Business Investment Seminar: Is franchising right for you?
Date: Wednesday, Nov. 25
Time: 5:00 – 7:00 p.m.
Location: Cairns 207, Cairns Complex, Brock University
Franchising can provide fantastic opportunities for you to invest in a business and contribute to successfully managing an organization. If you are interested in franchising, you won’t want to miss these events.
Mr. John Zoccoli, 2008 Goodman School of Business Distinguished Graduate and owner of nine franchise stores in Niagara, will give a brief presentation on the ins and outs of owning a franchise. There will be time for questions and networking.
To register, email Nancy Lan (email@example.com) or call 905 688 5550 ext. 6254
Business Investment Seminars focusing on various business investment topics are offered each semester.
November's Business Hour: Let's talk about franchise opportunities
Date: Monday, Nov. 30
Time: 5:30 – 6:30 p.m.
Location: WH 311 (Welch Hall)
If you have an interest in becoming a future franchisor or franchisee, this is a perfect event for you. Our guests will be on hand to answer your questions:
Mr. Richard Jorgensen, President & CEO, OLiV International Inc. A Franchisor based in Niagara with franchise stores across Canada.
Ms. Xhandré Beukes and Mr. Greg Beukes, Owner, the Lunch Lady – Niagara. A successful franchisee serving the Niagara Region.
The Market and Competition
Date: Monday December 7, 2015
Time: 12:00-2:00pm (Lunch will be provided)
Location: Cairns 207, Brock University
Seminar Presented by: Sue Elliott & Nick Kuryluk, Principals, Virtus Insights Inc.
The ability to succinctly articulate your product and the value you offer is key to your success. You need to be aware of your target market and you must remain astute about competitive threats. Identifying the customers that your product best resonates with and understanding how you are differentiated from others positions you to achieve faster product uptake, higher market share, better customer retention, smart resource allocation and enhanced profits.To register, click here.
Date: Thursday, November 26, 2015
Time: 9:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.
Location: 20 Pine Street N, Thorold.
Bryan Botham, a former banker and now Venture Niagara’s Loan Consultant will address the topic of how Canadian financial institutions assess the credit worthiness of a business.
Who will be interested?
Small business owners, or those contemplating starting a business.