2016 Conference At-A-Glance


Get The Education You Need To Succeed From The People Who Know It Best

Franchise Expo South provides a forum for one of the most comprehensive learning experiences about franchising to be conducted anywhere - a place to learn from the foremost experts in franchising.

Free Seminars:

  • Something-for-everyone educational experience
  • Basic how-to sessions
  • Advanced, in-depth presentations
  • Everything you need to know about buying a franchise
  • Sessions for those looking to franchise an existing business
  • A whole track for current franchisors to assist in their development.

Free Specialty Seminar

  • For veterans
  • For women
  • For diverse communities

Special Event (separate fee required)

  • How multi-unit owner differ from single unit franchisees
  • For current multi-unit owners
  • For prospective multi-unit owners

Workshops (separate fee required)

  • Detailed instruction
  • Presented by some of the most respected and experienced professionals in the franchise industry
  • The most up-to-date practical, legal, strategic and financial issues
  • How to avoid potential pitfalls
  • Providing knowledge necessary to successfully achieve one's objectives

The Franchise Expo South is pleased to announce that Workshops 2, 3, 4 and 5 have been approved for CFE accreditation. To learn more about CRE credits, click here.

Track Overview

Each track is focused on providing information that is specific to a particular segment of the Expo audience. Read the following descriptions to identify the track that best addresses your needs and refer to the accompanying symbol as you plan your Workshops and/or Seminar schedule.

Buying a Franchise

This track is for those who are just getting started with their research, as well as those who are close to making a decision to buy a franchise.

Sponsored by:

Franchising Your Business

If you are thinking about expanding your current business through franchising, or you are an early-stage franchisor seeking professional guidance, this track will provide the opportunity to learn from experts in this field.

Sponsored by:

Small Business Growth and Development

Supported by:

Franchisors Seeking Growth

If you are an existing franchisor and would like to hear more about expanding into the Latin America/Caribbean market, growing your business within the United States, and for international franchisors, expanding into the United States, this track will enlighten you to the latest legal and practical issues.

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