CFA Legal Symposium Ties with RFDC

Have we got a deal for those of you who may be attending the 2019 Restaurant Finance & Development Conference at the Bellagio in Las Vegas, Nov. 11-13! The Coalition of Franchisee Associations will be coordinating its 2019 CFA Legal Symposium with the RFDC this year and will host this don’t miss event immediately after…

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MUFC Conference

We’ve noted that the popular Multi-Unit Franchising Conference (MUFC) is set to take place in Las Vegas on April 3 – 6, 2018. Registration is now available with the “Best Price” fee of $695 expiring at the close of business today. Their early bird registration fee of $795 is valid through March 2, 2018, after…

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Ban the Box Making Headlines

Perhaps with less fanfare, but potentially just as onerous as some of these other new initiatives, the so-called “ban the box” movement continues to succeed in various venues around the country.  As we told you over one year ago, President Obama was threatening to and subsequently did “ban the box” for federal job applicants and…

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Cadete and Petrosinelli honored as DDIFO Hall of Fame inductees

John Cadete and Guido Petrosinelli have each been involved with the Dunkin’ Donuts system for decades. Petrosinelli since the 1960s; Cadete since the ‘70s. Throughout their careers as Dunkin’ franchise owners, each has demonstrated a great commitment to hard work, sacrifice and the improvement of the Dunkin’ brand. On September 22 at Caesars Palace in…

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Only 10 Days Until National Conference!

The 2015 DDIFO National Conference at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas is just a bit over one week away and those of you who’ve yet to register should do so right away.  There’s a great line-up of panel discussions, speakers, presentations and social opportunities over the two-day conference that you don’t want to miss.  The…

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National Conference Only Three Weeks Away!

The 2015 DDIFO National Conference at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas is only three weeks away, so those of you who’ve yet to register to attend will want to right away.  The DDIFO room block closed last week (but rooms are likely still available at Caesars) and the early bird pricing discount expires on Monday,…

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2015 National Conference

Although the DDIFO room block has officially closed, you can still register and attend the 2015 DDIFO National Conference.  The conference is just a little over 3 short weeks away and you will want to be sure to attend.  The conference will open with the fall meeting of the DDIFO Board of Directors on Monday,…

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Independent Joe #33 August/ September 2015

The National Conference provides DDIFO the opportunity to bring together many franchise owners from around the country and present them with information on a host of issues that threaten to impact Dunkin’ franchisees in every geographic region. Whether it’s the product mix in the southwest, J-BOD issues in the southeast, kitchen challenges in the Midwest…

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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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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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