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2016 Sponsors/Exhibitors

2016 Sponsors/Exhibitors


The Multi-Unit Conference would not be the outstanding event it is today without the support of our sponsors and exhibitors. We would like to take this opportunity to thank all for supporting this event.

To be a 2016 sponsor or exhibitor please contact 
or Sharon Wilkinson at 800-289-4232 ext.202



Conference Sponsors

Platinum Sponsors

Jersey Mike’s Subs Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen

Gold Sponsors

Dessange Group North America Comcast Business Zaxby’s Dunkin' Brands
CKE Restaurants Holdings, Inc. Hurricane Grill & Wings Toppers Pizza

Franchisee Only Luncheon Sponsors

Krispy Kreme Modern Business Associates la Madeleine Checkers & Rally’s Restaurants, Inc.
Costa Vida, Fresh Mexican Grill

Franchisor Luncheon Sponsors


Franchisee Only Opening Social Sponsors

Captain D’s Pollo Campero McAlister’s Deli Tropical Smoothie Café

Exhibitor Sponsors



Agenda At A Glance Sponsor

Conference Guidebook Sponsor

Keynote Speaker Sponsor

Coffee Cup Sponsor

Cover Card Sponsor

Advisory Board Meeting Sponsors

Escalator Metal Strips Sponsor

Franchisee Conference Tote Bag Sponsor

Bronze Sponsors

Exhibit Hall Floorplan

Frequently Asked Questions

Please note this information and more is provided to you in the 2016 Multi-Unit Franchising Conference Sponsor Kit sent by Christa Pulling

General Information:

1. How do I become a sponsor or exhibitor?

2. When do I receive the attendee lists?

  • You will receive your 1st pre-event attendee list 3-4 weeks before the conference. Then you will receive your 2nd pre-event attendee list 1 week before the conference. 2 weeks after the conference you will receive the post-event attendee list.
  • The lists contain Names, Titles, Company Name, Mailing Address, Telephone Number, and Email Addresses (unless the attendee has opted-out.)

3. What are the substitution, refund and cancellation policies for sponsors or exhibitors?

  • Substitutions can be made at any time. Please modify your registration and update with the new person's information. You can also contact Christa Pulling:
  • Exhibit Space and Sponsorships are non-refundable.

4. Where can I find pertinent deadlines?

please contact 
or Sharon Wilkinson at 800-289-4232 ext.202 - See more at:

Registration Questions:

1. If I am already a sponsor or exhibitor does this mean I am already registered for the conference?

  • No, you are not registered. You must register online in order to have a badge. You will not be charged for registrations included in your sponsorship.

2. How do I register for the conference?

  • You must register online in order to have a badge. Go to the following link:
  • Select New Registration
  • Under registration type select either Franchisor Sponsors/Exhibitors or Supplier Sponsors/Exhibitors
  • On the next page select your company name
  • Proceed through registration until you have hit the finish button and the confirmation page is shown.

3. What if I am a sponsor or an exhibitor and I want to bring more attendees than my sponsorship allows?

  • You can register additional attendees at the special discounted rate of $695.
  • Any sponsorship that only includes 1 attendee will only be able to register 1 more additional attendee at the $595 rate. All other sponsorship levels have no cap

4. How do I register my additional attendees?

  • Select New Registration
  • Under registration type select either Franchisor Sponsors or Exhibitors / Supplier Sponsors or Exhibitors
  • On the next page please select "Your Company Name" Additional Sponsor Attendee
  • Then continue through registration until you make a payment and a confirmation page is shown

5. What are the badge policies?

  • You must register online to have a badge to attend the conference.
  • Your badge must contain the same company name that you signed up your sponsorship with. If we notice in registration you haven't registered under the proper name we will contact you to update it.

Conference Tote Bag Insert Sponsors: Shipping Information?

  • Please have enough items to fill the bags. We have 2 separate types of bags Franchisor/Supplier and Franchisee bags. Numbers to come.
  • Shipping information: Ship To the Hotel to arrive no earlier than April 19th, but no later than Friday, April 22nd. Note, Caesars package center is not open on Sunday and there are elevated
    fees for Saturday arrival.

    Christa Pulling, Guest Arriving April 22
    Caesars Package Center
    3570 Las Vegas Blvd, S
    Las Vegas, NV 89109
    Multi-Unit Franchising Conference: Event Date April 27-29
    Mobile: 408-930-2501
    Package Total:
    For Example 1 of 1
    2 of 10  etc

Conference Guidebook Information:

1. What information is included in the conference guidebook?

  • Your company logo, a 65 word company description, and your contact information are all included in the conference guidebook.

2. How do I submit my Company Listing and Contact information for the guidebook?

  • Please submit the following information to Christa Pulling
  • 65 Word Company Description:

  • Listing Contact information:

         1. Name

         2. Title

         3. Company Name

         4. Contact Email Address

         5. Mailing Address

         6. Telephone Number

         7. Website

3. What type of logo should I submit for the conference guidebook?

  • Your logo must be a vector .ai or .eps file

4. How do I submit my logo for the conference guidebook?

5. What if I am not sure if my logo file type is usable?


Exhibit Hall Information:

1. When will I receive the exhibitor kit?

  •  The exhibitor kit will be sent to you by Freeman, our vendor for the Expo Hall, in January 2016.

