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September 7-8, 2019: Toronto - The International Centre - Hall 5

Sat. 11am-5pm · Sun. 11am-5pm · $10 at the door

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How to Franchise Your Business:


The Legal Side of Franchising

Presented by: David Gray
MacDonald Sager Manis LLP

Take the Path to Franchising

Presented by: Shawn Saraga ~ Senior Vice-President
SRS Canada

We have all seen and heard the success stories of how existing businesses grow into successful franchisor empires. Learn how this happens with a man who has helped to build many franchise systems across Canada. The seemingly overnight success is typically a seven year process. Find out the infrastructure required, learn about different economic models and discover the key to successful franchisor systems.

Learn from Franchise Lawyer David Gray and Industry Leader Shawn Saraga.

Saturday, September 7, 2019
10:00 am

The International Centre - Hall 5
6900 Airport Road
Mississauga, ON L4V 1E8

$25 online; includes admission to the show. Tickets are limited, and may be purchased at the door for $30.

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David Gray

David Gray

MacDonald Sager Manis LLP

David Gray is a lawyer at MacDonald Sager Manis LLP and provides practical and cost effective guidance to business clients in all phases of development from entrepreneurial sole proprietor start-ups to mature corporate businesses.

In addition to advising on general corporate and commercial law matters, David has significant experience in the areas of: franchising, licensing, intellectual property, and commercial and corporate disputes.


Shawn Saraga

Shawn Saraga

Senior Vice-President ~ SRS Canada

Shawn Saraga is the Senior Vice President, of SRS Canada, who is responsible for a tenant rep team that services most of the Ontario market and parts of Canada. Over the course of his career Shawn has helped sign over hundreds of franchise agreements and leases. His ability to understand the marriage between franchising and real estate helps to close more deals. Shawn and his team also manage traditional retail tenant rep opportunities with great success. In April of 2014 Shawn merged his boutique company, Marathon Realty with the Cushman & Wakefield Ltd., Brokerage North East Toronto Office. Shawn also sits on the boards of several franchisors. In charitable work Shawn created and chairs the GO! Black Tie Monopoly Tournament, a fundraiser for Mount Sinai Hospital & Neshamah, both charities of which he is on the board of.

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