Seminars

Friday 26 March 2021

9:00am

keynote

Opening Keynote Address: Planning for Success

Presented By
Marcel Lal, CEO Asia Pacific, InXpress

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
Malcolm Price, Poolwerx
Liz Nable, Xtend Barre
John O'Riordan, InXpress
Amy Van De Ven, Quest Apartment Hotels

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
Jonathan Muncey, 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. Panellists include:
Grant Stanford, Snap
Deb Boothe, City Cave
Warren Roberts, Poolwerx

11:45am

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
David Ridgeway, Quest Apartment Hotels
Natasha Callewaert, Quest Apartment Hotels

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

How franchisor support systems can help you reach your potential

Presented By
Nathan Kelk, Red Rooster

1:30pm

Employee relations and compliance

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

Presented By
Steve Champion, ER Strategies

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

Want to franchise your business but not sure how?

Presented By
Brian Keen, Franchise Simply

3:00pm

Wellness & balance in small business

Presented By
Jeremy Hassell, City Cave

3:30pm

Is there a better way? The future is collaboration.

Presented By
Boaz Keeda, Independent Cafes

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
Jonathan Muncey, 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. Panelists include:
Jaime Strong, City Cave
John O’Riordan, InXpress

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

1:30pm

Building resilience in your business

Presented By
Marcel Lal, InXpress

2:00pm

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

The success of your franchise starts with you. Stress management expert and ex-franchise owner, Laura Piccardi, teaches you how to change the way you think and behave, so you can take control of the way you feel, and have the energy, clarity and confidence to grow your franchise.

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

Why are some people more successful than others?

Presented By
Peter Swatosch, FocalPoint Business Coaching

3:30pm

How to franchise your business successfully - one step at a time

Presented By
Brian Keen, Franchise Simply

4:00pm

Is there a better way? The future is collaboration.

Presented By
Boaz Keeda, Independent Cafes