Snap-on franchisees get personal, break record at conference
More than 2,750 franchisees joined Snap-on associates and suppliers at the annual Snap-on Franchisee Conference (SFC). The event took place at the South Point Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas, Nev. Aug. 10-12, 2012.
Snap-on Inc. says that the business conference highlighted the latest product innovations and deepening Snap-on support designed to bring those products to market, while providing franchisees effective solutions for managing and growing their businesses. Over 6,500 total attendees gathered for the event.
“Each year our goal is to strengthen our franchise network, and our annual franchisee conference plays an important role in achieving that result,” said Tom Kassouf, president, Snap-on Tools Group. “Personal relationships are at the core of our enterprise, and the SFC gives Snap-on a further opportunity to directly interact with our franchisees in an environment that helps us better understand their requirements, as well as the needs of their customers.”
The 2012 SFC featured a Product Exposition including the latest innovations in hand tools, power tools, diagnostic tools, tool storage solutions, and shop and tech equipment available exclusively from Snap-on. Nearly 200 new products on display throughout the show.
Also featured was the Snap-on Masters of Metal Tour and the Rock n’ Roll Cab Express.