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Seminar Schedule

Seminar Room

Learn from the best and from those who have been there, done that, lived and breathed it, and fallen along the way. You'll be inspired, well educated, and keen by the time you leave.



Saturday, March 6, 2021

 

 

Chip Meyers 

12:00 PM

The Key to Finding the Right Franchise

Seminar presented by: Chip MeyersThe Entrepreneur's Source

In this session you will learn:

  • 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 

12:45 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.

 

Brian Eckert

1:30 PM

The New American Dream: Entrepreneurship and Business Ownership

Seminar presented by: Brian EckertThe Financial Coaching Group

In this session you will learn:

  • How to Start a Business Smarter: Lessons from 15 years of full-time entrepreneurship.
  • Biggest advantage to wealth building for the entrepreneur/business owner.
  • How to best evaluate a business and the 20 criteria to consider when choosing the business for you.

 

Tom Spadea 

2:15 PM

Lifecycle of a Franchise System

Seminar presented by: Tom SpadeaSpadea Lignana LLC

All franchise systems, from emerging brands to household names, follow a similar cycle of growth and maturity. If you are looking into franchising, it is important that you understand the stages of growth for franchise systems. If you are a franchisor, you should start with the end in mind. Learn best practices of laying a strong foundation for your system so you are in the best position possible to maximize your return when it comes time to exit. If you are a franchisee, you should understand where in the lifecycle the brand you are investigating is to give you another data point in your due diligence.

Del Hargis

3:00 PM

The Power of Company Culture

Seminar presented by: Del HargisDecoArmor

 

 


Sunday, March 7, 2021

 

 

Chris Conner

12:00 PM

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

Seminar presented by: Chris ConnerFranchise 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.

 

Chip Meyers 

12:45 PM

The Key to Finding the Right Franchise

Seminar presented by: Chip MeyersThe Entrepreneur's Source

In this session you will learn:

  • 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?

 

Lynne D. Shelton, Esq. 

1:30 PM

A to Zee: 5 Steps of Due Diligence

Seminar presented by: Lynne D. Shelton, Esq.   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

 

Steven Cooper 

2:15 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.