Te Papa, Wellington
Te Papa, situated on Wellington’s waterfront and rarely more than 20 minutes’ walk away from anywhere in Wellingtons CBD, The National Museum of New Zealand Te Papa, is host to the 2022 National Franchise Conference over 2 nights and 2 days, Wednesday 15 June – Friday 17 June. The Annual AGM will be held at Te Papa on Wednesday at 5.45pm followed by the FANZ Welcome Networking Function at 6.30pm. Conference will begin at 8.30am on Thursday 16 June and Friday 17 June will see our final day of conference finishing at 4pm allowing delegates time to begin their journey home for the weekend. For further information, please visit here.find out more
Franchising: Stronger together in a new normal
The National Franchise Conference 2022 will have a strong focus on bringing you fresh perspectives on the latest developments in franchising as well as sharing key tips on business transformation, agility, and diversity, while also engaging in big picture issues such as sustainability and supply chain ethics. Stay up to date with the latest franchise insights as we explore this year’s theme Franchising: Stronger together in a new normal.
The business environment is critical to our success, our speakers will provide an update on all the latest changes relevant to creating a successful business in New Zealand.
PresidentEd Quinlan is the President of Chem-Dry, the world’s largest carpet, upholstery, tile and wood cleaning company. Fourteen years ago, Ed started in the company’s marketing department, and with a focus on franchisee success, worked to eventually oversee the organisation’s Franchise Operations team before being named President in 2019. Chem-Dry, started in 1977 with a core focus on innovation, is currently in 57 countries (including a fantastic operation in New Zealand) with more than 4,000 franchises worldwide. Chem-Dry franchisees focus on deep cleaning processes that make homes Healthier for families, kids and pets.
MC & Opening SpeakerCassie is a California native, and after 17 years in New Zealand, a proud YanKiwi. Passionate about creative content, social media strategy, the influencer economy, & storytelling across mediums both emerging and traditional, Cassie has literally lived & breathed the digital revolution. Whilst she has spent the majority of her career working in and with large corporates, she is now a fully-fledged entrepreneur, working as both Founder & Director of CR&Co, a game-changing consultancy & multi-media business built around the impactful areas of brands where creativity, content and code collide. Cassie has been awarded & recognised globally as a thought leader in the fields of social media marketing, storytelling for brands, digital marketing, & the anthropological power of brand in the lives of consumers. She’s also an author, keynote speaker, TEDx alumni, professional coach and mentor. Beyond the office, Cassie spends her free time working on projects that she’s passionate about – most of which aim to lift others through education, diversity, & action. Cassie is a proud member of the LGBTQIA+ community & speaks often on topics that include Pride and empowering women in the workplace.
Wednesday 15 June – Welcome Function at Te Marae, Te Papa
Following on from the AGM, join us at Te Papa’s iconic space Te Marae – an authentic, contemporary, and inclusive Marae designed for the 21st century. Delegates will enjoy a relaxing networking evening with delicious food and drink.
Thursday 16 June – Networking Function at Banquet Hall, Parliament
When in Wellington, visiting the Beehive is a must, and dining in the Beehive is a uniquely memorable experience. FANZ are proud to present to our delegates an evening of networking and camaraderie, complimented with cuisine made from the freshest local produce, in the Beehive’s The Banquet Hall.
Looking forward to you joining us at the 2022 National Franchise Conference.