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SCHEDULE-AT-A-GLANCE.

FRIDAY, FEBRUAR 7, 2020

8:00am-10:00 am   ICFE Registration Desk Open
9:00am-5:00 pm    Concurrent ICFE Special Sessions (*)
11:00 am-4:00 pm  Franchising Gives Back (*)
12:45 pm-2:30 pm  Finance Committee Meeting
12:00 pm-2:00 pm  Franchisor Forum Meeting
4:30 pm-6:30 pm   Diversity Institute Advisory Board Meeting
4:30 pm-6:15 pm   Membership Committee Meeting

SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 8, 2020

7:00am-8:30 am    VetFran Military Caregivers Task Force Meeting
7:30 am-8:15 am   Past Chairmen's Council Meeting
7:30am-10:30 am   Golf Outing (*)
7:45am-1:00 pm    NextGen Orientation & Accelerator Session
                  [for winners & advisors]
8:00am-10:00 am   ICFE Registration Desk Open
8:00am-5:00 pm    Franchisee Hospitality Lounge (open to all
                  franchisees]
8:00am-5:00 pm    International Lounge (open to international
                  delegations)
8:15am-10:15 am   Women's Franchise Committee Meeting
8:30am-12:30 pm   1 FA Board of Directors' Meeting
9:00am-5:00 pm    Concurrent ICFE Special Sessions (*)
10:00 am-5:15 pm  1 FA Foundation Scholarship Recipients' Meeting
11:30 am-5:30 pm  Annual Leadership Conference (*)
12:45 pm-2:45 pm  VetFran Committee Meeting
1:00 pm-4:45 pm   Emerging Franchisor Bootcamp (*)
                  (open to franchisors with 100 units or less)
2:30 pm-3:45 pm   Supplier Forum Executive Committee Meeting
3:00 pm-5:00 pm   Marketing & Innovation Committee Meeting
3:30 pm-5:30 pm   Franchisee Forum Meeting (open to all franchisees)
3:45pm-4:45 pm    Supplier Forum Open House (open to all suppliers)
4:45 pm-6:30 pm   Franchising in the Social Sector Task Force Meeting
5:00 pm-6:00 pm   New Member & First-Time Attendee Workshop
5:15 pm-6:15 pm   NextGen Reception (by invitation only)
5:30 pm-6:30 pm   Franchisee Open House Reception
                  (open to all franchisees)
6:00pm-7:00 pm    New Member & First-Time Attendee Reception
6:30pm-8:00 pm    The Buzz (opening reception)

SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 9, 2020

6:00am-7:00 am                  Morning Yoga (*)
7:00am-7:00 pm                  Registration Open
7:00am-8:30 am                  SF Advisory Board & Membership Meeting
7:00am-8:15 am                  Prayer Breakfast (*) (breakfast
                                served at 6:30am)
8:00 am-5:00 pm                 Franchisee Hospitality Lounge (open to
                                all franchisees)
8:00am-5:00 pm                  International Lounge (open to
                                international delegations)
8:30am-9:30 am                  Fundamentals of Franchise Sales
8:30am-10:30 am                 INTENSIVE SUMMITS
* Elements of Successful        * International Summit-Track 2
Franchising                     * Labor Issues Summit
* Financial Summit              * Marketing & Innovation Summit
* Franchise Relations Summit    * Operations Summit
* International Summit-Track 1
8:45am-11:45 am                 NextGen Global Competition--Round One
9:00am-11:15 am                 C-Suite Think Tank & Forum Exchange
9:15am-10:30 am                 SPECIALTY SEMINARS
* Diversity Declaration: Join the Movement
* Access to Capital for Veterans and Diverse Communities

9:45am-11:45 am    Franchise Development/Sales Summit
10:40 am-12:05 pm  MINI SUPER SESSIONS
* Talk Triggers
* Achieving Your Wildly Important Goals--The 4 Disciplines of Execution
11:45 am-12:30 pm  FranPAC VIP Reception (by invitation only)
1:00 pm-3:00 pm    OPENING GENERAL SESSION
                   (doors open at 12:15 pm w/ lunch service at 12:30
                    pm)

