2018 CFA National Convention | Canadian Franchise Association

Your 2018 Convention will be packed with first class educational sessions, keynotes, networking events, and celebrations. Use the agenda below to plan out your three days at Convention (please note times and sessions are subject to change).

DAY 1: Sunday, April 22, 2018

12:00 – 1:00 pm – Supplier Forum: Beyond the Networking Event – How to Maximize Your CFA Membership
1:00 – 2:45 pm – Sunday Power Sessions
3:00 – 4:00 pm – Essential Legal Update
3:30 – 4:30 pm – New Member and First Time Attendee Reception
4:45 – 5:00 pm – Convention Chair Opening Remarks & Membership Milestones
5:00 – 6:00 pm – Keynote Presentation
6:00 – 7:30 pm – Marketplace Reception


DAY 2: Monday, April 23, 2018
7:30 – 9:00 am – Breakfast in the Marketplace
9:00 – 10:00 am – Keynote Presentation
10:00 – 10:30 am – President’s Address
10:30 – 11:00 am – Morning Break in the Marketplace
11:00 am – 12:30 pm – Roundtables
12:30 – 2:00 pm – Lunch in the Marketplace
2:00 – 3:00 pm – Closed Door CEO Session
2:00 – 3:00 pm – Concurrent Session
3:00 – 3:30 pm – Refreshment Break in the Marketplace
3:30 – 4:30 pm – Concurrent Session
3:30 – 4:30 pm – Closed Door CEO Breakout Session
5:30 – 6:30 pm – Gala Awards Presentation Cocktail Reception in the Marketplace
6:30 – 10:00 pm – Gala Awards Presentation Dinner
10:00 – ‘Til The End – After Party


DAY 3: Tuesday, April 24, 2018
7:30 – 8:30 am – Buffet Breakfast in the Marketplace
8:30 – 10:00 am – Roundtables
10:00 – 10:30 am – Refreshment Break in the Marketplace
10:30 – 11:30 am – Closed Door CEO Session
10:30 – 11:30 am – Concurrent Session
11:30 am – 1:30 pm – Closing Networking Lunch
12:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. – Franchise Awareness Day Meetings (learn more)

**Keynote from 11:30 am – 12:30 pm