iFranchise Group Speaking Engagements – IFE South, February 2014

Houston, TX – February 6-8, 2014

Thursday, February 6 
10:30 a.m.  – “Franchising vs. Alternative Growth Strategies,” Mark Siebert, CEO
12:30 p.m. – “Management & Support Requirements for New Franchisors,”  Dave Hood, President and Harold Kestenbaum, attorney (Gordon & Rees)
2:00 p.m. – “Avoiding Litigation for the Start-Up Franchisor, ” Dave Hood and Harold Kestenbaum
3:30 p.m. – “Maintaining Brand Standards,” Mark Siebert

Friday, February 7
10:00 a.m. – “Organizational Growth for Start-Up and Early Stage Franchisors,” Dave Hood and Matthew Jonas (TopFire Media)
10:30 a.m. –  “Is Your Business Franchisable?”, Mark Siebert
12:30 p.m. – “How to Franchise Your Business” (Paid Symposium), Mark Siebert, Matthew Jonas, and Robert Stidham (Franchise Dynamics)
2:00 p.m. – “The Use of Master Franchising, Domestically and Internationally” (Paid Symposium), Dave Hood, Joe Sheyka & Tao Xu (attorneys, DLA Piper)

Saturday, February 8
10:00 a.m. – “Improving Franchise Sales:  Strategies & Tactics,”  Matthew Jonas and Robert Stidham
11:30 a.m. – “Best Practices for Marketing Franchise Opportunities,” Mark Siebert and Matthew Jonas