Schedule of Events

Monday, July 23

12:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Franchisee and Vendor Registration
Location: Sun Ballroom Foyer

3:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.
Shuttles from Fairfield Inn and Holiday Inn to Gaylord Palms

7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Opening Reception With Live Music and Hors d’Oeuvres
Location: Sun Ballroom

Tuesday, July 24

7:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.
Shuttles from Fairfield Inn and Holiday Inn to Gaylord Palms

7:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Franchisee and Vendor Registration
Location: Sun Ballroom Foyer

8:00 a.m. – 9:00 a.m.
Continental Breakfast
Location: Sun Ballroom

8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Trade Show Vendor Setup
Location: Exhibit Halls A/B

9:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
A Day at Universal Studios

  • 7:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. – Buses Depart From Gaylord Convention Center Bus Loop, Exhibit Hall Level
  • 3:00 p.m. – 11:00 p.m. – Buses return to Gaylord Palms every half hour
  • 3:00 p.m. – 11:00 p.m. 
    Shuttles from Fairfield Inn and Holiday Inn to Gaylord Palms

7 p.m. – 11 p.m.
Charity Night Gala
Cocktail Reception, Silent & Live Auctions, Dinner, DJ Entertainment
Wear your cultural or native dress! 
(Franchisees, Sponsors and Registered Exhibitors)
– Meet two 7-Eleven franchisees from Japan
Location: Sun Ballroom

Wednesday, July 25

8:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Franchisee and Vendor Registration
Location: Sun Ballroom Foyer

8:00 a.m. – 9:00 a.m.
Continental Breakfast
Location: Sun Ballroom

9:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.
State of the Coalition Address With NCASEF Chairman Jay Singh, General Counsel Eric Karp, and NCASEF Executive Officers
Location: Sun Ballroom (Franchisees Only)

10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
Vendor Panel
Location: Sun Ballroom

11:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
“Franchisees ARE the Brand” Trade Show
Participate to receive entries into the grand prize raffle,
featuring the BMW 320i grand prize giveaway!
Location: Exhibit Halls A/B

7:00 p.m. – 11:00 p.m.
Topgolf Family Fun Time with Dinner and Cocktails (Franchisees Only)
9295 Universal Blvd., Orlando
Buses leave 6:30 p.m. from Gaylord Convention Center Bus Loop,
Exhibit Hall Level. Golf skills not necessary.

Thursday, July 26

8:00 a.m. – 9:00 a.m.
Continental Breakfast
Location: Sun Ballroom

9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Franchisee and Vendor Registration
Location: Sun Ballroom Foyer

9:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.
Department of Homeland Security Presentation
“I-9 Compliance and Hiring”
An I-9 Overview, Best Practices, Compliance and Resources
Location: Sun Ballroom (Franchisees Only)

10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. 
Legal Forum with
Eric H. Karp, NCASEF General Counsel
Insights into the 2019 Franchise Agreement
Location: Sun Ballroom (Franchisees Only)

11:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
“Franchisees ARE the Brand” Trade Show
Participate to earn entries into the grand prize raffle, featuring the BMW 320i grand prize giveaway!
Location: Exhibit Halls A/B

6:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.
Cocktail Reception
Location: Sun Ballroom

7:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m. 
Grand Banquet 
Raffle Grand Prize Winners Announced!
–Special Guest Speaker
–Chairman’s Vendor Recognition Awards
–Long-Term Franchisee Recognition Awards
–Charitable Contribution To Swim Across America
(Franchisees, Sponsors and Registered Exhibitors)
Location: Sun Ballroom