Learn from a panel of experts and business owners how to leverage your experience and leadership to launch your own profitable franchise business. If you’re an experienced business professional who’s tired of the corporate world, this event is the first step to becoming your own boss. At this event you’ll learn:
How to minimize your risk when starting a business
Franchise myths and facts
How to find a franchise that suits your skills, background, and your financial and lifestyle goals
The legal considerations and requirements for starting and owning a franchise business
Personal stories from owners on their experience buying and running specialty franchises
What a franchisor is looking for in their franchisees
Sessions During the Event Include: 1. Registration
2. Introductions Welcome – FranNet of Dallas/Fort Worth Additional opening remarks from SCORE and SBDC
3. Presentations and Entrepreneur Panel Discussions A panel of successful local franchise owners will be front-and-center to provide insight into opening a new business and share the struggles and successes they experienced along the way. You’ll hear first-hand how these entrepreneurs got started and successfully transitioned from corporate careers to business ownership while keeping risk in check.
3. Funding and Legal Panel Discussions This presentation will focus on options to fund your business and the legal elements of franchising.
4. Networking Once the presentations and panels conclude, you’ll have the chance to connect with the presenters and panel participants, as well as other motivated, like-minded individuals in attendance:
Meet attendees who share your same passion for starting a business (maybe even find that special co-founder you’ve been looking for).
Speak with an experienced consultant who can help you identify your next steps.
EVENT PREPARATION Coffee and pastries will be served _______________________ EVENT AGENDA 8:30 a.m. – 8:50 a.m. - Open Registration 8:50 a.m. – 9:00 a.m. - FranNet and Business Resource Introductions 9:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.- Entrepreneur Panel Discussions 10:30 a.m. – 10:40 a.m. - Break 10:40 a.m. – 11:20 a.m. - Funding and Legal Panel Discussions 11:20 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. - Closing 11:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. - Networking