Franchise PowerUp: Where Bold Ideas Spark Growth 💫

Ignite your energy and supercharge your growth with Franchise PowerUp - a 100% free online conference where franchising and franchise marketing leaders shatter norms with daring ideas.
Ignite your energy and supercharge your growth with Franchise PowerUp—a 100% free online conference where franchising and franchise marketing leaders shatter norms with daring ideas.

Join your peers at the industry's #1 online conference for franchise professionals


Brace yourself for explosive discussions 🔥

Feeling a mid-year slump? We’ve got just the thing for you on May 31—an awesome online conference crafted exclusively for franchise pros like yourself. Join us and get ready to be blown away by five thought-provoking TED-like talks, an inspiring roundtable discussion, and a plethora of bold ideas shared by the best in the franchise biz.

Meet the speakers

Meet the speakers

Connect with top-notch franchise experts, including CMOs, CEOs, and Multi-unit franchisees, and expand your professional network like never before.
Abby Lee
SVP Marketing and Communications
Ira Klusendorf
Ira Klusendorf, CFE
Vice President of Marketing
Raakkel Sims
Raakkel Sims
Head of Customer Success & Partnerships
Mark Montini
Mark Montini, CFE
Chief Marketing Officer
Madeleine Zook (Park)
CMO & Co-Owner (Greater PA Locations)
Josh York
Founder & CEO
Kasey Skala
Director of Strategic Marketing

What’s on the agenda

Tune in for 3 hours of hot takes and surprising insights. Sessions will begin at 12:00 PM and conclude at 3:00 PM EST.
First Day
Second Day
12:00 - 12:30 PM
The Secret Sauce to Strong Online Visibility? Omnichannel & Intelligence
Speaker: Raakkel Sims, PromoRepublic
12:40 - 1:00 PM
Your Brand Videos Aren't Having the Impact They Should
Speaker: Ira Klusendorf, CFE, Verlo Mattress
1:05 - 1:30 PM
From 0 to 100 Units: The Formula for Franchise Growth
Speaker: Josh York, GYMGUYZ
1:30 - 2:00 PM
Let's Be Frank: 3 Reasons Why Your Franchisees Fail
Speaker: Madeleine Park, Threshold Brands
2:00 - 3:00 PM
It’s Time to Rethink The Role of Franchise CMO
Moderator: Mark Montini, CFE, Premium Service Brands. Panelists: Abby Lee, RE/MAX

What our attendees say

Ashley Mitchell, Senior Vice President, Marketing Streamline Brands
It was great to collaborate with you all – fun group 😊 THANK YOU for the tips! Much appreciated!
Nicolle Scott, Franchise Support Manager at Nextaff
I found it to be one of the most insightful and eye-opening webinars I've been on in a LONG time.
Devon Chester, Director Of Business Development at All Points Digital
Great session today. Thank you again for organizing a great group of thought leaders.

Franchise PowerUp in numbers


Marketing and franchise pros in attendance


Speakers including top brands and thought leaders


Hours of controversial topics and bold ideas


Inspiring sessions

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Is Franchise PowerUp free to attend?
The conference is 100% free, but please reserve your seat by completing the registration form. Early registration is crucial to ensure a great experience for all participants.
When will more details about the presentation topics and speakers be listed?
We’ll be revealing more information about the speakers and sessions every week via our LinkedIn page. Give us a follow and stay tuned!
Will the content be accessible after the event?
After the conference, all registrants will receive the recordings of all sessions and other related content. Our team will need a few days to prepare the materials, so please expect to receive them in your email a couple of days after the event.
What time zone will the virtual conference be in?
The content will be streamed on May 31st, 2023, from 12 PM to 3 PM in the EST time zone via Zoom. Once you complete the registration, you will receive your personalized link immediately.
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