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Franchise conference unites growing franchise brands with lenders; franchise brands to present

MINNEAPOLIS, Jan. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Franchise brands are revealing their growth strategies in order to attract capital to their system, and the lenders seem to be eager to listen. The Franchise Finance & Growth Conference, sponsored by Franchise Times magazine, will give franchise brands the platform to talk about their brands, their planned growth and their success in front of the financial community. Lenders are already signed on to sponsor the event, eager to look for new areas of growth in their franchise lending portfolios.

Mary Jo Larson, Publisher of Franchise Times, commented, "The Franchise Finance & Growth Conference will feature a distinguished lineup of growing franchise companies that will provide an inside look at their business plans and expectations for the coming year. We believe this format will help franchise companies present their message to both prospective franchisees and the financial community."

Franchise Times' 16th Annual Franchise Finance & Growth Conference is franchising's premier lending and dealmaker's conference. The conference provides an opportunity for franchise owners and executives to connect with franchise lenders and investors throughout the two-day event. The conference program features 30+ successful franchise companies making presentations about their growth and brand initiatives.

In addition, franchising's brightest will reveal strategies and techniques that equal franchise success, while lenders and other finance experts will cover the current lending environment—including how to best present a franchise brand to the lending community. What do they look for in the brands they finance?

The most up-to-date list of presenting companies at the Franchise Finance & Growth Conference can be found at www.franchisetimes.com.

Confirmed Presenters Include:

  • Arby's
  • Bojangles' Restaurants
  • Burger 21
  • Captain D's
  • Carl's Jr.
  • Checker's Drive-In
  • Corner Bakery
  • Culvers
  • Diary Queen
  • Del Taco
  • Gigi's Cupcakes
  • Great Clips
  • Hardee's
  • Hurricane Grill & Wings
  • InterContinental Hotel Group
  • Jersey Mike's
  • Johnny Rockets
  • Marco's Pizza
  • McAlister's Deli
  • Mrs. Fields/TCBY
  • Newk's Eatery
  • Papa Murhpy's
  • PizzaRev
  • Planet Fitness
  • Popeye's Louisiana Kitchen
  • TGI Friday's
  • Topper's Pizza
  • Zaxby's

About Franchise Times Magazine
Franchise Times Magazine is the news and information source for the franchising business and is widely known as the most independent and respected source. Learn more at www.franchisetimes.com.  

About Franchise Finance & Growth Conference
The Franchise Finance & Growth Conference is a unique platform where growing franchise companies can deliver their message to prospective franchisees and the financial community. For more information please visit www.franchisetimes.com.

SOURCE Franchise Times

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