The Maine franchise owner community is invited to attend the First Annual Maine Franchise Owners Franchise Business Day and Legislators Forum on January 29, 2014. The event will begin at 1 p.m with the “Franchise Business Day” forum to share timely information, best practices and resources for Maine franchise owners. A Franchise Owner and Legislators Meet & Greet will follow from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. The event will take place at The Senator Inn, 284 Western Avenue, Augusta, ME 04330.
There will be an impressive and informative line up of speakers and presentations. George Gervais, Commissioner of the Maine Department of Economic and Community Development, will present “2014 Outlook for Economic and Community Development in Maine!” Ed Feibel, Eaton Peabody, Attorneys at Law, will provide a “Timely Update on the Mandated Affordable Care Act and other Approved Benefit Programs”. Keith Mill, Subway Franchisee and Chairman of the Coalition of Franchisee Associations will present “Why the voices of franchisees are starting to be heard”. The Maine Department of Labor will provide an “Employer Legal Compliance Workshop”. Maine Franchise Owners will present a Franchise Ownership Workshop: “Universal Franchisee Bill of Rights! Why, How, and Who Wrote it and What it Means for You!”
The Legislators Meet & Greet from 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm will divide the five Distinct Maine Market Areas so that legislators will have streamlined access to their constituents. Complimentary and abundant hors d’oveures and refreshments will be served.
“This is a historic event and a rallying point from Maine-based franchise owners,” noted Jim Coen, Executive Director of Maine Franchise Owners Association. He added, “The First Annual Maine Franchise Owners Franchise Business Day and Legislators provides a launching point for Maine franchise owners to share common goals and resources and to connect directly with legislators who impact their communities and their opportunity for economic growth.”
The Maine Franchise Owners Association (MFOA) with offices on 415 Congress Street, Portland, ME, includes franchise owners and suppliers throughout the State of Maine. Franchise members are affiliated with various brands and in many different industries – from fast foods, to professional services.
Advance registration is required. Ways to register:
Call 207-274-2046, email: firstname.lastname@example.org website: www.mainefranchiseowners.org