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January 11-12, 2019: Boston - Seaport Hotel & World Trade Center

Fri. 11am-5pm · Sat. 11am-5pm · $8 at the door

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Seminar Schedule

Seminar Room is Presented by: Allstate

** Times and topics are subject to change

Friday, January 11, 2019


Kathleen Kelly

12:00 PM

SBA Lending For Franchises

Seminar presented by: Kathleen Kelly ~ Webster Bank

In this session you will learn:

  • SBA’s franchise directory.
  • Why SBA? Reasons for and advantages of SBA.
  • Startup vs. Acquisition financing.


Andrew Grande

Jason Calianos


12:45 PM

5 Lessons I Learned in My First Year as a Small Business Owner

Seminar presented by: Andrew Grande & Jason Calianos ~ Allstate Insurance Company

What you will learn:

  • Hear from an experienced Sales Leader who consults on a daily basis with over 30 Allstate Agency Owners
  • Learn the keys of launching a successful small business
  • Also hear from the experiences from a current Allstate Agency Owner


Cliff Nonnenmacher


1:30 PM

Use Your Retirement Funds To Start A Business Tax Deferred & Penalty Free

Seminar presented by: Cliff Nonnenmacher ~ Franocity

Why should someone attend this session?

  • Learn about your financing options.
  • Learn how tax reform plan helps new Entrepreneurs.
  • Learn how to use your 401K or IRA to buy your business tax free.


Chris Conner


2:15 PM

How to Start Your Own Business – Franchising vs. Small Business Start Up

Seminar presented by: Chris Conner ~ Franchise Marketing Systems

Building a business plan, market strategy and defining goals for your new business start-up. The good and bad of buying a franchise vs. starting your own business or buying an existing business.


Carl Gould 

3:00 PM

5 ways to Generate Business Revenue in the next 90 Days

Seminar presented by: Carl Gould ~ 7 Stage Advisors

What you will learn:

  • The Season Of Business and how they are affecting your ability to grow.
  • How to Increase Your Fees….and get paid MORE.
  • Increase customer loyalty, and repeat purchases.
  • Key Strategies to take your business to the next level.

Saturday, January 12, 2019


Eric Schechterman


11:30 AM

How To Match Yourself With The Right Franchise

Seminar presented by: Eric Schechterman ~ FranNet of Boston

The session will cover:

  • How do my skill sets transition to a franchise?
  • How to increase my chances of being successful as a franchisee?
  • What resources are available to find the right franchise?


Steven Cooper 

12:15 PM

How to Use your 401k to Finance Your Business Start Up

Seminar presented by: Steven Cooper ~

It's easier than you may think to use your own money to finance your business start-up. Learn how to leverage your 401k with NO penalties and NO taxes to realize your dream of business ownership.


Marc Cote 

1:00 PM

Why Most Businesses Fail And What To Do About It!

Seminar presented by: Marc Cote ~ FocalPoint Business Coaching and Training

The session will cover:

  • Why your personality will impact your business success and what you can do about it.
  • The three-roles of the business owner and which drives the most value for the enterprise.
  • How to create a successful and sustainable business.


Mike Harrington


1:45 PM

Franchise Tips & Advice - Getting the Most Out of Today’s Show

Seminar presented by: Mike Harrington ~ The Entrepreneur's Source

Why you someone attend this session?

  • Obtain Tips on doing the most effective research of franchises & business opportunities.
  • Determine how to find opportunities that best matches your goals, needs, & resources.
  • Get the best results from your visit today, and learn about the various industry experts and resources available to assist you.


Diane Rosenkrantz

2:30 PM

Access 401K - IRA Funds Penalty Free & Tax Deferred for a Business

Seminar presented by: Diane Rosenkrantz ~ Tenet Financial Group

The session will cover:

  • Fund your business debt free.
  • Access any type of pre tax retirement funds - penalty free and without taking a taxable distribution.
  • FAST funding in 3-4 weeks and use the funds for any business expense and to pay salary.