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Crown Promenade
Melbourne | October 14-16, 2018

Don't miss out on the BIGGEST event in Franchising!



This year, the National Franchise Convention is putting the focus on the most important ingredients for franchising success: your people.

Because at the core of any successful franchise are happy and profitable franchisees, satisfied and engaged customers, enthusiastic and motivated head office staff and a focussed, responsive and innovative leadership team.

Ingredients for success: Your People. Your Team. Your Potential. is the theme for the NFC 2018, taking place in Melbourne from 14-16 October. If you want to unlock the potential of your people and your franchise network, then NFC18 has all the elements to help you do just that.

There's plenty of food for thought on offer in the NFC18 panels, roundtables, masterclasses, and plenary sessions, as well as opportunities to chew the fat as you meet with exhibitors and network with your peers and colleagues at the NFC social events. The celebration of franchising success at the MYOB FCA Excellence in Franchising Gala Awards Dinner at the conclusion of NFC18 is the cherry on top of this packed program of knowledge and information sharing.

NFC is inspiring, insightful and ultimately valuable. It's conversation and revelation. It's an unmissable event for any franchise system or professional who aspires to best practice and business success.

Don't miss out! Save the date now.  Ticket sales opening in May 2018.


Are you a top-notch Speaker? Can you provide insight to the franchising community?

The FCA is seeking expressions of interest from franchise systems who wish to participate as speakers and panelists at the NFC18.


  • Finance / Funding
  • Technology
  • Marketing
  • Operations / Legal
  • Trends
  • Expansion
  • Recruitment / Culture
The National Franchise Convention provides an unrivalled opportunity for attendees to build their knowledge on key franchising topics, but also for franchises to share their success stories and learnings with members of the franchise community.

If you would like to share your expertise at NFC18, please email your expression of interest to Jason Mann, including your details and a brief overview of the topic you would like to cover.


Sponsors and Exhibitors

Sponsorship and exhibition at NFC provides the 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.

Contact Peter White on 03 9508 0811 for more details on the NFC exhibitor and sponsorship packages.

Download the NFC18 Prospectus for sponsorship and exhibitors


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