North America’s Largest Franchise and Business Opportunities Events!
September 18-19, 2021: Tampa Convention Center

Sat. 11am-5pm · Sun 11am-4pm · Limited Tickets Available – Must Buy Tickets On-line – Click here to buy now

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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, September 18, 2021



Mike Smeaton 

12:00 PM

Involved VS Commitment / Possibilities VS Probabilities

Seminar presented by: Mike SmeatonThe Entrepreneur's Source

What you will learn:

  • F.E.A.R. (False Evidence Appearing Real)
  • Learn about Education and Discovery of Franchise Ownership
  • Income-Lifestyle-Wealth-Equity / Goals-Needs-Expectations


Steven Cooper 

12:45 PM

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

Seminar presented by: Steven

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 Wilson 

1:30 PM

Franchising After COVID

Seminar presented by: Chris WilsonLegacy Franchise Ventures

What you will learn:


Lynne Shelton 

2:15 PM

A to Zee: 5 Steps of Due Diligence

Seminar presented by: Lynne SheltonShelton 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


Jenny Sutter 

3:00 PM

How Do You Know Which Franchise Is Right For You?

Seminar presented by: Jenny SutterFranNet

What you will learn:

  • Learn about franchise models: owner-operator, owner-executive, semi-absentee
  • What things you need to consider before investing into a franchise
  • Understand the importance of finding a franchise that is your match-fit


Sunday, September 19, 2021



Irving Chung

12:00 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


Dave Woggon

12:45 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 

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.


Reco McCambry 

2:15 PM

Get Business Funding & Start Building Business Credit Today!

Seminar presented by: Reco McCambryNovae Money

What you will learn:

  • Learn how to get up to $250k in funding as a startup business!
  • How to obtain funding under your EIN opposed to your SSN!
  • How to build a solid business credit profile separate from your personal credit profile!