Agenda

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Your 2019 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 7, 2019

9:00AM - 8:00PM:Registration Desk Open
12:00PM – 1:00PM:FSS/Supplier Forum
1:00PM – 2:45PM:
POWER SESSIONS:

Power Session A:
Digital Marketing & SEO
Presented by Kirk Allen & Steve Buors, Reshift Media

Power Session B:

Continuous Training Through the Franchisee Life Cycle
Presented by Dan Belhassen, Neovation Learning Solutions

Power Session C:

Franchise  Development Panel

3:00PM - 4:00PM:Essential Legal Update:
The Hottest Legal Issues in Canada
3:30PM - 4:30PM:New Member & First-Time Attendee Reception
4:45PM - 5:00PM:Convention Chair Opening Remarks and Membership Milestone Awards
5:00PM - 6:00PM:
KEYNOTE PRESENTATION
6:00PM - 7:30PM:Marketplace Opening Reception
Sponsored by American Express

DAY 2: Monday, April 8, 2019

7:15AM - 6:30PM:Registration Desk Open
7:30AM - 9:00AM:Breakfast in the Marketplace
9:00AM – 10:00AM:
KEYNOTE PRESENTATION
10:00AM – 10:30AM:Chair & President's Address
10:30AM - 11:00AM:Morning Break in the Marketplace
11:00AM - 12:30PM:Roundtable Discussions
12:30PM - 2:00PM:Lunch in the Marketplace
2:00PM - 3:00PM:Closed-Door CEO Session
2:00PM - 3:00PM:
CONCURRENT SESSIONS

NOTE: * = Recommended for New/Emerging Franchisors

3:00PM - 3:30PM:Refreshment Break in the Marketplace
3:30PM - 4:30PM:Closed-Door CEO Breakout Sessions
3:30PM - 4:30PM:
CONCURRENT SESSIONS

NOTE: * = Recommended for New/Emerging Franchisors

5:30PM - 6:30PM:Gala Awards Cocktail Reception
Sponsored by CIBC, CFA National Sponsor
6:30PM - 10:00PM:Gala Awards Presentation Dinner
Sponsored by Moneris, CFA National Sponsor
10:00PM - 1:00AM:The After-Party
Venue: Hard Rock Cafe

DAY 3: Tuesday, April 9, 2019

8:00AM – 12:00PM:Registration Desk Open
7:30AM - 8:30AM:Breakfast in the Marketplace
7:45AM – 8:15AM:Annual General Meeting
8:30AM – 10:00AM:Roundtable Discussions
10:00AM – 10:30AM:Refreshment Break in the Marketplace
10:30AM – 11:30AM: Closed-Door CEO Session:
In-Camera with Peter van Stralen, Former CEO The Grounds Guys, Speaker, Author & Executive Coach
10:30AM – 11:30AM:
CONCURRENT SESSIONS

NOTE: * = Recommended for New/Emerging Franchisors

11:30PM - 1:30PM:Closing Networking Lunch
11:30AM – 12:30PM:
KEYNOTE PRESENTATION 

Presented by Peter van Stralen, Former CEO The Grounds Guys, Speaker, Author & Executive Coach

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Thank you to the following members who are National Sponsors and support CFA throughout the year:

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