The AFA National Franchising Conference – December 7 2020
This franchise event is a fantastic opportunity to network & learn from 12 different experts from a wide variety of fields.

About this Event

Following the tremendous success of the AFA National Conference in 2019, we are very excited to announce the details for our 2020 event in association with the Franchise Business School.

This very special event will bring together members and non-members from across the country to discuss key issues that face the franchise sector on a daily basis. We will hear from expert speakers and mentors throughout the day on a range of topics.

Our Keynote Speaker this year is the incomparable Berkeley Harris of Sandler Global systems. Having served in the Royal Marines for 10 years Berkeley came into the business world from a different prospective. Spending time in B2C & B2B sales management along with the recruitment & developing teams of varying sizes Berkeley brings a wealth of real world experience and technical knowledge.

Berkeley talks throughout the UK & Europe and his content is used globally. He will be sharing new innovations in leadership best practice. If you are anywhere on the management ladder this session must not be missed. This session will fill very quickly and we advise to book your seat early to avoid disappointment.

Joining Berkeley on the stage will be Paul Mitchell from Accentia Franchise Consultants, Jo Middleton from Franchise Business School and Anton Skarlatov from Fantastic Services.

We are very pleased to be bringing back our Speed Mentoring format this year with eight tables allowing a more personal and interactive experience. From finance and succession planning, to marketing and employment law, you will get the chance to meet with each expert and get your burning questions answered.

Nigel Apperley – TRUSTist

Christian Squires & Dan Jervis – Croner

Anton Skarlatov – Fantastic Services

Vanessa Spires & Sean – Aspires Finance

Jo Middleton – Franchise Business School

Jim McLaughlin – The Franchise Protection Company

Jess O’Riordan & Ben Travers – Stephens Scown

Paul Mitchell – Accentia Franchise Consultants

‘I have been coming to franchise events for years and this is one of the best I have ever attended.’ David Shimwell, Rainbow Int.

Early Bird Tickets start from just £35.00 each and include a light buffet lunch. Places are strictly limited so book now to avoid disappointment.

Our Christmas party will take place on the night of Monday 7th December AFTER the Conference – we will have a 3 course dinner menu, for £40 per head (price is for food only there are no drinks included). We have also secured a special room rate for those wishing to join us at Hogarths Hotel, Four Ashes Road, Dorridge, Solihull, B93 8QE. For Sunday 6th December and or Monday 7th December bed and breakfast in this 4**** establishment, please let me know if you would like further details.

Date And Time

Mon, 7 December 2020

10:45 – 17:30 GMT

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Cranmore Park

Cranmore Avenue


B90 4LE

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