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QLD Breakfast 17/03/2016

Franchise Leadership
Breakfast Seminar:

My worst franchise recruitment mistakes,
and what I learned from them

Recruiting quality franchisees is the single biggest challenge faced by franchisors.

In this breakfast seminar, experienced franchise recruitment managers from three major brands - Lenards, Shingle Inn and Subway will share insights into their greatest recruitment mistakes, and what they learned from them.

Bring your senior leadership team to this breakfast seminar to hear these speakers discuss their recruitment successes and failures, how this has impacted their recruitment processes, interviewing strategies, applicant vetting and initial advertising.

Be sure to mark this date in your diary now!

Date: Thursday 17 March 2016
Time: 7.00am - 9.00am
Cost: $60.00 Members, $94.90 Non-Members
Venue: Queensland Cricketers' Club, 411 Vulture St, East Brisbane, QLD, 4169

This breakfast will feature an outstanding panel of speakers:

Pat Mulcahy, Franchise Development Manager, Shingle Inn

Shingle Inn is an iconic Brisbane-based café franchise with an 80-year history dating back to 1936.

Since 2009, the brand has expanded beyond 50 stores, initially in south-east Queensland and now throughout NSW, ACT, Victoria and Western Australia.

Pat has been responsible for franchise recruitment, franchise resales and leasing at Shingle Inn since 2009, and prior to that held other senior management and franchise development roles.

Natalie Vale, Leasing and Transfer Administrator (QLD & NT), Subway Systems Australia

As at late 2015, Subway had more than 1,460 outlets in Australia, making it the single largest food franchise in the nation (it is also the world's largest food franchise overall with around 44,000 outlets in 111 countries).

Natalie has 10 years' experience handling leasing and franchise resales from initial application to completion, and has previously worked in Subway's new franchise sales department.

Daniel Messenger, National Franchise Development Manager, Lenard's

Lenard's is Australia's largest ready-to-cook chicken meal retailer with more than 150 franchise outlets throughout Australia.

With a background in franchise operations and a total of eight years' experience in franchising, Daniel previously worked for Retail Food Group (RFG), overseeing the development of the 300+ stores in RFG's Michel's Patisserie brand, before moving to a development and then recruitment role in Lenard's.


Venue: Queensland Cricketers' Club
Venue Address: 411 Vulture St, East Brisbane, QLD, 4169
Starting: 7:00 AM
Thursday 17th March 2016
Ending: 9:00 AM
Phone Enquiries: 1300 669 030

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