Franchise Speakers

Peter Irvine

Peter is one of the two Australian leaders behind the success of Gloria Jeans Coffee. After oil, coffee is the most traded product in the world. And in Australia, the popularity of coffee shops is ever increasing, with the biggest slice of the market controlled by Gloria Jean's. Following numerous awards, Gloria Jeans Australia has now set its sight overseas, purchasing the global brand from its o ...

Peter Ritchie

Peter was the first employee of McDonald's Australia and the first employee of the McDonald's system outside North America. In 1973, Peter was appointed Managing Director. McDonald's Australia grew to more than 500 stores and 50,000 employees during his time as Chief Executive. Peter has been honoured with an Order of Australia award for service to business and industry development in Australia b ...

Ray Scicluna

Ray Scicluna works with businesses and their team to get the best outcome! It's not how far he fell, it's how Ray Bounces back that is inspiring and the true meaning of success. Today Ray's businesses include franchising, business consulting, retailing, manufacturing innovations, event management and training and he is passionate about sharing what he has learnt. Ray knows his stuff. Speaking f ...

Shane Heal

Four-Time Olympian, Championship-winning Player and Head Coach, Entrepreneur, Motivational Speaker, Brand Ambassador Shane Heal is one of Australia’s most recognised personalities and respected sporting figures. His is a reputation forged representing Australia at four olympic games and playing professionally for more than 20 years in Australia, europe and in the world's best league, the ...

Shane Radbone

Young, dynamic and highly successful Shane founded his own business at age 20, that grew into Australia's largest Corporate Fitness Company. It started with 1 client and grew into more than 3500 clients around the country - a great story. In March 2000, he joined Wendy's Supa Sundaes. Wendy's is a 310 store chain in Australia and New Zealand. Over the course of his five year tenure he took Wendy's ...

Stephen Ogden-Barnes

Steve Ogden Barnes is a retail marketing specialist with an extensive background in the profession and academia. He has delivered retail education programs, retail consultancy, seminars, lectures and conference, focusing on global retail trends, retail innovation, multi-channel retailing, retail strategy and sales promotion. Steve is a highly experienced speaker. He has delivered numerous in-com ...

Tom Potter

Tom Potter, founder of Australian owned Eagle Boys Dial-A-Pizza, left school at 15 and found himself jobless at 23. He borrowed the money to open his first pizza shop in Albury, New South Wales and has proceeded to build his business to over 130 stores Australia wide with a current annual turnover in excess of $65 million. Like many successful people, Tom started his business life with only a bas ...

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