International Franchise Expo: June 19–21, 2014: The Franchisor-Franchisee Relationship

Director of Franchise Development

Presented by: Nancy Weingartner, Executive Editor, Franchise Times Panelists: David Tarr, Director of Franchise Development and Baldeep Chawla, Area Developer and Franchisee, Liberty Tax; Scott Schubiger, SVP, Worldwide Franchise Development and Michele Welcome, Franchisee, Snap Fitness; Lane Fisher, Esquire, Fisher Zucker LLC The franchisor-franchisee relationship is a delicate balance that when managed correctly can result in both parties thriving. With access to capital still difficult to obtain, it is more important than ever for franchisors to support franchisees on everything from real estate, construction, food sourcing, labor management and IT to marketing and advertising. This panel will include discussions from both franchisors and franchisees on how these parties should work together in order to create a successful brand.