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The trusted industry event for leadership development and franchise growth

The bfa is delighted to announce that we will be hosting a one-day ‘Leadership in Action’ Virtual Conference, on June 24th, 2021. The agenda is packed full of essential breakout sessions, insightful and inspiring key-note speakers, and meaningful panel discussions. Experienced Industry Professionals will be drawing on, and sharing, their experiences of navigating the difficult challenges that we all faced during the past year.

Open to the entire franchise community Worldwide, this conference will prove to be an unmissable date in the calendar, and promises huge value for all who attend, as we move into the ‘New-Normal’ world of franchising and doing business!

Morning Agenda

09.20

Welcome & Introductions
Pip Wilkins, CEO, bfa
An introduction to the virtual event giving you all the vital details for the day ahead
and an overview of the agenda

09.30

Leadership In Action
Pip Wilkins, bfa and Andy Brattesani, HSBC

10.00

Keynote Speaker
TBC

10.45

BREAK TIME

11.00

45 Minute Breakout Sessions – choose one of the following:

  1. It all starts with you – The importance of self-care and knowing your why.

  2. The Business ‘Big 3’ – Setting your objectives and cascading them through your organisation.

  3. Inspiring Positive Change – The rationale, communication and implementation of change.

  4. Creating an effective culture – Setting the personality and environment for your business…
    Your people matter!

Leadership Snapshot

Angie Coates,
Monkey Music

Berkeley Harris,
Sandler Training

Neil Randall,
Anytime Fitness

Paul Thompson,
Water Babies

12.00

Creating an Inclusive and Diverse Team – Panel Discussion
Chaired by Pip Wilkins, CEO, bfa
Developing the right organisational structure, recruiting the best talent and building an effective support system to grow your people.

Emily Price,
British Franchise Association

Gavin Cornish,
Domino’s Pizza

Kevin Brent,
BizSmart

Christine Kelly,
Little Kickers

Karl Deitrich,
TRIB3

Christina
Handasyde-Dick,
Guardian Angel Carers

Afternoon Agenda

13.00

LUNCH TIME

13.45

Keynote Speaker
TBC

14.30

45 Minute Sessions – Choose one of the following:

  1. Being the Best Version of Yourself – Self-Awareness, delegation and how to lead with character.

  2. Reporting For Success – What gets reported is what gets done. Have you got the right
    framework and accountability processes?

  3. Internal Change Management – Maintaining people engagement, confidence and well-being
    and managing resistance.

  4. Developing Trusted Relationships – How to build and engender a culture of trust with
    your people.

Leadership Snapshot

Louise Harris,
Mathnasium

Karl Sandall,
TaxAssist Accountants

Deborah Stanbury,
Franklin Covey

Trevor Brocklebank,
InHabit

15.30

Leadership In Challenging Situations – Panel Discussion
A panel of resilient business leaders discuss their lessons of leadership bouncing back from a year of adversity and uncertainty.

Paul Thompson,
Water Babies

Ruth Brown,
Home Instead

Paul Courtman-Stock,
McDonald’s Restaurants

Julian Chambers,
IWG

Ellie Tidy,
Guinot

Maxim Cohen,
UK Business Advisors

16.15

Keynote Speaker
TBC

17.00

Summary & Close
Pip Wilkins QFP, CEO, bfa

Keynote Speakers

More Information Coming Soon

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