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GPS Hospitality to Lead Executive Brand Panel at Multi-Unit Franchising Conference

April 25, 2016

GPS Hospitality to Lead Executive Brand Panel at Multi-Unit Franchising Conference

Tom Garrett to Moderate Discussion on How to Select a New Brand with Veteran Franchising Experts

ATLANTA – (April 25, 2016) – On the heels of adding Popeyes® Louisiana Kitchen to its franchise portfolio of 222 BURGER KING® restaurants, GPS Hospitality today announces that Tom Garrett, CEO & Founder, will moderate a panel on best practices for selecting a new franchise brand during Multi-Unit Franchising Conference, taking place April 26 – 29 at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas.

General Session Panel: How to Select a New Brand
DATE: Thursday, April 28 at 11:00 a.m. PT
MODERATOR: Tom Garrett, CEO, GPS Hospitality
PANELISTS: Dave Goebel, Multi-Unit Franchisee, Pie Five Pizza; Matt Kelly, Partner & Managing Director, North Point Advisors; Eric Werner, Multi-Unit Franchisee, Texas Subs

Garrett will join leading multi-unit franchisees from Pie Five Pizza and Texas Subs, as well as a partner from North Point Advisors, to share insights on how franchisees can diversify their portfolios by strategically selecting new brands. Panelists will address specific challenges shared by many multi-unit franchisees and will also reveal best practices that attendees can implement when investing in new concepts.

“As we’ve learned at GPS Hospitality, choosing the right franchise brands for your business can mean all the difference as a franchisee,” said Garrett. “I’m personally looking forward to learning from each of these panelists who offer years of expertise.”

The 16th annual Multi-Unit Franchising Conference, produced by Franchise Update Media, focuses on the critical concerns of today’s franchisees. The event is designed as a platform for continued education and sets the stage for upcoming trends and new ideas that can be applied to franchise businesses.

To learn more about GPS Hospitality and career opportunities, please visit the company’s website at or follow them on LinkedIn and Twitter.

About GPS Hospitality
Founded in 2012, GPS Hospitality is a BURGER KING® and Popeyes® franchisee, operating 229 restaurants in Georgia, Indiana, Kentucky, Maryland, Michigan, New Jersey, Ohio, Pennsylvania and West Virginia. GPS Hospitality seeks to become our guests’ favorite QSR destination by implementing our brand values of being Goal Focused, People Oriented and Service Obsessed. For more information, please visit

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