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Seminar Schedule

 ** Times and topics are subject to change

 


Saturday, September 16, 2023

 

12:00 PM

Franchise 101: Finding The Business That Is Right For You

Seminar presented by: Bill Rodriguez ~ Liftoff! Certified Franchise Consultant

What you will learn:

  • Franchising advantages & disadvantages, what to know upfront
  • Choosing among the 1000's of brands, how to narrow your list
  • Full-time or part-time, deciding what type of owner you should be

 

12:45 PM

Small Business and Franchise Funding in 2023

Seminar presented by: Dave Woggon ~ Tenet 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

 

1:30 PM

Growth Strategies, Attracting Overseas Investors & Taking Your Franchise Global

Seminar presented by: Avinash Nichkawde  ~  AN Global Consulting

What will you learn:

  • Business Turn Around And Group Strategies
  • Franchising for Overseas Investors
  • Taking Your Franchise Opportunity Global

 

2:15 PM

How to Buy and Sell a Business - Including the Topic of Valuation

Seminar presented by: Paul Atkinson ~ Sunbelt Business Advisors

What you will learn:

  • Discussion on advantages of purchasing a business versus starting a business
  • Advantages of franchises
  • Existing business valuations models

 

3:00 PM

2023 Career Planning - How to Make a Change!

Seminar presented by: Kimberly Gillette ~ The Entrepreneur's Source

What you will learn:

  • Start with the end in mind (identify your income/lifestyle/wealth goals)
  • Reimagine what could be (write your own success story)
  • Discover what else (dare to dream about possibilities you don't know exist)

 

 


 

Sunday, September 17, 2023

12:00 PM

2023 Career Planning - How to Make a Change!

Seminar presented by: Kimberly Gillette ~ The Entrepreneur's Source

What you will learn:

  • Start with the end in mind (identify your income/lifestyle/wealth goals)
  • Reimagine what could be (write your own success story)
  • Discover what else (dare to dream about possibilities you don't know exist)

 

12:45 PM

Life As A Franchisee: What To Expect, How To Prepare (Panel Discussion)

        

Seminar presented by: Bill Rodriguez  & Tyler Gustafson  & Emmanuelle Hardy ~ Liftoff! Certified Franchise Consultant

What you will learn:

  • Real franchisees share tips & insight on what it takes to succeed
  • Challenges & triumphs; what they wish they knew BEFORE buying
  • Q&A - your chance to get clarity on your questions & concerns

 

1:30 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.

 

2:15 PM

A to Zee: 5 Steps of Due Diligence

Seminar presented by: Christina McAmis ~ Shelton 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

 

 


 

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