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And More than 300 Franchise Marketing Executives at our 4th Annual Franchise Consumer Marketing Conference

This year's conference is sure to be the best yet! It is two-days of discussion focused on topics of importance to franchise consumer marketers today. You'll network and learn from the franchise industry's best and brightest marketing executives. It is a must-attend event for marketing executives and marketing service providers. 

  • Marketing Innovation
  • Plan, Execute & Evaluate Programs & Strategies
  • Latest Media Strategies
  • Cause Marketing
   
WHAT YOU MISSED IN 2013

Greetings! This year, we’re raising the bar on the Franchise Consumer Marketing Conference. More speakers, stronger content, more attendees, all the vendors you need to be expert franchise consumer marketers…this is the place to be to learn what you need to be successful in 2014 and beyond, network with your peers and engage in meaningful conversations and find new vendors to help you solve your challenges.  

Change: The New Marketing Currency. This isn’t just the theme of our event this year, but it’s a way of life for so many of us. If you’re not green and growing, you’re ripe and rotting. Learn how to adapt to be the most nimble you can be in an ever-changing market place. Our consumers are flooded with information every day. How can your brand be seen in, and more importantly, engaged with, in such a cluttered marketplace?

We’ll kick things off with intense, information-packed boot camp sessions on brand-building and marketing in a digital world. Next, we’ll take a deeper dive with breakout sessions in four specific tracks geared to help you define what you need from this conference. Choose from:

  • Start-up/Evolving Brands and Markets
  • Marketing Execution
  • Blending Old & New School Media Strategies
  • Create and Keep Positive Brand Buzz 

Jump on one track for the entire conference, or hop around to meet your goals and the needs of your brand.

Join us for a first-time general session focusing on cause marketing and how brands are enjoying success with charitable and philanthropic outreach. How can you be a responsible, community-minded franchisor and build a stronger reputation with your key stakeholders?

Our advisory board is packed with brand leaders just like you who are eager to share their experiences, and their expertise to make this the best conference ever. Check out our 2014 advisory board, under the Power Board tab. Through our planning, we bring real world issues to light and identify key speakers to help us all solve the problems of today’s divergent marketplace.

Mark your calendar, bring your iPad, notebook and pen, and jump in to fully devour all the great content we’ll be sharing at the 2014 Franchise Consumer Marketing Conference. This is your time to learn, grow, connect and become a better marketer.

Sign up before May 16, 2014 for the best price and see you in June!

 

Heather Neary

Chief Marketing Officer, Auntie Anne's Inc.

@HeatherLNeary

 

Registration is reserved exclusively for:

Franchise Presidents, CEOs, CMOs & Marketing Leadership Professionals

Franchise Operations Professionals

Franchise Technology Marketing Professionals

2013 Attendance Included:

 2013 Set Record Attendance of 320

• 69% Overall Growth of Attendees 

• 88% Growth of Franchisor Attendees

• 56% Growth in Sponsors

 13% CEOs & Presidents

• 35% CMOs, Marketing VPs, Directors & Managers

14% OPs & Technology Execs

 13% Marketing Directors

 13% Marketing Managers, Brand Managers, Regional & Field Marketing Managers

 

Past Attendees:

