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., June 20th

  • Wednesday, June 20, 2018 | 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
  • FranNet Office - Grand Rapids
  • 401 Hall Street, SW| 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 thatís 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.  

     

 "Franchising as a Career, an Investment, or Both" - Thu., June 21st

  • Thursday, June 21, 2018 | 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., June 28th

  • Thursday, June 28, 2018 | 5:30 PM to 7:00 PM
  • Genesee District Library, McFarlen Branch - Grand Blanc
  • 515 Perry Road| Directions
  • Several business ownership options are available, with franchising being a popular choice.
  • FranNet consultant, Linda Belford will provide facts and practical advice about the real benefits and real challenges of franchises.
  • This free workshop is for you if you find yourself asking:
    • Would I be happy being in business for myself?
    • Is now the time for me to make a career change?
    • What are my viable options?
    • How do I minimize my risk and optimize my chances for success?
    • What is the realistic cost and time commitment?
  • During this workshop, you'll learn:
    • What franchise industries and choices are succeeding in Michigan?
    • What are the real costs?
    • What are my financing options?
    • Who is and is not a good candidate for franchise ownership?
    • Can I keep my job and open a business? How?
    • How do I make a safe and wise decision?
    • How to assess the risk involved in business ownership vs. a traditional career path.
  • Register Now

 

 "Franchising as a Career, an Investment, or Both" - Thu., July 12th

  • Thursday, July 12, 2018 | 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

 

 "Is Buying A Franchise Right for Me?" - Wed., July 18th

  • Wednesday, July 18, 2018 | 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
  • FranNet Office - Grand Rapids
  • 401 Hall Street, SW| 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 thatís 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.  
  • Register Now

 

 "Franchising as a Career, an Investment, or Both" - Thu., July 19th

  • Thursday, July 19, 2018 | 5:30 PM to 7:30 PM
  • Law Offices of Jaffe, Raitt, Heuer and 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