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2015 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 2015 sponsor or exhibitor please contact sales@franchiseupdatemedia.com 
or Sharon Wilkinson at 800-289-4232 ext.202

 

 

Conference Sponsors

Platinum Sponsors

Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen Jersey Mike's Subs

Gold Sponsors

Dessange International Inc., franchisor for Dessange Paris, Camille Albane Paris & Fantastic Sams Hair Salons Toppers Dunkin' Brands Bill.com
CKE Restaurants Holdings, Inc. Hurricane Grill & Wings Comcast Business

Franchisee Only Luncheon Sponsors

Checkers Drive-In Restaurants, Inc. Captain D’s, LLC Modern Business Associates Krispy Kreme
Costa Vida Fresh Mexican Grill

Franchisee Only Opening Party Sponsor

Johnny Rockets McAlister's Deli

Exhibitor Sponsors

Franchisors

Suppliers

Conference Tote Bag Sponsors

Two-Sided Lanyard Sponsor

Chairman's Dinner Sponsors

Bronze Sponsors

Advisory Board Meeting Sponsors

Escalator Metal Strips Sponsor

Agenda At A Glance Sponsor

Exhibit Hall Floorplan

Frequently Asked Questions

Please note this information and more is provided to you in the 2015 Multi-Unit Franchising Conference Sponsor Kit sent by Christa Pulling christap@franchiseupdatemedia.com

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 4-3 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 persons information. You can also contact Christa Pulling christap@franchiseupdatemedia.com
  • Exhibit Space and Sponsorships are non-refundable.

4. Where can I find pertinent deadlines?

please contact sales@franchiseupdatemedia.com 
or Sharon Wilkinson at 800-289-4232 ext.202 - See more at: http://stage_mufc.franchising.com/sponsors.html#sthash.ERc0QGm5.dpuf

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: https://www.etouches.com/2015mufc
  • Select New Registration
  • Under registration type  select either Franchisor Sponsors or Exhibitors / Supplier Sponsors or 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.

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 1st, but no later than Friday, April 3rd. Note, Caesars package center is not open on Sunday and there are elevated
    fees for Saturday arrival.

    Christa Pulling, Guest Arriving April 4
    Caesars Package Center
    3570 Las Vegas Blvd, S
    Las Vegas, NV 89109
    Multi-Unit Franchising Conference: Event Date April 8-10
    Mobile: 408-930-2501
    Package Total:
    For Example 1 of 1
    or
    2 of 10  etc

Conference Guidebook Information:

1. What information is included in the conference guidebook?

  • Your company logo, a 50 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 christap@franchiseupdatemedia.com
  • 50 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 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 be sent to you by Freeman our vendor for the expo hall in January 2015.

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

  • Tuesday, April 7, 2015
    9:00am - 9:00pm Exhibitor Sponsor Set-up

    Wednesday, April 8, 2015
     4:30pm - 7:00pm Expo Hall Open

    Thursday, April 9, 2015
    12:15pm - 1:45pm Lunch
    5:30pm - 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 7th. Due to security issues you will not be allowed to get into the exhibit hall before Wednesday, April 8th*

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 Sue Logan suel@franchiseupdatemedia.com or 800-289-4232 ext. 203 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 $246.70 that includes a table, 2 chairs, and a wastebasket.
  • Furniture must be ordered by March 17th

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 and additional sponsor or exhibitor attendee registration?

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

Video Info: Platinum, Gold, & Franchisee Luncheon Sponsors

1. Platinum Sponsors General Session Video

  • Please submit your 5 minute general session video by March 16th
  • 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 March 16th
  • 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 March 16th
  • 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.
 

 

TO DODEADLINECONTACT
Get Conference Insert Approved March 2nd Christa Pulling
Register for the conference through online registration March 6th http://www.etouches.com/2015mufc
Submit your company logo (logo must be submitted as a vector EPS or high-resolution JPG or TIFF) March 9th Production@franchiseupdatemedia.com
Submit your directory listing March 9th Christa Pulling
Conference Guidebook ad, if applicable March 9th Christa Pulling
Last day to submit materials to be included in signage March 9th Christa Pulling
Last Day to be included in the Logo Loop March 16th Production@franchiseupdatemedia.com
Book hotel room Block ends March 16th or when sold out Caesars Palace
Conference Video (Tuesday Franchisee Luncheon Sponsor, Gold Sponsors, and Platinum Sponsors Only) March 16th Christa Pulling
Last Day of Early Discount to Book All Booth Furniture Through Freeman March 17th Freeman
1st Pre-Conference Attendee List Released March 10th - March 17th Christa Pulling
Send in your Franchisee VIP Pass Selections March 23rd Christa Pulling
2nd Pre-Conference Attendee List Released March 31st Christa Pulling
Last day to ship material to Freeman warehouse without late fees March 31st Freeman
Last Day to Be Included in Mobile App April 3rd Christa Pulling
Ship Conference Tote Bag Inserts to Hotel by April 3rd Christa Pulling
Post-Conference Attendee List Released April 22nd Christa Pulling

 

SPONSORSHIP MATERIAL DETAILS

LOGO AND DIRECTORY LISTING

Logo must be submitted as a vector .AI file to production: Production@franchiseupdatemedia.com

Please submit the following information to Christa Pulling

50 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

  • "Jersey Mike's Subs has been coming to Franchise Update Media Group's Multi-Unit Franchising Conference since 2008. With confidence, I can say that this event yields significant results for us year in and year out. 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. They should rename the conference to "How to Grow & Who to Grow With."

    Brian Sommers, VP Franchise Development, Jersey Mike's

  • "Our sponsorship resulted in two new deals last year."

    Greg Vojnovic, CDO, Popeyes

  • “This conference is an unparalleled networking, deal-making and education opportunity. I strongly urge you to attend if you are serious about multi-unit franchising, whether as a franchisee, franchisors a lender or a vendor partner, this is the place for you.”

    Robert Branca, Multi-Unit Franchisee, Dunkin' Brands

  • "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

  • "The success and depth of knowledge of fellow attendees motivates me more than any other conference I attend."

    Grant Simon, President, Simon Clips