Local news media reported the news of the DDIFO National Conference

Local news media reported the news of the DDIFO National Conference in Atlantic City and Lt. Governor Kim Guadagno’s keynote address. The Atlantic City Press wrote a lengthy article about the Conference, featuring interviews with local franchise owner Arun Mandi and DDIFO Communications Director Matt Ellis. “Dunkin’ Donuts franchise owner Arun Mandi, of Voorhees, said…

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Richmond DDIFO Meeting

Speaking of Richmond, our next DDIFO meeting after our National Conference will be held on October 9 at the Four Points by Sheraton Hotel (formerly the Wyndham) at the airport.  As the first DDIFO meeting being held in Virginia and the Richmond area in particular, this meeting will present a great opportunity for some of…

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DDIFO Hall of Fame

2013 Hall of Fame Inductees Announced

The 2013 DDIFO Hall of Fame Committee has completed its deliberations and selected the individuals that comprise the third class to be inducted into the Hall of Fame since its creation in 2011. The 2013 honorees are: Amrit Patel is one of the largest franchise owners in the Midwest and widely respected as a pioneer…

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Just Over 3 Weeks Until National Conference

We are now only 3+ weeks away from the 2013 National Conference at Caesar’s Atlantic City from September 16 – 18.  Dunkin’ Donuts franchise owners are encouraged to plan now to attend and be sure to register this week.  DDIFO has an exceptional program planned for attendees, including a “Conversation with Dunkin’ Franchisee Stars” that…

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DDIFO National Conference Agenda

Monday, September 16, 2013 • 3:00–4:30 PM National Conference Opens and Meeting of the DDIFO Roundtable • 4:30–6:00 PM Opening Welcome Reception at Mia, Caesar’s Atlantic City – open bar & hors d’oeuvres • Evening Open Tuesday, September 17, 2013 • 8:00 AM Breakfast with Exhibitors, Palladium Ballroom • 8:30–9:30 AM Opening general session • 9:30–11:00 AM “Conversation with Dunkin’ Franchisee Stars!” •…

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Atlantic City Travel Information

Train Service:  The Septa High Speed Rail Line train (www.septa.org) runs from the Philadelphia International Airport to 30th Street Station. Estimated fare is $6.00 The Atlantic City Train Station is conveniently located adjacent to the Atlantic City Convention Center. The Train Station is serviced by New Jersey Transit. New Jersey Transit (www.njtransit.com) provides service from…

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DDIFO Hall of Fame

DDIFO Hall of Fame Nominations Closed

Nominations for induction into the DDIFO Hall of Fame closed last Friday and the Hall of Fame Committee is excited over the exceptional nominees it received.  They will be meeting within the next week to deliberate and make the inductee selections.  Formal inductions will be made at the Hall of Fame dinner and awards presentation…

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One Month Until National Conference

We are now into the final month before the DDIFO National Conference opens at Caesar’s Atlantic City and runs September 16 – 18.  Franchisees should be sure to register right away for the conference, the 100th, 150th and 200th registrants will have their room costs paid for by DDIFO, so be sure to get online…

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Scott Carter To Speak at National Conference

DDIFO is delighted to confirm that National DCP Chief Executive Officer Scott Carter will address the DDIFO National Conference on September 17, 2013 at Caesar’s Atlantic City.  In a conversational format, Scott will articulate his efforts and strategies for reducing costs of goods (COGs) for DD franchisees.  His hour-long conversation with franchisees will begin at…

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