MAY 5+6, 2015
HILTON TORONTO HOTEL

Speakers

 

KEYNOTE

Curt Steinhorst 

Founder and President 

The Promentum Group

 

 

SPEAKERS

Ed Khediguian

Senior Vice President of Franchise Finance 

GE Capital canada

Sam Winberg

Co Founder and Broker, Eastern Canada

Northwest Atlantic (Canada) Inc.

Robert Carter

Executive Director

The NPD Group

Ulf Bergner

Vice President Leasing Central Region

Ivanhoe Cambridge

Jacob Mancini

Senior Manager, Franchise Finance – Restaurants

GE CAPITAL canada

Darnell Holloway

Senior Manager of Local Business Outreach 

Yelp, Inc.

Todd Jones 

Managing Director, Brand Management 

GE Capital

JP Soltesz

Market Strategy Leader 

GE

Michael Glen

Vice President, Special Situations Analyst 

Laurentian Bank Securities    

John Hamburger

President

Franchise Times

Chris Elliott

Senior Economist

Restaurants Canada

 

Andrea Wilkie

Senior Digital Sales and Strategy

Google

Nancy Rooney

Director of Strategy & Marketing - Foodservice

PepsiCo Foods Canada

 

Derek Doke

President & Chief Executive Officer

FRANWORKS GROUP OF COMPANIES |
ORIGINAL JOE'S FRANCHISE GROUP INC.

 

Alex Melikian

President

Restaurex Corporation

 

Evelyn Wiseman Akerman

Director of Marketing & Senior Community Manager

Yelp, Inc.

 

Donna Dooher

President and CEO 

Restaurants Canada

Andreas Antoniou 

Managing Partner 

Estiatorio VOLOS & Little Anthony's

 

Marie Fitrion 

Event Manager & Co-Founder 

Urban Acorn Catering

 

Amanda Lee 

Community & Local Store Marketing (LSM) Manager 

SIR Corp

Kent Plummer 

Principal 

OssinGton Creative

Allan Dick 

Partner

Sotos LLP

Lisa Deletroz 

Marketing Director 

Wendy's Canada

Steve Silverstone 

Executive Vice President of Marketing

Boston Pizza

Blair Christianson

Vice President

CANALTA

Stephen Andrews

Chief Development Officer and Vice President

Earls Restaurants 
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