Seminar Schedule Seminar Room is Presented by: ** Times and topics are subject to change Friday Saturday Friday, November 8, 2019 12:00 PM How to Use your 401k to Finance Your Business Start Up Seminar presented by: Steven Cooper ~ ERSOP.com 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. 12:45 PM 5 Lessons I Learned in My First Year as a Small Business Owner Seminar presented by: Alyson Gromak ~ Allstate Insurance Company This session will cover: 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. 1:30 PM Buying a Franchise 101 - Everything You Need to Know to Acquire Your Ideal Franchise Seminar presented by: Red Boswell ~ IFPG This session will cover The Do's and Don't of purchasing a franchise. Understanding the Franchisor's legal documents. How to avoid the most common mistakes when purchasing a franchise. 2:15 PM Is Franchising Right For Me? Seminar presented by: Stephen Maeker ~ FranChoice This seminar is catered to those who are looking to purchase a franchise but are unsure on where to start. Attendees will leave knowing what steps to take, what questions to ask the Franchisor and how to strategically plan for a life as a business owner. Key Points: How to nagigate through a Franchise Disclosure Document What the 4 quadrants of franchiseing are E-Z immigration visa and franchising 3:00 PM A to Zee: 5 Steps of Due Diligence Seminar presented by: Christina McAmis ~ Shelton Law & Associates This seminar is catered to those who are looking to purchase a franchise but are unsure on where to start. Attendees will leave knowing what steps to take, what questions to ask the Franchisor and how to strategically plan for a life as a business owner. Key Points: Funding your Franchise Consulting the Pros Legal Roles and Needs Roles and responsibilities of a Franchisee Validation – questions to ask other Franchisees Effective questions to ask every Franchisor Saturday, November 9, 2019 12:00 PM Franchising Possibilities & Myths Seminar presented by: Tom Laidlaw ~ The Entrepreneur's Source This session will cover Demystify the industry Educate you on the various types of Franchise ownership Help you navigate the Franchise buying process 12:45 PM Use Your Retirement Funds To Start A Business Tax Deferred & Penalty Free Seminar presented by: Cliff Nonnenmacher ~ Franocity This session will cover Learn about your financing options. Learn how the tax reform plan helps new Entrepreneurs. Learn how to use your 401K or IRA to by your business tax free. 1:30 PM 10 Big Franchise Mistakes to Avoid Seminar presented by: Sara Waskow ~ FranNet of Dallas/Fort Worth Starting a business can be risky if you don’t have all the information you need to make an informed decision. It is critical to choose the concept best suited to your skills, personality and long-term objectives. This session will lay out success strategies, help you manage risk and provide you with tips to secure start-up funds. 2:15 PM Access 401K/IRA Funds Penalty Free / Tax Deferred For A Business Seminar presented by: Zack Flodeen ~ Tenet Financial Group This 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. 3:00 PM Franchising Without Fear Seminar presented by: Trish Benedik ~ Select Franchise Consulting This session will cover The #1 reason people do not open a franchise. How to develop a positive mindset from the beginning of your franchise search. 10 strategies for working through your fear of opening a business.