2018 Conference Schedule

Please Note: Schedule is not final and is subject to change. Attendees will receive final schedule upon check-in.

Sunday, November 11, 2018

Time Event Location
6:00pm – 9:00pm Exhibitor Move-In Balroom AB
6:00pm – 9:00pm Registration Registration Desk

Monday, November 12, 2018

Time Event Location
6:30am – 9:00am Breakfast Buffet (Don’t forget your voucher!) Café Matisse
8:00am – 9:00am Registration Registration Desk
9:00am – 10:00am Opening Session & Pep Rally with Sabrina Wall, FBA CEO Ballroom CD
10:00am – 10:15am Break  
10:15am – 11:15am Keynote Speaker: Trav Bell “The Bucket List Guy” Ballroom CD
11:15am – 11:30am Break  
11:30am – 12:30pm Networking Lunch Ballroom Foyer C
12:30pm – 12:45pm Break  
12:45pm – 2:00pm Franchisor Orientation Session ZORientation Ballroom CD
2:00pm – 2:15pm Break  
2:15pm – 3:30pm Expo Ballroom AB
3:30pm – 3:40pm Break  
3:40pm – 5:00pm Expo Ballroom CD
5:30pm – 5:45pm Free Transportation to TopGolf party for all conference attendees! Don’t be late! Hotel Main Entrance
6:00pm – 8:00pm Networking Reception at TopGolf Off Site

Tuesday, November 13, 2018

Time Event Location
6:30am – 8:30am Breakfast Buffet (Don’t forget your voucher!) Café Matisse
8:30am – 9:30am CFB Course: “Tips for Handling Higher Volume So You Can Be the Next Million Dollar Producer” with Adrienne Leigh Salon 9
8:30am – 9:30am CFB Course: “Digitally Market Your Franchise For More Customers AND Buyers” with Scott Pile from Logical Position & Maresa Friedman from Google: Growing Businesses in the age of assistance. Salon 10
9:30am – 9:45am Break
9:45am – 11:00am Exhibitor Networking Ballroom AB
11:00am – 11:15am Break  
11:15am – 12:15pm Exhibitor Networking Ballroom AB
12:15pm – 1:15pm Networking Lunch Ballroom CD
1:00pm – 1:30pm Break  
1:30pm – 2:30pm CFB Course: Special Breakout Session: “Action Your Bucket List” with Trav Bell the Bucket List Guy and Keynote Speaker Ballroom CD
1:15pm – 1:30pm Break  
2:45pm – 3:45pm CFB Course: “Frightening Trends in Franchising” with Eric Reiss, Partner at Lathrop Gage, LLP Salon 9
2:45pm – 3:45pm CFB Course: “Spend Money to Make Money” With FBA Senior Broker Jane Stein Salon 10
3:45pm – 4:00pm Break  
4:00pm – 5:00pm Broker Speed Networking Ballroom CD
1:00pm – 6:00pm Exhibitor Move-Out Ballroom AB
5:15pm – 7:00pm Break  
7:00pm – 9:00pm Graduation Dinner Sponsored by FASTSIGNS Ballroom CD
9:00pm – 11:00pm GRADUATION PARTY!!! FBA Members Appreciation Party Sponsored by FASTSIGNS

Mezzanine Terrace

Wednesday, November 14, 2018

Time Event Location
6:30am – 8:00am Breakfast Buffet (Don’t forget your voucher!) Café Matisse
8:00am – 8:50am CFB Course: “The Cost of Funding”with John Graham from Pango Financial Salon 9
8:00am – 8:50am CFB Course: “Because Fit Matters: Using Science to Determine Franchise-Franchisor Fit” with Rebecca Monet from Zoracle Profiles Salon 10
8:50am – 9:00am Break  
9:00am – 9:50am CFB Course: “How Data Can Make You More Confident and Get You Closing More Deals” With Jeff Leffler from Franchise Grade & Chris Wall from FBA Salon 9
9:00am – 9:50 am CFB Course & Live Senior Mentoring Forum: “From the Year of Fear, to the Year of the Greer – How I Did It” a live Senior Mentoring Forum with Rich Greer, 2018 $1 Million Broker, & Sabrina Wall, FBA’s Founder & CEO Salon 10
9:50am – 10:00am Break  
10:00am – 11:30am Debate Team: A Case for Franchising Ballroom CD
11:30am – 12:00pm Commencement Address and Raffle Giveaways – *Must be Present to Win! Ballroom CD
1:00pm & 2:30pm Shuttle Services to MCO Hotel Lobby