October 16-18, 2013
At the Rosen Shingle Creek Resort in Orlando, Florida
Every year in October, the Forum on Franchising offers a four-day legal conference featuring unparalleled educational programs and collegial social events, where attendees network with familiar and new franchise bar colleagues, clients and friends. Come to the Forum in Orlando, which promises to be one of the finest and most memorable events in Forum history. Highlights that make this an event you will not want to miss include:
A Forum Tradition. On Wednesday, October 16, highly experienced franchise attorneys will present Fundamentals of Franchising, the finest course available on the basics of franchise law. This five-hour intensive program covers structuring the franchise relationship, registration and disclosure requirements, trademark and other intellectual property issues, antitrust, franchise relationship laws, and a primer on representing franchisees.
A Forum Primer. Also on Wednesday, October 16, two additional five-hour intensive programs will be offered: An in-depth program on the theory and practice of mediating a franchise dispute, featuring a mock mediation, and Fundamentals of International Franchising, a program directed at U.S. attorneys featuring experienced practitioners from both sides of the pond. These intensive programs are a must for both new and experienced franchise counsel.
A Forum Essential. On Thursday and Friday, October 17 and 18, twenty-four engaging, unparalleled workshops cover a variety of legal developments and business challenges facing the franchise industry. Whatever your practice — in-house or outside counsel, transactional lawyer or litigator, franchisee or franchisor lawyer — you will have many thought-provoking and worthwhile choices.
A Forum Signature Focus. Its outstanding plenary sessions, including the popular Annual Developments, a survey of the key cases and decisions in franchise law over the last year, as well as a roundtable of Past Chairs of the Forum, discussing franchising in the Forum’s 36th year and sharing their views on where we have been and where we are going.
A Forum Don’t Miss It Location. Join us in the World of Harry Potter at Universal Studios Orlando on Thursday night and bring your entire family. Enter the magical world of the boy wizard and connect with familiar and new Forum colleagues, clients and friends. You will have complete and exclusive access to Hogsmeade Village, including three roller coaster rides. A delicious buffet will be served following pre-dinner entertainment. You will then have the rest of the evening to enjoy the numerous shops and displays recreated from the Harry Potter world.
A Forum Dinner and Beach Party. Come join us at Discovery Cove, a part of Sea World. Attendees can network in a lush tropical setting while enjoying cocktails and dinner followed by a beach party in what is sure to be a relaxing and enjoyable evening.
A Forum Legacy. On Saturday morning, give back to the community that serves as our host as we head out to A Gift for Teaching. See details in separate article.
We look forward to greeting you on Wednesday at one of the intensive programs or the Welcome Reception, interacting and learning with you at the educational workshops and networking with you at Universal Studios and Discovery Cove.
Don’t miss this opportunity to join your franchise bar colleagues, clients and friends at America’s premier franchise law event.
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