3:15 pm-4:30 pm                  LEARNING LABS
* Best Practices in
Global Franchise                 * Planning Effective Field Visits
Development                      * Preparing Your Business for Sale:
* How to Attract the Right
Franchisees                      What I Wish I Had Known Before the
for Your Brand                   Investment Bankers Called
* How to Become a
Supplier of Choice               * Recruiting and Retaining Top Talent
to Franchise Organizations       by Becoming an Employer of Choice
* KPIs that Drive Success        * Scaling Up! What Resources Should
* Managing the Digital Consumer  the Growing Franchisor Add to the
Tsunami                          Corporate Office and When Should
* Navigating the Changing
Tides from                       These Resources Be Added?
Corporate National Marketing to  * Understanding and Supporting
Local Store Marketing            Underperforming Franchisees
* New Strategies to
Improve Franchise
Communication via Technology
4:30 pm-7:30 pm  CHAIRMAN'S RECEPTION WITH EXHIBITORS
4:45 pm-5:45 pm  CFE Celebration w/ Graduates (by invitation only)
6:00 pm-8:00 pm  nternational Committee Meeting
8:00 pm-9:30pm   International Reception

MONDAY, FEBRUARY 10,2020

6:00am-7:00am      Fitness Bootcamp (*)

7:00am-6:00pm      Registration Open
7:00am-8:00am      Franchise Relations Committee Meeting
8:00am-10:00am     SUPER SESSION WITH CONTINENTAL
                   BREAKFAST
                   (breakfast available from 7:30 am-9:00 am)
8:00am-5:00 pm     Franchisee Hospitality Lounge (open to all
                   franchisees)
8:00am-5:00pm      International Lounge (open to international
                   delegations)
10:15 am-11:30 am  LEARNING LABS

* Beyond the Buzzwords: Opportunities    * Keeping Long-Term
                                         Franchisees
in Al, Facial Recognition, Machine       Motivated and Engaged
Learning                                 * LinkedIn Lead Gen Workshop
* Building Trust and Engagement with     * Navigating AB5
Your Franchisees                         * Online Reputation Management
* Creating Efficiency Models to Improve  * Profitability and Success:
                                         Developing
Profitability in Your Units              a Best-in-Class Program with
* Enhancing Brand Growth by              Systems
Leveraging Effective Partners            * Raising the Value of Your
                                         Franchise
* How Franchisors Can Attract Multi-     Through a Well-Executed Resale
Unit Franchisees to Their Brands         Program
* Implementing System-Wide Standards     * Roundtables on International
to Improve Performance                   Franchising

10:15 am-11:45 am  Exhibit Hall Open for Appointments
10:15 am-12:15pm   FA Executive Committee Meeting
11:30 am-1:00 pm   ICFE Board Meeting
11:45 am-2:45 pm   NETWORKING LUNCH WITH EXHIBITORS (lunch
                   available from 11:45 am-1:15 pm)
1:15 pm-2:15 pm    International Attendees Networking Event
1:15 pm-2:45 pm    Legal Legislative Committee Meeting
1:30 pm-2:45pm     IFA Foundation Board of Trustees Meeting
2:45 pm-5:00 pm    Exhibit Hall Open for Appointments
3:00 pm-4:45 pm    BUSINESS SOLUTION ROUNDTABLES
5:00pm-7:00pm      RECEPTION WITH EXHIBITORS
8:00 pm-11:00pm    The Bash (closing party)

TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 11,2020

7:30am-12:00pm    Registration Open
8:00am-9:45am     BUSINESS SOLUTION ROUNDTABLES
                  WITH CONTINENTAL BREAKFAST
                  (breakfast available from 7:30 am-9:00 am)
10:15 am-12:15pm  CLOSING GENERAL SESSION
                  (doors open at 9:45 am)
12:15 pm          Convention Officially Adjourns

(*) Separate registration and/or fee applies.
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