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National Franchise Convention 2015


Sunday 11 October - Tuesday 13 October 2015
RACV Royal Pines

The National Franchise Convention will return to the Gold Coast in 2015 for the annual convention. Once again, NFC promises to be the meeting place for inspiration, motivation and thought leadership on all things franchising, with an exciting line up of keynotes, concurrent and workshop sessions confirmed for the program.  

Keynote speakers for NFC15 will include:

Steve Sargent:
Over the past four years, Steve Sargent has been the CEO of Australia/NZ for General Electrics. In addition, he is the President and CEO of GE Global Mining, with responsibility for operations in 55 countries. He was named by the Australian newspaper in 2013 as being one of the top 20 most influential leaders in Australia.

Todd Sampson:
Todd is the CEO of Leo Burnett, Australia. His company is now ranked as the 7th most creative company in the world. He is the co-creator of the Earth Hour initiative, which was the largest environmental movement in history. He is also the breakout star of the hit ABC show the Gruen Planet and a co-host on the Channel 10 news show, The Project. Todd is also the writer, producer and host of a Discovery Science documentary series called Redesign My Brain, which won Documentary of the Year.

Andrew Demetriou:
Andrew Demetriou is the recently retired Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the Australian Football League after holding that position for 11 years. He was also the AFL's General Manager - Football Operations for three years and previous to that the  CEO of the AFL Players Association, where he was instrumental in establishing programs to look after players during their careers and after their retirement.
Alisa Camplin OAM:
Alisa Camplin is an Olympic champion aerial skier who won gold at the 2002 Winter Olympics in Salt Lake City. It was the second skiing gold medal ever won by Australia, and the first won by an Australian woman. She also won the bronze medal at the 2006 Winter Olympics.
Scott Boocock: 
Scott's "The Aussie Innovator" most current venture is as inventor and founder of HEGS Australia the innovative peg with hooks featured on Channel 10's Shark Tank. He is an inspirational speaker drawing on his range of life experiences, from growing up in Alice Springs, Northern Territory, to living and working across the globe.

Click here to view the full NFC15 program

Click here to view highlights from NFC14


Accommodation rates from $195.00 per night. Rooms are available to be booked directly with the resort, book now to avoid disappointed as limited rooms are available. To book your room please call the Reservations Team direct on 1800 886 880 or (07) 5597 8700 and mention to the reservation team that you are attending the National Franchise Convention. 

RACV Resort - Royal Pines
Ross Street, Benowa, Queensland, 4217

More information on Royal Pines Resort

Sponsors and Exhibitors:

Don't miss your chance to align your brand with an event that attracts leaders and decision-makers  in the franchise sector. The National Franchise Convention is the largest event of its kind in Australia, bringing together franchisors and franchisees, along with suppliers and experts in the sector. Click here to see why you should be involved in NFC15. 

Contact Angie Cooksey on 03 9508 0811 for more details on the NFC exhibitor and sponsorship packages.

The Franchise Council of Australia gratefully acknowledges this year's sponsors, who have made the convention possible.


Platinum Sponsor

Espresso Cafe Sponsor Gold Sponsor Welcome Reception Sponsor
After Party Sponsor Lanyard Sponsor Breakfast Sponsor
Keynote Sponsor - Steve Sargent Networking Night Sponsor Photo Booth Sponsor
Survey Sponsor Delegate Bag Sponsor      Notebook Sponsor Digital Media Sponsor
Prize Sponsor Australian Emerging Franchisor of the Year Award Sponsor Trophy Sponsor Franchisee Community Responsibility and Contribution Award Sponsor
Australian Established Franchisor of the Year Award Sponsor Seek Commercial Excellence in Franchising Regional Awards Sponsor Multi Unit Franchisee Award Sponsor
MYOB FCA Excellence in Franchising National Awards Sponsor




Venue: RACV Royal Pines
Starting: 9:00 AM
Sunday 11th October 2015
Ending: 11:00 PM
Tuesday 13th October 2015
Phone Enquiries: 1300 669 030

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