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Seminar Schedule

Learn the ins and outs of franchise ownership so you can make an educated decision about your future. Plus, learn about starting and growing your own business. Seminar topics include: Legal Advice, How To Choose The Business For You, Financing Options, Government Assistance Programs and much more.

** Times and topics are subject to change



Saturday, November 20, 2021

 

 

Dave Woggon

12:00 PM

Small Business and Franchise Funding in 2021

Seminar presented by: Dave WoggonTenet Financial Group

What 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 

12:45 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.

 

Irving Chung

1:30 PM

The Secrets to Successful Franchising

Seminar presented by: Irving ChungFranChoice

There are many factors that contribute to a being a successful franchisee. In this seminar you will learn all of the critical aspects including skills and goals assessment, franchise selection guidance, franchisee evaluation criteria, funding strategies and ownership best practices.

Three Reasons to Attend:

  • Learn how to select the best franchise
  • Learn to how to fund your business
  • Get $2,500 to start your business

 

Mike Goddard Christopher Huey 

2:15 PM

SBA Lending Basics for New Franchise Businesses

Seminar presented by: Mike Goddard & Christopher HueyUnited Community Bank

In this session you will learn:

  • The basics of SBA financing for a new franchise venture- how do these loans work?
  • The application process- how do I best present my request to the bank?
  • The bank's decision- how will the bank decide if my loan "fits?"

 


Sunday, November 21, 2021

 

 

Dave Woggon

12:00 PM

Small Business and Franchise Funding in 2021

Seminar presented by: Dave WoggonTenet Financial Group

What 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 

12:45 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.

 

Irving Chung

1:30 PM

The Secrets to Successful Franchising

Seminar presented by: Irving ChungFranChoice

There are many factors that contribute to a being a successful franchisee. In this seminar you will learn all of the critical aspects including skills and goals assessment, franchise selection guidance, franchisee evaluation criteria, funding strategies and ownership best practices.

Three Reasons to Attend:

  • Learn how to select the best franchise
  • Learn to how to fund your business
  • Get $2,500 to start your business

 

Mike Goddard Christopher Huey 

2:15 PM

SBA Lending Basics for New Franchise Businesses

Seminar presented by: Mike Goddard & Christopher HueyUnited Community Bank

In this session you will learn:

  • The basics of SBA financing for a new franchise venture- how do these loans work?
  • The application process- how do I best present my request to the bank?
  • The bank's decision- how will the bank decide if my loan "fits?"