  • 16 Handles
  • A&W Restaurants
  • Aaron's, Inc.
  • AccuData Integrated Marketing
  • ACM - Valvoline
  • AIM Mail Centers
  • Aire Serv Heating and Air Conditioning
  • All American Decorative Concrete
  • All County Property Management Franchise Corp
  • Allegra Network LLC
  • ALLPRO Direct Marketing
  • Alphagraphics
  • Alta Mere
  • Amazing Lash Studio
  • American Leak Detection
  • American Speedy Printing Centers
  • Andy's Frozen Custard
  • Annex Brands, Inc.
  • Any Lab Test Now
  • Any Test Franchising, Inc.
  • Anytime Fitness
  • Arby's Restaurant Group
  • Auntie Anne's, Inc.
  • Aurello's is Pizza Franchising, Ltd.
  • Aviatech
  • Benetrends
  • Bennigan's Franchising Company
  • Big Frog Franchise Group
  • Bluewater
  • Bojangles' Restaurants, Inc.
  • BrandPOP
  • Brightstar Franchise LLC
  • Brixx Wood Fired Pizza
  • Bruster's Real Ice Cream
  • BYC Franchising
  • Calabrand Marketing
  • California Closet Company, Inc.
  • CallSource
  • Camp Bow Wow
  • Capriotti's Sandwich Shop, Inc.
  • Caring Senior Service
  • Carvel Ice Cream
  • CertaPro Painters
  • Checkers
  • Cheeseboy: Grilled Cheese To Go
  • CityTwist
  • Clayton Kendall
  • COIT
  • College Hunks Hauling Junk and College Hunks Moving
  • Colors on Parade
  • ColorTyme, Inc.
  • ComForcare
  • Complete Nutrition
  • Concrete Technology, Inc.
  • Consolidated Graphics
  • Constant Contact
  • Corner Bakery Cafe
  • Cox Target Media
  • CPR Cell Phone Repair
  • Craftworks Restaurants and Breweries
  • CruiseOne
  • Cybeck Capital Partners
  • Denny's
  • Dessange, Inc.
  • Doc Popcorn
  • Don Pablo's
  • Donut Holdings, Inc. dba LaMar's Donuts
  • Dr. Nick's Transmissions
  • DreamMaker Bath & Kitchen
  • Dunkin' Brands
  • East Coast Wings & Grill
  • Elmer's Restaurants, Inc.
  • Engage121
  • Express Employment
  • Famous Brands, Intl.
  • Fatburger North America, Inc.
  • Fetch! Pet Care
  • FG360 / Franchise Growth Systems
  • FIGARO'S ITALIAN PIZZA, INC.
  • Fish Consulting
  • Fishman Public Relations
  • Floor Coverings International
  • Focus Brands
  • Focus Brands - Cinnabon
  • Franchise Foundry
  • Franchise Payments
  • FranConnect
  • FranNet
  • Fuddruckers
  • Fun Brands
  • GetOne Rewards
  • Global Cellular Inc.
  • Global Franchise
  • Google
  • Great Clips
  • Greenbaum Marketing
  • Griswold Home Care
  • Growers and Nomads 
  • Handyman Connection, Inc.
  • HandyPro International, LLC
  • HigherVisibility
  • Home Instead, Inc.
  • Hot Dish Advertising
  • HouseMaster Home Inspection
  • Hungry Howie's Pizza
  • Ice House America
  • IMN
  • Insty Prints
  • Interim HealthCare
  • International Franchise Association
  • Interstate Batteries
  • iSearchMedia
  • ISI Technologies
  • Jake's Franchising, LLC
  • Jersey Mike's Franchise Systems
  • Johnny Rockets
  • Kiddie Academy
  • Kohler Company
  • Konnect Public Relations
  • Kumon North America
  • Leapfrog Online
  • Lenny's Franchisor, LLC
  • Listen360, Inc.
  • Location3 Media
  • M2M Strategies
  • Maid Brigade
  • Mainstream Fashions Franchising, Inc.
  • Mama Fu's Asian House
  • Maple Farm Media
  • MarcomCentral / PTI Marketing Technologies
  • Massage Envy Spas
  • Massage Heights Corporation, LLC.
  • MasterCard Advistor
  • Mastercare, Inc.
  • Mathnasium Learning Centers
  • Maximized Living
  • Medi-Weightloss
  • Mellow Mushroom
  • Milex
  • Mobinett Interactive, Inc.
  • Moe's Southwest Grill
  • Molly Maid
  • Moran Family of Brands
  • Mr. Handyman
  • Mr. Transmission
  • Multistate Transmissions
  • Muzak
  • N-Hance Wood Renewal
  • National Restaurant Development
  • Native New Yorker
  • Navis Pack & Ship
  • Orange Leaf Frozen Yogurt
  • Our Town America
  • Oxi Fresh Franchising Co.
  • Pack & Ship
  • Packaging Store
  • Pancheros Franchise Corporation
  • Patriot Creative Group
  • Paul Davis Restoration
  • People To My Site
  • Peterbrooke Chocolatier
  • Pinch A Penny
  • Pita Pit
  • Pizza 9
  • Plan Ahead Events
  • Planet Beach Franchising Corp.
  • PODS
  • Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen
  • PostalAnnex
  • PostNet International Franchise Corporation
  • Precision Services Group
  • Preferred Marketing Solutions
  • Primrose Schools
  • Process Peak LLC
  • ProspectPro
  • Protect Painters
  • Qiigo
  • QuantumDigital
  • Quiznos
  • Rainbow International
  • Re-Bath LLC
  • re:group
  • ReachLocal
  • Regis Corporation / Roosters Mens Grooming Center
  • Roark Capital Group
  • Roetzel & Andress
  • Rosati's Franchising, Inc.
  • Safeguard Business Systems, Inc.
  • Sanderson & Associates
  • Satmetrix
  • Saxbys Coffee
  • Sears Hometown Stores
  • SEI / Aaron's
  • Service Brands International
  • Service Management Group
  • ShelfGenie
  • Signarama Buford
  • Signs Now
  • Silvercrest Advertising
  • Speedy Printing Centers
  • Spiral 16 / Hot Dish Advertising
  • Sports Clips
  • Sports Image
  • SproutLoud Media Networks
  • St. Jacques Marketing
  • Stark Logic
  • Supercuts
  • Swiss Farms
  • Sylvan Learning, Inc.
  • The Haagen-Dazs Shoppe Company, Inc.
  • The Learning Experience
  • The Snip-its Corporation
  • Third Person, Inc.
  • U.S. Lawns
  • United Franchise Group
  • US Venture
  • Valvoline Instant Oil Change
  • WebbMason
  • Welcomemat Services
  • Where 2 Get It
  • Winmark Corporation
  • Wireless Zone
  • Yext
  • Yodle
  • Ziebart International Corporation
  • Zippy Print

