Workshops

(Separate Fee Required)

Education is the most important aspect of owning or expanding a business. By attending these in-depth workshops, you will walk away from the Franchise Expo Chicago with a wealth of knowledge that will help you in the success of your business decisions in the future.

The Franchise Expo Chicago is proud to offer in-depth workshops to help you succeed from the start. Please click on the workshops below to learn more about each, and register today to take advantage - seating is limited!

In-Depth workshops provide attendees with a more detailed look into each topic. Led by the most respected and experienced professionals in the franchise industry, each session provides detailed instruction, the most up-to-date practical, legal, strategic and financial issues, pitfalls to avoid and knowledge necessary to successfully achieve one's objective.

Workshop Key

Each Symbol Stands For:

Buying a Franchise
Franchising Your Business
Franchisors Seeking Growth
Small Business Growth and Development
  • Presented by: Michael Seid, Managing Director, MSA Worldwide

    The IFA has acknowledged MSA Worldwide as the leading strategic and tactical advisory firm in franchising. This symposium will explore the basics of franchise system, design, development & expansion, franchise law, and will provide an understanding of the timing and cost to become a franchisor. Each attendee will receive a copy of Franchise Management for dummies, authored by Michael Seid.Click here for more details.

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  • Presented by: John P. Hayes, PhD, Titus Franchise Chair, HowToBuyAFranchise.com

    If you're looking for no-nonsense, cut-to-the-quick, show me how to evaluate franchises so that I can buy one that's right for me information . . . this is the workshop you need. This is the perfect workshop for people who are just getting started with their research, as well as those who are close to making a decision to buy a franchise. Click here for more details.
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  • Presented by: Mark Siebert, CEO, iFranchise Group

    This workshop is ideal for business owners interested in franchising or those trying to determine if franchising is a legitimate growth option. It will help business owners understand whether their business is franchisable, franchising versus alternative growth strategies, the process of franchising, legal requirements, quality control, franchise best practices, costs, and potential returns. Click here for more details.

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