What does Tom Potter, the founder of the Eagle Boys Pizza chain have to say about franchising success?
You can find out what he thinks contributes to a successful franchise model when Potter joins leading franchisors sharing their tips in the keynote panel at the National Franchise Convention 2016.
On this leadership panel will be FCA Hall of Fame members Chris Taylor, managing director and founder of Aussie Pooch Mobile; Bill Vis, founder and chairman of V.I.P. Home Services.
As the National Franchise Convention 2016 (NFC16) heads to Canberra from Sunday 9 to Tuesday 11 October, attendees will have the opportunity to hear from some of the best in the business.
Leading franchisors sharing their expertise and insights in keynote addresses at the year’s biggest franchising event will include:
CEO, television host and best-selling author of The Naked CEO: in every way Alex Malley is a free spirit in leadership and life.
Alex is the chief executive of CPA Australia, a multi-national business with 19 offices globally and more than 155,000 members worldwide. He also heads its financial services subsidiary, CPA Australia Advice.
Not only that, but he is the host of the Nine Network Australia series In Conversation with Alex Malley and provides career mentoring via thenakedceo.com.
Alex enjoyed three seasons as the host of the nationally broadcast interview series, The Bottom Line. On his new show, In Conversation with Alex Malley, he continues to reveal the inspiring stories behind influential and thought-provoking leaders. Alex has interviewed an array of impressive people, including first man on the moon, Neil Armstrong – news surrounding it reached an unprecedented global audience.
Megan Quinn, Net-A-Porter
One of Megan's notable achievements was her co-founding of the internationally acclaimed Net-A-Porter in 1999. Her role was to direct the brand development of the company which launched in June 2000.
In her capacity as creative director, she designed the iconic packaging, directed the site design and editorial, and was a member of the buying team. In her role as HR director, she hired, trained and managed all staff, with a particular emphasis on creating the unique levels of service for which Net-A-Porter is now internationally renowned.
As a board director, she reported to the fellow directors of the company, and reviewed and discussed the strategic, marketing, operational and financial implications and consequences of the rapidly expanding global business.
Franchise brands that will be sharing their knowledge as part of the concurrent program include: Retail Zoo, G.J. Gardner Homes, Poolwerx, Fastway Couriers, Jollibee Foods Corporation, Hydrokleen, Asian Restaurant Concepts, Australian Skin Clinics, InXpress, Cartridge World, Brazilian Beauty and more.
Early Bird prices are now available to FCA members for two-day and group bookings made on or before 15 August 2016. Visit www.nationalfranchiseconvention.org.au for more information and to register for NFC16.