Friday, February 8, 2019



8:00 a.m. – 9:00 a.m.

Scott Bloom, the veteran comedian and TV personality who had us in stitches with his acronym monologue, will be back this season to talk with AKFCF President, Bryan Robinson about the positive changes he is implementing within AKFCF. Get his insights on why we all need to keep moving forward in the same direction and be accountable for our own businesses. In this much-anticipated season opener, “Prime Time 2” will navigate its way across the country to capture real life stories of how KFC franchisees are making it work and to hear why this brand means so much to them.


9:15 a.m. – 12:00 a.m.

Join Kevin Hochman, KFC president, and members of the KFC leadership team as they provide an update on brand results and discuss the progress we’ve made on Chapter 2 of our brand turnaround journey. Learn more about KFC’s vision for the brand  and  the initiatives the brand is working on to step-change innovation, make KFC more accessible through delivery and digital efforts, ruthlessly simplify our operations, and transform and grow our restaurants – all to positively impact your organizations’ profitability.


2:45 p.m. – 4:45 p.m.

This episode kicks off with Scott Bloom sitting down with NCAC Vice Chair Tom Slater in a one-on-one up close and personal interview. Slater promises to reveal the latest issues and trends in KFC advertising. It will also include a mix of celebrity award presentations, spotlighting real people with extraordinary stories and talents.

After the commercial break, Special Guest Daymond John, Founder/CEO of FUBU, Presidential Ambassador for Global Entrepreneurship, Star of ABC’s Shark Tank, and CEO of The Shark Group will take time away from his businesses and role as a judge on ABC’s smash show Shark Tank to talk with us about how to outperform, outwork and outhustle your way to a more successful and  rewarding  life.  He  will outline practices for productivity and explain how he uses the obstacles in his life to fuel his success.


12:00 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.

Take advantage of this last opportunity to  meet with  our suppliers and show your support over lunch. Make your way throughout the entire Trade Show to discover the best new products and services available.  From new ways to boost your social media presence, to food preparation made easier, to interactive recruitment and ways to best serve your customers, thes companies aim to make everything in your restaurant world as efficient and simple as possible. “Prize Place” drawings will be held throughout the Trade Show hours and guests MUST be present to win.


6:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.

Get ready for one of the biggest parties AKFCF has ever thrown because we’ve reserved The Wizarding World of Harry Potter™ - Diagon Alley™, Springfield, U.S.A. ™, and the World Expo areas at Universal Studios Florida™ just for you! 

AKFCF convention attendees will have the opportunity to enter Universal Studios™ at 4:00 pm to enjoy the other areas not available during the private event. 

All evening long, you’ll have unlimited access to experience the magic and excitement of Diagon Alley™, including the multi-dimensional thrill ride, Harry Potter and the Escape from Gringotts™. Plus, you can board the Hogwarts™ Express and journey to Hogsmeade™ Station in Universal’s Islands of Adventure™ and back.

In the World Expo area you’ll zap aliens to save the galaxy on MEN IN BLACK™ Alien Attack™.  Enter the world of The Simpsons™ like never before! Visit Springfield, U.S.A.™, for an intergalactic spin on Kang & Kodos’ Twirl ‘n’ Hurl, and crash through Krustyland on The Simpsons Ride™.

Enjoy an array of food and drinks at each of these area’s themed restaurants at your leisure.

It’s a night of unforgettable fun and excitement—and it’s all yours!


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