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Special Event: SBDC FranNet – Franchise Ownership 101

February 2, 2021 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm


Franchise Ownership 101

Starting a business through a franchise is often the shortest path to profitability, and some of them require as little as $60K to start and can operate out of a home office – with no food and no retail space to rent. But how do you find the good ones? Several recession-resistant and/or essential franchises have already adapted to the current public health restrictions and some have even experienced an increased demand for their products and services. If you are on an entrepreneurial journey and trying to position yourself for the greatest amount of success during and after the crisis, this is one webinar that you do not want to miss!


Let’s unwrap the secrets and answer some questions:

• Pros and cons of franchise ownership
• Why consider franchising versus buying an existing business or starting your own?
• What type of ownership models exist?
• What industries or business are thriving in today’s economy?
• What makes a good franchise owner?
• What are the financing options?
• How does one research and evaluate franchise businesses?

About the Speaker: Kristina Hawfield
Having spent nearly 20 years in a corporate career, Kristina Hawfield was first introduced to FranNet as a client in her quest to become a business owner. A trusted advisor, Kristina served as an in-house consultant to large, international law firms advising partners and firm management on strategic planning, client targeting, marketing and strategic growth. She’s passionate about helping others realize the freedom and benefits of owning their own business through FranNet’s no cost consulting and coaching program.



February 2, 2021
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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