Ottawa Franchise Week: October 1-5, 2018


Calling all aspiring entrepreneurs in Ottawa!

Tune in for Ottawa Franchise Week, the CFA's first-ever virtual franchise show!

Participating franchisors are expanding in the Ottawa area and will be hosting FREE webinars throughout the week to connect with potential franchisees.

Learn more about these top franchises, get your questions answered and find out how you can be your own boss with a proven franchise system!

All of this can be accessed from the convenience of your desktop computer or mobile device and it's completely FREE!

Each webinar requires separate registration. Register for one or multiple webinars through the exhibitor list or the webinar schedule below.

Click on a logo below to learn more about our exhibitors and to register for their webinars!

Separate registration is required for each webinar.

Date: Monday, October 1
Time: 1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. ET
Presenter: FranNet
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Date: Tuesday, October 2
Time: 12:00 p.m. - 12:30 p.m. ET
Presenter: GEM Healthcare
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Date: Tuesday, October 2
Time: 1:00 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.
Presenter: Pizza Pizza
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Date: Wednesday, October 3
Time: 2:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
Presenter: Panago Pizza
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Date: Thursday, October 4
Time: 12:00 p.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Presenter: Great Clips
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Separate registration is required for each webinar. Links to register for each webinar can be found in the exhibitor list below or in the Webinar Schedule tab

Want to learn more about how the franchise business model works? The Canadian Franchise Association has got you covered! Check out the resources below to get started:

Franchise Canada - our print and digital magazine features a wealth of resource articles, tutorials and inspiring franchise success stories. - search for CFA-member franchises by industry, investment level, available territories and more, and connect directly with Canada's top franchisors.

Franchise Videos - learn the basics of franchising with our free video series.

Ask the Franchise Expert – have questions about franchising? The CFA is here to help! Send us your franchise-related questions and one of our experts will get back to you.

Franchise Your Business – if you’re already a business owner looking to franchise your concept, check out our Franchise Your Business seminar, available online and as an in-person event


Date of Webinar: Monday, October 1, 2018
Time: 1 p.m. - 2 p.m. ET
About FranNet:

FranNet is an international company with a strong Canadian presence! Our experienced franchise matchmaking experts have been helping people find the best business opportunities since 1987. Through our unique profiling system, find out which business franchise is the best match for you! We will match you to the right franchise opportunity for your goals and lifestyle. And perhaps the best part? Our services are no cost to our clients.

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Date of Webinar: Tuesday, October 2, 2018
Time: 12:00 p.m. - 12:30 p.m. ET
About GEM Health Care Services:

We are a full-service company offering private health care, home care services, workplace health and wellness, as well as health care institutional relief staffing. GEM is ISO certified – a designation that has helped enable it to bid on provincial government contracts. This puts us in a unique position among similar-sized competitors, many of which don’t offer full services and aren’t accredited.

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Date of Webinar: Thursday, October 4, 2018
Time: 12:00 p.m. - 12:30 p.m. ET
About Great Clips:

Great Clips is the world's largest and fastest growing salon brand with 4200 salons throughout North America. Our salons are conveniently located in strip malls in over 130 markets. What really makes this business concept unique is the fact that it is recession-resistant, with steady growth and multi-unit opportunity. Manager-run salons allow for flexibility in how you transition into business ownership. No haircare experience necessary! Find out more at

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Date of Webinar: Wednesday, October 3, 2018
Time: 2:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m. ET
About Panago Pizza:

With 195+ locations and system wide sales over $160 million, Panago has built a reputation as one of Canada's premiere delivery takeout pizza franchises. Through 30 years of innovation, Panago has developed a menu that reflects consumer trends. Because we believe better pizza starts with quality ingredients, Panago offers 35+ recipe pizzas and a variety of fresh, quality toppings. Our diverse menu and customer experience set us apart, allowing Panago to successfully expand into new markets.

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Date of Webinar: Tuesday, October 2, 2018
Time: 1:00 p.m. - 1:30 p.m. ET
About Pizza Pizza:

Ontario's # 1 Pizza - a leader and innovator in the quick service restaurant industry since 1967 committed to quality, service excellence and customer satisfaction. Achieve financial stability and build equity for you and your family. Comprehensive training and operational support included. Pizza Pizza Limited is also the owner of over one hundred Pizza 73 outlets in AB, B.C., and Sask.

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Thank you to the following members who are National Sponsors and support CFA throughout the year:

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    November 3 - November 4
  2. Franchise Your Business Seminar (Vancouver)

    November 5 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
  3. Franchise Canada Show in Toronto

    February 23, 2019 - February 24, 2019