Tuesday 9 October 2018 Beaumonde On The Point

BDA Soul Origin WA State Franchising Conference
“Franchising in Tough Times”

  Beaumonde On The Point,
Located on the banks of the Swan River
at Perth’s city’s doorstep.

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Director - BDA


There are so many issues surrounding franchising right now. There is an abundance of negativity and criticism aimed at franchising, but is it all true?

Hon. Paul Papalia CSC MLA

We are delighted that the Hon. Paul Papalia CSC MLA, Small Business Minister, will give a key address to the WA Franchising and Business sector at our conference.

This conference is all about hearing the great stories in WA Franchising!!
‘Franchising in Tough Times’ doesn’t mean all ‘doom and gloom’, there are some wonderful brands and individuals making a difference and leading with inspiration and creditable leadership.

Come and join us as we as we have a wonderful program designed for you to ‘ask the tough questions’ and for you to network with your peers afterwards at the ‘BDA Soul Origin WA State Franchising Sundowner’ over a beer or three !!

I look forward to seeing you there!!

Mark Fernandez
Director - BDA

Conference Speakers

Conference Program

BDA Soul Origin WA State Franchising Conference - 9 October 2018

  • Tuesday

    9 October, 2018


7:30 AM - 8:30 AM Registration

8:35 AM - 8:40 AM MC Welcome

8:40 AM - 8:45 AM Charity Partner Address - Marcus Stafford CEO MSWA

8:45 AM - 8:50 AM Event Sponsor Address - Soul Origin

Session 1:

9:00 AM - 9:40 AM Keynote Presentation:

Hon Paul Papalia

Minister for Small Business

9:45 AM - 10:30 AM Keynote Presentation:

Robert West, CEO – Jesters

What Jesters are doing to weather the tough times being faced by WA QSR

Morning Tea:

10:30 AM – 11:10 AM Refreshments

Session 2:

11:10 AM - 12:20 PM Franchisor Panel Session:

What are you doing to inspire your Franchisees in these tough times?

12:20 PM - 1:00 PM Keynote Presentation:

Dean McAskil - Retail Property Consultant

BDA Make your lease an asset not a liability.


1:00 PM - 2:15 PM Networking Lunch

Session 3:

2:15 PM - 3:45 PM Keynote Presentation:

Mark Fernandez Director - BDA

Seven Habits Of A Highly Effective Franchisor

2:45 PM - 3:05 PM Keynote Presentation:

Joe Lazzara Principle - LSV Borrello

Franchise Sector Update

3:05 PM - 3:45 PM Keynote Presentation:

Douja Elhajj Principal Mediator - Insight Dispute Resolution

Demystifying Mediation in Franchising

Afternoon Tea:

3:45 PM - 4:05 PM Refreshments

Session 4:

4:05 PM - 4:45 PM Keynote Presentation:

Rod Sinclair Franchisee - Mc Donald's

Multi Unit Franchisee Success Story

"You achieve nothing alone"

Conference Close:

4:45 PM - 4:50 PM MC Wrap up


5:00 PM – 7:00 PM WA State Franchising Sundowner Networking

Our Sponsors

For Conference Sponsorship Opportunities, please contact us at admin@bda-online.com.au or call us direct on 9364 3811

Platinum Sponsor

Formed in 2011 Soul Origin is Australia’s fastest growing quick service restaurant focused on fresh nutritious food and excellent coffee. With Soul Origin, Australians eating in a hurry no longer need to compromise on quality.

Soul Origin has experienced exponential growth since opening its first store in 2011. Soul Origin is a retail brand run by retailers and now has over 90 stores across Australia. With the growing demand for Soul Origin’s products and innovative approach, there’s no sign of this slowing down. In the past year alone Soul Origin opened 30 new stores and continues to expand across Australia.

Silver Sponsor

Murfett Legal is a leading law firm in Western Australia achieving the best results for our local, national and international clients.

Established in 1990 our mission at Murfett Legal is to provide exceptional service that changes the way lawyers are viewed.

We strive to provide value that’s ‘out of the box’ and sets new benchmarks for law firms.

Lanyard Sponsor

Cashflow It® are the franchise finance experts. We specialise in asset finance solutions only for the franchise sector.

With competitive rates and flexible terms from 12 months to 5 years, Cashflow It can provide the funding that franchisors and franchisees need today. We offer flexible rental, traditional leasing solutions and business loans tailored to your requirements.

Franchising Sundowner Sponsor

Stewart Symonds Finance has access to approximately 30 providers of business finance and offers a diverse range of finance support including industry specific lending solutions, working capital, equipment and vehicle funding, business acquisition and restructure, property purchase and also provides finance management support services.

The BDA Soul Origin WA State Franchising Conference is proudly supporting:

Conference Ticketing Pricing

Conference Only

$ 120.00 + GST

  • Day Conference Ticket
  • Refreshments on Arrival
  • Morning Tea of a selection of pastries and a mouth-watering fruit platter
  • Lunch of wonderful buffet to fill you up!!
  • Light refreshments for Afternoon Tea
  • Recommended For: The day shift worker!!
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Full Package

$ 135.00 + GST

  • This is the best value package!
  • Combines the Full Day Conference Ticket and the Networking Sundowner
  • Recommended For: The Aficionado - a lover of Franchising !!
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Sundowner Only

$ 45.00 + GST

  • 5pm – 7pm
  • 2 Hours of Networking Drinks and Nibbles to get the conversation started
  • Door Prizes !!
  • Fun !! Fun!! Fun !!
  • Recommended For: Anyone wanting a beer with Mark!!
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Tables of 8
(Conference Only)

$ 750.00 + GST

  • Table of 8 Day Conference Tickets
  • Recommended For: People who have 7 other friends !!
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You and A Friend
(Conference Only)

$ 185.00 + GST

  • 2 Day Conference Tickets
  • Recommended For: as they say, ‘Safety in Numbers!!’
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Call Us

(08) 9364 3811


Beaumonde On The Point,
Located on the banks of the Swan River at Perth’s city’s doorstep.

306 Riverside Drive, East Perth WA 6004
08 9218 8088

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