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Franchising 101: Unlocking the Essentials, Legal Know-How, and Commercial Strategies

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Join us for "Franchising 101," an online workshop designed to demystify the world of franchising. In this informative session, we've gathered a panel of experts including Terp Alumni franchise owners, a seasoned franchise attorney, and a successful commercial developer. Our session will cover topics such as:

  • Franchising Essentials: Gain a comprehensive understanding of franchising, including key terms, acquisition timelines, and fundamental business concepts.
  • Hear from Franchise Owners: Get invaluable insights from Terp Alumni franchise owners who will share their personal journeys, from their prior professional experiences to the franchise acquisition process and their current business environments.
  • Legal Insights: Our franchise attorney will provide an overview of essential documents such as the Franchise Disclosure Document (FDD) and Franchise Agreement, ensuring you're well-prepared for legal aspects.
  • Commercial Development Best Practices: Learn from a seasoned commercial developer about their experiences in the business environment and gain access to industry best practices.
  • Interactive Discussion: Engage with our panelists during a Q&A session, where you can ask your burning questions and receive expert advice.

Don't miss this opportunity to learn from industry insiders and equip yourself with the knowledge needed to succeed in the franchising world. Whether you're considering franchise ownership, legal intricacies, or commercial development, this workshop has you covered. Register now to secure your spot and take the first step towards franchising success!


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Hallie Williams, Founder and CEO, Right Next Door

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Chris Johnson, Franchisee: Fish Window Cleaning of Fairfax, VA

Sean Showers, Franchisee: Mr. Electric of Montgomery County

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Carlos White, Franchise Attorney, Lathrop GMP

Sonya Williams, Managing Partner, JS Greenleaf Partnership LLC


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