10.30: Welcome, additional agenda items and matters arising from previous meetings
10.35: Get to know your fellow franchisors
10.50: bfa progress and plans
11.00: Leveraging Technology Opportunities
- Training platforms and online meetings
- The use of Skype – when is it an option?
- Automated pipeline process/online bots
11.30: Round Table Discussions
How to maximise your franchisee network
- Peer to peer training
- Franchisee councils, the structure and suitable topics
- Brand ambassadors and recruitment support
- Leveraging franchisee success to tell your brand story
12.00: Networking coffee break
Managing change in your network
12.50: Round Table Discussions
Collective promotion of franchising
- Best events to attend
- Should there be a national marketing fund?
- Initiatives to build value content for messaging?
13.20: Hot topic discussions for next meeting
Date and place for next meeting
13.30: Networking lunch