Franchisor C-Level Forum

Leaders supporting leaders in unprecedented times
Five interactive virtual sessions to keep you and your network intact
Photos of people on Zoom chat

The Most Productive 90 Minutes
Per Week you are Likely to Spend

This Forum is for C-Level leaders (e.g. CEOs, COOs and GMs) of established franchise networks who appreciate the power of peer sharing and focused, positive input in times of crisis. The FRI team have carefully crafted a program, based on franchisor feedback, which combines:

  • Peer group discussions on targeted hot topics (see below)
  • Psychology-based tools and techniques to lead effectively
  • Guidance from the most highly regarded global leaders in franchising

It is unlikely you will get this type of quality peer support and high calibre franchising input in any other forum

This interactive Virtual Forum will launch on Tuesday, April 21st and consist of five weekly 90 minute sessions.

Each session will include a 30 minute Q&A with one of our global leaders, followed by break-out discussions on the hot topics shown below.


Session 1: Tuesday 21 April 9:30am to 11:00am (AEST)
Panelist: Don Meij, Group CEO & MD, Domino’s Pizza Enterprises
Commentator: Ken Rosebery, CEO, The Cheesecake Shop
Break-out topic: Planning in, through and out of the crisis

Session 2: Tuesday 28 April 9:30am to 11:00am (AEST)
Panelist: Catherine Monson, Chair, IFA and President, FASTSIGNS International
Commentator: Elise Gillespie, Joint CEO, Bakers Delight
Break-out topic: Communication strategies to keep your people feeling connected and your culture positive

Session 3: Tuesday 5 May 9:30am to 11:00am (AEST)
Panelist: Josie Thomson, neuroscience coach and co-author of The Wise Advocate
Break-out topic: Strategies to help franchisees maintain financial viability

Session 4: Tuesday 12 May 9:30am to 11:00am (AEST)
Panelist: Joe Mathews, CEO, Franchise Performance Group and author of Future of Franchising
Break-out topic: Supporting your franchisees and people so they stay productive, and feel physically and emotionally safe

Session 5: Tuesday 19 May 9:30am to 11:00am (AEST)
Panelist: Aziz Hashim, Founder, National Restaurant Development Inc and ex-Chair, IFA
Break-out topic: Staying focused, clear headed and emotionally resilient under pressure 

The Certified Franchise Executive Program (CFE) is an FCA initiative encouraging the professional development of franchise executives. This event is CFE accredited so you can earn up to 320 credits.

Our Global Leadership Panel

Don Meij photo

Don Meij
Group CEO & MD, Domino’s Pizza Enterprises. Don is responsible for 2,600 stores across 9 countries, and leads many of Domino’s most successful markets internationally.

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Catherine Monson
Chair, IFA and President, FASTSIGNS International. Catherine’s inspiring approach and deep experience as a franchisor has made her one of the most respected franchise leaders in the world.

Josie Thomson photo

Josie Thomson
Neuroscience expert, leadership coach and co-author of The Wise Advocate. Josie has twice been presented with the International Gold Stevie Award for Making A Difference.

Aziz Hashim photo

Aziz Hashim
Founder, National Restaurant Development Inc and ex-Chair, IFA. Aziz is one of the USA’s most respected franchising experts, being a multi-unit franchisee, multi-brand franchisor and head of a private equity firm.

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Joe Matthews
CEO, Franchise Performance Group and author of Future of Franchising. Joe is a respected thought leader and the world’s most highly regarded expert in the science of successful franchisee recruitment.

Registration Details

To attend you must be a C-Level franchisor executive with senior responsibilities.

The cost is $480. Participants are eligible for CFE education credits.

The session will be held each Tuesday between April 21st and May 19th from 9:30am to 11:00am AEST.

As we are currently limiting places to 50 we reserve our right to choose who can attend the Forum. If you miss out we will place you on a waiting list. Please act quickly and register now.

You’ll Be in Good Company

Just some of the brands participating include:

  • Advanced Fresh Concepts
  • ANZ Mortgage Solutions
  • Aussie Pooch Mobile
  • Bakers Delight
  • Baskin Robbins
  • Battery Experts Canada
  • Boost Juice
  • Cookie Time
  • Domino's
  • EyeQ Optometrists
  • Embroid-me
  • Fastsigns International
  • Ferguson Plarre Bakehouse
  • FRANdata
  • Godfreys
  • Green Acres
  • H&R Block
  • Hire-a-Hubby
  • Home Instead Senior Care
  • Kelly Sports
  • Lift Brands
  • Narellan Pools
  • Poolwerx
  • Salon Express
  • Snap Fitness
  • Schnitz
  • Sushi Sushi
  • Snooze
  • Specsavers
  • Speedy Signs
  • Bridgestone
  • The Cheesecake Shop
  • Hairhouse Warehouse
  • Blue Wheelers
  • Degani
  • Celebrity Ink
  • GJ Gardner Homes
  • Foodco

We recently held a virtual forum to give franchisor executives a taste of the process. Here’s what they said.

“Impressive and outstanding session.”

Ken Rosebery, CEO, The Cheesecake Shop.

“This is absolutely critical at this time.”

John O’Brien, CEO, Poolwerx.

“A worthwhile event.”

Rowan Hodge, CEO, Andersens Carpet.

“This was awesome.”

Jarrod Montigue, Head of Franchise Operations, Emirates Leisure Retail.

“I’ve gone from relieved to inspired.”

Mark Carmody, Retail Manager, Bridgestone.

Special Thanks to our Education Program Partners

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