with no compromise on taste.
  • 1st Brand in the world offering soft ice cream and ice cream tubs for all distribution channels.
  • Different types of YOLÉ franchises: kiosks, foodtrucks and stores.
  • Made in Spain with natural products.
  • Sustainable packaging and kiosks meeting all the environmental guidelines.
  • Multinational brand under D+1 Holding present in several countries.

Minimum Investment: USD250,000 – Learn More

COCA RESTAURANT® – Premium Hotpot Buffet

With over 62 years of experience in successful food service operations as a pioneer of hot pot, COCA’s commitment to quality, satisfaction and customer service, has attributed to its long-standing success.

Being Thailand’s most innovative and long-established culinary brands, Today’s Coca Restaurant menu is greatly expanded from the original concept, covering an impressive variety of high quality, nutritional Thai and Chinese a-la-carte dishes, seafood and the signature hotpot with a variety of broths. 

Three Tiered Brands:

  • 1st tier Signature Hot Pot Chinese-Thai specialties
  • 2nd tier COCA Market Concept
  • 3rd tier COCA Café delicious casual Chinese food for everyone

Thailand factory with international accreditation  ISO 9001 : 2001 verified by AJA/UKS 

COCA restaurants in Thailand, Japan, Indonesia, Vietnam, Cambodia

Comprehensive training and support 

Minimum Investment: USD750,000 per restaurant – Learn More

MANGO TREE® – Authentic Thai Dining Experience
  • Part of the COCA GROUP with 60+ years of success over  60+ locations in 12 countries.
  • Award Winning Mango Tree is one of the world’s most innovative and best-known Thai culinary lifestyle brands, serving contemporary Thai cuisine from authentic classics to modern updates to old favourites.
  • Mango Tree explores culinary of the four regions of Thailand: Northern, North-Eastern, Central and Southern Thai favourites, some refreshed for contemporary tastes and by local, seasonal specialties.
  • While Mango Tree offers authentic Thai cuisine with casual fine-dining vibes, Mango Tree Thai bistro offers more fun and vibrant hangout space concept with various drink list and Thai-twist creative menu.
  • Mango Tree Café offers casual and light dining concept while Mango Tree kitchen is focus on a specialty menu such as Khra Prao or Kao Mun Kai.
  • Mango Tree Grab&Go was developed for major transport hubs, provides diners with freshly-made Thai and International cuisine, perfectly in step with their busy modern lifestyles.

Minimum Investment: USD 750,000 per restaurant – Learn More

MANGO CHILI® THAI CAFE – Easy And Simple Thai Food From The Streets Of Thailand

  • Part of the COCA GROUP with 60+ years of success over  60+ locations in 12 countries.
  • Mango Chili Thai Café is a fun, vibrant social dining space where groups of friends and families can come together and enjoy simple, easy yet original Thai street food.
  • Mango Chili Thai Café offers easy and simple Thai food from the streets of Thailand, inviting global diners to experience Thai street food just as the locals do.
  • With unique approach to cooking Thai dishes, along with rustic yet vibrant concept of the restaurant, Mango Chili Thai Café will assure diners of a fun and exciting experience with affordable fast casual Thai street food, just as they would find in Thailand.

Flexible restaurant formats

  • Quick Service Counter (kitchen/ counter area)  30-35m2
  • Café style size 80 – 120m2,  seating area 40 – 60m2, kitchen 30 -35m2 

Minimum Investment: USD 200,000 per restaurant – Learn More

YENLY YOURS® – Mango Dessert Café

Born was Yenly Yours, a mango dessert café, offering a variety of products utilizing fresh mangoes and offering guests a taste of Thailand that is refreshing and delicious!

Our Offerings
  • We are the expert of Thai mangoes and fresh fruits, so we create differentiating menu by mixing Thai and modern style in our own way.
  • A variety of well-crafted smoothies and unique desserts (mostly made from our high – quality mangoes) are available for dine-in, take-away or home deliveries
Why Franchise With Yenly Yours?
  • Rapid expansion with multiple outlets
  • Central kitchen for quicker logistics
  • Limited labor and skill required for day to day operations
  • Proven team to support franchisees
  • Regular R&D for new ideas
  • Specialty products for retail (i.e. dried mangoes, mango sticky rice cake, etc.)
  • Fast ROI & High profitability
Minimum Investment: USD250,000 – Learn More

