Welcome to the 2024 National Franchise Convention
Convention Schedule

Earn 400 CFE points at NFC24 | 200 CFE points at Legal Symposium | 200 CFE points at Education Master Class

Legal Symposium
Sunday 19 May, 2024
Day One
Monday 20 May, 2024
Day Two
Tuesday 21 May, 2024
10.00 am - 5.00 pm
Legal Symposium (200 CFE points)
Location: Auditorium 3, Room M1 & M3
3.00 pm - 6.00 pm
Franchise X Registration Open
Location: Foyer
6.00 pm - 8.00 pm
Welcome/Social Networking Reception
Join us at Hemingway's Brewery for an opportunity to connect with delegates in a relaxed environment.
7.30 pm - 10.00 pm
Franchise X Industry Segments Dinner (Additional Social Event)
Location provided upon registration
7.00 am
Delegate Registration Open
Location: Foyer
8.00 am - 9.15 am
NFC Breakfast Wonderland
Proudly sponsored by BNI. An exciting and innovative networking breakfast in the style of Alice in Wonderland's Mad Hatter's Tea Party held in our exhibition hall.
9.15 am - 9.30 am
Official Welcome to Country by Minjil
Minjil is an indigenous cultural group connecting people from all backgrounds with country, culture and age-old traditions through dance, lore and education. Minjil will provide the official Welcome to Country for the convention.
6.30 pm - 10.30 pm
Excellence in Franchising Awards Gala Dinner (Ticketed Event)
Please note, purchase your Gala Dinner tickets online.
7.30 am - 8.15 am
The Franchise Relationships Breakfast Discussion (Additional Social Event)
Join your peers in this interactive and informative discussion over breakfast, where we will together explore the question, “How can franchisors and franchisees appreciate each other better?”
8.30 am - 8.40 am
Master of Ceremonies Welcome: Andrew Klein
Location: Auditorium
Who's Speaking?

Meet the industry experts who will be talking to you about everything Franchising at this years convention!

Tanya Robertson

[Interim CEO - Franchise Council of Australia]

Josh Cairns

[Founder & CEO - Ideagen Op Central]

Brendan Green

[Chairman, Franchise Council of Australia]

Steve Sammartino

[Futurist & Keynote Speaker]

Jocelyn Brewer

[Registered Psychologist | Cyberpsychology Researcher ]

Simon Kuestenmacher

[Co-Founder & Director - The Demographics Group]

Glenn Marsden

[Founder & Creator - Imperfectly Perfect Campaign]

Natalie Waters

[Business Coach and Mentor, Executive/Leadership Coach, Behavioural Profiler – Elevate Coaching]
Conference Registration

NFC 2 day pass


NFC 2 day pass

Conference registration includes:
  • Access to the conference and workshops over two days
  • Welcome Reception on Sunday 19 May
  • Social Networking drinks on Sunday 19 May
  • Networking breakfast on Monday 20 May
  • Morning tea, lunch, and afternoon tea each conference day
  • Access to app
  • Full access to exhibition half
  • Earn 400 CFE points
Extra Social Networking Events include:
  • Industry Segment Dinners on Sunday 19 May
  • Awards Gala Dinner on Monday 20 May
  • Networking Breakfast on Tuesday 21 May
  • Professional Development Workshops on Wednesday 22 May