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The Star Gold Coast
October 20-22, 2019


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



This year, the National Franchise Convention is putting the focus on what seems to be a fast evolving franchising landscape.

Because staying up to date and adapting to change is crucial to not be left behind.

Evolving in a New Landscape: Innovation and Transformation is the theme for the NFC 2019, taking place on the Gold Coast from 20-22 October. If you want to stay up to date on hot topics and relevant changes in franchising, then NFC19 has all the elements to help you do just that.

There's plenty of food for thought on offer in the NFC19 panels, roundtables, 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 NFC19 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.


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NFC19 Keynote Speakers

Pippa Hallas

Pippa Hallas has been at the helm of Ella Baché for over 10 years. Since taking on the role as CEO, her task has been to steer the company through some of the greatest disruptions the industry has ever seen, driving the brand into a new era of skincare.


Janine Allis

Janine Allis is not your everyday self-made businesswoman. She grew her juice and smoothie empire in 2000 from her kitchen bench, to an international success story. Janine's business approach has made her a leader in her field, with BRW listing Janine as one of the top 15 people who have changed the way business is done in the last 25 years.

Nigel Collin

Nigel Collin is a change and leadership expert. He helps organisations and their people make change happen using a proven framework distilled from original research with 100s of successful businesses that focuses on two areas: mindset and process.


Nicole Hatherly

As a leading Brand and Profile Strategist, international keynote speaker, facilitator, published writer and podcast producer, Nicole Hatherly offers 25 years' experience delivering award-winning strategies to international organisations.




Kate Carnell AO

Kate Carnell commenced her role as Australian Small Business and Family Enterprise Ombudsman (ASBFEO) in March 2016.

Kate brings extensive experience and knowledge to the role of Ombudsman, having run her own small businesses for 15 years before becoming ACT Chief Minister in 1995 for a five year period.

Dylan Alcott

Born with a tumour wrapped around his spinal cord, Dylan Alcott overcame a three-year battle to survive and has been achieving ever since. Dylan is a Three Time Paralympic Gold Medallist, and Four Time Paralympic Medallist in two sports.






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 2019 Sponsorship & Exhibition Prospectus here


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