That’s right, the 2017 DDIFO National Conference is literally ‘just around the corner’, beginning one week from Monday, October 30 at Foxwoods Resort and Casino in Connecticut. We again encourage those franchise owners who’ve yet to register to attend and join your peers and hearing an outstanding schedule of speakers including Don Fox, CEO of Firehouse Subs; Rob Branca moderating a discussion with Connecticut Representative & Republican Leader Themis Klarides, NRA EVP for Public Affairs Cicely Simpson and lobbyist Joseph Giannino; International Franchise Association CEO Robert Cresanti; Wall Street analyst John Gordon with Bloomberg Intelligence reporter Michael Halen and First Manhattan Investor Michael Kelter’; franchise attorneys Carl Lisa and Chris Menihan of Lisa Sousa, along with David Paris of Paris Ackerman, LLP; as well as former Patriots quarterback Steve Grogan and concluding with our Hall of Fame luncheon with Eric Trump, EVP of The Trump Organization speaking as we honor inductees Carl Andrade, Jim Cain and Joe White. And, we’ll have you home in time for the ghouls and goblins, to boooooot!