SAN JOSE, Calif., May 20, 2010 - Franchise Update Media Group (FUMG) the leading industry resource for franchise development, today announced that 300 CEOs, presidents and franchisor executives representing more than 200 brands are expected to attend the 12th annual Franchise Leadership and Development Conference, which will be held at the Ritz Carlton Buckhead in Atlanta, Sept. 22-24, 2010.
"This premier sales and development event offers the best opportunity to network with the most exclusive group of franchise executives in the nation," said Steve Olson, publisher for FUMG. "These executives are interested in best practices in recruitment, and engaging with industry providers and suppliers who can offer business solutions that will keep their systems running at peak performance, as well as help grow their brands."
Premium conference sponsors are mUrgent and Systino.net. Additional sponsors of the conference include Aviatech, BeneTrends, Constant Contact, eMaximation, Empowerkit, FC Dadson, Faegre & Benson, Fish Consulting, Fisher Zucker, Fishman PR, Franchise Gator, Franchise Navigator, Franchise Payments Network, Franchise Opportunities Network, Franchise Performance Group, Franchise Solutions, Franchise.com, FranConnect, FRANdata, FRANMOGUL, FRM Solutions, Greenbaum Marketing Communications, Haynes Boone, Hot Dish Advertising, Javelin Solutions, Kiekenapp & Associates, Legalzoom, Localeze, Michael Seid & Associates, NextBigFranchise.com, PrintingforLess.com, Process Peak, Sanderson & Associates, Siegel Financial Group, and The Wall Street Journal.
"Absolutely mark your calendars now, and plan to join us for three informative days of workshops and networking with experts and peers," Olson said. "In addition to our annual mystery shopping and website analysis reviews for franchisor attendees, and STAR Award presentations for franchisor best practices, we are providing never-before interactive sessions and recruitment intelligence that promise participants even greater insights to overcome the growth challenges of today's economy."
Additional sponsorship opportunities are still available. For more information about the conference, including sponsorships and registration, please visit http://www.franchisedevelopmentconference.com/.
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.
A targeted, quarterly magazine that takes CEO's, VPs and Sales Executives to the cutting edge of franchise development.