Registration is reserved exclusively for:

Franchise Presidents, CEOs, CMOs & Marketing Leadership Professionals

Franchise Operations Professionals

Franchise Technology Marketing Professionals

2013 Attendance Included:

 2013 Set Record Attendance of 320

• 69% Overall Growth of Attendees 

• 88% Growth of Franchisor Attendees

• 56% Growth in Sponsors

 13% CEOs & Presidents

• 35% CMOs, Marketing VPs, Directors & Managers

14% OPs & Technology Execs

 13% Marketing Directors

 13% Marketing Managers, Brand Managers, Regional & Field Marketing Managers

 

Past Attendees:

  • 16 Handles
  • A&W Restaurants
  • Aaron's, Inc.
  • AccuData Integrated Marketing
  • ACM - Valvoline
  • AIM Mail Centers
  • Aire Serv Heating and Air Conditioning
  • All American Decorative Concrete
  • All County Property Management Franchise Corp
  • Allegra Network LLC
  • ALLPRO Direct Marketing
  • Alphagraphics
  • Alta Mere
  • Amazing Lash Studio
  • American Leak Detection
  • American Speedy Printing Centers
  • Andy's Frozen Custard
  • Annex Brands, Inc.
  • Any Lab Test Now
  • Any Test Franchising, Inc.
  • Anytime Fitness
  • Arby's Restaurant Group
  • Auntie Anne's, Inc.
  • Aurello's is Pizza Franchising, Ltd.
  • Aviatech
  • Benetrends
  • Bennigan's Franchising Company
  • Big Frog Franchise Group
  • Bluewater
  • Bojangles' Restaurants, Inc.
  • BrandPOP
  • Brightstar Franchise LLC
  • Brixx Wood Fired Pizza
  • Bruster's Real Ice Cream
  • BYC Franchising
  • Calabrand Marketing
  • California Closet Company, Inc.
  • CallSource
  • Camp Bow Wow
  • Capriotti's Sandwich Shop, Inc.
  • Caring Senior Service
  • Carvel Ice Cream
  • CertaPro Painters
  • Checkers
  • Cheeseboy: Grilled Cheese To Go
  • CityTwist
  • Clayton Kendall
  • COIT
  • College Hunks Hauling Junk and College Hunks Moving
  • Colors on Parade
  • ColorTyme, Inc.
  • ComForcare
  • Complete Nutrition
  • Concrete Technology, Inc.
  • Consolidated Graphics
  • Constant Contact
  • Corner Bakery Cafe
  • Cox Target Media
  • CPR Cell Phone Repair
  • Craftworks Restaurants and Breweries
  • CruiseOne
  • Cybeck Capital Partners
  • Denny's
  • Dessange, Inc.
  • Doc Popcorn
  • Don Pablo's
  • Donut Holdings, Inc. dba LaMar's Donuts
  • Dr. Nick's Transmissions
  • DreamMaker Bath & Kitchen
  • Dunkin' Brands
  • East Coast Wings & Grill
  • Elmer's Restaurants, Inc.
  • Engage121
  • Express Employment
  • Famous Brands, Intl.
  • Fatburger North America, Inc.
  • Fetch! Pet Care
  • FG360 / Franchise Growth Systems
  • FIGARO'S ITALIAN PIZZA, INC.
  • Fish Consulting
  • Fishman Public Relations
  • Floor Coverings International
  • Focus Brands
  • Focus Brands - Cinnabon
  • Franchise Foundry
  • Franchise Payments
  • FranConnect
  • FranNet
  • Fuddruckers
  • Fun Brands
  • GetOne Rewards
  • Global Cellular Inc.
  • Global Franchise
  • Google
  • Great Clips
  • Greenbaum Marketing
  • Griswold Home Care
  • Growers and Nomads 
  • Handyman Connection, Inc.
  • HandyPro International, LLC
  • HigherVisibility
  • Home Instead, Inc.
  • Hot Dish Advertising
  • HouseMaster Home Inspection
  • Hungry Howie's Pizza
  • Ice House America
  • IMN
  • Insty Prints
  • Interim HealthCare
  • International Franchise Association
  • Interstate Batteries
  • iSearchMedia
  • ISI Technologies
  • Jake's Franchising, LLC
  • Jersey Mike's Franchise Systems
  • Johnny Rockets
  • Kiddie Academy
  • Kohler Company
  • Konnect Public Relations
  • Kumon North America
  • Leapfrog Online
  • Lenny's Franchisor, LLC
  • Listen360, Inc.
  • Location3 Media
  • M2M Strategies
  • Maid Brigade
  • Mainstream Fashions Franchising, Inc.
  • Mama Fu's Asian House
  • Maple Farm Media