GOFIT® – Innovative Gym
The latest addition to the Evolution Wellness portfolio, a game changer in the high value, low price fitness category with a range of unique features to provide an enhanced experience for members.
GOFIT® opened its first location in Malaysia in 2019 which has become an immediate success.
Technology Driven: At the heart of GOFIT® is the technology leveraged to create an engaging, efficient and seamless experience for our members.
  • Technology Driven – Through intelligent builds and careful selection of platforms, we are also able to provide data driven tools that provide comprehensive remote management capabilities.
  • Inclusive – For absolutely everyone, providing facilities and experiences for a range of exercisers, from the newbie to the regular gym rat.
  • Part of a Global and Proven Team – Part of the Evolution Wellness Group, the team behind some of the best known fitness and wellness brands in Southeast Asia.
  • Development Opportunities Across Asia
  • Unparalleled Business, Training, and Operational Support

Minimum Investment: USD700,000 – Learn More

FIRE FITNESS® – Premium Fitness Boutique
FIRE FITNESS® is a community that inspires you, it’s an exercise in self-love, it’s a daily test of grit, it’s an armour of values that you take with you as you walk out of our Stations – it is a full-on commitment to light up your life.
From the trainers we mould, the world-class environment we create, the programmes we forge, to the gyms we’ve built, you won’t ever catch us lowering the heat or our standards.
FIRE Revolution is a 45 minute high intensity programme designed to deliver maximum
results in a safe, instructor led setting that guarantees success to our FIRE fans of any fitness levels with a mix of low and high impact moves which can be altered.
  • Technology Driven – Our in studio programme provides fans with performance data post workout that enhances the high end boutique experience.
  • Inclusive – For absolutely everyone, providing facilities and experiences for a range of exercisers
  • Part of a Global and Proven Team – Part of the Evolution Wellness Group, the team behind some of the best known fitness and wellness brands in Southeast Asia.
  • Development Opportunities Across Asia
  • Unparalleled Business, Training, and Operational Support

Minimum Investment: USD500,000 – Learn More

INTERNATIONAL WORKPLACE GROUP® (IWG) – Leading Coworking Space Platform

IWG is present in 110+ countries, 1000+ cities, 3100+ locations
  • Proven business model and leading global brands, you can transform the untapped potential of our market into exceptional cash returns.
  • By 2030, it is predicted that 30% of all commercial real estate will be flexible workspace while flexible working will be worth USD 10 trillion+ to the economies of 16 leading countries alone.
  • Full development and operational support, including sales & marketing, office management, IT support, initial and ongoing training, and more.
  • Do you have the financial and organizational capability to open at least 5 centres over a 2- to 3-year period?
  • Have you got experience in a fast-paced sales and customer service-oriented business?
  • Can you move quickly to secure deals with building owners and customers?
  • Are you ready to seize the franchise opportunities offered by the fast growing serviced office sector?
Minimum Investment: USD1,000,000 – Learn More

BRICKS 4 KIDZ® – The largest provider of STEM-based educational enrichment franchises in the world
-Founded: 2009
-Total worldwide teachers: 2,000+
-Total worldwide franchises: 500+
Global Locations
-500+ locations
-40+ countries
-North America, South America, Central America, Europe, the Middle East, India, Australia, Africa and Asia.
With more than 500 franchises in 40 countries, our programs have reached more than 1 million children through after school programs, summer camps, in-school workshops and birthday parties.
  • 66,837 SCHOOLS IN THE U.S.
Minimum Investment: USD250,000 –  Learn More


  • YAKINIKU, meaning “grilled meat”, is a Japanese term that refers to grilled meat cuisine and is commonly referred to as “Japanese Barbeque”.
  • Today, “YAKINIKU” commonly refers to a Japanese style of cooking bite- size meat (usually beef and offal) and vegetables that are cooked on griddles and over a flame of wood charcoal using a gas or electric grill. 
  • The owners of FUTAGO were born as twin brothers in Osaka, the most popular city for yakiniku in Japan. FUTAGO means “twins” in Japanese. Establishing their first FUTAGO restaurant in 2010 in Tokyo, the twins developed a unique “FUTAGO style” concept.
  • Now, FUTAGO is all over Japanese media, including TV programs and magazines, expanding to more than 40 locations worldwide, including Hong Kong, China, Taiwan, Hawaii and New York. 
  • Flexible restaurant formats

