9:00AM-1:00 PM – Quarterly Meeting, DDIFO Board of Directors (All are welcome!)
2:00PM-2:15 PM – Welcome
Ed Shanahan, Executive Director, DDIFO
“A New Direction – A New Effectiveness!”
A presentation on the status of the organization, its current position, and its future direction. Speakers will discuss the issues seen on the horizon for the organization and how DDIFO/IAFO can best position itself for continued growth and success and better serve the Dunkin’ Donuts franchisee community in future years.
2:15 – 3:15PM – Mr. John Gordon, Founder of Pacific Management Consulting Group
“Tale of the Tape – An In-depth Look at the Financial Health of The Restaurant Sector!”
A presentation with detailed analysis and special business intelligence on the state of the entire restaurant sector of the economy. Mr. Gordon will also focus more specifically on Dunkin’ Brands stock, its financial position, recent developments and a thorough look at its outlook moving forward. You don’t want to miss this!
3:15-3:45 PM – Refreshment Break
3:45 – 5:00 PM – Matt S. Kelley, Manager of Business Incentives and Tax Credits for the Big 4 Accounting firm of Ernst & Young on development and implementation of the new Health Care Requirements
“Meeting the Mandates – How to Comply with Obama Care Requirements!”
We will be featuring a presentation by an individual expert in the provisions of the new Affordable Care for American Act (ACA), also know as Obama Care. This individual works with one of the Big 4 Accounting firms and has been integrally involved in the drafting and development of the new Health Care requirements as well as its implementation and enforcement. You can’t afford to not comply!!!
5:00 – 5:30PM – Franchisee Leaders & DDIFO Leadership
The Town Hall Meeting is a forum designed specifically to facilitate a free, open and lively exchange of ideas, initiatives, issues, questions and suggestions for additional opportunities for the continued success of the Dunkin’ Donuts franchisee community.
5:30 – 7:00 PM – Cocktails hors d’oeuvres and conclusion
A wrap up of the day’s events and an opportunity for the franchise owners to enjoy cocktails and heavy hors d’oeuvres with our program sponsors, discuss their valuable products and services and thank them for their support!