2. What are the exhibit hall hours and the set-up or tear down times?

  • Tuesday, April 26, 2016
    9:00am - 9:00pm Exhibitor Sponsor Set-up

    Wednesday, April 27, 2016
     4:30pm - 7:00pm Expo Hall Open

    Thursday, April 28, 2016
    12:00pm - 2:00pm Lunch
    4:30pm - 7:00pm Cocktail Reception
    After 7:00pm Exhibitor Sponsor Breakdown

*Please note you will only be allowed to set-up during the set-up hours on Tuesday, April 26th. Due to security issues you will not be allowed to get into the exhibit hall before Wednesday, April 27th*

3. What do I need to do if I want to serve food or beverages at my booth?

  •  Due to specific health regulations in Las Vegas you need to be approved to provide food or beverages at your booth. Please contact Christa Pulling or 800-289-4232 ext. 210 for more information.

4. What is included in my exhibit hall booth space?

  • 10x10 booth space
  • Right, Left, and Back sides draped in black linen
  • NO Furniture is provided.

5. How do I order furniture for my booth space?

  • You will be able to order different items from Freeman. They will contact you once they have you in the system. You will only be able to order items once you have a booth number.
  • They have a package deal priced at TBD that includes a table, 2 chairs, and a wastebasket.
  • Furniture must be ordered by TBD

6. Where can I view the exhibit hall floor plan.

Franchisee VIP Program:

1. What is the Franchisee VIP Program?

  • VIPs get to come to the conference free of charge. It is a great way to reward outstanding franchisees! Please note franchisee VIPs can ONLY be franchisees.

2. What is included in the Franchisee VIP invitation?

  • An email VIP invitation
  • A hard copy VIP invitation
  • A letter describing the VIP program sent on your behalf
  • A conference brochure

3. Who can submit Franchisee VIPs?

  • The following sponsorship levels can submit VIPs:
    • Platinum: 4 Franchisee VIPs
    • Gold: 3 Franchisee VIPs
    • Multi-Unit Franchisee Luncheon: 3 Franchisee VIPs
    • Silver: 2 Franchisee VIPs

 4. Can I use the Franchisee VIP invitation as an additional sponsor or exhibitor attendee registration?

  • The Franchisee VIP invitations are only for franchisees and are non-transferable.

5. Where do I send my Franchisee VIP selections?

Video Info: Platinum, Gold, & Franchisee Luncheon Sponsors

1. Platinum Sponsors General Session Video

  • Please submit your 5 minute general session video by April 15th
  • The video specs are 16:9 1080p HD .wmv or .mov file format.
  • Also please bring your video on a usb drive to the conference as a back up.

2. Gold Sponsors General Session Video

  • Please submit your 2 minute general session video by April 15th
  • The video specs are 16:9 1080p HD .wmv or .mov file format.
  • Also please bring your video on a usb drive to the conference as a back up.

3. Franchisee Luncheon Sponsors Video

  • Please submit your 2 minute luncheon video by April 15th
  • The video specs are 16:9 1080p HD .wmv or .mov file format.
  • Also please bring your video on a usb drive to the conference as a back up.


Lead Retrieval

1. We do offer lead retrieval.

  • All sponsors will receive an email in January regarding lead retrieval
  • The email will include the pricing and how the system works




Get Conference Insert Approved March 2nd Christa Pulling
Register for the conference through online registration ASAP
Submit your company logo (logo must be submitted as a vector .eps or .ai format) March 21st
Submit your directory listing March 21st Christa Pulling
Conference Guidebook ad, if applicable March 21st Christa Pulling
Last day for company name to be included in signage March 21st Christa Pulling
Send in your Franchisee VIP Pass Selections March 30th Christa Pulling
Book hotel room Block ends April 4th or when sold out Caesars Palace
1st Pre-Conference Attendee List Released April 4th Christa Pulling
Last Day of Early Discount to Book All Booth Furniture Through Freeman April 5th Freeman
Last Day to be included in the Logo Loop April 11th
Conference Video (Tuesday Franchisee Luncheon Sponsor, Gold Sponsors, and Platinum Sponsors Only) April 15th Christa Pulling
Last Day to Be Included in Mobile App April 18th Christa Pulling
2nd Pre-Conference Attendee List Released April 19th Christa Pulling
Last day to ship material to Freeman warehouse without late fees April 19th Freeman
Ship Conference Tote Bag Inserts to Hotel by April 22nd Christa Pulling
Post-Conference Attendee List Released May 9th Christa Pulling




Logo must be submitted as a vector .ai or .eps file to production:

Please submit the following information to Christa Pulling

65 Word Company Description:

Listing Contact information:

     1. Name

     2. Title

     3. Contact Email Address

     4. Mailing Address

     5. Telephone Number

     6. Website

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