Local Franchise Seminars

Begin your Franchise research by gathering with other prospective franchise owners at a location near you.

 "Is Buying a Franchise Right for Me?" - Wed., Nov. 1st

  • Wednesday, November 1, 2017 | 6:30 PM to 8:00 PM
  • The Shops at Westshore - Holland
  • 12331 James Street, Suite 190 (Located within the Younkers Court near the Public Restrooms)| Directions
  • Brigitte Betser, franchise placement specialists with FranNet, will bust some common franchise myths, and enlighten you on the wide-range of categories and investment levels available in franchising today. She’ll also discuss the various entry strategies available in the world of franchising, ranging from single unit owner/operator to semi-absentee investor to regional developer. You’ll learn whether franchising could be a path for achieving your goals, and if so, how to go about finding the RIGHT fit for you!
  • Following is a brief outline of the topics covered in FranNet's seminar:
    • General discussion of the reasons that compel individuals to start their own business in the first place.
    • A comparison of the pros and cons of starting a business from scratch, buying an existing business or starting a franchise.
    • How franchising can provide a desirable alternative to traditional employment by reducing the risk of ownership to an acceptable level through proven business systems, comprehensive training and ongoing support.
    • Basic information on franchising, including the range of industry categories, entry and long-term strategies, investment levels (starting as low as $75K) and fees.
    • The legal regulations governing franchising that protect the buyer.
    • A strategic approach to defining your personal business model, quantifying your returns and safely researching and selecting the business opportunity that’s right for you.
    • Growth trends and choices in franchising that offer stability and success in weak and strong economies.
    • A brief overview of FranNet’s no-fee, no-obligation consulting service is also provided.
  • Snacks provided, RSVP required
  • Register Now

 

 "Is Buying a Franchise Right for Me?" - Thu., Nov. 2nd

  • Thursday, November 2, 2017 | 11:30 AM to 1:00 PM
  • The Shops at Westshore - Holland
  • 12331 James Street, Suite 190 (Located within the Younkers Court near the Public Restrooms)| Directions
  • Brigitte Betser, franchise placement specialists with FranNet, will bust some common franchise myths, and enlighten you on the wide-range of categories and investment levels available in franchising today. She’ll also discuss the various entry strategies available in the world of franchising, ranging from single unit owner/operator to semi-absentee investor to regional developer. You’ll learn whether franchising could be a path for achieving your goals, and if so, how to go about finding the RIGHT fit for you!
  • Following is a brief outline of the topics covered in FranNet's seminar:
    • General discussion of the reasons that compel individuals to start their own business in the first place.
    • A comparison of the pros and cons of starting a business from scratch, buying an existing business or starting a franchise.
    • How franchising can provide a desirable alternative to traditional employment by reducing the risk of ownership to an acceptable level through proven business systems, comprehensive training and ongoing support.
    • Basic information on franchising, including the range of industry categories, entry and long-term strategies, investment levels (starting as low as $75K) and fees.
    • The legal regulations governing franchising that protect the buyer.
    • A strategic approach to defining your personal business model, quantifying your returns and safely researching and selecting the business opportunity that’s right for you.
    • Growth trends and choices in franchising that offer stability and success in weak and strong economies.
    • A brief overview of FranNet’s no-fee, no-obligation consulting service is also provided.
  • Lunch provided, RSVP required
  • Register Now

 

 "Lunch ‘n Learn - SEMI-ABSENTEE Franchise Ownership Options" - Fri., Nov. 3rd

  • Friday, November 3, 2017 | 12:00 PM to 1:30 PM
  • UHY Innovation Lab - Sterling Heights
  • 12900 Hall Road, first floor (between Van Dyke Freeway & Schoenherr, south side of Hall)| Directions
  • Can You Have the Best of Two Worlds? Learn how to Build Wealth and Equity as a Semi-Absentee Franchise Owner
  • Have you contemplated franchise ownership, but held back due to the demands of your day job or current business? Now, imagine enjoying the best of two worlds - A full-time career/business, PLUS the opportunity to build wealth and equity through franchising. It no longer has to be an either/or decision – but rather an “and” decision!
  • A growing trend in the franchise industry allows you to build a franchise enterprise while still keeping your corporate position and/or current business. Whether you are considering diversifying your portfolio, seeking another stream of retirement income/equity, or preparing for the next shift in the Corporate World, this may just be an option you want to learn more about.
  • In this seminar, presented by Mark Cory of FranNet, you’ll take away a better understanding of:
    • Why franchising works, and how it impacts the U.S, economy today. 
    • The characteristics of a semi-absentee business model. 
    • Which business segments work well under semi-absentee ownership.  
    • The funding options available in today’s marketplace. 
    • A strategic approach to selecting the semi-absentee franchise that is right for YOU!
  • Sponsored by Sterling Heights Regional Chamber of Commerce
  • Register Now

