|SCORE Small Business Strategies: Buying a Winning Franchise|
Event Type: Adult - Main Library|
Start Time: 6:00 PM
End Time: 8:00 PM
LOCATION: ROTARY ROOMLibrary: Fairfield Public Library
You will gain an overview of the franchise process from a franchise consultant, an attorney and from some successful local franchisees who will discuss their own experiences in setting up a franchise.
Franchising 101what's it all about?
Is franchising right for you?
How to research franchises and understand their legal issues
What will it take to get financing?
How do you find and work with franchise brokers, attorneys and advisors?
Real life experiences from franchisees
This program is presented through a joint partnership with the Library and Fairfield County SCORE. You must register through the SCORE site. Click here to register:
Presenters: Michael L Rosen, Clifford R. Ennico, Linda Kuppersmith and Douglas Burke
Michael Rosen. Franchise consultant and owner of FranNet of Connecticut and Rhode Island. Locally based in West Simsbury, CT where he has resided for 20 years, Michael holds a Masters in Business Administration from Boston University. With over 30 years experience in the insurance industry, including over 20 years in senior executive roles for startup and developing companies.
Cliff Ennico (www.cliffennico.com), a nationally recognized authority on the legal problems of small business, was the host of MONEYHUNT, the fast-paced PBS reality television series. His weekly business advice column, Succeeding in Your Business, appears in dozens of major newspapers and small business websites throughout North America. He is also a frequent contributor to Entrepreneur and other small business magazines, has hosted over 100 YouTube videos, and is the author of 15 books.
Linda Kuppersmith is President & CEO of CMIT Solutions of Stamford. Linda has over 20 years of client services and technology experience at companies of all sizes including Resources Global Professionals and Oxford Health. She has been awarded the Women of the Channel award for 3 years in a row She leads an internal mastermind group, is a contributor to a national blog and co-authored a book I Just Want My Computer to Work. Linda is a graduate of Hofstra University.
Doug Burke is the owner of The Cleaning Authority franchise in Stamford, CT, which he started in 2016. Prior to that, Doug was a Senior Convertible Bond sales executive with over twenty years experience, building and broadening client relationships for financial companies.