6PM Tuesday, 18 July

Franchisee 101

Dreaming of being a business owner? United Franchise Group is here to give you the knowledge.

Buying a franchise is an exciting opportunity for anyone looking to run their own business without starting from scratch. It offers an incredibly rewarding experience, giving you a sense of satisfaction and ownership while being connected and supported through a network of like-minded professionals.

Like any new adventure, it helps to be as informed as possible before getting started. The more you know about franchises, the greater your chances of growing a successful business. That’s where we come in.

Join United Franchise Group (UFG) for our not-to-be-missed information seminar, ‘Franchisee 101’, where you’ll enjoy valuable insights and learning opportunities that will tell you all you need to know about being a successful franchisee.

Join us

6pm Tuesday, 18 July

Rydges Canberra

17 Canberra Ave, Forrest ACT 2603


Ready to set yourself up for success?

Register today.

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Leverage the support of a global leader

The United Franchise Group (UFG) is home to an affiliated family of brands and consultants that provide unprecedented leadership and solid business opportunities for entrepreneurs.  UFG has been active in the franchising sector for more than 35 years, with affiliated brands that include over 1,600 franchises in more than 60 countries. UFG consultants have helped develop over 350 brands into franchises, in over 80 countries with more than 2500 franchisees.

About our speakers

Peter Knight

Peter Knight

Founding Partner of The Franchise Accountants Network
How to successfully run a viable business, know your numbers.

Peter Knight is one of the leading Franchise Accountants in Australia. He has worked with over 160 different franchise brands and brings a wealth of experience to the summit. Peter will be discussing the key financial aspects to be aware of when you are assessing a franchise and discuss the tips and traps to watch out for. If you have any questions regarding the financials side of franchising, be sure to bring your questions along for Peter to discuss with you.

Susana Hands

Susana Hands

Regional Vice President of Starpoint Brands
Tips and tricks to run a positive franchise business.

Susana Hands is the Regional Vice President of Starpoint Brands and has over 15 years of experience within the franchising industry. She specialises in franchise recruitment and is known for her creative approach to recruiting franchisees across Australia.

Susana started her journey as franchisee who went on to start her own business that eventually became its own franchise, giving her a unique perspective on the evolution from business owner to successful franchisor.

Andrew Nuttal

Andrew Nuttall

Principal at Summit Business Brokers
What you need to know about buying a franchise.

Andrew owned and operated a large, successful newsagency for 20 years before deciding to sell and plan the next phase of his life.

Many hours were spent reflecting on why the challenge to sell his business was so stressful and difficult. Summit Business Brokers was formed on the back of those experiences and Andrew’s desire to help other business owners and prospective business purchasers achieve their dreams, sell their business or buy a business and reach their summit.

Kelli Ponting

Kelli Ponting

Owner & Managing Director of The Marketing Lab
Ways to market your business effectively.
Kelli Ponting is the owner of The Marketing Lab, a full service agency that specialises in franchise marketing. The Marketing Lab partners with franchisors to build out strategic marketing and powerful campaigns, but also works directly with franchisees helping to execute those activities at a local level. Kelli holds an MBA and has attained recognition as a Certified Franchising Executive.

What to expect

Learn the essentials

Learn the essentials

From site acquisition compliance and finance management to effective marketing, learn everything you need to put your best foot forward as a franchise owner.
Hear from professionals

Hear from the expert

We’ve brought in outside experts from all facets of franchising to give you a comprehensive industry overview.
Ask us anything

Ask us anything

Bring your burning questions to our information panels where you’ll enjoy valuable discussions on anything related to buying, owning and running a franchise.

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