08/18- PLAN2 PRO$PER: Is Franchising For You?
Name: 08/18- PLAN2 PRO$PER: Is Franchising For You?
Date: August 18, 2021
Time: 11:30 AM - 12:30 PM CDT
Is Franchising Right For You?
This informative workshop will provide you with the information you need to decide if franchising is the right business opportunity for you. Participants learn the benefits and challenges of owning a franchised business.
During this workshop 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;
- The costs and risks of starting a franchise
- How to research a franchise and determine if it’s the right choice for you;
During this course, led by Jerry Bird of FranNet of Alabama & East Tennessee, FranNet of Mississippi, attendees receive information about owning a franchise. During this training, Jerry Bird will be providing education and support to individuals who are interested in owning franchised businesses.
With an extensive background in the business world, Jerry has the right combination of Executive Management, Business Ownership and Franchise Experience to help you match your interest, goals and skills to the right franchise for YOU!
Upon graduating from the University of Georgia, Jerry began climbing the corporate ladder for one of the oldest and largest companies in the retail industry. After achieving the position of Vice President of Store Operations, Jerry then went on to pursue several new opportunities including managing the largest franchise for one of the premier franchises (U.S. and International), serving as Managing Director of a large Beverage Supplier with world-wide distribution, and owning and operating his own business – including positioning it for sale. He is a member of the International Franchise Association (IFA), the Chattanooga Chamber of Commerce,the Alabama Franchise Association, the Rotary Club of Cleveland TN, the Cleveland Chamber of Commerce, and MainStreet Cleveland. Additionally, Jerry serves as Chairman of the Advisory Board for the Tennessee Small Business Development Centers, as Chairman of the Small Business Advisory Board for the Cleveland Chamber of Commerce, and is on the Executive Committee at the Chattanooga SCORE chapter.
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