Mr. Maurice Byrne
Maurice Byrne is the founder of Jymka, a highly successful European Franchise business that provides mobile fitness classes, camps and parties for children.
He is a graduate of the Carroll School of Management, Boston College, USA, and has extensive international sales and marketing experience working for global companies Diageo and Ericsson.
Maurice has been involved in franchising since 2003 following the creation of Jymka after extensive research into children’s fitness programmes. Following a very successful operation in Ireland, he is spearheading the company’s drive for international expansion through Master licensing in Europe and Asia.
The company recently won an award for ‘Best Emerging Franchise’ in the 2012 IFA Awards, which highlights and acknowledges industry successes.
Maurice will be imparting insightful, anecdotal, and practical information on the industry and, more importantly, what it takes to develop a business successfully through franchising. His experience in franchising, exhibitions, and business shows he has his fingers on the pulse of what it takes to create and develop a successful franchise business.