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Don’t miss this year’s Forum – a great line-up of speakers and more to come

By Centre Contributor

Don’t miss this year’s Forum – a great line-up of speakers and more to come

This year’s Franchise Management Forum is already shaping up as one of the best ever, with an exciting array of high-profile speakers confirmed from across the franchising sector.

Given the quality of speakers already locked in, and with more to come, be sure to make your early bird booking now to secure your spot.

  • How do you manage multiple franchise brands?
  • How do you integrate new brands across a large franchise network?
  • How do you implement a philanthropic ethos in a franchise business?
  • How do you manage the unique challenges of a gender-specific franchise brand?

These questions, and more, will be addressed by the impressive line-up of franchising leaders already assembled for this year’s Franchise Management Forum to be held in Brisbane on Friday 23 June.

The keynote speakers confirmed so far are:

  • Serge Infanti, Managing Director of Foodco (Muffin Break and Jamaica Blue)
    Serge will focus on the challenges of running a multi-brand franchise network and how a shared services model can work in supporting franchisees.
  • Peter Camphin, CEO (QLD) of real estate franchise Ray White
    Peter will focus on horizontal and vertical integration through the development of the Living Here and Loan Market brands to operate in parallel with the Ray White agencies.
  • Karim Messih, CEO of Mexican food chain Zambrero
    Karim will focus on the philanthropic ethos of Zambrero and the challenges of operating a growing network in the increasingly competitive Mexican QSR market.
  • Melanie Gleeson, Founder and CEO of Endota Spa
    Melanie will focus on the challenges of franchising a business catering for a gender-specific market and how this is reflected in franchisee recruitment methodology.

These highly regarded franchise leaders will also share unique insights into the personal and competitive challenges and the highs and lows they have encountered throughout their franchising journeys.

This is just a snapshot of what’s instore for attendees at this year’s Forum – keep an eye out for more keynote speakers to be confirmed soon!

The chance to hear directly from such high-calibre speakers from a diverse cross-section of franchise business is very rare and is not to be missed.

As well as the quality of its speakers, the Franchise Management Forum also prides itself on providing an open and interactive environment for the sharing of stories and ideas. The Open Exchange is always one of the most popular sessions at the Forum and encourages group problem-solving and discussion of the hottest issues in franchising.

The annual Franchise Management Forum, jointly organised by the Franchise Advisory Centre and Griffith University’s Asia-Pacific Centre for Franchising Excellence, has been running since 2009.

The full-day program of high-profile speakers, interactive exchange of ideas and industry networking is a must for anyone seeking to expand their franchise management skills and knowledge, with real life learnings to take away for the benefit of their business.

Find out more on the Franchise Management Forum here.

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