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Multi-Unit Franchising Conference, Las Vegas, March

[ 0 ] Jan. 14, 2013 | SBO Editor

Franchise Update Media Group (FUMG), the leading industry resource for franchise development, announced that Sean Falk, multi-brand franchise owner and former Marine, is the chairman of the 2013 Multi-Unit Franchising Conference, which will be held March 27-29 at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas. Falk began his career in franchising 14 years ago, after serving in the Marine Corps for five years, where he rose to the rank of Captain.

The upcoming conference is the largest multi-unit franchisee event in the United States, and attendance for 2013 is expected to exceed 1,200 attendees, representing over 200 brands. Featuring over 60 multi-unit franchisees as speakers, panelists, and facilitators, the conference offers a unique opportunity for attendees to network, share ideas, and learn new ways to drive profitability and grow their brands.

Keynote speakers Captain Mark Kelly, commander of the space shuttle Endeavour’s final mission, and number one New York Times bestselling author Peter Guber, will share their expert insights into “Driving Profitability” which is the conference theme.

“The Multi-Unit Franchising Conference fills a void,” Falk said. “It teaches and trains franchisees about multi-unit ownership. At the conference, there is the knowledge base for wherever you are in the spectrum of ownership. As a result, year-over-year attendance at the conference has been expanding, even during the deep recession we just came through.”

“The peer-to-peer contact with other multi-unit franchisees is invaluable,” Falk says. “You will receive so much – both resources and education – you can’t possibly learn on your own. And the content the conference has to offer is premium; no other conference in the nation covers this type and range of content. The Advisory Board, composed of multi-unit franchisees, develops programming that will be valuable to multi-unit operators from all industries and sizes.”

Registration is now open, and sponsorship opportunities are still available. For more information, please visit http://www.multiunitfranchisingconference.com/. Those interested in becoming a 2013 Multi-Unit Franchising Conference sponsor, should contact Sharon Wilkinson at 800.289.4232, ext. 202 or sales@franchiseupdatemedia.com.

About Franchise Update Media Group

Founded in 1988, Franchise Update Media Group (FUMG) produces online franchise sites, magazines, research, and three annual conferences. Serving franchise audiences online, in print, and in person, FUMG delivers a unique combination of education and lead generation sources that help franchisors, multi-unit franchisees, and suppliers achieve their growth objectives. For more information, please visit www.franchiseupdatemedia.com or www.franchising.com or empirebuilders.tv.

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