Date & Time:

Thursday, October 24, 2019 from 6:00 PM to 8:45 PM PDT
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Location:

Digital Media Center 
1300 S Bristol
Santa Ana, CA 92704
  
Driving Directions 

Corner of Wilshire & Bristol 2 Blocks North of Edinger

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Funded (in part) through a Cooperative Agreement with the U.S. Small Business Administration

SBA/SCORE
5 Hutton Centre Drive, Ste 900
Santa Ana, CA 92707
www.score114.org

 

The Secrets to Buying a Franchise

This workshop will provide you with the information you need to decide if franchising is the right business opportunity for you.  Presented by an experienced franchise consultant and franchise attorney, they will teach you the benefits and challenges of owning a franchised business.  Learn how to select and research quality franchises from the insiders.

You will learn:
• To evaluate starting a franchise vs. an independent business vs. buying an existing business;
• The best types of franchises for today’s economy;
• The myths about franchising and the mistakes to avoid; 
• How to research a franchise and determine if it’s the right choice for you;
• California laws & legal issues;
• Insights into legal documents, e.g. disclosure document and franchise agreement.

This workshop is presented by Craig Wells of FranNet of Southern California and Richard Usher of Furman Usher, Inc.

Craig draws from 14 years’ experience in shopping center management; as the founder of a 1-hour photo store chain; a successful MAACO franchisee; and 20 years as owner of an international financial services franchise company.  He’ll help you understand if franchise ownership is right for you and how to put FranNet’s no cost support program to work for you.

Richard is an experienced attorney and business advisor.  He focuses his practice on business transactions for entrepreneurs and franchisees, including business purchases and sales, real estate transactions, structuring business entities, advising franchisees, and negotiating and preparing contracts, leases and licenses. He is known for providing pragmatic and understandable advice on complex issues and realistic solutions with a bottom-line orientation.

(Registration/Check-in 5:30 to 6:00 PM)

 

 

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SCORE services are provided on a non-discriminatory basis without regard to race, gender, national origin or disability