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Great Northern Breakfast 2017

The Great Northern Franchise Breakfast is back in 2017. The bfa are delighted to invite you to join us for bacon, eggs and business in EventCity, Manchester. Featuring a range of engaging and inspirational presentations, the breakfast offers an exceptional opportunity for wider business networking for members, non-members and franchisees alike so spread the word and join us on 16 June.

Franchising is worth £3.2bn to the northern economy and continues to thrive. The Great Northern Franchise Breakfast is a great way to celebrate and build this industry in the north. Not to mention, there are worse ways to start the day before heading off to the British Franchise Exhibition.

Keynote Speaker - Joe Lynam

Joe LynamJoe Lynam is a Business Correspondent, regularly reporting for the Today programme, Newsnight and across various media networks.

Before becoming a journalist, Joe ran his own business, a chain of pubs and restaurants in Germany. As a result, and unusually for a business correspondent, he has first-hand experience of hiring, firing, growth, credit and the everyday life of a business.

As well as taking the lead on business at weekends, Joe also presents the business bulletins on Radio 4’s Today programme. In addition to the big economic and business news he also looks at policy, consumer and personal finance issues.

More speakers to be announced soon!

  • Great Northern Breakfast From 16th June 2017 To 16th June 2017 Venue : EventCity Ltd The fifth Great Northern Franchise Breakfast returns on Friday 16th June at EventCity in Manchester, featuring a range of inspirational presentations that will help raise the profile of franchising in the North. With a keynote presentation as well as a Franchising Panel discussion, it's the perfect place to network and discuss all things franchising! Sponsored by HSBC and supported by the Franchise Exhibition, the breakfast will bring together business leaders, entrepreneurs, academics, politicians, professional advisors and real life case studies to celebrate the tenacious and vibrant success stories of Northern business. Everyone attending the event will also be invited to attend The British Franchise Exhibition, which runs from 16th-17th June at EventCity Manchester. Book your place online by clicking on the link to the right or contact the bfa directly on 01235 820470. £15.00 £18.00 inc VAT Read more...
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