Restaurant Franchising & Innovation Summit | Europe 2017

Platinum Sponsor


HAVI is a global, privately owned company focused on innovating, optimizing and managing the supply chains of leading brands. Offering services in supply chain management, packaging, logistics and recycling & waste, HAVI partners with companies to address challenges big and small across the supply chain, from commodity to customer.

Welbilt, Inc.

Welbilt, Inc. provides the world’s top chefs, premier chain operators and growing independents with innovative products and solution that are backed by KitchenCare – our aftermarket repair and parts service. Our portfolio of award-winning brands includes Cleveland, Convotherm, Delfield, fitkitchenSM, Frymaster, Garland, Kolpak, Lincoln, Manitowoc Ice, Merco, Merrychef and Multiplex. Visit www.welbilt.com.

Gold Sponsor


Intel Inside. A Better Way to Retail Outside. Customer expectations are changing—fast. They expect you to have what they want, when and how they want it. Intel technologies power a wide range of smart solutions that are easy to implement, quick to deliver value, and solve everyday problems in retail.


LevelUp builds custom mobile experiences to help clients engage customers, grow sales and build a scalable mobile strategy. Our platform offers a broad range of functionality including mobile rewards, payments, online ordering, CRM, and more. LevelUp is passionate about ensuring client apps achieve maximum consumer penetration through excellent design and promotion.


Samsung inspires the world and shapes the future with transformative ideas and technologies. The company is redefining the worlds of TVs, smartphones, wearable devices, tablets, digital appliances, network systems, and memory, system LSI and LED solutions. For the latest news, please visit the Samsung Newsroom at http://news.samsung.com.


For more than 30 years, we’ve partnered with leading quick service and fast casual restaurants in employing best-of-breed restaurant technologies to grow their businesses. By pairing leading edge technology innovation with agile service and frontline expertise in your day-to-day demands, SICOM is powering a new era of restaurant profitability. Through one powerful platform, SICOM delivers an end-to-end suite of purpose-built solutions for quick service and fast casual brands, franchisees and restaurant managers to effectively manage, control and standardize their processes—all while capturing data insights needed to drive continuous improvement and greater profitability.

Associate Sponsor

Soundtrack Your Brand

Soundtrack Your Brand (Spotify’s only investment in the business music world) want to raise the awareness of the recent studies on a) the positive impact of brand fitting music on restaurant sales and b) how playing customer fitting music (music not fitting the brand) can hurt sales more than silence.

Association Partner

ICX Association

The Interactive Customer Experience Association’s mission is to connect B2C brands to technology that elevates the customer experience.

Media Partners

Global Franchise

Global Franchise is the magazine for Franchisors and Master Franchisees. While other franchise magazines are directed towards the small investor, Global Franchise is focused on the concerns of those looking buy a master franchiseeship. No other publication devotes itself solely to master and international franchising. Published six times a year, Global Franchise delivers previews of franchise events that you need to attend and shows you how to use your time to best advantage while you are there. Experts offer essential advice on how to prepare for master franchising, explaining what franchisors look for in a master franchisee, which countries are ‘hot’ for franchising and how to best use consultants, marketers and legal teams.

Elite Franchise

Elite Franchise is the definitive publication for the franchising sector. Brought to you by CE Media – the company behind entrepreneur and startup title Elite Business – this monthly magazine is full to the brim with news and features for franchisors and franchisees alike. Whether you are firmly established in the franchise universe or just taking your first tentative steps into it, our team of experienced journalists and industry columnists will ensure your own franchise story is a successful one.

Franchise Expo

FranchiseExpo.co.uk, your source online for franchise businesses for sale in the UK. FranchiseExpo.co.uk offers a comprehensive overview online of franchise business opportunities in the UK. We aim to be a hub for franchisors and future franchisees to list franchises for sale in the United Kingdom, discuss the benefits of purchasing a business in this way, and share resources. If you’ve got a franchise business for sale, make sure to list it on our exclusive directory page. If you’re interested in purchasing one, don’t miss out on this chance to get in on the ground level with an exciting business model that’s proven, prepared and ready to go!

The Franchise Show

Whether you are new to franchising and this is your first Franchise Show, or you are an experienced franchisee or franchisor; the information and support here will help you make the most of the exhibition.

The Franchising Centre

The Franchising Centre is Europe’s leading franchise development, executive recruitment and training firm with twenty UK practitioners and associates in more than forty countries. TFC’s aim is to consistently enable its clients to build successful and increasingly valuable franchised networks, domestically and internationally.

MFV Expositions

MFV produces the leading franchise events worldwide. These global events consistently bring together franchise concepts, at all investment levels, with the most qualified visitors seeking to own their own business. We’ve hosted hundreds of thousands of entrepreneurs at events in the United States and around the globe. Our family of brands includes the International Franchise Expo, Franchise Expo West and Franchise Expo South as well as multiple events in Mexico, England, Ireland, Japan and Spain. Our internet brand franchiseexpo.com is America’s most comprehensive and informative franchise directory.

Pizza e Pasta Italiana

The Pizza e Pasta Italiana magazine, born in 1989, is the most widespread in the world in the specific sector and more generally in the Food and Beverage industry with pizza and traditional catering. We’ve come to the 25-year-old publishing industry specializing only for industry professionals who receive the magazine for free every month. The magazine can be read and browsed directly on the site and all copies back in place since 2000. From 2013 there is also a free digital application for downloadable phones and tablets from the Apple Store: rich in extra multimedia content, photogallery, news, movies all at the service of catering! Everything that happens in the pizza world, and not only, is reported with precise reportages, specific headlines and editorials.

World Franchise Associates

World Franchise Associates is the premier global franchise services company assisting franchisors enter new international markets. We promote our clients in the Middle East, Europe, US, Latin America, ASEAN Region. World Franchise Associates professionally advising franchise investors in the acquisition of leading brands worldwide. Publishers of the World Franchise Review.

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Hotel Reservations

Grange City Hotel
Rate: 7/14-16 £151.00/night &
7/17-18 £201.00/night*
Deadline: 16 June 2018
Booking reference number: CTO168626

Call +44 (0) 20 7863 3700 or email city.reservations@grangehotels.com and mention that you’re attending the Restaurant Franchising & Innovation Summit. Use booking reference number CTO16826 to receive the discounted rate.
* Subject to availability at time of booking.

Sponsorship Opportunities

Sponsoring the Summit will put you in meaningful conversations with executives in your target market. Opportunities are available for almost any budget. Download the Sponsor Prospectus to learn more.

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