20 Jun 2024

The Franchise Council of Australia (FCA) is thrilled to announce the highly anticipated Women in Franchising afternoon tea event in Queensland on July 5, 2024. 

This special business event promises to be an inspiring and insightful occasion, bringing together leading voices in franchising, entrepreneurship, and business leadership. Among the highlights are our distinguished guest speakers, Olympians Bridgette Starr and Brooke Hanson, whose journeys of resilience, determination, and triumph are set to inspire and empower all attendees.

Bridgette Starr: Champion on and off the Field

Bridgette Starr, an acclaimed Olympian, has excelled in field hockey, representing Australia with distinction. Her athletic career is a testament to perseverance and commitment, traits that resonate deeply within the franchising sector. Beyond her sporting achievements, Bridgette has transitioned into a successful entrepreneur, utilizing the discipline and strategic thinking honed during her athletic career. Her story is one of transformation, illustrating how skills learned in sports can be seamlessly transferred to the business world. Bridgette's insights on teamwork, goal-setting, and overcoming obstacles are invaluable lessons for franchisors and franchisees alike, offering a unique perspective on achieving success in a competitive market.

Brooke Hanson: A Journey of Resilience

Brooke Hanson, another stellar Olympian, has made waves in the swimming world, winning multiple medals and accolades. Brooke's career, marked by both incredible victories and challenging setbacks, epitomizes resilience and perseverance. Her transition from an elite athlete to a successful motivational speaker and businesswoman underscores the power of adaptability and continuous learning. Brooke's approach to overcoming adversity and maintaining a positive mindset offers profound lessons for those in the franchising industry. Her dynamic presence and engaging storytelling will undoubtedly leave a lasting impression, encouraging attendees to embrace challenges as opportunities for growth.

Why Attend?

The Women in Franchising event is more than just a networking opportunity; it's a platform for learning, growth, and inspiration. Attendees will gain unique insights from Bridgette and Brooke's experiences, learning how to apply Olympic-level discipline and resilience to their franchising endeavors. These sessions are designed to provide actionable takeaways, empowering women in franchising to push boundaries and achieve their business goals.

Networking and Beyond

In addition to the invaluable sessions with our guest speakers, the event offers ample opportunities for networking with industry leaders, fellow entrepreneurs, and franchising experts. This is a chance to forge meaningful connections, share experiences, and explore potential collaborations that can drive your business forward.

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Join Us!

Don't miss out on this extraordinary event. Whether you're a seasoned franchisor, a budding entrepreneur, or someone looking to gain new perspectives, the Women in Franchising event in Queensland is an unmissable opportunity. 

Held at the beautiful Rydges in Southbank Brisbane, register now and be part of a community that celebrates and supports the success of women in franchising.

Together, let's draw inspiration from the best, learn from their journeys, and chart a course for success in our own franchising ventures. We look forward to seeing you there!