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QLD-NT WIF Afternoon Tea 5/7/2017


'Award Winning' Afternoon Tea

Celebrating the Success of the Amazing Award Winning Women in the Franchising Industry

The FCA QLD-NT Women in Franchising (WIF) Committee invite you to our annual WIF 'Award Winning' Afternoon Tea to be held at Lock'n'Load Bistro, West End on Wednesday 5 July.

Join us for networking, learning, storytelling, laughter and fun as you hear the success stories of women who are multi award winning franchise entrepreneurs;

Also hear from our guest speaker, Teela Jurgensen, Account Director, Pitch PR.

Facilitated by Jan Timms, National Judging Panel & QLD/NT Chapter Committee Member, FCA & Director, Get Smart Services, these ladies are looking forward to sharing with you, in this intimate gathering, the secrets to their success, that they have never shared before.

This session will be a raw and honest conversation about how these women have and are growing their brand, growing themselves and above all how they are helping others.

What they will share:

  • How to catapult your individual credibility within the industry
  • What is the one thing they would do better if they had a second chance
  • What secrets previous award winners used to grow their brand
  • What strategies opened doors that were previously closed
  • What was the one thing that changed their way of thinking within themselves and their brand
  • What attracts potential franchise partners and clients to their brand

The QLD-NT WIF Committee encourage you to bring a friend, or get a group together and make it a fun afternoon meeting others within the franchising sector.

This event is open to both men and women of the franchising community.

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Event Details:


2:00pm to 4:00pm


Wednesday 5 July 2017


Tropical Upper Courtyard
Lock'n'Load Bistro
142 Boundary St
West End QLD 4101


$40 Members, $60 Non-members

About the guest speakers:

Sandy Carrington, Managing Director, FAD Cheer and Dance

Sandy Carrington is the Managing Director of FAD Cheer and Dance (FAD).  FAD is a franchised Dance and Cheerleading studio.  FAD currently has a membership of 5000 students across 50 locations in two States/Territories.  Sandy is also an advisory board member for the Griffith University Asia Pacific Centre for Franchising Excellence and holds a Graduate Certificate in Franchising and was recently awarded FCA QLD/NT Franchise Woman of the Year.

Sandy has the unique perspective of being both Franchisee and Franchisor taking on the role of Managing Director in 2008.  Other relevant business experience includes Corporate and Government senior finance and management roles.

Francesca Webster, CEO & Founder, Brazilian Beauty

Since founding Brazilian Beauty, Francesca has learnt how to succeed in several new highly competitive industries; the beauty industry, the franchise sector and the skincare industry.

Francesca has built her beauty businesses around the idea of nurturing successful women. In 2004 she began Brazilian Beauty and in 2012 the Australian Skin Institute, because she wanted to use her corporate skills (Shell UK LTD, BBC, Morgan Stanley) and strong drive to give others the opportunity to succeed as business women in their own right.

Francesca's motto is to stay focused on process, be passionate about adding value to the customer experience and don't let anyone tell you that it can't be done.

Sharon Jurd, International Author & Speaker, Sharon Jurd Events & Director, National Franchising, Hydrokleen

Sharon Jurd is the Director of HydroKleen Australia, HydroKleen Global and Sharon Jurd Events.

Sharon is not only a franchisor, she is qualified and recognised as a leading business coach, licenced business agent, licenced real estate agent, licenced auctioneer, licenced stock and station agent and holds a diploma in business and franchising.

Sharon is a highly respected international best-selling Author and has worked, travelled, consulted and taught internationally, speaking to and motivating thousands of people on how to create wealth and financial success.

Her professional achievements have been recognised by her winning over 36 industry and business awards such as Australian Franchise Woman of the Year.

Teela Jurgensen, Account Director, Pitch PR

Teela has more than 25 years' experience in the media and communications industry, including experience on metropolitan and regional newspapers and in public relations.

Prior to joining Pitch, Teela was the Queensland Real Estate Editor for News Ltd, managing a team of more than 10 property editors and reporters across 18 metropolitan, regional and community newspapers throughout the state.

She is also experienced in social media, digital media, award submissions, video production management, business management and public speaking and has been an award judge for the Queensland Master Builders Association.
Venue: Lock'n'Load Bistro, West End QLD
Venue Address: 142 Boundary St, West End QLD 4101
Starting: 2:00 PM
Wednesday 5th July 2017
Ending: 4:00 PM
Phone Enquiries: 1300 669 030

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