Setting the Stage at Caesars: An Unparalleled Las Vegas Icon

There’s no apostrophe in “Caesars Palace.” And the lack of punctuation speaks volumes about the world-class resort in Las Vegas which will host this year’s DDIFO National Conference on Sept. 21 and 22. Jay Sarno, the American entrepreneur who was the brains behind Caesars, believed that everyone should be emperor of Caesars for the day…

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On and Off Stage at the 2015 National Conference

Rob Branca Before his career as a Dunkin’ Donuts owner and franchise industry expert, Rob Branca practiced law at the firm of Lisa & Sousa in Providence, RI. He worked closely with many Dunkin’ franchisees, setting up their business entities and real estate transactions—all the while gaining valuable insight into how family businesses operate and…

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Two More Franchisees Join DDIFO Hall of Fame

In more than 60 years of serving coffee and snacks to hundreds of millions of customers, Dunkin’ Donuts has featured many great operators, visionaries and business leaders. Once again this year, DDIFO is proud to honor some of those who made significant contributions to help grow the brand. On Tuesday September 22, two franchise owners…

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Great Line-up Grows for 2015 National Conference

With the 2015 DDIFO National Conference just a bit over one month away, we’re excited about the amazing line-up of informative presentations in store for attendees.  A quick look at some of the presentations scheduled: “Conversation with Dunkin’ Franchisees” Rob Branca, Alex Smigelski, Parag Patel, Nicole Hansen and Mike Cavallo “Winning Habits That Make You…

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Hall of Fame Inductions at the National Conference

There is much excitement building over the induction of the 2015 additions to the DDIFO Hall of Fame – John Cadete and Guido Petrosinelli!  The two franchisees, who’ve each been involved in the Dunkin’ system for over 40 years, will be inducted at the Induction One of the highlights of the DDIFO National Conference each…

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A National Event

2015 marks the fifth year DDIFO will hold a National Conference and the second year it’s happening in Las Vegas. Executive Director Ed Shanahan is looking forward to the excitement that comes with Caesar’s Palace, not only because of its location on the Strip, but also because of the history and spirit that’s as much…

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Caesar’s Palace is home to the 2015 DDIFO National Conference

Of all the meetings Dunkin’ Donuts franchise owners are invited to attend in a given year, few offer the variety of perspectives that the DDIFO National Conference does. Not only is it an opportunity to network with franchisees from across the system – some of whom have been with Dunkin’ since the early days, –…

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National Conference

We also remind members that the 2015 DDIFO National Conference will be held at Caesars Palace in the heart of Las Vegas on the Las Vegas strip on September 21 and 22, 2015.  Mark your calendars now and plan to attend the biggest and best conference from DDIFO yet.  You will be thrilled with the…

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2015 DDIFO National Conference

While you have your calendars out, be sure to reserve Monday and Tuesday, September 21 and 22 for the DDIFO National Conference, which this year will be held at the most famous hotel on the Las Vegas strip, the incomparable Caesars Palace!  We’ve already confirmed some outstanding presentations you won’t want to miss, but where…

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