How to Franchise Your Business: Hear from Seasoned Franchise Pros

How to Franchise Your Business: Hear from Seasoned Franchise Pros

Are you a business owner seeking to expand your business quickly and cost-effectively? On Wednesday, May 24 and Thursday, May 25 join the Canadian Franchise Association as we host a special How to Franchise Your Business Online Educational Workshop!

From financing your franchise to developing effective strategies when marketing to prospective franchisees, this two-day webinar series is your one-stop-shop to get the best and most comprehensive franchising information.

Esteemed industry leaders, including financial and legal experts, will be on deck to provide attendees with the fundamental knowledge they need to franchise their business the right way, including:

Todd Wylie of Panago Pizza

Todd Wylie
Franchisor, Panago Pizza

Todd is a member of the Panago Senior Management Team responsible for the Franchise Development Department. With over 30 years in the franchise industry, Todd’s expertise includes real estate site selection, franchise sales, and advertising.


Larry Weinberg of Cassels Brock

Larry Weinberg
Legal Expert, 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. Larry has organized and chaired four Ontario Bar Association annual franchise law conferences.


Shawn Saraga
Franchise Consultant, SRS Canada

Shawn brings more than 10 years of experience to the Toronto SRS office and has helped sign hundreds of franchise agreements and leases over the course of his career. Shawn started his own company, Mr. Franchise, which works with more than 120 brands across Canada to recruit franchisees and provide tenant representation and marketing consulting services.


Paul daSilva
Financial Expert, RBC Royal Bank of Canada

Paul is the Director for National Franchise Markets at RBC Royal Bank and is responsible for the Bank’s portfolio for both franchise and non-franchise chains in the Canadian marketplace. Paul is a career banker with nearly 30 years in Banking, 26 of those in Commercial Banking Sales.


Peter Snell
Moderator, Gowling WLG

A partner at Gowling WLG, Peter specializes in Canadian franchise law, international and Canadian business transactions, licensing, product distribution and intellectual property. He devotes his practice to assisting franchise systems with their expansion plans in Canada and overseas.


Learn How to Franchise Your Business from the comfort and convenience of your home, office, or anywhere with an internet connection! Webinar registration includes speaker bios and presentation materials.
For more information and to register click here.

For assistance or questions regarding registration, please contact Lindsey Victor, CFA’s Events and Education Coordinator, at or 416-695-2896 ext. 228.