National Franchise Council

2019 Multi
Unit Summit

Friday 9 August 2019 / Richmond, Melbourne

Friday 9 August 2019
RIchmond, Melbourne

Small business today requires skill, balance, forethought and hard work. Come along to the inaugural FCA Multi Unit Summit and learn the strategies of highly successful multi unit owners, their franchise support managers and experts in the field of disruption, finance and business growth.

Looking to create successful growth in franchising?

If you want to grow either in number of locations or quality of operations, the FCA 2019 Multi-Unit Franchising Summit is a must-attend event. Top business speakers will be sharing their experiences and franchising success stories in a comprehensive, exciting and informative day.

Learn innovative ways to fund expansion of your business and secure the best deals
from lenders

Learn cutting edge strategies to boost the engagement and performance of your
people

Discover the characteristics of successful multi-unit franchisees and how to develop these
Collaborate with other high performing franchisees and experienced executives from top brands

Hear how successful multi unit franchisees have achieved greater financial success
and lifestyle flexibility

Speakers

Keynote Speakers

Rhys Cutifani

Multi-Unit Owner // Anytime Fitness

Working in almost every role a Fitness business has to offer, Rhys was General Manager of the Southern Cross Health Club when awarded Australian Health & Fitness facility of the year by Fitness Australia in 2008.

Rhys & his wife Bridie opened the fifth Australian Anytime Fitness in 2009 & never looked back, opening 20 Anytime Fitness clubs around Australia over the past 10 years.  

Awarded Australian Franchisee of the year on 2 separate occasions & more recently international Franchisee of the year, Rhys currently operates six Anytime Fitness studios around the country as well as five of the newer to Australia, Orangetheory Fitness studios.  

Cutifani & team have plans to grow to 20 units over the next 5 years.
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Chris Carroll

Multi-Unit Owner // McDonalds

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Danny Ginsberg

Organisational Development Consultant

Danny has been working in retail since 1992 where he held numerous leadership positions. He then moved into the field of learning and development and has held roles in training, instructional design and led training teams. He has been working in L&D for nearly 20 years and has held senior L&D positions at IKEA, Bunnings, Department of Sustainability & Environment and Specsavers.

Danny has also worked in consulting and worked with many large retail and franchise companies. He is also an accredited trainer across many different disciplines, such as DISC, TMS, Arbinger, Strength Finder and Emotional Intelligence. Danny’s latest role at Specsavers saw him move into Partner Engagement where he and his team focused on ensuring the store owners were engaged, informed and enabled to deliver their best for their teams and their businesses.
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FACILITATORS

Tracey Leak

Business Coach

Greg Nathan

Founder
Franchise Relationships Institute

Beth Pocklington

CEO
Gymbaroo Kindyroo

Panellists

James Scurr

Cash Flow It

Darcy Brown

AMG Group

Frank Versace

Judo Bank

Jo Camilleri

Telstra

Anthony Stahl

Boost

Brendan Flanagan

La Porchetta

brendan Green

Hire A Hubby

Selina Bridge

KX Pilates

james Trennery

KX Pilates

Glenn Kiddle

Hire A Hubby

Bernie Good

Gymbaroo Kindyroo

Tanya Robertson

7-Eleven

Sherwin Djamil

Soul Origin

Mandy Goudge

Endota Spa

Liz Nable

Xtend Barre

adam Nable

Xtend Barre

Program

For the first time ever the Franchise Council of Australia is holding a one-day summit dedicated to multi-unit franchising.

Hear accomplished multi-unit owners and franchise support managers share the secrets of their success, including their strategies on funding, people engagement, and other expansion essentials.

The program will feature high-profile appearances from representatives of leading multi-unit franchises, and we are delighted our FCA member brands are being represented. The day’s schedule will provide a choice of franchisee panels run by highly knowledgeable and experienced franchise specialists with many franchise systems represented by multi-unit owners and area managers.​

Round table topics also give delegates the opportunity to participate in the discussion and personally contribute their experience as well as networking drinks at end of day. This is the event for multi-unit and multi-brand franchisees looking to build their businesses to achieve their growth goals.

