bfa Annual Conference 2021

£550.00 + VAT


09.00 General Registration – Coffee & networking
Your opportunity to meet other attendees and network with industry peers

09.30 Your Trusted Partner in Franchising
Pip Wilkins QFP, CEO, bfa

10.00 Best Franchise Awards
Pip Wilkins QFP, CEO, bfa & Steven Frost, CEO, WorkBuzz
Presentation of the 2021 WorkBuzz Awards

10.20 Networking coffee break

10.50 Concurrent Sessions:

1) The Real Story: ‘Winning Tactics for Today’s Market’

2) Business Evolution: ‘The Future of Innovation’

3) Franchising Zone 1: ‘Planning for Success’

4) Franchising Zone 2: ‘Considerations for Multi-Unit Expansion’

5) Franchising Zone 3: ‘Marketing for Growth’

11.50 From Disruption to Innovation: ‘Learn with the Best’
Hosted by Pip Wilkins QFP, CEO, bfa
The panel will explore the rapid birth of a ‘new normal’. Covid-19 has been adding momentum to various innovations that were in the pipeline before 2020. Will the future of our businesses continue to be reshaped through this digital transformation?

12.30 Networking Buffet Lunch

13.30 Olympic Performance in the Workplace
Steve Backley OBE, Paul Mallinson and Roger Black MBE

15.00 Networking coffee break

15.25 Concurrent Sessions:

1) The Real Story: ‘The Evolution of Your Brand’

2) Business Evolution: ‘The Everchanging Social Media Minefield’

3) Franchising Zone 1: ‘The Changing Face of Support’

4) Franchising Zone 2: ‘Developing Your Business Brand’

5) ‘Franchising Zone 3: ‘Preparing for Resale’

16.25 Keynote Speaker

17.10 Summary of day one

17.15 Close


09.30 Coffee & networking

09.55 Welcome to Day Two

10.00 The Big Debate – Legal Open Mic
Chaired by Pip Wilkins QFP, CEO, bfa
Legal professionals fight to take the stage and share (in small bite size chunks) the top legal issues franchising businesses in our sector. No formal agenda but everything you need to know.

10.50 QFP Presentations
bfa Chairman and CEO present QFP certificates to the newly qualified Members

11.05 Networking coffee break

11.30 Concurrent Sessions:

1) The Real Story: ‘Putting Data at the Heart of your Network’

2) Business Evolution: ‘Developing your business for the future’

3) Franchising Zone 1: ‘Effective Financial Management’

4) Franchising Zone 2: ‘Overcoming Adversity Together’

5) Franchising Zone 3: ‘Getting Your Marketing Mix Right’

12.45 Keynote Speaker

13:30 Summary & Closing Address

13.35 Lunch and Close

bfa Monthly Franchise Insights

Free franchising webinar

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