Thursday, April 18, 2019 from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM EDT
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Panera Bread Conference Center 
875 Bethel Road
Olentangy Plaza
Columbus, OH 43214

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Jim Allen, Workshop Chair 
Columbus OH SCORE 

More Than Fast Food & French Fries! What You Need To Know About Franchise Ownership Today 

Whether you're ready for a career transition to business ownership now or interested in getting a head start by building a franchise business as a part-time gig while you keep your current job; this seminar is for you.  

We'll cover: 

  • Megatrends for today's expanding economy
  • Franchise concepts targeting Central Ohio.
  • “Where's the money?" Financing your new business.
  • Average investment for franchises
  • How to diversify your investment portfolio with business ownership.
  • Strategies for finding the best business system for you and your family.
  • Building a tangible asset with a business.
  • Keys to success in operating a new franchise


This event is for anyone who wants to:

  • Leave corporate life behind
  • Keep your job and build a semi-absentee business
  • Be your own boss
  • Enjoy career security and Independence
  • Build long-term equity
  • Learn about business ownership in general
  • Hear about financing options


  Speaker:  Ted Firemanis Owner/President at FranNet of Central & Southeastern Ohio and works as a consultant and coach for individuals who want to start a business. There are no costs to clients as Ted is compensated by the franchise industry.  Over the past twenty years, he has owned and operated 6 businesses including 3 franchises of his own and matched dozens of individuals with business opportunitie

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There is a registration fee of $20  

All Veterans recieve a $10 discount.  When registering enter the discount code VETERAN.  A valid ID will be required at the door.

 About SCORE Columbus OH

The Columbus OH SCORE Chapter provides FREE Counseling and Low Cost Workshops to new and existing businesses in the Central Ohio region comprised of the Franklin, Delaware, Union, and Madison, Central Ohio Counties.  Visit us today at Columbusoh.score.org