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Franchise Council of Australia

The Franchise Council of Australia is the peak business organisation representing a compliant, sustainable and profitable franchise sector.

Current Events

Past Events

  • Tuesday 30 August 2022
    Please join us to celebrate QLD/NT franchising's highest achievers with a fabulous cocktail party in a classically boutique Parisian-inspired space. Be inspired by those in your State making an outstanding difference in their business, their franchise system and your community. Don't miss this great opportunity to socialise with your peers at the regional night-of-nights with toasts, good cheer and all the excitement of the Business Essentials FCA QLD/NT Excellence in Franchising Awards! Dress code: formal attire
    Ovolo - The Inchcolm
  • Wednesday 31 August 2022
    Franchise franchise systems have become more robust, agile and innovative after the last two years. In many cases, they are stronger and more resilient despite a changing community and economy. Join our panel of industry experts for a discussion on how their franchise brands navigated the COVID-19 marketplace, lessons learned, and plans for the future. Taylor Collison will also be providing a market update and insights for franchising. Our special guest the Hon Andrea Michaels, MP will be addressing members on her priorities in the Small and Family Business portfolio, as well as outlining the key issues and opportunities for SA small businesses. Be inspired by your fellow South Australians making an outstanding difference in their business, their franchise system and community as we acknowledge and celebrate our SA Regional Excellence in Franchising Awards finalists and announce the State's winners. This event is not one to be missed!
    Glenelg Golf Club
  • Thursday 8 September 2022
    Please join us to celebrate VIC/TAS franchising's highest achievers with a fabulous cocktail party in a sophisticated, design-led function space atop the new AC Hotel by Marriott. Be inspired by those in your State making an outstanding difference in their business, their franchise system and your community. Don't miss this great opportunity to socialise with your peers at the regional night-of-nights with toasts, good cheer and all the excitement of the Business Essentials FCA VIC/TAS Excellence in Franchising Awards! Dress code: formal attire
    AC Hotel by Marriott Melbourne Southbank
  • Tuesday 13 September 2022
    In 2022 one of the major challenges currently confronting employers, Franchisors and Franchisees is the attraction, recruitment, and retention of great people. Who are you looking for, where do you find them, is your recruitment process fit for purpose? Never before has it been more important to get your processes right. From understanding where to look, to the recruitment process itself, to onboarding and understanding why people stay and just as important, why they leave, join our industry experts for an interactive workshop on best practice tips on finding, recruiting and retaining the right people for your business.
    Amora Hotel Riverwalk Melbourne
  • Wednesday 14 September 2022
    Join us for an exclusive afternoon tea event on the future of retail, where you will hear from industry experts Brian Walker and Anastasia Lloyd-Wallis from the Retail Doctor Group. Richard Goodman, Chief Executive Officer of Foodco will also be giving a presentation and Q&A session where he will focus on the changes across the Foodco group as they have dealt with the challenges across all markets they operate in. The experts will then come together for a panel session, hosted by Richard Thame, Chief Executive Officer of CouriersPlease.
    Foodco Head Office