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March 20-21, 2021: Edmonton Expo 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, September 21, 2019
11:30 am

Edmonton Convention Centre
9797 Jasper Ave., Edmonton, AB T5J 1N9


Daren Chalupiak


Daren Chalupiak ~ Finance, BMO

Daren brings 20 years of experience with different brands including Tim Hortons, Home Depot, Marriott, and Montana’s in varied environments from Airports to Education and Stand-Alone units. These experiences have included new builds, renovations and expansions.


Chuck Prenevost


Chuck Prenevost ~ Franchise Experts

Chuck’s passion is helping Entrepreneurs seek their true calling for business ownership.  The question to ask is not “should I start my own business”.  The question should be, “How do I find the right business that best suites me”. 

Chuck has assisted multiple entrepreneurs across the West realize their dreams of business ownership by matching the skills and the passions they have from their corporate careers with a business model that aligns with their goals.  Being an entrepreneur his entire life and starting his own business from scratch, he has a unique perspective that he loves sharing to keep his clients properly focused on finding the right business for themselves.


Grant Bullington


Grant Bullington ~ Franchise Experts

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.


Craig Mostat  

Craig Mostat ~ Franchisee/Business Owner

  • 35 years Retail Operations management
  • Restructured out of corporate world in 2017
  • Strong desire to control future career path & lifestyle goals
  • Willingness to learn about different franchise options
  • Started new Business October1, 2018 after 5 months of extensive research


Sam Khajeei


Sam Khajeei ~ Lawyer

Sam Khajeei is a corporate lawyer who has robust experience in franchising. He has acted for franchisors and franchisees in Alberta on a variety of matters including franchise disclosure documents, franchise and area development agreements and master franchising arrangements. For franchisors, Sam aligns his services towards maximizing system growth and promoting excellent relationships with franchisees while ensuring compliance with laws. For franchisees, Sam helps identify risk-prone areas and can assist with franchisor negotiations. Existing franchisees also benefit from his experience advising on operations and general day-to-day corporate matters. Sam's experience ultimately positions him as a valuable resource to business owners.


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