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Franchise Operations Conference

Franchise success is driven by a strong model, unit-level economics and successful units. Successful units are built on sound operations and training.

CFE Credits Available
Yes
October 04 - 05, 2021
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InterContinental Chicago Magnificent Mile
505 N Michigan Ave
Chicago, IL 60611
United States

IFA's 2021 Franchise Operations Conference

REGISTRATION OPENING SOON!

OPERATIONAL EXCELLENCE FOR SUSTAINED GROWTH: Packed with powerful content, this annual event for Franchise Operations executives and practitioners will connect you with successful brands who will share their tips and strategies for exceptional operational structure, smart communications, strong field support and best-in-class leadership practices to build solid franchisee relationships with those on the front lines of your brand.

Trainers and Field Staff, Operations Managers, VPs of Operations are encouraged to attend; everyone on your operations team has something to learn from this conference! NOTE: Suppliers may only attend this conference if sponsoring.

Agenda

Monday, October 4, 2021
Session Title
Registration Desk Open
Time Start
01:30 pm
Time End
05:30 pm
Session Title
Welcome and General Session
Time Start
02:15 pm
Time End
03:15 pm
Session Title
Reception and Dine-Around
Time Start
06:30 pm
Time End
09:30 pm
Tuesday, October 5, 2021
Session Title
Registration Desk Open
Time Start
07:30 am
Time End
05:00 pm
Session Title
Continental Breakfast
Time Start
07:30 am
Time End
08:30 am
Session Title
General Session
Time Start
08:30 am
Time End
09:15 am
Session Title
Breakouts (2)
Time Start
09:30 am
Time End
10:30 am
Session Title
Networking Break
Time Start
10:30 am
Time End
10:45 am
Session Title
Breakouts (2)
Time Start
10:45 am
Time End
11:45 am
Session Title
Boxed Luncheon with Problem-Solving Roundtables
Time Start
11:45 am
Time End
01:00 pm
Session Title
Breakouts (2)
Time Start
01:15 pm
Time End
02:15 pm
Session Title
Networking Break
Time Start
02:15 pm
Time End
02:30 pm
Session Title
Breakouts (2)
Time Start
02:30 pm
Time End
03:30 pm
Session Title
Closing General Session
Time Start
03:45 pm
Time End
05:00 pm
Monday, October 4, 2021
Session Title
Registration Desk Open
Time Start
01:30 pm
Time End
05:30 pm
Session Title
Welcome and General Session
Time Start
02:15 pm
Time End
03:15 pm
Session Title
Reception and Dine-Around
Time Start
06:30 pm
Time End
09:30 pm
Tuesday, October 5, 2021
Session Title
Registration Desk Open
Time Start
07:30 am
Time End
05:00 pm
Session Title
Continental Breakfast
Time Start
07:30 am
Time End
08:30 am
Session Title
General Session
Time Start
08:30 am
Time End
09:15 am
Session Title
Breakouts (2)
Time Start
09:30 am
Time End
10:30 am
Session Title
Networking Break
Time Start
10:30 am
Time End
10:45 am
Session Title
Breakouts (2)
Time Start
10:45 am
Time End
11:45 am
Session Title
Boxed Luncheon with Problem-Solving Roundtables
Time Start
11:45 am
Time End
01:00 pm
Session Title
Breakouts (2)
Time Start
01:15 pm
Time End
02:15 pm
Session Title
Networking Break
Time Start
02:15 pm
Time End
02:30 pm
Session Title
Breakouts (2)
Time Start
02:30 pm
Time End
03:30 pm
Session Title
Closing General Session
Time Start
03:45 pm
Time End
05:00 pm

Location & Travel

The 2021 Operations Conference will be held at the InterContinental Chicago Magnificent Mile in Chicago, IL. IFA will have a room block available to attendees for a discounted rate of $229/night. Reservations within the block will open soon and be linked below once open. For now, explore more about the InterContinental Chicago Magnificent Mile and the city of Chicago!

FAQs

To contact the IFA Conferences Department, please email events@franchise.org or call 202-662-0763.

Please note: this program is for franchisors and franchisees only. Only supplier members who are sponsoring the event are able to attend. For information on sponsorship opportunities, please contact Lynette James at ljames@franchise.org or 202-662-0782.

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