National Franchise Council

2019 Multi
Unit Summit

Friday 9 August 2019 / Richmond, Melbourne

Friday 9 August 2019
RIchmond, Melbourne

An exciting, collaborative one-day event for franchisees and the franchisor executives who support them.

FRESH STRATEGIES ON HOW TO RUN PROFITABLE MULTI-UNIT OPERATIONS

The Summit program includes everything you need to know to achieve success in multi-unit franchising – from both the franchisee and franchisor perspectives. Tap into the hard earned experience of highly successful operators, meet people from other brands, and participate in small group discussions.

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

Presenters

Keynote Speakers

Rhys Cutifani

Multi-Unit Owner
Anytime Fitness

Rhys Cutifani has opened 20 Anytime Fitness clubs around Australia and was recently named International Franchisee of the Year. He currently operates 11 Anytime Fitness & Orangetheory Fitness studios.
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Chris Carroll

Multi-Unit Owner
McDonalds

Chris Carroll is a 20 year McDonald’s veteran licensee and is Co-Chair of the National Licensee Council. He currently operates 9 of the highest performing McDonalds restaurants in the country.
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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.
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PANELISTS AND
FACILITATORS

Tracey Leak

Business Coach

Greg Nathan

Founder
Franchise Relationships Institute

Beth Pocklington

CEO
Gymbaroo Kindyroo

brendan Green

CEO
Hire A Hubby

James Scurr

Founder & Managing Director
Cash Flow It

Darcy Brown

Senior Account Manager
AMG Group

Frank Versace

Managing Director, Relationships
Judo Bank

Jo Camilleri

Multi-Unit Licensee
Telstra

Anthony Stahl

Partner
Boost

Brendan Flanagan

Franchise Recruitment & Operations Manager
La Porchetta

Selina Bridge

CEO
KX Pilates

Samy Salib

Multi-Unit Owner
La Porchetta

james Trennery

Multi-Unit Owner
KX Pilates

Glenn Kiddle

Multi-Unit Owner
Hire A Hubby

Bernie Good

Multi-Unit Owner
Gymbaroo Kindyroo

Tanya Robertson

National Franchising Manager
7-Eleven

Sherwin Djamil

Multi-Unit Owner
Soul Origin

Mandy Goudge

Multi-Unit Owner
Endota Spa

Liz Nable

Multi-Unit Owner
Xtend Barre

adam Nable

Multi-Unit Owner
Xtend Barre

Program

The Summit program has been carefully designed to address the current hot issues in multi-unit franchising. As you will see below, it includes panels, breakout workshops, round tables and presentations by a successful people from top brands. Plus networking drinks at the end of the day so you can chill out and discuss what you’ve learned with peers from other brands. If you are an existing or aspiring multi-unit franchisee, or a franchisor executive, come along as a team for an incredible day of learning and sharing.

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)
  • Registration is limited to franchisors, franchise brands’ management and franchisees only. If you are a supplier, please contact events@franchise.org.au to see how you can get involved.

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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

Mutli-Unit Owner
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

Facilitator

Brandan Green

CEO
Hire A Hubby

Panellists

Bernie Good

Multi-Unit Owner
Gymbaroo Kindyroo

Tanya Robertson

National Franchising Manager
7-Eleven

Sherwin Djamil

Multi-Unit Owner
Soul Origin

Adam Nable

Multi-Unit Owner
Xtend Barre

Maximising the Productivity and Performance of Your People

  • Mastering essential multi-unit leadership skills
  • Tools and tactics to improve team productivity
  • Unlocking the loyalty and commitment of millennials
  • Protecting your business from common HR risks

Facilitators

Beth Pocklington

CEO
Gymaroo Kindyroo

Panellists

Mandy Goudge

Multi-Unit Owner
Endota Spa

James Trennery

Multi-Unit Owner
KX Pilates

Glenn Kiddle

Multi-Unit Owner
Hire A Hubby

Samy Salib

Multi-Unit Owner
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

Franchise Recruitment & Operations Manager
La Porchetta

Brendan Green

CEO
Hire A Hubby

Selina Bridge

CEO
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

Founder
Franchise Relationships Institute

Panellists

Jo Camilleri

Multi-Unit Licensee
Telstra

Anthony Stahl

Partner
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

Founder
Franchise Relationships Institute

Panellists

James Scurr

Founder & Managing Director
Cash Flow It

Darcy Brown

Senior Account Manager
AMG Group

Frank Versace

Managing Director, Relationships
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
Anytime Fitness & Orangetheory