 

 "Franchising as a Career, an Investment, or Both" - Thu., Nov. 9th

  • Thursday, November 9, 2017 | 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
  • Offices of Derderian, Kann, Seyferth & Salucci, CPAs - Troy
  • 3001 W. Big Beaver, Suite 700| Directions
  • Learn franchising basics, including the array of categories and investment levels available (starting at around $50K), and how to go about defining your own personal vision, matching that up with viable choices, and conducting proper due diligence to make sure you're selecting the RIGHT fit for YOU!
  • Here is a brief outline of the topics covered in the seminar:
    • How franchising can provide a desirable alternative to traditional employment by reducing the risk of ownership to an acceptable level through proven business systems, comprehensive training and ongoing support. 
    • Basic information on franchising, including the range of industry categories, investment levels and fees. 
    • The legal regulations governing franchising that protect the buyer.  
    • A strategic approach to defining your personal business model, quantifying your returns and safely researching and selecting the business opportunity that best fits your unique personality, skills, needs and goals. 
    • Growth trends and choices in franchising that offer stability and success in weak and strong economies. 
    • A brief overview of FranNet’s no-fee, no-obligation consulting service.  
  • Register Now

 

 "Franchising as a Career, an Investment, or Both" - Thu., November 16th

  • Thursday, November 16, 2017 | 5:30 PM to 7:30 PM
  • Law Offices of Jaffe Raitt Heuer & Weiss, P.C. - Southfield
  • 27777 Franklin Road, Suite 2500 | Directions
  • Learn franchising basics, including the array of categories and investment levels available (starting at around $50K), and how to go about defining your own personal vision, matching that up with viable choices, and conducting proper due diligence to make sure you're selecting the RIGHT fit for YOU!
  • Here is a brief outline of the topics covered in the seminar:
    • How franchising can provide a desirable alternative to traditional employment by reducing the risk of ownership to an acceptable level through proven business systems, comprehensive training and ongoing support. 
    • Basic information on franchising, including the range of industry categories, investment levels and fees. 
    • The legal regulations governing franchising that protect the buyer.  
    • A strategic approach to defining your personal business model, quantifying your returns and safely researching and selecting the business opportunity that best fits your unique personality, skills, needs and goals. 
    • Growth trends and choices in franchising that offer stability and success in weak and strong economies. 
    • A brief overview of FranNet’s no-fee, no-obligation consulting service.  
  • Register Now

 

 "Franchising as a Career, an Investment, or Both" - Thu., December 7th

  • Thursday, December 7, 2017 | 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
  • Offices of Derderian, Kann, Seyferth & Salucci, CPAs - Troy
  • 3001 W. Big Beaver, Suite 700| Directions
  • Learn franchising basics, including the array of categories and investment levels available (starting at around $50K), and how to go about defining your own personal vision, matching that up with viable choices, and conducting proper due diligence to make sure you're selecting the RIGHT fit for YOU!
  • Here is a brief outline of the topics covered in the seminar:
    • How franchising can provide a desirable alternative to traditional employment by reducing the risk of ownership to an acceptable level through proven business systems, comprehensive training and ongoing support. 
    • Basic information on franchising, including the range of industry categories, investment levels and fees. 
    • The legal regulations governing franchising that protect the buyer.  
    • A strategic approach to defining your personal business model, quantifying your returns and safely researching and selecting the business opportunity that best fits your unique personality, skills, needs and goals. 
    • Growth trends and choices in franchising that offer stability and success in weak and strong economies. 
    • A brief overview of FranNet’s no-fee, no-obligation consulting service.  
  • Register Now