Wednesday, February 5

AKFCF OPENING SESSION

AKFCF President Jim McKenzie will bring together our KFC Family to lead the discussion on the focus for 2020 and top priorities for the Association.  He will review the progress that has been made and what
tasks are underway in the areas of public relations, communication, creating a National Contingency Fund and regional alignment and meeting structures.
 

KEYNOTE SPEAKER:  SHAWN ACHOR

Shawn Achor is the bestselling author of The Happiness Advantage and Big Potential.  He spent 12 years at Harvard, where he won over a dozen distinguished teaching awards, and delivered lectures on positive psychology in the most popular class at Harvard. Shawn has since become one of the world’s leading experts on the connection between happiness and success. Shawn has now worked with over a third of the Fortune 100 companies, and with places like the NFL, the Pentagon and the U.S. Treasury. To do his work, Shawn has traveled to 51 countries, speaking to farmers in Zimbabwe, CEOs in China, doctors in Dubai and school children in South Africa. In 2014, Oprah Winfrey did a two hour interview with Shawn on the science of happiness and meaning. His research on happiness made the cover of Harvard Business Review, his TED talk is one of the most popular of all time with over 16 million views, and his lecture airing on PBS has been seen by millions.
 
 
 

AKFCF, KFCC and NCAC JAM SESSION

Jim McKenzie, Kevin Hochman and Tom Slater will share their insights for 2020 and the positive changes that are being made in the system.
 

AKFCF AWARDS LUNCHEON

This year, the AKFCF Award winners will be honored during this luncheon. We have created some exciting new ways to recognize these amazing individuals. You won’t want to miss it!
 

REGIONAL ASSOCIATION MEETINGS

Regions will meet to conduct important association business matters. Members of the AKFCF leadership will stop in to each meeting to address any concerns and answer questions.


WELCOME RECEPTION IN THE TRADE SHOW

The Welcome Reception is a great opportunity to join your fellow franchisees and our valued suppliers in the Trade Show. Featuring everything you need to run your restaurant profitably, the exhibitors will showcase all of their newest products and services. Enjoy food and drinks and some local Bluegrass entertainment.  Get exclusive access to the exhibitors you’ve been waiting to meet; network with peers as you preview cutting-edge products from more than 175 leading companies. Revel in the company of colleagues and friends and make new connections.