Seminar to Examine Franchise Ownership Opportunities
"Franchise Business Ownership: A Choice For You?" will be held from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 14, at US Bank, 204 E. Washington St., in Iowa City. Registration is required, and the cost is $25. To register, contact the Small Business Development Center at (319) 335-3742 or via email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The seminar will be conducted by Joe Cooney, strategic franchise advisor of FranNet of the Heartlands. Cooney conducts dozens of seminars a year on franchising in conjunction with outplacement firms, Small Business Development Centers and local Chambers of Commerce, as well as colleges and universities.
The seminar will include discussion of such topics as: the definition, history, and myths about franchising; franchising regulations; what you get when buying a franchise; what you give when joining a franchise system; what are all costs of franchise business ownership; and how to thoroughly research the franchise you want to buy.
Contact: Paula McMartin, Small Business Development Center, 319-335-3742