Thursday Oct 20, 2016

Franchising across Asia

Start Date:2016-10-20
End Date:2016-10-20

Short Descirption:

How to grow your business fast! Secrets of success in a competitive market

Presented by Maurice Levine CEO, Anytime Fitness Asia (one of Asia’s fastest growing SMEs)

Long Description:

The Entrepreneurs’ Network (TEN)

Franchising across Asia – how to grow your business fast!
Secrets of success in a competitive market

Presented by
Maurice Levine
CEO, Anytime Fitness Asia (one of Asia’s fastest growing SMEs)

Event Details


Thursday, 20 October 2016 from 6:30pm to 9:00pm


ORANGE PEEL MUSIC LOUNGE, 2/F Ho Lee Commercial Building, 38-44 DAguilar Street, LKF, Central, Hong Kong (Note: opposite Zinc Bar)


We are very pleased to announce that Maurice Levine will be our next guest speaker at TEN.

Maurice will talk about growing a franchised retail business across Asia, including China, and how to address the differences and difficulties in each market. He will explain how he got into the fitness business and his vision for the company. He will cover the lessons learned, including mistakes to avoid and the key factors for success, and, in particular, how to build and control a fast-growing franchise operation across many diverse territories, in a very competitive sector.

This will be a really worthwhile event and will provide a unique insight into the world of franchising with valuable lessons for both entrepreneurs and investors in Hong Kong.

After the presentation, the session will continue in an interactive Q&A format where members and guests are encouraged to discuss relevant issues with our guest speakers.

This event is FREE for TEN MEMBERS and HK$100 for non-members and guests.

Agenda (approx.):

6:30 to 7:00 Cocktails and networking
7:00 to 7:10 General TEN announcements
7:10 to 7:40 Presentation by our guest speaker
7:40 to 8:20 Q&A session
8:20 to 9:00 Networking


We encourage all members and guests to REGISTER HERE and to arrive not later than 7:00pm.

Please register early to ensure your place as this will be a very worthwhile event for all entrepreneurs and business owners. Advance registration helps us in our planning!

*** PLUS specially designed Happy Hour signature drink for TEN members ***





2/F, Ho Lee Commercial Building, 38-44 D’Aguilar Street, Lan Kwai Fong

ORANGE PEEL Happy Hour drinks policy will be in effect from 6:30 to 9:00


About our speaker:

Maurice Levine
CEO, Anytime Fitness Asia

Maurice is a native New Yorker who has built successful businesses across Australasia for the past 20 years.

Since February 2013 he has been CEO for Anytime Fitness Asia, living and operating in each market and moving from one to the next as required. The company that he has built has been recognized as the fastest growing Anytime Fitness Master Franchise and the fastest growing SME in Asia, selling over 100 territories in under 2 years across the region. Anytime Fitness Asia has been awarded the Asia Franchise of the Year and the Asia Global Franchise of the Year.

His previous position was CEO for Gold Buyers Asia. At Gold Buyers he established and built a retail brand with over 60 stores from scratch across the region in just 5 years. He was responsible for source funding, setting up the corporate structure, procuring retail space from property developers in very competitive landscapes, setting up training systems for his team of over 300 staff, and building and operated stores across Hong Kong, Thailand, Philippines and Indonesia.

Prior to this Maurice was CEO for CMC Global, a worldwide, high-end learning and development firm where he was awarded the contract to train retail sales and management teams across vast markets (including Asia) for Motorola. During this time he was personally responsible for delivering training in local dialects across South America, China, Thailand, Philippines, India, and Africa and he developed a unique system to do this. His work was Six Sigma audited and he delivered a 20% growth in sales in India in a flat market. He has also provided leadership training for PwC, Cisco Systems, Sony Ericsson and others.




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Best regards,
Executive committee members of TEN