Seminar Schedule Room 2 Seminar Room is Presented by: ** Times and topics are subject to change Saturday Sunday Saturday, February 16, 2019 12:00 PM Important Facts and Tips Regarding Buying a Franchise Seminar presented by: Lisa Biase ~ Law Offices of Lisa A. Biase, P.C. This session will cover: Pertinent laws applicable to buying a franchise, and those governing the relationship between the Franchisor and Franchisee during the franchise term; Important business considerations; and How to negotiation of the Franchise Agreement. 1:00 PM 5 Lessons I Learned in My First Year as a Small Business Owner Seminar presented by: Allstate Insurance Company You will learn: 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 10 Benefits You Need to Know About Credit Card Processing Seminar presented by: Mary Ann Robinson ~ TransAct What You Will Learn: Learn about Platforms available today. Services you should receive. Simple ways to add efficiency while reducing expenses. 3:00 PM How to Start Your Own Business – Franchising vs. Small Business Start Up Seminar presented by: Chris Conner ~ 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. Sunday, February 17, 2019 11:30 AM How to Start Your Own Business – Franchising vs. Small Business Start Up Seminar presented by: Chris Conner ~ 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. 12:30 PM Franchise Disclosure Document Basics Seminar presented by: Tom Spadea ~ Spadea Lignana LLC The session will cover: Overview of Franchise Laws (both state and federal). The Role of the Franchise Disclosure Document (the "FDD"). Top Ten Items to review in the FDD. Are Franchise Agreements negotiable. 1:30 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. 2:30 PM Franchising and Business Ownership: The Job Alternative. Seminar presented by: Bob Koch & Steve Rosenkrantz ~ The Entrepreneur's Source This session will cover: What exactly is Franchising? Characteristics of a ideal business. What do they look like! What is it that you are looking for in a business?