By CRM staff
Toronto, Ontario — May 14, 2019 — For the first time, Fix Network World’s global conference brought together its three aftermarket service brands to highlight its main theme — the Power of One.
“The Power of One refers to what we can achieve when our global network pulls together as one and also highlights the ability for any single franchisee to have a major impact,” said Carl Brabander, head of global franchise development and master of ceremonies for the event.
The global conference brought together more than 300 attendees from 14 countries to the Hard Rock Hotel Cancun for a five-day business conference that featured corporate updates, panel presentations, keynote speakers and plenty of networking opportunities.
“This is a global family reunion unlike any we’ve organized before, rekindling and creating bonds and friendships that will last a lifetime”, said David Lingham, head of business, Fix Network World.
Franchisees, staff, various industry specialists and VIP guests were some of the attendees at the conference. Members from Fix Network World’s four global supply partners, 3M, AkzoNobel, Mirka, and SATA were also in attendance.
“Our global family of entrepreneurs is united by a passion for quality and success. Their appetite to adapt to change is what drives us at Fix Network World, and it is the very reason we put this event together, as a celebration and opportunity for continued growth,” said president of Fix Network World Steve Leal.
The event kicked off with a welcome cocktail on May 2, then followed by a one and a half day business conference featuring corporate updates, franchisee and work provider panel discussions, keynotes from special guest speakers Mitch Lowe, co-founding executive of Netflix and CEO of MoviePass, as well as Ted Graham, head of open innovation at GM Canada and author of The Uber of Everything.
The conference also featured social activities and networking opportunities, such as the Fix Network World Beach Party and organized group excursions.
The conference concluded with a gala evening and an awards ceremony acknowledging the work of franchisees from all parts of the world.