Canadian Restaurant Investment Summit May 30-31, 2012 The Hilton Toronto Hotel Founding Producer GE Capital

Confirmed Speakers to Date

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Keynote Presentations

PAUL HOLLANDS

CEO

A&W Food Services of Canada Inc.

AMANDA LANG

Senior Business Correspondent

CBC News

DENNIS LOMBARDI

Executive Vice President, Foodservice Strategies

WD Partners

Speakers (confirmed to date)

ULF BERGNER

Vice President Leasing Central Region

Ivanhoe Cambridge

ROBERT CARTER

Executive Director

The NPD Group

RON CECILLON

President and Managing Director

Nando's Canada

ROBIN CHAKRABARTI

Partner

Empresario Capital Partners Limited

CHRISTIAN CHAMPAGNE

Executive Vice-President

Restaurants Pacini Inc.

GRAHAM COOKE

Vice President, New Restaurant Expansion

A&W Food Services of Canada Inc.

MIKE CORDOBA

CEO and Partner

Empresario Capital Partners

MICHAEL CURRAN

President

Domino's Pizza of Canada

DEREK DOKE

President

Original Joe's Franchise Group | FranWorks Group of Companies

LAWRENCE EADE

Chief Financial Officer

Wok Box

DARVEN ERICKSON

Chief Operating Officer

Five Star North America

PETER FOWLER

Chief Executive Officer

SIR Corp

JEAN H. GAGNON

Counsel and Strategic Advisor

Fraser Milner Casgrain LLP

PIERRE GARCEAU

President

CQF - Conseil québécois de la franchise (Quebec Franchise Council)

JOHN HAMBURGER

President

Franchise Times

TERRY JENNINGS

Market Development

Five Star North America

WARREN JESTIN

Chief Economist

Scotiabank Economics

TREVOR JOHNSON

Director, Research - Special Situations Analyst

National Bank Financial

ED KHEDIGUIAN

Senior Vice President of Franchise Finance

GE Capital - Franchise Finance

JACOB MANCINI

Senior Account Manager

GE Capital - Franchise Finance

MICHAEL NADEAU

Vice President - Quebec

Tim Hortons

ANDY O'BRIEN

President & CEO

The WORKS Gourmet Burger Bistro

KEN OTTO

Chief Operating Officer

Boston Pizza International Inc.

GIDEON POLLACK

Vice President of Business Development

Claridge Inc.

DAVID POLNY

Executive Vice President

Cora Franchise Group

STEPHEN REID

Vice President

Alaris Royalty Corp.

PETER RINGLER

Chief Commercial Officer

GE Capital Canada - Franchise Finance

DON ROBINSON

President & CEO

CARA Operations Limited

JOHN ROTHSCHILD

CEO

Prime Restaurants Inc.

STÉPHANE TEASDALE

Partner

Fraser Milner Casgrain LLP

SCOTT THOMSON

Vice President of Real Estate & Franchise Development

Moxie’s Grill | Bar & Chop Steakhouse | Bar & Shark Club Sports | Bar | Grill

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