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FNB Holds its 2nd Franchise Leadership Summit and Franchise Information Day

The FNB Franchise Leadership Summit, to be held on 23 October 2013 at the Hilton Hotel in Sandton, is a premium event aimed at high profile franchisors, high value multi-unit franchisees and stakeholders of the sector. It will also appeal to corporate and mid-sized companies that are considering franchising as an expansion mechanism.

FNB, with its focus on innovation, is uniquely placed to host this event for the second year. The 2012 event was such a resounding success and generated a lot of interest in the media and in the sector.

This year a second day has been scheduled to provide an educational event for potential franchisees. This will be held on 24 October 2013. Franchisees can learn all they need to know about franchising, assessing a franchise opportunity and the ins and outs of buying a franchise.

Wednesday 23 October - Franchisor Leadership Summit

With franchising one of the most powerful ways to stimulate entrepreneurship and job creation, this innovative event will cover growth and leadership themes in this exciting sector. Aimed at high profile franchisors, high value multi-unit franchisees and stakeholders in the sector, it will also appeal to corporate and mid-sized companies that are considering franchising as an expansion mechanism.  Franchise pioneers and leaders will share their experience in building and growing successful franchises. Speakers include Doug Smart, MD of Yum SA (KFC), Jacques Cilliers, new CEO of FNB, Ian Fuhr, founding member of Sorbet and a property panel that will include Greg Solomon of McDonald's, Carlo Gonzaga of Taste Holdings and Jeff Zeidel of Resilient Properties.  Cost of the one-day summit: R3 000 excl VAT per person - R2 200 excl VAT if booking made before the 30th September 2013.

To book contact Giuli Osso on 011 802 1602 or email giuli@gocomms.co.za

Thursday 24th October - Franchise Information Day

The Franchise Information Day is an educational platform for existing franchisees as a refresher and for any potential franchisees. Topics will include understanding the franchise format, how to evaluate a franchise opportunity, fitting into the culture of a franchise, financing options and site selection.  Speakers will include franchise consultants, FNB Franchise experts and a range franchisors and franchisees will share their insights.  Cost of the one day Franchisee event:  R750 excl VAT per person.

To book contact Giuli Osso on 011 802 1602 or email: giuli@gocomms.co.za