Seminar Schedule Seminar Room is Presented by: ** Times and topics are subject to change Friday Saturday Friday, October 5, 2018 12:00 PM The Legal ABC's for Franchisees Seminar presented by: Jeff Wheelock ~ Dickinson & Wheelock, PC This session will cover: Your investment in a franchise will be huge. For some franchisees, it's the biggest deal of their lives. Don't you want to fully understand the deal? And possibly negotiate better terms? 1:00 PM 5 Lessons I Learned in My First Year as a Small Business Owner Seminar presented by: Paul Bolden & Tyler Campbell ~ 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. 2:00 PM Use Your Retirement Funds To Start A Business Tax Deferred & Penalty Free Seminar presented by: Cliff Nonnenmacher ~ Franocity What you will learn: 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. 3:00 PM Financing Your Franchise Seminar presented by: Julie Cripe ~ Bank OZK Description coming soon. Saturday, October 6, 2018 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 How to Start Your Own Business – Franchising vs. Small Business Start Up Seminar presented by: Alan George ~ 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. 1:30 PM Is Franchising Right for You? Seminar presented by: Scott Kidd ~ The Entrepreneur's Source In this session you will learn: Determine if a franchise the right business model for you. Learn how to analyze a specific franchise to see if it is right for you. Learn about the franchise industry and the process for vetting a concept. 2:15 PM The Importance of Working Capital in Start Up Financing Seminar presented by: Sean Duffy ~ Spirit of Texas Bank What you will learn: Set yourself up for success by asking for every dollar you need to succeed. Limit your personal cash into your new business by letting your loan support itself. Save your cash for your future investments and set yourself up to be a multi-unit owner sooner than later. 3:00 PM The Legal ABC's for Franchisees Seminar presented by: Jeff Wheelock ~ Dickinson & Wheelock, PC This session will cover: Your investment in a franchise will be huge. For some franchisees, it's the biggest deal of their lives. Don't you want to fully understand the deal? And possibly negotiate better terms?