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September 20-21, 2019: Fort Lauderdale - Broward County Convention Center

Fri. 11am-5pm · Sat. 11am-5pm · $10 at the door · Purchase Online

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Free seminars and workshops

Seminar Room is Presented by: Allstate

** Times and topics are subject to change

Friday, September 20, 2019



Lynne D. Shelton, Esq. 

12:00 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


Vince Green 

12:45 PM

5 Lessons I Learned in My First Year as a Small Business Owner

Seminar presented by: 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.


Harrison Ambs 

1:30 PM

Digital Marketing And The Artificial Intelligence Revolution

Seminar presented by: Harrison Ambs   Vectra Digital

In this session you will learn:

  • Gain an understanding on the next big trend in digital marketing
  • Learn about how artificial intelligence can help supercharge their campaigns
  • Get a deeper insight into their own customer behavior and have insights to help improve their own operations


Paul Bosley

2:15 PM

Financing Your New Franchise Business

Seminar presented by: Paul BosleyBusiness Finance Depot

In this session you will learn:

  • How to prepare you and your business for underwriting
  • What is an equipment lease and how to secure financing
  • What is an SBA Express loan and a SBA 7(a) loan and how to qualify


Chris Sorrenti 

3:00 PM

Employee Total Cost and Retention

Seminar presented by: Chris SorrentiTriNet USA, Inc.

In this session you will learn:

  • Total cost of an Employee
  • Understanding Employer Liabilities and the importance of HR Compliance
  • How to Attract & Retain Top Talent. Making Employees more “sticky” without increasing salary


Saturday, September 21, 2019



Jacob A Weil 

11:30 AM

Preparing to Purchase, Starting Your New Business Out Right

Seminar presented by: Jacob A Weil Esq., EA, LCAMThe Weil Law Group, PA

This session will cover

  • Learn how to limit your liability in your business
  • Learn what to look for when evaluating a Franchise Disclosure Document
  • Learn how to get the advice you need to start out your business on the right foot


Cliff Nonnenmacher 

12:15 PM

Use Your Retirement Funds To Start A Business Tax Deferred & Penalty Free

Seminar presented by: Cliff NonnenmacherFranocity

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.


Marc Cote

1:00 PM

Why Most Businesses Fail And What To Do About It!

Seminar presented by: Marc CoteFocalPoint Business Coaching and Training

Why your personality will impact your business success and what you can do about it. The three-roles of the business owner and which drives the most value for the enterprise. How to create a successful and sustainable business.


Chris Conner

1:45 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.


Sebastian Boyer 

2:30 PM

How to Build Business Credit and Get Funding

Seminar presented by: Sebastien Boyer   Business Credit 101

This session will cover

  • The difference between personal credit and business credit.
  • What’s the truth about business credit versus the misinformation.
  • Learn the secrets about establishing and building business credit.


Zack Flodeen

3:15 PM

Access 401K/IRA Funds Penalty Free/tax Deferred For A Business

Seminar presented by: Zack FlodeenTenet Financial Group

In this session you will learn:

  • 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