“DDIFO National Conference”

 Thursday, September 27th & Friday, September 28Th

Mohegan Sun, Uncasville, CT

Conference Agenda

Thursday, September 27th

  • 11:00 am – 5:00 pm DDIFO Board of Directors Meeting
  • 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm Dunkin’ Donuts Franchise Owners Gala Dinner and Hall of Fame Awards Ceremony

Friday, September 28th

  • 8:30 am – 10:00      am Registration: Networking, Breakfast; Sponsor Booths Open for Business
  • 10:00 am – 10:15      am Great Hall  Welcome and Opening Remarks: Matt Ellis, Emcee
  • 10:15 am – 11:15      am Great Hall Dunkin’ Brands’ stock ownership shiftJohn Gordon, DDIFO Restaurant Analyst discusses how the exit of      private equity and the emergence of institutional investors will impact      franchisees
  • 11:15 am – 12:15 pm Breakout sessions

Nipmuc Room – “Implementing the Affordable Health Care for America Act” Dan Field of Morgan Brown & Joy presents guidelines for implementing federal healthcare reform laws in your business, so you can stay ahead of the curve.

Shinnecock Room – “A Thousand Voices in the Choir is Effective and Impressive” DDIFO Government Affairs Director Joseph Giannino and incoming DDIFO Executive Director, Edwin Shanahan, examine specific examples of how legislation and regulation could impact your bottom line and share different strategies to protect your interests.

Great Hall “Dunkin’ Donuts Market Development Panel”

Panel discussion moderated by Professor Patrick Kaufmann, Boston University Marketing Department Chair. Panel includes: Whayne Hougland, Executive Director and General Counsel of the Long John Silver’s Franchise Association and the Fazoli’s Franchisee Association; Attorney Eric Karp, counsel to numerous franchisee associations; Steve Gabellieri, Dunkin’ Donuts franchise owner and former Vice President of Operations for Dunkin’ Brands.

  • 12:45 pm – 1:45 pm      Buffet Lunch; Sponsor Booths      Open for Business
  • 1:45 pm – 2:00 pm Great HallProud to be a DD Franchisee”      Jim Coen, DDIFO President
  • 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm Great Hall Keynote Address: “An Afternoon with Sean Tuohy”
  • 3:00 pm – 3:30  pm Great Hall “Town Hall Meeting” Question and answer session with      franchisee leaders and DDIFO members
  • 3:30 pm – 5:00  pm Open Session: Networking, Refreshment Break; Sponsor Booths Open for Business
  • 5:00 pm Conference Ends

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