STRATEGIC MEETING PLANNING SERVICES
for Outstanding Franchise Conventions & Meetings

Well executed franchise conferences and large meetings can have a dramatic impact on the success of the franchisor. The ability to effectively communicate in a live environment is the most productive time a franchise system has for communication.

It is, therefore, extremely important that there is a large turnout at these events to have as effective a meeting as possible, given the time and expense for both the franchise and the franchisee. Investing upfront in both improving attendance and effectiveness of the meeting will provide a substantial return on investment for your meeting.

GOALS

• Develop a highly interactive and effective franchise meeting plan
• Improve levels of attendance and create an ongoing culture of attendance
• Increase on-site engagement in all areas – individual learning, open exchange of ideas and experiences, building peer relationships, building relationships with franchisor Home Office staff, and just having FUN with each other!
• Achieve key goals and learning objectives articulated by the leadership team

LEVEL 1: $5,000

DISCOVERY
• Standard survey of franchisees
• Understand what the franchisees want from the meeting
• Create Ingagement and excitement about the meeting
• Review of recent meeting agendas
• Review location, understand venue options and date/timing
• Interview 4 to 6 senior executives to better understand objectives

WORKSHOP
• Web meeting with senior team
• Present options
• Interactive Ingagement options
• Agenda formats
• Meeting theme
• Ideas around improving attendance

FINAL REPORT (AFTER WORKSHOP)
• PowerPoint presentation with recommendations
• Theme recommendations
• Agenda
• Attendance strategy
• Web meeting to review recommendations

LEVEL 2: $12,500

DISCOVERY
• Customized survey of franchisees
• Understand what the franchisees want from the meeting
• Create Ingagement and excitement about the meeting
• Review of recent meeting agendas
• Review location, understand venue options and date/timing
• Do a web meeting with Franchise Advisory Council members
• Interview franchisees that do not normally attend and franchisees who always attend
• Interview 4 to 6 staff members
• Interview 4 to 6 senior executives to better understand objectives

WORKSHOP
• Web meeting with senior team (HALF A DAY)
• Present options
• Interactive Ingagement options
• Agenda formats
• Meeting theme
• Ideas around improving attendance

FINAL REPORT (AFTER WORKSHOP)
• PowerPoint presentation with recommendations
• Theme recommendations
• Agenda
• Attendance strategy
• Web meeting to review recommendations

LEVEL 3: $20,000 PLUS TRAVEL

DISCOVERY
• Customized survey of franchisees
• Understand what the franchisees want from the meeting
• Create Ingagement and excitement about the meeting
• Review of recent meeting agendas
• Review location, understand venue options and date/timing
• Do a web meeting with Franchise Advisory Council members
• Interview franchisees that do not normally attend and franchisees who always attend
• Interview 4 to 6 staff members
• Interview 4 to 6 senior executives to better understand objectives

WORKSHOP
• Live meeting with senior team (half a day)
• Present options
• Interactive Ingagement options
• Agenda formats
• Meeting theme
• Ideas around improving attendance
• Training on presentation skills for all presenters (3 hours, same day)

PRESENTATION DEVELOPMENT & SPEAKER COACHING
• Work directly with 4-6 internal presenters on their presentations via web
• Defining key objectives
• Creation of the outline
• Development of slides
• Presentation run through
• Live presentation practice (one day) — week before the event (additional investment of $5,000)
• Each speaker does a full run through
• Coach and refine presentations

COMMUNICATION
• Review all communications about the meeting

FINAL REPORT (AFTER WORKSHOP) & FOLLOW UP
• PowerPoint presentation with recommendations
• Theme recommendations
• Agenda
• Attendance strategy
• Communication strategy
• Web meeting to review recommendations
• Four follow-up web meetings to review status
• Availability for consulting / coaching
•After meeting web debrief


ABOUT EVAN HACKEL

Evan Hackel is Founder and Principal of Ingage Consulting, a consulting firm focused on improving the performance of Franchises by improving the relationship of franchisees and the franchisor.

Evan is one of the most sought-after speakers when it comes to driving cooperations, commitment, passion and loyalty within businesses. His keynotes and workshops consistently improve an organization’s culture, which in turn increases sales and satisfaction, improves growth and retention, and boosts loyalty and profits.

After attending Evan’s keynotes, audiences leave with ideas for improvement, including methods for maximizing collaboration within businesses and a clear strategy and execution plan for change.

Evan has worked with organizations in the roofing, mortgage, leasing, nuclear power, lawn and garden, HVAC, restaurant, retail, formal wear, lighting, furniture and floor industries.

 

TO LEARN MORE ABOUT STRATEGIC MEETING PLANNING SERVICES:

Contact Evan Hackel 400 TradeCenter, Suite 5900 Woburn, MA 01801
email: [email protected] phone: (781) 820-7609