SEPTEMBER 24-25, 2021
NEW YORK CITY, NY
THE JAVITS CENTER

International Franchise Expo 

Seminar and Workshop Agenda

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Seminar and Workshop Agenda

Join the program to learn more about charting your path to business ownership

Each session and workshop will be offered in a relaxed environment where you can ask questions, network with others, get involved in discussions and participate in polls and surveys that will help you select the best franchise for your needs. 

The Franchise Expos are the only events brought to you in partnership with the world's leading franchise association, the International Franchise Association.

Register today to join informative sessions including

  • The A to Z’s of Buying a Franchise
  • Navigating the Buying Process
  • Financing Your Franchise
  • Selecting the Right Franchise
  • Should You Expand by Franchising?
  • How To Franchise Your Business
  • Marketing Your Franchise
  • Legal & Financial Advice for New Franchisors
  • And more...

Please note that while most sessions are complimentary with your entry pass, the intensive workshops do have an additional entry fee.       

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    • Buying a Franchise
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    FEE: $90.00

    Looking to buy the right franchise based on your experiences and passions? This is the workshop for you! If you're just getting started with your research or close to making a decision in buying a franchise this workshop will help you make a decision.

    • Franchising Your Business
    • US Franchisors: Expanding in the US
    • Non-US Franchisors: Entering the US Market
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    FEE:  $225

    Whether franchisors are in a start-up mode or are gearing up for expansion beyond their original markets there is much to learn about successful franchising. This workshop will explore a wide range of subjects bearing on the successful expansion of a franchise network.

    • US Franchisors: International Expansion
    Room 401 -
    • Buying a Franchise
    Theater 1 -
    Navigating the Buying Process: What You Need To Know Before You Invest
    • Franchising Your Business
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    Sponsored by: iFranchise Group
    • Franchising Your Business
    Room 403 -
    Best Practices for Marketing Franchise Opportunities: Lead Generation for Franchise Sales
    • Buying a Franchise
    Theater 1 -
    In this highly interactive session, we will explore the financial side of investing in any franchise business: understanding the business model, what are the key performance indicators, what the FDD does and does not tell you, developing a realistic business plan, and how to forecast long-term revenues, profits, and return on your investment. You will learn the big questions you must answer before buying a franchise, how to interview franchisors / franchisees, and how to make a SMART franchise investment.
    • Franchising Your Business
    • Buying a Franchise
    • US Franchisors: Expanding in the US
    • Non-US Franchisors: Entering the US Market
    • Buying a Master Franchise
    • US Franchisors: International Expansion
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    In this session you will learn how to get your product to your customer faster, less expensive and fresher than ever before using contactless Drone Delivery and the expanding infrastructure and logistical supply chain that will support it.

    • Franchising Your Business
    Room 402 -
    How to Sell Your First 10 Franchises
    • Franchising Your Business
    Room 404 -
    This session is ideal for business owners interested in franchising or those simply looking to determine if franchising is the right growth option.
    • Buying a Franchise
    Theater 1 -
    Those who are considering a second career, buying a franchise might be right choice. Buying into a franchise affords a glimpse of the company’s operations, competition, and future profit potential. Franchising is a proven way to invest and get started in an entrepreneurship without starting from scratch. Join us and learn how to find a franchise that fits your skillset and wallet, and how franchising can be the best entrepreneurial investment. SBA and SBDC support programs will be discussed.
    • Franchising Your Business
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    FEE: $225.00

    Learn about the practical issues involved in preparing a plan for franchise development. This session is appropriate for business owners, corporate executives considering expanding a business through franchising, lawyers, accountants and business consultants.

    • Franchising Your Business
    • Buying a Franchise
    Theater 2 -
    Learn from a distinguished panel of franchise professionals what the pathway to franchising looks like, and how you can succeed as a franchisee. This panel also features information on industry programs, access to capital, new opportunities for military veterans and best practices for veterans and diverse communities.
    • Franchising Your Business
    • Non-US Franchisors: Entering the US Market
    • Buying a Master Franchise
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    FEE:  $225 

    Partners from DLA Piper and an experienced franchise development executive will review the pros and cons of different structures, and why many franchisors choose to master franchise, while others choose to expand via corporate outlets, joint ventures, management programs, single unit development, multi-unit development and area representative structures. They will also explore the unique business and legal issues related to master franchising.

    • Buying a Franchise
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    FEE: $90.00

    Looking to buy the right franchise based on your experiences and passions? This is the workshop for you! If you're just getting started with your research or close to making a decision in buying a franchise this workshop will help you make a decision.

    • Buying a Franchise
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    This session will explore available financing options for your new start-up franchise. Topics will include SBA 7a loans, Equipment Leasing, and alternative options.
    • Franchising Your Business
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    Session details coming soon!
    • Franchising Your Business
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    FEE: $225.00

    Learn key content that should be addressed in franchise system manuals and how to determine the training topics and methods that will fuel your system’s success.

    • Franchising Your Business
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    FEE: $225.00

    Learn about the practical issues involved in preparing a plan for franchise development. This session is appropriate for business owners, corporate executives considering expanding a business through franchising, lawyers, accountants and business consultants.

    • Franchising Your Business
    • US Franchisors: International Expansion
    Theater 2 -
    When done correctly, international expansion can add prestige to your brand and income to your bottom line. 

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