Franchise Leadership & Development Conference

10/24/2008 - 10/26/2008
8:00 AM - 11:00 AM (CST)
The Drake Hotel
140 East Walton PlaceChicago, IL 60611-1501

Friday, September 26, 2008   8:00 a.m. - 9:30 a.m.

This is the premier sales and development conference for franchisor executives. Over 300 franchise insiders will gather for this powerful three-day event that combines the impact of exciting presentations with peer-to-peer problem-solving workshops and roundtables.  This conference is exclusively limited to franchisor executives, including CEOs, presidents, development vice presidents and directors, and other top-level franchisor executives and attendance is limited.

Exchange ideas and advice with peers, mentors, and experts. Learn from some of the brightest minds in the franchise industry. This year’s conference theme, Driving Performance in Tough Times, focuses on time tested strategies for success.

Legal Program

Learn about the most important legal issues you will be facing in 2008. Get the inside scoop from the franchisor and franchisee perspective.

  • Post mortem on the new FTC rule
  • Financial representations ( earnings claims)
  • What the multiunit developer or private equity prospect wants from
    the franchisor
  • Rapid fire review of trends in key areas

    Program Leaders:
    Jan Gilbert, Partner, Haynes and Boone, LLP
    Kerry Olson, Vice President - Legal, Dairy Queen
    Shelley Harris-Horn, Lead Franchise Examiner, Illinois Office of the Attorney General

For more information about this sponsorship, you may contact Velma Bueno at 214.651.5746 or

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