Author Archives: Katrina Mitchell

How to Live Stream – The Complete Guide

Live streaming of conferences and events is becoming more and more common. There are many reasons it may make sense for you to live stream portions of your next franchise event. Here are just a few: Lets you reach a wider audience, perhaps including franchise teams or franchisees who are not able to attend in…

This Speaker Lives and Breathes Franchising

To say Evan Hackel lives and breathes franchising may be an understatement. Evan has helped to launch and found numerous franchise businesses and worked with and for many more. Plus, he is a CFE, a member of the IFA’s franchise relationship committee, co-chairman of the IFA Knowledge Share committee, and a board member of the…

Creating an Experience: Ten Inspired Ideas That Wow Meeting Attendees

We found this interesting and fresh blog post from IACC about creating a convention EXPERIENCE. We found it thought-provoking and brainstorm-worthy and thought it might be of use for your next franchise event. We’d love to hear what YOU think. Share your thoughts, along with ideas you’ve implemented which have created an EXPERIENCE at your…

Not EVERYTHING that Happens in Vegas Stays in Vegas with Scott McKain

Well, we got your attention!  Iconic (see information on his new book release below) keynote speaker, Scott McKain travels from Vegas, speaking at franchise conventions and helping franchises create distinction in hyper-competitive marketplaces, so they can stand out and move up. As a result, franchisees will… sell more profitably serve more dynamically and lead more…

Connecting Work and Family from Dan Thurmon

Dan Thurmon understands the challenges of a demanding job while also maintaining loving family relationships. Dan’s ability to connect work and family really touched us over here, so we wanted to share some of his ideas with you. We hope you love it too. Here is Dan’s Top 10 Actions List. Everyone here has found…

Ford Saeks – Franchise Presenter with Lasting Impact

Ford Saeks knows what he’s talking about. He started his first business at just 16 years old. Since then, he has successfully founded 10 companies, received three U.S. Patents, and is the genius behind many successful ventures. So, when Ford speaks, people listen! Ford has been instrumental in helping franchisees improve their sales through marketing,…

Beacon Technology – What is it and will it work for your event?

Texts. Alerts. Social Media. We use them for our personal use and now they are prevalent in conferences, as well. Conference apps are becoming more and more common. Our event management friends at Meeting Expectations, are on top of conference technology. We found their article about how technology is becoming increasingly popular at conferences interesting,…

An Extraordinary Audience Experience with Dr. Daren Martin

Combining humor, thought-provoking content, and a dynamic and engaging presentation style, Dr. Daren Martin’s transformational speaking provides an extraordinary audience experience and inspires franchise audiences to action! Known as ‘The Culture Architect’, Daren will guide your franchise team along the path to boosting your productivity and profitability using company culture as an accessible tool. Whether…

Greg Nathan: The Little Red Ball

Greg Nathan’s Healthy Franchise Relationships 2 Minute Tips We just love, love, love how Greg Nathan can take something seemingly simplistic and see the lessons in it. (And, for full transparency, we love the puppy picture, too.) Like this little red ball for example… “The simplest things often bring us the most joy and contain…

Cracking the Code on Achieving Brand Leadership with Denise Lee Yohn

If anyone knows how to crack the code on branding, it’s Denise Lee Yohn. Denise knows what it takes for franchises to become – and STAY – the top brand in their industry—AND on stage, she shows franchisees how to live their brands through each team interaction and ultimately to their customers. She knows that…