Multi-Unit Franchisee Magazine 2013 Buyer's Guide - Page 13

A CAN’T MiSS EvEnt Join our powerhouse roster of over 60 franchisee speakers to gain new ideas on how to drive profitability and grow your brand(s). The multi unit franchising conference is an absolute must attend for people who are serious about their business and franchising. This is by far the most productive conference that i go to. Who shOULD AttEnD There’s something for everyone at this conference. Whether you are a franchisee, franchisor or supplier. This is a networking conference that enables you to meet multi-unit franchisees you would never meet elsewhere. People that have much in common but have no forum for sharing best practices. This is what this conference is about. Tony Lutfi, President/CEO, marlu investment group Franchisee: arby’s, Church’s Chicken, Jack in the Box, Little Caesars, sears, sizzler This is the best place to gain information, best practices and the mental rejuvenation you need to be a successful multi-unit operator. Cheryl Robinson, Owner, sapphire Ventures, inc. Franchisee: supercuts Multi-Unit Franchisees • Multi-Concept Franchisees • Area Developers and Area Representatives • Chain Store Operators • John hotchkiss, Partner, L&m restaurant group Franchisee: Little Caesars, firehouse subs • Franchisors • Franchise Investors • Real Estate Professionals • Finance Professionals The 2012 Multi-Unit Franchising Conference had record attendance of over 1,000 multi-unit franchisees, franchisors and franchise service providers. Over 450 of the multi-unit franchisees attending in 2012 represented: John Metz, President, rrEmC restaurants, LLC 37 U.S, States and Canada • i have been going to the conference for 8 years and the best reason to come is to meet great multi-unit franchisees. it is a great way to share ideas and best practices and build relationship with other multi-unit franchisees. it is truly one of the best conferences i have attended over these years. i would dare to say that every single year i have come to the conference i have picked up a supplier i now do business with. • 6500 operating units • 90,000 employees • $5 billion in annual systemwide revenue • 171 brands including the following categories: food (QSR, sit-down, fast-food, ice cream, yogurt, donuts, etc.), automotive, senior care, insurance, fitness, health, retail and more • 75% are seeking additional brands • 17% have 2 brands • 22% have 3 or more brands