Time Topic
07.30 - 08.15 Delegate Registration
08.30 - 08.45 Official Opening of the 2019 Multi-Unit Summit
08.45 - 09.20 Opening Keynote: Lessons From My Multi-Unit Journey
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09.25 - 10.00 Panel Discussion: Funding Options for Successful Multi-Unit Expansion
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10.00 - 10.35 Panel Discussion: Growing Successfully Through Partnerships
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10.35 - 11.00 Morning Tea
11.00 - 12.15 Concurrent Workshops
For Franchisors: Preparing and Supporting Multi-Unit Owners for Success
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For Franchisees: Maximising the Productivity and Performance of Your People
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12.15 - 13.15 Lunch
13.15 - 14.30 Mastermind Sessions
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14.45 - 15.15 Afternoon Tea
15.15 - 16.00 Panel Discussion: Maximising Profitability and Staying on Top of Your Financials
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16.00 - 16.30 Closing Keynote: Growing With Confidence
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16.30 - 18.00 Post-Event Networking Drinks

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Register for the 2019 multi unit summit

  • Friday 9 August, 2019
  • Fenix Events - 680 Victoria Street, Richmond VIC
  • $350 inc. GST per ticket (FCA members)
    $425 inc. GST per ticket (non members)
    $300 inc. GST per ticket (Five or more members)
    $275 inc. GST per ticket (Table of 10 members)

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Mastermind Sessions

Share your insights and learn from others. The following topics will be discussed:

  • Preparing oneself to take on additional units or territories
  • Using staff incentives and bonus schemes to drive performance
  • Taking over and turning around under-performing units
  • Protecting cash flow and profitability during expansion
  • Learning to delegate and become a better multi-unit leader
  • Tips and options for gaining funding for growth
  • Franchisee/franchisor collaboration processes that drive growth
  • Maintaining high brand standards when you’re not there
  • Successfully breaking through the three-unit barrier
  • Using partnerships and staff investment schemes to grow
  • Using an Advisory Board to keep a growing business on track
  • Running successful peer mentoring and benchmarking groups
  • Creating suitable infrastructures for different levels of growth
  • Growing the capability and commitment of unit-level managers
  • Using systems to effectively monitor and manage key metrics
  • Providing effective field support for multi-unit operators
  • Assessing the suitability of sites or territories for expansion

Growing With Confidence

  • How to set up a successful multi-unit program
  • What distinguishes the best multi-unit owners from the rest
  • Tips for franchisees on how to get the most from their franchisor
  • My most important lessons for business success

Chris Carroll

McDonalds

Maximising Profitability and Staying on Top of Your Financials

  • Tips to keep yourself working ON your business
  • How to ensure the success of benchmarking programs
  • Using KPIs and data to drive performance
  • Building a metrics mindset in your business

Panellists

Bernie Good

Gymbaroo Kindyroo

Tanya Robertson

7-Eleven

Sherwin Djamil

Soul Origin

Maximising the Productivity and Performance of Your People

  • Strategies for securing the best deals from lenders
  • Pitfalls that could send you broke and how to avoid them
  • Creative options to secure funding when you need it
  • Tips for minimising risk when borrowing

Facilitators

Beth Pocklington

Gymaroo Kindyroo

Panellists

Mandy Goudge

Endota Spa

James Trennery

KX Pilates

Glenn Kiddle

Hire A Hubby

Samy Salib

La Porchetta

Preparing and Supporting Multi-Unit Owners for Success

  • Assessing franchisee readiness for multi-unit expansion
  • Avoiding common pitfalls when granting additonal units
  • Equipping your field team to provide the right support
  • Strategies to build the capability of multi-unit franchisees

Facilitators

Tracey Leak

Business Coach

Panellists

Brendan Flanagan

La Porchetta

Brendan Green

Hire A Hubby

Selina Bridge

KX Pilates

Growing Successfully Through Partnerships

  • The characteristics of great business partnerships
  • How to identify and mentor future partners
  • Structuring your partnership for success
  • Win-win succession planning options

Facilitators

Greg Nathan

Franchise Relationships Institute

Panellists

Jo Camilleri

Telstra

Anthony Stahl

Boost

Funding Options for Successful Multi-Unit Expansion

  • Strategies for securing the best deals from lenders
  • Pitfalls that could send you broke and how to avoid them
  • Creative options to secure funding when you need it
  • Tips for minimising risk when borrowing

Facilitators

Greg Nathan

Franchise Relationships Institute

Panellists

James Scurr

Cash Flow It

Darcy Brown

AMG Group

Frank Versace

Judo Bank

Opening Keynote

  • How to build a strong team around you
  • How to make the most of your franchisor
  • What you need to know before you grow
  • How to make the most of running a larger business

Rhys Cutifani

Multi Unit Owner for Anytime Fitness and Orangetheory