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November 20-21, 2021: Calgary - TELUS Convention Centre

Sat. 11am-5pm · Sun. 11am-4pm

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Edmonton Panel

  • Guide to finding the right kind of franchise opportunity for you
  • Funding sources you didn’t even know were available
  • Questions to ask franchisors that will help you identify if the opportunity is the right one
  • The secret to owning a successful and profitable franchise location

Saturday, November 9, 2019
11:30 am

TELUS Convention Centre
120 9 Ave SE, Calgary, AB T2G 0P3


Greg Scott


Greg Scott ~ Lawyer

Greg has practiced law for many years and has extensive experience in the franchise law area. He has advised many franchisees both new as well as those along their franchise journey. He has also advised new franchisors in getting their business established. Further to this he has worked with both franchisees and franchisors in resolving disputes.


Ryan Sowtis


Ryan Sowtis ~ Finance

Ryan Sowtis has been with RBC Royal Bank for almost 10 years in various roles. He started his career as a Personal Banker and then moved into Management. He’s since moved into the position of Business Account Manager. This role allows Ryan to help new and existing entrepreneurs start and grow their businesses. He’s able to do this through sound financial advice and by leveraging the expert partners he has available. Ryan’s educational background is in finance where he learned to take a holistic approach to managing his clients businesses. This ultimately leads to a more complete and successful relationship.


Jenny Yu  

Jenny Yu ~ Government

Jenny joined Public Services and Procurement Canada (PSPC) in 2009 and is a dynamic and passionate public servant with extensive experience in government procurement and contracting. With her background in communications and event management, she is also a seasoned public speaker, and a strategist in corporate, non-profit, and government relations. Driven and skillful in combining creativity and business skills in achieving initiatives, Jenny continues to build a portfolio of service excellence via procurement to departments such as the Department of National Defence, Defence Research Development Canada, Parks Canada, Royal Canadian Mounted Police, etc. Her strength in building effective relationships also continue to render meaningful collaborations with partners like the National Hockey League, the United Way, and World Vision Canada. Jenny thrives on the curating and sharing of ideas and looks forward to applying her attributes and experience.


Grant Bullington


Grant Bullington ~ Franchise Specialist

Grant is a franchise specialist with FranNet of Western Canada. He works one-on-one with serious prospective franchisees to help find and research their ideal business.


Christine Martin


Christine Martin ~ Express Employment Professionals - Franchisee

Christine is the franchisee for Express Employment Professionals Calgary South. She has owned the office since Fall 2018 and is passionate about the goals and values of the organization. Express matches great people with great organizations in our community. Our goal is to put a million people to work across our network of 800+ offices in Canada and the United States. The decision to purchase a franchise after 20+ years in the Oil and Gas industry required a great deal of research and soul searching. Finding Express made the decision easy. It has allowed her to combine her business and leadership experience while impacting people’s lives by matching them with great businesses.


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