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Social Geek Radio: Personal Branding

By | Events

FranchiseBlast’s Stefania Sigurdson Forbes joins Social Joey‘s Jack Monson and Liane Caruso for Social Geek Radio’s special on Personal Branding. In this exciting podcast edition we discussed:

  • How can you develop your own Personal Brand quickly and effectively?
  • Does showing your uniqueness help find your tribe?
  • Can consistency in social media engagement grow your personal brand?

Listen now at Social Geek Radio!

CFA Roundtables: Franchisee Scorecards

By | Events, Franchisee Scorecard
Franchisee Scorecards

Dates: Monday, April 8th, Tuesday, April 9th, 2019 at 11:30
Location: Niagara Falls, ON, Canada
Hosts: Monday: Jason Kealey, Tuesday: Stefania Sigurdson Forbes

Why Franchisee Scorecards?

One of the biggest trends of 2019 is Franchisee Scorecards. This simple but powerful tool helps you understand what is happening with your franchisees. At these roundtables, we will chat about what metrics are most relevant to franchisors and which ones will drive growth for franchisees.

To join us, register for the CFA convention.

IFA: 5 Ways to Make Your Franchise Field Audits More Effective

By | Events, Field Audits

Date: Monday, February 25th, 2019
Time: 3:15
Location: International Franchise Association Convention, Las Vegas, NV

Moderator: Steve White, President & COO, PuroClean, Inc
Panelists: Jason Kealey, CFE, President, FranchiseBlast; Amy Perkins, CFE, Senior Business Consultant, Ben & Jerry’s; Melinda Thrasher, Manager, Client Services and Operations, IFX
Register: IFA Convention Registration

Whether you are performing self-audits or sending inspectors out into the field, conducting effective audits can make all the difference. Panelists will draw on insights gleaned from working with thousands of units across more than one hundred systems, and will do a deep dive on 5 key ways field consultants can boost the impact of their audits. Combining both technical and operational expertise, this session will provide a well-rounded, statistics-filled presentation relevant to both restaurant and service concepts alike.

CFA: 5 Ways to Boost Your Franchise Field Audit

By | Events, Franchise Coaching

Date: January 30, 2019
Time: 12:00-1:00 EST
Price: Free
Register: CFA Website

Traditional field audits and performance reviews can be outdated, onerous and ineffective, leaving the franchisees and franchisors frustrated with little in the way of improvement. Yet, when done the right way, these evaluations are optimal for franchisees’ development and can help highlight needed improvements to your business.

Learning takeaways:

  • How to make visits more efficient and maximize the time allotted to coaches
  • How to automate mundane parts of the performance review and increase productivity
  • How to expand franchisee coaching outside of the visit via self-improvement processes

Canadian Franchise Association 2018 Round-Up and Congratulations!

By | Awards, Events

cfa franchise choiceWe would like to take a moment to congratulate the recent win of our customer, Alair Homes at the Canadian Franchise Association (CFA) this year!

We are so proud of Alair Homes for winning the Silver Award for Non-Traditional Franchisees in the 30+ Category!

Alair Homes offers professional Custom Home and Renovation services. They use a unique construction process that provides 100% transparency during design and construction. We are happy to support Alair in terms of their auditing programs.

We also had several other customers win, but the list would be too long to post here.

FranBash 2018 Winners

franbash 2018 winnersIt was a great CFA conference. The highlight was our premier event, FranBash, and giving away a unique prize, a Paul from Gorilla Property Management won the Grand Prize, a trip to Varadero, Cuba courtesy of Sunwing! Daun from Pita Pit Canada and Mark from Tutor Doctor won the two other prizes! Thank you to all who joined FranBash, and looking forward to next year! Also, thanks to fellow sponsors Noraxx Inspections Inc. Punch, ClickTecs and Neovation Learning Solutions. Looking forward to another FranBash next year! 

5 Ways to Boost the Impact of your Field Audits

But, the Canadian Franchise Association was not only about connecting with our friends in this community. We also had a session presented by our team which led to an insightful discussion about the franchise field audit process.  You can see the presentation here:

Franchise Awareness Day

We also took part in the Franchise Awareness day on Parliament Hill after the Canadian Franchise Association representing the supplier perspective. As a community, we support 78,000 franchised units across the country. We had the opportunity to discuss key legislative issues and how the model has affected our careers with some Members of Parliament.

Franchises at Parliament Hill

 

It was a fantastic CFA, and looking forward to next year!



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