North America’s Largest Franchise and Business Opportunities Events!
May 21-22, 2022: Houston · NRG Center

Sat. 11am-5pm · Sun. 11am-4pm

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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, June 5, 2021



Steven Cooper 

12:00 PM

How to Use your 401k to Finance Your Business Start Up

Seminar presented by: Steven Cooper

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.


Diana Trondsen 

12:45 PM

10 Strategies for Franchise Success

Seminar presented by: Diana TrondsenFrannet

Everyone wants to know what the keys to success are in buying and running a franchise business. In this workshop you will learn:

  • Common mistakes to avoid when evaluating franchise businesses.
  • How to choose a franchise that fits your skills, goals, and financial capability.
  • What does it take to be a successful franchisee.

If you are thinking about starting a franchise then you want to learn the advantages of opening a business with a proven process.


Jeff Jones

1:30 PM

Due Diligence In Finding The Right Franchise

Seminar presented by: Jeff JonesEasyvet

In this session you will learn:

  • How to research
  • Identify the needs you want met
  • Things to watch out for


Chris Wilson 

2:15 PM

Franchising After COVID

Seminar presented by: Chris Wilson   Legacy Franchise Ventures



Chuck Fasnacht  

3:00 PM

The Franchising Fast Lane: How to Accelerate Business Success

Seminar presented by: Chuck Fasnacht   Honest-1 Auto

 In this session you will learn:

  • Plug in instead of re-creating the wheel!
  • Use your best skills and build a team in areas where you are weak
  • Succeed at selling even if you think you are not a salesperson


Aimee Blake 

3:45 PM

Clean Beauty In 2021 and Beyond

Seminar presented by: Aimee Blake   Sugar Sugar



Sunday, June 6, 2021



Lisa Gustafson

12:00 PM

The Key To Finding The Right Franchise

Seminar presented by: Lisa GustafsonThe Entrepreneur's Source

In this session you will learn:

  • Setting key goals
  • Identifying key expectations
  • Education is the key


Dave Woggon 

12:45 PM

Small Business and Franchise Funding in 2021

Seminar presented by: Dave Woggon   Tenet Financial Group

In this session you will learn:

  • How to fund a business using equity or debt, or both
  • The dangers of an underfunded business
  • How to have a capitalization strategy from day 1 and beyond


Chris Conner

1:30 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.


Christina McAmis 

2:15 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



3:00 PM

The Power of Company Culture

Seminar presented by: Del Hargis  DecoArmor