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2014 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 2014 sponsor or exhibitor please contact 
or Sharon Wilkinson at 800-289-4232 ext.202


Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen Jersey Mike's Subs


Gold CKE Restaurants Holdings, Inc. Dessange International Inc., franchisor for Dessange Paris, Camille Albane Paris & Fantastic Sams Hair Salons Dunkin' Brands
Hurricane Grill & Wings International Franchise Association Sport Clips Toppers

Multi-Unit Franchisee Luncheon

Checkers Drive-In Restaurants, Inc. Costa Vida Fresh Mexican Grill Modern Business Associates Moe’s Southwest Grill
SIB Development & Consulting

Grand Luncheon with Franchisors

Service Management Group (SMG)




Keynote Speaker Sponsor

Multi-Unit Franchisee Magazine MVP Award Sponsor

Tuesday Evening Multi-Unit Franchisee Registration & Cocktail Reception Sponsor

Advisory Board Meeting Sponsor

Two-Sided Lanyard Sponsor

Registration Desk Sponsor

Conference Guide Book Sponsor

Franchisor Conference Tote Bag Sponsor

Franchisee Conference Tote Bag Sponsor

Hospitality Sponsor

Education Sponsor


Hole & Team Sponsor

Exhibit Hall Floorplan

Frequently Asked Questions

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
  • 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 Sponsors or Exhibitors then on the next page select your company name from the drop down menu and 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 $595.

4. How do I register my additional attendees?

  • Select New Registration
  • Under registration type select Sponsors or Exhibitors then 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.

6. 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 15th, but no later than Friday, April 18th. Note, Caesars package center is not open on Sunday and there are elevated
    fees for Saturday arrival.

    Christa Pulling, Guest Arriving April 19
    Caesars Package Center
    3570 Las Vegas Blvd, S
    Las Vegas, NV 89109
    Multi-Unit Franchising Conference: Event Date April 23-25
    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 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
  • 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 The Freeman Company our vendor for the expo hall.

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

  • Tuesday, April 22, 2014
    9:00am - 9:00pm Sponsor Set-up

    Wednesday, April 23, 2014
    4:45pm - 7:45pm Expo Hall Open

    Thursday, April 24, 2014
    12:15pm - 1:45pm Lunch
    5pm - 7pm Cocktail Reception
    After 7pm Sponsor Breakdown

*Please note you will only be allowed to set-up during the set-up hours on Tuesday, April 22nd. Due to security issues you will not be allowed to get into the exhibit hall before 4:30pm Wednesday, April 23rd*

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 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
  • Furniture to be ordered through the Freeman Company

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

  • You will be able to order different items from the Freeman Company. 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.

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 April 1st.
  • 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 1st.
  • 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 1st.
  • 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.





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