the British franchise annual conference 2020

This Year’s Theme:

Evolution – Winning The Fight For Survival has been the reality for many this year and the bfa is keen to ensure we can arm you with an agenda packed with insights, value content and inspiration ahead of a new 2021 year.

In support of the entire franchise community BOTH members & non-members can register to attend The British Franchise Conference today for

£45.00 + VAT

meet the keynotes

We are very pleased to share that we have secured three fabulous key-note speakers with a wealth of experience in key areas of relevance to the business world right now.

Ben Thompson – Business on BBC Breakfast

Covering the business segments on BBC Breakfast, Ben will be covering everything from the latest stock market and economic news to the breaking business developments around the world. He will consider the future of the workplace, the skills that coming generations will need and those that we currently lack to fulfil the needs of new tech start-ups and multi-national companies.

Cally Beaton – Media Business Leader, Coach & Performer

Cally considers the nature of the workplace and leadership culture. she looks at how to engender change (both personal and organisational), inspire teams and develop a positive, agile and inclusive environment. she also tackles the working priorities and expectations of the so-called millennial generation, and reveals how to be creative whilst keeping an eye on the bottom line.

Dame Inga Beale DBE – Former CEO, Lloyd’s of London

A British businesswoman with over three decades of experience in the financial services sector. Inga led the global insurance market through a dramatic period of modernisation, opening the Lloyd’s Innovation Lab, expanding the company’s global access, and challenging the ‘old boys’ club’ image of the 330-year-old institution.

New For 2020 - The Big Debate

This one is for those of you that want your legal questions answered, what’s hot, what’s not and what should we be considering now, to ensure we are not tripped up in 2021! Live debate where our legal experts fight for the mic.

Conference Tracks

We are proud to represent such a diverse membership and our priority is for you to obtain maximum value for you and your teams, this is where our tracks come in.

New Franchisor Focus

If you are new to franchising, growing your network is key to seeing a return on your investment to franchise. Recruiting the right people is the topic of the day here!

Established Franchisor

As a seasoned franchisor network development often comes from maximising existing territories, therefore the chosen topics are multi-territories and renewals.

Franchisee Focus

Growing a business is dependant on your ability to build a customer base, this track focuses on the customer and how to make them want you!

Affiliate Expert Round Tables

This is a general knowledge ground, hop on a table to share insights with peers – our expert hosts will be on hand to solve your challenges and support development.

maintain your professional development & qfp

Becoming a Qualified Franchise Professional (QFP) is more than just attending 4 workshops and receiving a certificate. It is a programme of professional development that you are responsible for maintaining whilst you represent as a QFP in franchising. Franchising evolves and so should we.

We are pleased to announce that this year’s Conference is subsidised and for all attendees you will be awarded 500 QFP Points.

  • You are already QFP Qualified and wish to maintain your qualification
  • You are registered for QFP and require Conference to complete your core modules
  • You are looking to commence your QFP journey for 2021

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