There's something for everyone at this conference. Whether you are a franchisee, franchisor or supplier.
What You Missed in 2012
2012 Franchisee Attendee Profile:
The 2012 Multi-Unit Franchising Conference had record attendance of over 1,000 multi-unit franchisees, franchisors and franchise service providers. Over 450 multi-unit franchisees attended in 2012. They represent:
37 states and Canada
17% have 2 brands
22% have 3 or more brands
6500 operating units
Over 90,000 people
Over $5 billion in annual system-wide revenue
171 brands in all categories including food, ice cream, yogurt, donuts, automotive, senior care, insurance, fitness, health, retail and more
75% are seeking additional brands
But don't just take our word for it. Check out how previous attendees have rated their experience:
99% said the conference met or exceeded their expectations
99% would recommend this conference to a friend or colleague
90% met partners they would like to do business with
Hear Why Franchisees Attend
You probably already know that attending the Multi-Unit Franchising Conference is a smart investment for multi-unit franchises, franchisors, and suppliers with an eye toward future growth.
But what makes the knowledge and skills you bring back a good investment for your company?
It’s simple: the knowledge you get, the skills you build, and the connections you make offer a tangible payoff. During presentations and networking sessions, you will have the opportunity to meet some of the most successful multi-unit operators in the nation, learn about innovations and best practices for growth, and discover new franchise opportunities and business solutions.
Franchisees learn how to become more profitable – drive topline sales that provide bottom line results.
Aspire to take your organization to the next level – you’ll meet other franchisees that have already taken the next step, learn from their successes and mistakes
Programs appeal to both multi-unit and multi-concept franchisees.
The multi unit franchising conference is an absolute must attend for people who are serious about their business and franchising. This is by far the most productive conference that I go to.
John Hotchkiss Partner, L&M Restaurant Group
Franchisee: Little Caesars, Firehouse Subs
A great place to find solutions to the challenges we face as multi-unit franchisees.
Robert Branca Jr. President, JLC
Franchisee: Dunkin' Donuts
The success and depth of knowledge of fellow attendees motivates me more than any other conference I attend.
Grant Simon President, Simon Clips
Franchisee: Great Clips, T-Mobile Premium Retailer
A wonderful show with great speakers and terrific information. The topics covered really hit home to us in the franchisee community, and it was delightful to meet other similar minded, industrious entrepreneurs.
Ted Torres President, Caerus Hospitality Partners
Hear Why Franchisors Attend
Learn what’s really important to your franchisees. Improve systems and programs offered through key take-aways.
Training, operations and marketing teams should attend – learn what your franchisees are really thinking. You may not hear it anywhere else!
Franchise Sales and Development – sponsor opportunities still exist. Showcase your brand before some of the most respected franchisees in the industry.
Jersey Mike's Subs has been coming to Franchise Update Media Group's Multi-Unit Franchising Conference since 2008. Â With confidence, I can say that this event yields significant results for us year in and year out. Â Whether you are looking to expand your knowledge, network with top franchisees throughout the franchising world, or meet your next multi-unit franchisee, this event is a must-attend for franchisors and franchisees alike. Â They should rename the conference to "How to Grow & Who to Grow With.
Brian Sommers VP Franchise Development, Jersey Mike's
Listening to franchisees of all sizes from brands across the franchise industry has made me recognize the need to improve our franchisee training and support programs.
Madison Jobe COO, Pizza Inn
Our sponsorship resulted in two new deals last year.
Greg Vojnovic CDO, Popeyes
Hear Why Suppliers Attend
How can you provide a higher level of service to your franchisees and franchisors?
You'll have an opportunity to showcase your products and services to franchisees and franchisors.
This conference appeals to suppliers of services for both franchisees and franchisors
Franchisee suppliers - pay cards, real estate, financing and more
Franchisor suppliers - point of sale materials, web services, lead generation and more
Each year I learn more about the challenges facing franchisees. I take the knowledge and improve my product that allows me to better support our franchisee and franchisor partners.
Tom Epstein CEO, Franchise Payments Network
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