This week (May 31 to June 2) Franchise Interviews will be visiting the International Franchise Expo in New York at the legendary Javits Center. Many refer to this show as the Super Bowl of franchising. Today you will hear numerous interviews on how to prepare for a franchise show.First you will hear our conversation with Tom Portesy, the President of Mart Franchise Ventures Expositions. Mr. Portesy will discuss what aspiring frantrepreneurs can expect from a franchise show. Next you will hear our interview with the franchise expert Terry Corkery who gives his advice to aspiring entrepreneurs looking to buy a franchise as well as some fantastic tips on attending franchise shows.
The Jacob K. Javits Convention Center, or Javits Center is a large convention center located on Eleventh Avenue, between 34th and 40th streets, on the West side of Manhattan in New York. http://www.ifeinfo.com/
Top 10 Reasons You Should Attend The International Franchise Expo:
Meet face-to-face with over 400 of the top franchise brands.
Get educated on how to be successful from the start through the over 70 free seminars offered.
Understand the financial model of franchising.
Meet with financial experts on how to best fund your franchise, and how to budget for your future.
Dig deeper into the nuances of franchising through attending in-depth educational workshops.
Meet with leading consultants to understand how to pick the right franchise for you.
Explore the benefits of being in business for yourself, not by yourself.
Discover opportunities in industries that are new or that you might not have considered.
Understand the difference between becoming a franchisee and an area developer, and what to consider when making this decision.