8:25 am - 8:30 amFind Out More
8:25 am - 8:30 am
Andrew is one of Australia’s leading Professional MC’s and presentation skills / pitching skills trainers.
A reformed corporate lawyer, for the last 20 years he has worked around the world as a Conference MC and speaker for companies including BT, QBE, McDonalds, KPMG, Westpac, Hotondo Homes, Aon, Howards Storage World, Dymocks Books, ANZ….and his daughter Lucy’s Year 5 school class.
Andrew is also one of Australia’s leading authorities in the area of presentation Skills and pitching for business, running keynotes and workshops in these areas, writing prolifically on these topics and helping his kids give kick-ass ‘Show and Tell’ presentations at school.
His hobbies include coaching basketball, walking his dog Pebbles, getting sunburnt and trying to convince his wife and 3 young kids that he has a real job.
8:30 am - 9:15 amFind Out More
8:30 am - 9:15 am
Steve Simpson is an international speaker, consultant and author. Described by UK based eCustomer Service World as ‘Australia’s leading corporate culture authority’, Steve has created the concept of UGRs® which is receiving global acclaim as a tool to understand and improve organisational culture.
Steve has spoken at two World Conferences on Customer Service Management, in the US – where he rated in the Top 10 speakers. He has recently spoken at UK Customer Management Conference in Edinburgh, the Regional Conference for the Academy of Chief Executives in London, and the International Leadership Symposium in Johannesburg. He is the author of two books and a contributing author to a further two books.
9:15 am - 10:00 amFind Out More
9:15 am - 10:00 am
Ray Titus is the CEO of United Franchise Group and its affiliated companies. Mr. Titus is a life-long entrepreneur who began his career with his father, franchising legend Roy Titus, and went on to develop a group of successful brands and franchise development services. The company has over 1,400 franchisees in more than 80 countries with the brands: franchise industry giant Signarama, the world’s largest sign franchise; Fully Promoted, a branded products & marketing services company; SuperGreen Solutions, the one-stop shop for energy efficient products; Transworld Business Advisors, the #1 ranked business brokerage franchise; Experimac, a retail store offering repairs and sales of pre-owned Apple laptops, tablets and phones; Jon Smith Subs, a high quality sandwich dining experience; VentureX, a revolutionary designed private membership office space, workspace and meeting rooms for today’s innovative professionals and entrepreneurs; our newest brand, Paramount Tax, a CPA firm providing value to individuals and businesses through a broad range of services. In April of 2016, United Franchise Group and Ray Titus committed $1.5 million dollars toward the creation of the Titus Franchising Centre at Palm Beach Atlantic University for students who aim to own and operate their own businesses through franchising.
United Franchise Group also offers a unique range of development services that assist other franchise companies from conception to international expansion. Among those, Franchise Real Estate, a full service commercial real estate brokerage and consultant firm with a track record of delivering superior results. Franchise Real Estate provides integrated services, from strategic planning to financing to execution, that are creative, cost effective and responsive to each client’s specific commercial real estate needs.