SAN JOSE, Calif., June 15, 2010 - Franchise Update Media Group (FUMG) the leading industry resource for franchise development, today announced that the 2010 Franchise Leadership and Development Conference theme of "Driving Performance" will reveal strategies to increase leads, boost sales and grow your brand. The conference will be held September 22 - 24, 2010 at the Ritz Carlton Buckhead, Atlanta.
"This is the premier conference for franchisor executives," said Steve Olson, publisher and chief development officer for FUMG. "Only franchisors can register, and all of the content is 100 percent focused on franchise sales, marketing and development. There are 25 educational sessions and five in-depth pre-conference power sessions scheduled, where top industry leaders will share specific strategies and techniques for improving system performance and accelerating growth. This event is also the ideal networking opportunity, where all of the quality suppliers, business leaders and franchise development professionals meet."
This year's keynote speaker is Jason Jennings, one of the most successful business and leadership authors in the world, and a leading authority on business leadership and productivity. His current book, Hit the Ground Running, A Manual for New Leaders, profiles the top 10 American CEOs who have created the greatest economic value since 2000, describing the tactics and strategies that led to their success.
The conference features a dynamic speaker line-up, including Rob Goggins, vice president of franchise development for Great Clips; Steven Dunn, vice president of franchise development for Denny's; Steve Greenbaum, CEO and director of PostNet International Franchise Corporation; Geoff Hill, president of Cinnabon; Tom Wood, president and CEO of Floor Coverings International; Grant Kreutzer, franchise recruiting director for Jack-in-the-Box; Greg Vojnovic, vice president of development for Popeye's Louisiana Kitchen; and Mike Mettler, director of franchise development for Domino's Pizza.
Register now by visiting http://www.franchisedevelopmentconference.com/registration.asp. The early bird rate of $895 expires July 31, 2010, after which the registration fee will be $995.
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Founded in 1988, Franchise Update Media Group (FUMG) produces online franchise sites, magazines, research, books and conferences in franchising. Targeting franchise audiences online, in print and in person, FUMG delivers a unique combination of education and lead-generation sources that helps franchisors, multi-unit franchisees and suppliers achieve their growth objectives. For more information, please visit www.franchiseupdatemedia.com.
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