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By JoAnna Mueller Dan Gans will be giving updates at the AKFCF Convention this week! On Thursday, March 20, Dan will be giving a policy update to the Regional Break-Out sessions. It will be a chance to hear about the most pressing legislative and regulatory issues facing AKFCF. He’ll go over how we are approaching them as a GAC. He will also take questions if there...

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By Kelly Rodenberg We look forward to welcoming you to Las Vegas this week for the 2024 AKFCF Annual Convention at the ARIA Resort & Casino! The following are important details as you prepare for your departure to the city that never sleeps. After completing your hotel check-in, please visit us on Tuesday from 11 a.m. - 8:30 p.m. at the AKFCF Attendee Registration Desk on the...

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By Kevin Schlutz Can you believe it’s been almost 5 years since the Great Lakes and Upper Midwest regions merged into the Greater Midwest? How time flies when you’re pre-occupied with business issues and pandemics. Unfortunately, even though we’ve had some great conventions and Super Regional meetings since then, we have never had a meeting within the region since that merger. First, COVID got in the...

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By Shannon Prendiville Registration is open now! The Northwest KFC Franchisee Association is excited to announce our Spring Meeting and Celebration. Northwest & Southwest Regions are joining forces again and are set to return to exciting Las Vegas. We’re also expecting several appearances from the Greater Midwest region. We’ll be at the Flamingo Hotel during our May 7-9 event — “The Power of You.” We have a...

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By Kelly Rodenberg Tuesday, March 19 12:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. Unlock Employee Potential in the Restaurant and Beyond Speakers: Karen Adams, Brenda Flood and Justin Patton Sponsored by KFCC Our team members tell us, “I don’t feel like I have a career with KFC” and that “frequent 1:1s with my RGM would keep me engaged, and I’d stay longer.” We know that if we can retain team members for at...

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By Kelly Rodenberg On Wednesday night at the trade show (March 20), you will hear some of Nashville’s newest country artists who are reaching for Impossible! They each have their own sound and are going for their dream of being awarded the next CMA male or female country artist of the year! They will be playing from 6:45 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. on the Pepsi Stage...

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By Jennifer Thomoas The Southeast recently hosted the Greater Midwest, the Northeast, the Northwest, and the Southwest regions for the Super “Duper” Regional Membership Meeting and Trade Show. For the first time in our history, five of the six regions nationwide joined forces to plan and pull off this event. The meeting was held at the Loews Midtown in Atlanta, GA on Oct. 22-25, 2023, with...

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By Kelly Rodenberg As the end of the year approaches, I find myself thankful for my tenth year serving as the Executive Director for the AKFCF. Whether it has been collaborating with the EC, board, staff, committees, partners, or supporters, I am fortunate to be in the company of such compassionate and knowledgeable leaders. Even more inspiring is the energy each of you continues to give in...

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By JoAnna Mueller By now, you all may have heard that that, on October 26, the NLRB issued a final ruling to its update on joint employer status.The Board reverted to the previous standard that we saw during the Obama administration, which made a business liable as a joint employer when it held “indirect” or “reserved” control over one or more essential terms of employment. The new...

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Kelly Rodenberg KFC Franchisees, partners and vendors are in for a treat with the 2024 AKFCF Awards Dinner and Show, which will take over Las Vegas at the ARIA, Thursday, March 21. It's known as AKFCF’s biggest night, and you can be in the house to see live performances from some of Las Vegas’s best talent and country music artist Tyler Hubbard who has twenty-one No.1 singles...

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