Is Franchising Right for You?

For independent car rental companies considering joining a franchise system, a pre-conference seminar at the 2013 Car Rental Show will give you the tools to better understand if franchising is the right move for you.

During “The Changing Landscape of Franchising,” representatives from the franchise systems will discuss the recent changes to the franchisee landscape in the U.S. and abroad, the costs and benefits to franchising in general and a breakdown of specific requirements by brand. Attendees will be able to ask questions of each of the panelists.

Sharon Faulkner, executive director of the American Car Rental Association and a former franchisee, will moderate a panel that includes Bob Barton of FSNA/U-Save Car & Truck Rental, Scott Deaver of Avis Budget Group, Michael DeLorenzo of Rent-A-Wreck of America, Tom Kelley of Hertz and Dollar Thrifty Auto Group and Richard Stevens of Payless Car Rental System.

This two-hour pre-conference seminar will start at 10 am on Monday, April 15. The 2013 Car Rental Show takes place April 15-16, 2013 at the Rio All-Suite Hotel & Casino, Las Vegas. To see the full schedule and to register for the event, go to www.carrentalshow.com.

Comment On This Story

Name:  
Email:  
Comment: (Max. 10000 characters)  
Please leave blank:
* Please note that every comment is moderated.

 
 

Newsletter: Sign up to receive latest news, articles, and much more.

Read the latest

Auto Focus Blog: A blog covering fleets, auto rental and the business of cars

The Problem with Valuing Safety Technology

As advanced safety technologies have migrated to mainstream vehicles, retaining value for these options at resale remains an issue.

ELD Mandate: Is Your Head Still in the Sand?

If you think you have 11 weeks to implement an Electronic Logging Device system to meet the Dec. 18 compliance deadline, you really don’t — for a few reasons.

Who Controls Your Vehicles’ Data?

In the name of security, an automaker’s alliance is advocating denial of third-party access to the OBD-II port. Is this going too far?

Job Finder: Access Top Talent. Fill Key Positions.

>