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November 11-12, 2017: Greater Philly Expo Center

Sat. 11am-5pm · Sun. 11am-4pm | $8 at the door

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Seminar Schedule

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.

How To Franchise Your Business Workshop

 


Friday, January 15, 2016

Seminar Room 1

Steven Cooper

11:00 am

Using your 401k to Finance your Business Start-up

Seminar presented by: Steve Cooper ~ ERSOP

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.

 

Carl Gould

12:30 pm

5 ways to Generate Business Revenue in the next 90 days

Seminar presented by: Carl Gould ~ 7 Stage Advisors

What will you learn?

  • The Season Of Business and how they are affecting your ability to grow
  • How to Increase Your Fees….and get paid MORE
  • Increase customer loyalty, and repeat purchases
  • Key Strategies to take your business to the next level

 

Nick Neonakis

2:00 pm

How to Become a Successful Franchisee

Seminar presented by: Nick Neonakis ~ The Franchise MBA

This session will help you answer all the 'big' questions!

- Can I do it? 
- Will I be successful?
- What if I fail?

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Friday, January 15, 2016

Seminar Room 2

Curtis _Gregory

11:45 am

Grants, Resources and Support Programs offered by The City of Philadelphia

Seminar presented by: Curtis Gregory ~ City of Philadelphia

In this session you will:

  • Learn about possible grant opportunities to support your business.
  • Learn how to navigate the resources of the City of Philadelphia
  • Learn about the challenges of access to capital and how to navigate through those challenges.

 

Tom DuFore

1:15 pm

Transitioning from Employee to Employer

Seminar presented by: Tom DuFore ~ Franchise Marketing Systems

Making the transition from EMPLOYEE to EMPLOYER can be tough for some people. In this session you will learn how starting a Franchise can help ease the conversion by providing a framework of support. Set yourself up for success from the beginning by making the right choices and decisions in the early stages of your business ownership journey.

 

Jason Power

2:45 pm

What you Need to Know Before Buying a Franchise

Seminar presented by: Jason Power ~ Shelton & Power Law Firm

There are many questions in the early stages of considering Franchise ownership:

  • How do I research a franchise? 
  • What are the best questions to ask a franchisor? 
  • What steps to I need to take during the buying process? 

This seminar will answer these questions and many others that you will encounter when researching and purchasing your franchise.  This seminar will also discuss how to prepare for life as a franchisee and how to have a mutually beneficial relationship with the franchisor.

 


Saturday, January 16, 2016

Seminar Room 1

Steven Cooper

11:00 am

Using your 401k to Finance your Business Start-up

Seminar presented by: Steve Cooper ~ ERSOP

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.

 

Chris Goethe

12:30 pm

How to Maximize Your Relationship with Your Franchisor

Seminar presented by: Chris Goethe ~ Primrose Schools®

Key take-away's include:

  • Specific questions you should ask the franchisor during negotiations
  • Best practices for relationship building with your Franchisor
  • A timeline for crucial communications before, during and after the signed contract.

 

 

Nick Neonakis

2:00 pm

How to Become a Successful Franchisee

Seminar presented by: Nick Neonakis  ~ The Franchise MBA

This session will help you answer all the 'big' questions!

- Can I do it? 
- Will I be successful?
- What if I fail?

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Saturday, January 16, 2016

Seminar Room 2

Bob Koch

 

Mark Myette

 

11:45 am

Starter's Guide to Franchising: What, Why and How

Seminar presented by: Bob Koch & Mark Myette ~ The Entrepreneur's Source

This session will cover: 

  • The type of person that should consider Franchising
  • The type of person that should not consider Franchising
  • How to go about determining the best path for you

 

Jason Power

1:15 pm

What you Need to Know Before Buying a Franchise

Seminar presented by: Jason Power ~ Shelton & Power Law Firm

There are many questions in the early stages of considering Franchise ownership:

  • How do I research a franchise? 
  • What are the best questions to ask a franchisor? 
  • What steps to I need to take during the buying process? 

This seminar will answer these questions and many others that you will encounter when researching and purchasing your franchise.  This seminar will also discuss how to prepare for life as a franchisee and how to have a mutually beneficial relationship with the franchisor.

 

 

William Mohnacs

2:45 pm

Funding your New Business - Available Government Programs

Seminar presented by: William Mohnacs  ~ East River Bank

In this session you will:

  • Discover various options to fund your new business venture
  • Learn about Guaranteed Government Lending programs
  • Understand the steps to getting your financing secured

 

 

** Times and topics are subject to change