Seminars

Friday 26 March 2021

9:00am

Opening Keynote Address: Having the courage to live out your best thoughts

Presented By
Dr Sam Prince, Founder, Zambrero

9:30am

FCA Update

Presented By
Mary Aldred, CEO, Franchise Council of Australia

9:45am

Franchisee Success Panel: Setting business goals - and achieving them

Discover how sucessful franchisees have grown their businesses and achieved their goals for success. Gain practical lessons to apply to maximise success in your own franchised business. Facilitated by Wendy Donaldson, Narellan Pools

Presented By
Heidi Gulla, MindChamps
Liz Nable, Xtend Barre
Nithin, Shingle Inn

10:30am

Franchising for the new decade

Presented By
Mary Aldred, CEO, Franchise Council of Australia (FCA)

11:00am

How to stay motivated in your business.

Tips from an award-winning field manager.

Presented By
Francois Nila, Hire A Hubby

11:00am

Is franchising right for you?

What is franchising, what makes the franchising model work and what are the important things to consider before becoming a franchisee? What does a franchisor look for in prospective franchisees?

Presented By
The Franchise Council of Australia, speakers include:
Mark Mackenzie, The Graffiti Eaters
Maija Kerry, Norton Rose Fulbright Lawyers

11:30am

Conversations with franchisees

A panel of franchisees share their experiences and business journeys.

Presented By
Racha Abboud, Macpherson Kelley, Franchise Council of Australia.

11:45am

Employee relations and compliance

What you need to know regarding employee relations and compliance. A legal/HR update.

Presented By
Steve Champion, ER Strategies

12:00pm

keynote

Why top franchises succeed and how to own one

In this powerful presentation Rod will share with you a new approach to building enterprise value outlining why franchisees and franchisors succeed and the top 10 features of top performing franchises.

Presented By
Rod Young, Chairman, DC Strategy

12:15pm

keynote

Show me the money

Presented By
Ken Rosebery, The Cheesecake Shop

12:30pm

Let's talk about money: 5 facts you absolutely need to know about buying a franchise

Presented By
Sarah Stowe, Inside Franchise Business
Kate Groom, Franchise Accounting & Tax

1:00pm

keynote

How rolling burritos can eliminate a disease

Hear the story of one of Australia’s finest and most compassionate entrepreneurs, Dr Sam Prince, founder of Mexican food giant Zambrero and the Plate4Plate initiative to end world hunger.

Presented By
Dr Sam Prince, Founder, Zambrero

1:30pm

Lessons from a multi-unit franchisee

Learn what it takes to grow your business from a single location to become a multi-unit franchisee. Find out strategies for working on your business - not just in it - to achieve success.

Presented By
Sherwin Djamil, Soul Origin

1:30pm

What every franchisor and franchisee should do

Presented By
Doug Downer, Franchise Ready

2:00pm

keynote

Accelerated growth strategies for business owners

Presented By
Andrew Morello, The Entourage

2:15pm

keynote

Closing address: Getting the most out of your franchise relationship.

Presented By
Dani Carr, Infinite Cycle & Anytime Fitness

2:30pm

How to franchise my business simply one step at a time

Presented By
Brian Keen, Franchise Simply

3:00pm

Special Presentation: Health & Wellness - How to survive and thrive on the franchise rollercoaster

• Understanding how stress and busyness can impact your physical and mental health, and therefore your franchise success
• How to remain energised, motivated and focused through all the ups and downs of franchise life
• Simple actions you can take every day to stay on board the franchise rollercoaster and enjoy the ride

Expect to walk away feeling motivated and inspired to take powerful action, that will give you the energy, clarity and confidence to drive your franchise forward and build the life you deserve.

Presented By
Laura Piccardi, Uppy

3:30pm

A franchisee's secret weapon: How to leverage your personal reputation for business success

As a business owner, your personal reputation has a direct impact on that of your franchise. In this workshop, you'll learn the four principles and 10 practices every franchisee must adopt to build a reputation that instills trust and loyalty from your team, customers, franchisor, suppliers and other key stakeholders, and ultimately drives the success of your business.

Presented By
Catherine Hollyman, Behind The Scenes Communications

4:00pm

How to become a media magnet in order to gain trust, influence and boost your bottom line

In today’s crowded franchise market, it’s essential to implement strategies to stand out of the crowd and NOTHING gains trust and credibility as fast as mainstream media attention. Mass media exposure elevates the perception of your brand, attracting clients/customers, increasing sales and outselling your competitors. Instead of desperately trying to find your next client, they’ll come looking for you because they feel they know, like and trust you.

Presented By
Monica Rosenfeld, WordStorm PR

Saturday 27 March 2021

11:00am

Is franchising right for you?

What is franchising, what makes the franchising model work and what are the important things to consider before becoming a franchisee? What does a franchisor look for in prospective franchisees?

Presented By
The Franchise Council of Australia, speakers include:
Mark Mackenzie, The Graffiti Eaters
Maija Kerry, Norton Rose Fulbright Lawyers

11:30am

Conversations with franchisees

A panel of franchisees share their experiences and business journeys.

Presented By
Charlie Duffill, FoodCo, Franchise Council of Australia.

12:00pm

keynote

Why top franchises succeed and how to own one

In this powerful presentation Rod will share with you a new approach to building enterprise value outlining why franchisees and franchisors succeed and the top 10 features of top performing franchises.

Presented By
Rod Young, Chairman, DC Strategy

12:30pm

What every franchisor and franchisee should do

Presented By
Doug Downer, Franchise Ready

1:00pm

keynote

Accelerated growth strategies for business owners

Presented By
Andrew Morello, The Entourage

2:00pm

Special Presentation: Health & Wellness - How to survive and thrive on the franchise rollercoaster

• Understanding how stress and busyness can impact your physical and mental health, and therefore your franchise success
• How to remain energised, motivated and focused through all the ups and downs of franchise life
• Simple actions you can take every day to stay on board the franchise rollercoaster and enjoy the ride

Expect to walk away feeling motivated and inspired to take powerful action, that will give you the energy, clarity and confidence to drive your franchise forward and build the life you deserve.

Presented By
Laura Piccardi, Uppy

2:30pm

Let's talk about money: 5 facts you absolutely need to know about buying a franchise

Presented By
Sarah Stowe, Inside Franchise Business
Kate Groom, Franchise Accounting & Tax

3:00pm

Franchising for the new decade

Presented By
Peter White, Executive Manager, Franchise Council of Australia (FCA)

3:30pm

A franchisee's secret weapon: How to leverage your personal reputation for business success

As a business owner, your personal reputation has a direct impact on that of your franchise. In this workshop, you'll learn the four principles and 10 practices every franchisee must adopt to build a reputation that instills trust and loyalty from your team, customers, franchisor, suppliers and other key stakeholders, and ultimately drives the success of your business.

Presented By
Catherine Hollyman, Behind The Scenes Communications

4:00pm

How to franchise my business simply one step at a time

Presented By
Brian Keen, Franchise Simply