  • MarcomCentral / PTI Marketing Technologies
  • Massage Envy Spas
  • Massage Heights Corporation, LLC.
  • MasterCard Advistor
  • Mastercare, Inc.
  • Mathnasium Learning Centers
  • Maximized Living
  • Medi-Weightloss
  • Mellow Mushroom
  • Milex
  • Mobinett Interactive, Inc.
  • Moe's Southwest Grill
  • Molly Maid
  • Moran Family of Brands
  • Mr. Handyman
  • Mr. Transmission
  • Multistate Transmissions
  • Muzak
  • N-Hance Wood Renewal
  • National Restaurant Development
  • Native New Yorker
  • Navis Pack & Ship
  • Orange Leaf Frozen Yogurt
  • Our Town America
  • Oxi Fresh Franchising Co.
  • Pack & Ship
  • Packaging Store
  • Pancheros Franchise Corporation
  • Patriot Creative Group
  • Paul Davis Restoration
  • People To My Site
  • Peterbrooke Chocolatier
  • Pinch A Penny
  • Pita Pit
  • Pizza 9
  • Plan Ahead Events
  • Planet Beach Franchising Corp.
  • PODS
  • Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen
  • PostalAnnex
  • PostNet International Franchise Corporation
  • Precision Services Group
  • Preferred Marketing Solutions
  • Primrose Schools
  • Process Peak LLC
  • ProspectPro
  • Protect Painters
  • Qiigo
  • QuantumDigital
  • Quiznos
  • Rainbow International
  • Re-Bath LLC
  • re:group
  • ReachLocal
  • Regis Corporation / Roosters Mens Grooming Center
  • Roark Capital Group
  • Roetzel & Andress
  • Rosati's Franchising, Inc.
  • Safeguard Business Systems, Inc.
  • Sanderson & Associates
  • Satmetrix
  • Saxbys Coffee
  • Sears Hometown Stores
  • SEI / Aaron's
  • Service Brands International
  • Service Management Group
  • ShelfGenie
  • Signarama Buford
  • Signs Now
  • Silvercrest Advertising
  • Speedy Printing Centers
  • Spiral 16 / Hot Dish Advertising
  • Sports Clips
  • Sports Image
  • SproutLoud Media Networks
  • St. Jacques Marketing
  • Stark Logic
  • Supercuts
  • Swiss Farms
  • Sylvan Learning, Inc.
  • The Haagen-Dazs Shoppe Company, Inc.
  • The Learning Experience
  • The Snip-its Corporation
  • Third Person, Inc.
  • U.S. Lawns
  • United Franchise Group
  • US Venture
  • Valvoline Instant Oil Change
  • WebbMason
  • Welcomemat Services
  • Where 2 Get It
  • Winmark Corporation
  • Wireless Zone
  • Yext
  • Yodle
  • Ziebart International Corporation
  • Zippy Print
  • “This is my first time to visit this show, and I’ll tell you what, I’ve realized what I’ve missed. Dealing and working with the vendors, there is a lot of information out there that can help me do better than what I do. I’m grateful that I have enough sense to come out here and spend some time with these true professionals in the industry. Thank you very much for the opportunity.”

    Greg Tanner, National Director of Franchise Development, Aaron's

  • "This is the only publication I know of that brings the unique interests of franchising and consumer marketing together in one place at one time"

    Edward B. Waller, Vice President, CRM, CertaPro

  • "If more companies adopted the strategies from this conference, the U.S. economy would show improvement."

    Adam Gray, Director of Marketing, American Leak Detection

  • “I am the president of Molly Maid. I’ve got the privilege of working, on the board here with Therese and the wonderful team of Franchise Update. I have to say this is the conference in franchising if you want to learn how to do things right. Everyone here in marketing is so brilliant and they are able to share, they’re able to teach, it’s a fantastic place to network and learn how to make sure you’re not going to make big mistakes.”

    Meg Roberts, President, Molly Maid

  • "Bring a large notebook. Tons of information!"

    Katie Anderson, Director of Marketing, Orange Leaf Frozen Yogurt