Are you an existing franchisee, or an entrepreneur looking to invest in multiple units? The UK's first Multi-unit Franchise Conference on 13 October at the NEC, Birmingham, is a must-attend for those with aspirations for growth.
The conference will feature entrepreneurial multi-unit franchisees that have already successfully taken the leap and will guide you through the dos and don'ts of expansion. Industry experts will offer invaluable insight and guidance to help you maximise your ROI and avoid common pitfalls.
All delegates must book in advance. Secure your place by 5 October to take advantage of the Early Bird rate.
Click here for more details about the delegate package or read on for the full conference programme.
9:30 Delegate registration
10:00 – 10:40
Do you have the entrepreneurial spirit to be a world class franchisee?
Speaker: Chris Holmes, Chief Development Officer, KFC
10:40 – 11:00 | Coffee break
11:00 – 11:30
Managing the performance of a multi-unit franchise company – Technology to enable effective management
11:30 – 12:00
Working alongside different franchise partners to deliver new initiatives and concepts adapting to customer needs
12:00 – 12:15 | Coffee break
12:15 – 13:20 | Panel session
Building a franchise portfolio: multi-unit & multi-brand
· Structuring your existing business to enable growth
· When is the right time to expand?
Euan Fraser, Managing Consultant, AMO Consulting
Raja Adil, Multi-unit Franchisee, Adil Group of Companies – Costa Coffee, Burger King, Anytime Fitness, Taco Bell, & KFC
Safwan Adam, Multi-unit Franchisee, CeX, German Doner Kebab & Right at Home
Simon Vardy, Managing Director, Sim Trava Holdings – Costa Coffee & Pita Pit
Ragin Patel, Managing Director, Amsric - Starbucks, KFC & Anytime Fitness
13:20 – 14:00 | Lunch
14:00 – 14:30
Managing your cash flow – the complexities of multi-unit financial management
Speaker: Bivek Sharma, Partner, KPMG
14:30 – 15:00
Don’t let the property search hinder your growth: finding locations and lease negotiations
15:20 – 15:50
Developing a marketing strategy to support a multi-unit franchise operation
15:50 – 16:30
Planning your exit strategy
16:30 | Final remarks
Speaker: Andrew Brattesani, UK Head of Franchising, HSBC Bank
17:30 | Drinks reception
Click here for more information about the delegate package and how to book.
Early bird rate expires on 5 October – don't miss out!
Cost: £115 + VAT
Early bird rate: £35 + VAT (if booked before 5 October)
Call the conference booking line on:
+44 (0)20 8394 5264