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Multi-unit Franchise Conference

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Multi-unit franchise conference

Are you an existing franchisee, or an entrepreneur looking to invest in multiple units? The Multi-unit Franchise Conference on 4 October at the NEC, Birmingham, is a must-attend for those with aspirations for growth.

Sponsored by HSBC, the conference will offer existing franchisees specialist insights from industry experts, franchisors and groundbreaking multi-unit operators. Be guided through the dos and dont's of expansion and gain invaluable guidance to help you maximise your ROI and avoid common pitfalls.

Space is strictly limited so all delegates must book in advance.
Book your place before September 13 to benefit from the early bird rate of £35+vat (£115+vat thereafter). Call 020 8394 5294 or email multiunit@vmgl.com

Click here for more details about the delegate package or read on for the full conference programme. 

The Multi Unit Conference is hosted by Fiona Boswell, Head of Franchising and Commercial Services at Fraser Brown.

Multi-unit Franchise Conference 2018 sponsored by HSBC
Supported by bfa

10:00

Registration

Explore The National Franchise Exhibition and network over tea and coffee

10:40 - 10:45

HSBC introduction and welcome to the Multi-unit Franchise Conference

Ken Braddock, Franchise Director - HSBC
Multi-unit Franchise Conference 2019 HSBC

10:45 - 11:15

Keynote speaker

Making the transition from single-store operator to multi-unit franchisee 

Simon Wallis, International Managing Director - Domino's Pizza
Domino's logo

11:15 - 12:00

The future of franchising

Insight from industry experts on how franchising will develop over the next decade and how existing franchisees can take advantage of developments. An invaluable session for those who are building their growth strategy.

Hosted by: Fiona Smith, UK Managing Director - The Learning Experience 

Multi-unit Franchise Conference

12:00 - 12:40

Understanding key trends and market indicators

Experts will analyse market trends and highlight potential growth areas to help delegates make informed decisions about their next steps. Speakers will consider the changing role of technology within franchise businesses and what the future holds.

Multi-unit Franchise Conference

12:40 - 13:15

Complimentary networking lunch

13:15 - 13:50

Routes to expansion

A panel of industry veterans will discuss the various routes to expansion: from multi-unit to a master license, resale acquisition to international investment. They’ll debate the pros and cons of each and highlight potential pitfalls to avoid. 

Hosted by: Euan Fraser, CEO - AMO Consulting 

13:50 - 14:30

The rise of the MUMBO (multi-unit, multi-brand operators) 

The number of MUMBOs in the UK is rising, but what is the secret to success? Panellists will share how to create a long term growth plan, what to consider when diversifying your portfolio, and the skills a successful MUMBO needs to master.

Multi-unit Franchise Conference

14:30 - 15:15

Round table discussion

Hosted by: Fiona Boswell, Head of Franchising and Commercial Services - Fraser Brown

Owning a multi-unit or multi-brand franchise portfolio comes with a unique set of challenges. Share ideas and learn from your peers during these hosted roundtable discussions.

  • Topic 1: What is your vision for the future of franchising in the sectors you operate?
  • Topic 2: What are your main barriers to expansion?
  • Topic 3: How has your network of contacts assisted your expansion to date and what contacts do you need for future growth?

Fraser Brown Logo

15:15 - 15:30

Closing remarks 

15:30 - 16:30

Facilitated meetings with the UK's leading franchisors

The Multi-unit Franchise Exhibition takes place within The National Franchise Exhibition. The event's personalised PA service will arrange and co-ordinate meetings with exhibitors on your behalf. 

16:30

VIP drinks reception

Click here for more information about the delegate package and how to book

Early bird rate expires on 13 September – don't miss out! 

Cost: £115 + VAT
Early bird rate: £35 + VAT (if booked before 13 September)

Call the conference booking line on: 
+44 (0)20 8394 5294
Email: multiunit@vmgl.com

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