The Future of Franchising with Nikolas Badminton
Tuesday, October 27, 2020 | 2:00 - 3:00 PM (EDT)
Join us for an exciting Keynote Presentation from Top Futurist, Nikolas Badminton, as he shares his data-driven predictions for the future of franchising!
Franchisees now find themselves motivated by a more challenging and competitive landscape than ever before - vying for the attention and spending of the savviest customers to drive growth. In addition, competition has entered a new gear as we face the most disruptive force our industry has ever seen - COVID-19.
Through all of the struggles, 2020 needs to be seen as a gift. A pivotal year where together franchisees, and franchisors, can work through the challenges to see new opportunities for growth, potential for new thinking and light on the horizon. Nikolas will show you the future of work, retail, franchises and society to show how we can drive evolution and growth towards a reinvention and renaissance in how we do business.
Nikolas Badminton is a world-renowned futurist, researcher, and media producer. He helps trillion-dollar companies, progressive governments and media shift their mindset from “what is” to “WHAT IF…” The result is empowered employees, new innovative products and incredible growth that leads to more revenues and a more resilient future.
Attend this keynote if you’re serious about franchising and understand what lies ahead for franchising in Canada post-COVID-19 so you can start sowing seeds today to reap in the future!
Nikolas Badminton is one of the most sought after futurists in the world by trillion-dollar companies, progressive governments, and 200+ billion dollar investment funds. Nikolas works with these leaders to help them shift their mindset from what is to ‘WHAT IF..?’ and into brighter futures.
He provides incredible insights and visions of the future and operational foresight for impactful organizations, trillion-dollar companies, progressive governments, and 200+ billion dollar investment funds. He has worked with amazing clients, including United Nations, NASA, UK Home Office, Government of Canada, United Way, Google, Microsoft, Rolls Royce, DISCOVER, HSBC, Heineken, Procter & Gamble, AT&T, Young Professionals Organization (YPO), Ellen MacArthur Foundation, IDEO, Singularity University, and hundreds more. Nikolas advised Robert Downey Jr.’s team for the ‘Age of A.I.’ documentary series, starred in ‘SMART DRUGS - a Futurist’s journey into biohacking’, and features on CTV, Global News, Sirius XM regularly. His mind-expanding research and opinion has also been featured on globally on BBC, VICE, The Atlantic, Fast Company, Techcrunch, Business Insider, Huffington Post, Forbes, Sputnik and Venturebeat. He is also writing a chapter for a 2021 book called ‘The Future Starts Now: Expert Insights into the Future of Business, Technology and Society’ for Bloomsbury.