Each year at the National Franchise Convention leading franchisors share their experiences and insights on the hot topics in franchising.
And 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 and ask questions of some of the best in the business as 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; and Tom Potter, founder, Eagle Boys Pizza providing their tips for franchising success as part of a keynote panel.
Leading franchisors sharing their expertise and insights in keynote addresses at the year’s biggest franchising event will include:
Catherine Monson, Chief Executive Officer and President, FASTSIGNS International (USA)
CEO of FASTSIGNS since January 2009, Catherine took a mature brand during one of the worst recessions in the US history, and revitalised and restored it to market leadership, both in the sign industry and in franchising. Learn the process she undertook to reposition the FASTSIGNS brand, grow franchisee unit level sales and profitability, improve franchisee support services, and increase the number of FASTSIGNS locations through targeted franchise development all resulting in record EBITDA growth for the company.
Dr Sam Prince, Founder, Zambrero
Sam created his first business, Zambrero Fresh Mex Grill in his hometown Canberra, at the age of 21. Zambrero is built upon the key principles of happiness, healthy food, and humanitarianism. Zambrero now has over 110 stores worldwide and counting. In his NFC16 fireside chat, Sam will talk about his motivations for establishing Zambrero, his passion for humanitarian work and how he has grown Zambrero into a successful and expanding franchise system while integrating his humanitarian philosophies at the core of the 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.
Super early bird prices are now available to FCA members for two-day and group bookings made on or before 1 July 2016. Visit www.nationalfranchiseconvention.org.au for more information and to register for NFC16.