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Closed-Door CEO Sessions

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Go behind closed doors with our keynote speakers!

Get even more insights from our Sunday and Tuesday keynote speakers during the Closed-Door CEO Sessions. Exclusive to franchise system CEOs and Presidents. This is your chance to ask questions and discuss your biggest business challenges with other franchise executives!

Following the session, attendees will have the opportunity to break into smaller groups of similar-sized franchise systems for facilitated conversations on the topics you bring to the table:

  • New/Emerging (0-10 franchise units)
  • Established (11-49 franchise units)
  • Mature (50+ franchise units)

 

NOTE: Pre-registration is required. Please e-mail Janet Donnelly at jdonnelly@cfa.ca or 1-800-665-4232 ext. 226 or click here to register online


Monday, April 8, 2019 – 2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.

C-Suite Panel

Facilitated by: Dina Dwyer Owens, Neighbourly; Shelly Sun, BrightStar Care; Dan Steward, Pillar to Post Home Inspectors; Lawrence Eade, Box Concepts Food Group; Hadi Chahin, Mary Brown’s

About the Facilitators:
Dina Dwyer-Owens is the Brand Ambassador and Board of Directors member for Neighbourly, a multi-brand system with more than 3500 franchisees in nine countries. She is also the author of Live RICH: How to build success in your company and life with a proven Code of Values, which was named one of the top ten business books by Forbes in 2015.

Shelly Sun, BrightStar Care is the CEO and Founder of BrightStar Group Holdings Inc., the parent company of BrightStar Care and BrightStar Senior Living & Memory Care, Certified Franchise Executive and author of Grow, Smart, Risk Less/

Since 2004, Dan Steward has been the President and CEO of Pillar to Post Home Inspectors, one of the largest home inspection companies in North America with more than two million home inspections completed to date.

Lawrence Eade is the partner and Chief Financial Officer of Box Concepts Food Group. His expertise in operations, accounting, finance, and law has helped grow the brand from three locations in Canada to over 75 restaurants globally.

Hadi Chahin is the President and Chief Operating Officer of Mary Brown’s. He brings over 20 years of experience in the Operations, Financial Management, Strategic Planning and Business Development to his leadership role at the company.


Tuesday, April 9, 2019 – 10:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.

Peter Van Stralen

Facilitated by: Peter van Stralen, Former CEO, The Ground Guys, Speaker, Author & Executive Coach

About the Facilitators:
Peter Van Stralen is a Certified Franchise Executive and former CEO of theGroundGuys.com, who travels the world with his wife and children to inspire other entrepreneurs through his idea of culture of C.A.R.E which stands for ‘Create a Remarkable Experience.’

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

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Canadian Franchise Association (CFA)
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Toronto, Ontario
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T: 416-695-2896
F: 416-695-1950
E: info@cfa.ca
H: Weekdays, 9am-5pm





Upcoming Events

  1. Franchise Canada Show in Edmonton

    March 23 - March 24
  2. Franchise Your Business Seminar (Edmonton)

    March 25 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
  3. CFA National Convention

    April 7 - April 9