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Attention Business Owners!
Join us for a 2-part online educational workshop
May 24 & 25, 2017 | 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm (ET)
Do you have a business you’d like to grow? How to Franchise Your Business is for ALL business owners looking to expand their businesses quickly, cost-effectively, and successfully.
Produced by the Canadian Franchise Association (CFA), this workshop provides you with the best information so you can franchise your business the right way. Originally created as a live event, the valuable content is now being made available to you online so you can learn How to Franchise Your Business from the comfort and convenience of your home, office, or anywhere you can connect to the internet!
REGISTER ONLINE NOW!
This is your one-stop-shop to learn directly from seasoned franchise pros in a range of fields!
Hear from a real Franchisor!
Todd Wylie of Panago Pizza
Todd has been in the Franchise industry for over 30 years with companies such as College Pro Painters, Print Three, Second Cup, Cara and Wine Kitz
Legal Expert: Larry Weinberg, Cassels Brock & Blackwell LLP
Larry is a partner at the Toronto law firm of Cassels Brock & Blackwell LLP. Since 1989 he has had a practice that specializes in franchise law and providing all necessary legal services to franchisors.
Franchise Consultant: Shawn Saraga, SRS Canada
Shawn Saraga brings more than 10 years of experience to the Toronto office, and has helped sign hundreds of franchise agreements and leases over the course of his career.
Financial Expert: Paul daSilva, RBC Royal Bank of Canada
Paul is the Director for National Franchise Markets at RBC Royal Bank, he is responsible for the Bank’s portfolio of all banner systems both franchise and non-franchise chains for the Canadian marketplace.
Moderator: Peter Snell, Gowling WLG
Peter is a partner at Gowling WLG, the National Co-Chair of Gowling WLG’s franchise practice. Peter specializes in Canadian franchise law, international and Canadian business transactions, licensing, product distribution and intellectual property.
When you complete this workshop you will have learned:
- How to know if your business can be franchised
- Strategies for marketing to potential franchisees
- Considerations when structuring a franchise deal
- How to understand what your franchise fees and investment costs should be
- The legal side of franchising and avoiding the pitfalls
- Financing the franchise and dealing with bankers
- Real life experiences and the ups and downs you can expect
- What exactly is happening in the Canadian franchising industry, including the trends and recent developments
REGISTER ONLINE TODAY!
Included with your registration are speaker Biography’s and presentation materials.
Wednesday, May 24, 2017
12:00 pm Introduction: Peter Snell, Gowling WLG
12:05-1:00 pm Consultant Expert: Shawn Saraga, SRS Canada
1:00-1:05 pm Break
1:05-2:00 pm Legal Expert: Larry Weinberg, Cassels Brock & Blackwell LLP
2:00 pm Conclude
Thursday, May 25, 2017
12:00 pm Introduction: Peter Snell, Gowling LLP
12:05-1:00 pm Financial Expert: Paul daSilva, RBC Royal Bank of Canada
1:00-1:05 pm Break
1:05-2:00 pm Franchisor Expert: Todd Wylie, Panago Pizza
2:00 pm Conclude
(NOTE: Times are in Eastern Time)
For more information contact Lindsey Victor at 416-695-2896 ext. 228 or email@example.com.
“How to Franchise Your Business was the best event we have ever signed up for! Even if you are just considering expanding your business, this seminar is so well organized and covers every aspect of expansion, it is silly not to attend. From legal, to marketing, to growing pains, it is all nicely compacted into one day. Completely recommend it!”
– Theresa Thom, Director Franchise Development, STOR-X® Organizing Systems
“For all those considering taking their business into the franchising world, you should consider this seminar a great ‘acid test’ as to whether or not you are ready. Don’t miss an opportunity to hear from those who have successfully thrived using this method of expansion.”
– Tyler Alton, V.P. Growth and Development, Summit Kids