Minimum Investment: USD 200,000 per restaurant


  • The 1st branch opened at Tokyo, Japan, in 2014 by Takuma Ishikawa. 
  • KOKORO was awarded Best Ramen 2014.
  • Tokyo Mazesoba needs a mix of original noodles with lots of toppings before eating. 
  • You may have an image like aburasoba or soupless ramen, but it’s not correct because Tokyo Mazesoba is a new genre of food. 
  • Also, it’s different from Japanese Soba. 
  • The ever-popular menu is a little spicy, so you should try “Salt Mazesoba” if you don’t like the spicy taste.
  • Over 30 locations and in currently open in six countries: Japan, Singapore, Thailand, Indonesia, Philippines, Canada
  • 3 more countries scheduled for opening: South Korea, Spain, USA

Flexible restaurant formats

  • Small Format: (kitchen/ counter area)  30-35m2
  • Large Format: 100 – 200m2

Minimum Investment: USD 150,000 per restaurant – Learn More


  • Kushikatsu (串カツ), also known as kushiage (串揚げ), is a Japanese dish of deep-fried skewered meat and vegetables. 
  • In Japanese, kushi (串) refers to the skewers used while katsu means a deepfried cutlet of meat. 
  • Kushikatsu is a traditional foods especially in Osaka and has more than 90 years history. 
  • Cutting to bite size various ingredients such as meats, fish, vegetables…etc and skewer them, pickle them special batter, fry them finally.
  • One of the advantages in the kushikatsu business is to be able to select ingredients which are suitable to the local market.

Flexible restaurant formats

  • Small Format: 100 – 120 m2
  • Large Format: 120 – 200m2

Minimum Investment: USD 150,000 per restaurant – Learn More


TENDON is popular among various generations. It has recently been gaining popularity around the world. However, the number of stores serving TENDON is insufficient in Asia.

The name “KOHAKU” means amber and like an amber gem shining mysteriously with plant inclusions, fresh ingredients are dipped in a golden batter and fried to an amber perfection to satisfy our customers’ palates. 

Living up to its name, the KOHAKU TENDON is a hearty bowl topped with delicious and beautiful tempura.

  • KOHAKU’s “batter” is an original blend of several kinds of flour, and the frying oil is a unique blend of salad and sesame oil.
  • KOHAKU has “two kinds of sauces”. “KOHAKU sauce” is flavorful and refreshing with just the right amount of brown sugar. “Spicy sauce” uses original spices, having just the right kick and increasing the customer’s appetite.
  • Stores already open in Singapore, Malaysia, and Philippines

Flexible restaurant formats

  • Food Court: 30 – 50m2
  • Large Format: 50 – 100m2

Minimum Investment: USD 150,000 per restaurant – Learn More


  • Mr. Honda is very famous as the Ramen King in Japan because his first restaurant was opened in 2008, and in the same year he won the Best Newcomer Award of Ramen …surprisingly, he was only 21 years old.
  • KAGETORA is produced by Mr. Honda and is a franchise system that fully reproduces the quality while maintaining easy operations. 
  • A variety of menus such as soy sauce and chicken broth, rich tonkotsu with seafood flavor,  and tsukemen.
  • KAGETORA uses several thickness noodles that are made with our proprietary original recipe.
  • The franchisor provides the original soup and sauce and noodles may be sourced from other parties.
  • Due to the unique process that franchisees are trained on, franchisees can achieve the same quality as the Ramen King.
  • Flexible restaurant formats

Minimum Investment: USD 150,000 per restaurant – Learn More

GAPMAPS® – Location Intelligence

GapMaps combines global expertise with local data and market knowledge to provide clients in South East Asia with accurate, meaningful and granular location intelligence insights

  • GIS and location performance insights for grocery and convenience retailers, business development managers, consultants, advisors and many others
  • Produce project feasibilities more quickly, thoroughly and accurately
  • Use spatial analysis to assess and visualise 2020 resident and worker population data
  • Identify high spending households with GapMaps Consuming Class and Premium Consuming class data
  • Better understand local market catchment areas and their potential
  • A simple to use yet powerful mapping and analytical tool for your business

GapMaps is utilized and trusted by hundreds of businesses in more than 9 countries, ranging from retail, food & beverage, education, real estate, shopping centers, supermarkets, CVS, and MORE!

We lift the weight of your biggest decisions and lead you to the right place for all the right reasons. It’s why our clients have been proven right again and again.

Gap Maps provides information in an area for:

  • Population
  • Age group
  • Academic level
  • Household size
  • Type of household
  • Competitors and other information at the request of the user

Learn More


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