San Francisco, California
London, United Kingdom
Considering franchise ownership as a way to become your own boss? Attend this free workshop to learn:
- Pros and cons of franchise ownership
- How to find the right franchise for you
- Market research tools
- Financing options
- Local resources
The workshop will be led by representatives from the U.S. Small Business Administration Seattle District Office and Pierce County Library System.
This is one of nine workshops offered in Pierce County as part of the Start Smart series aimed at helping businesses start and grow successfully.
The following is a full list of dates, locations and topics for 2016:
Feb. 18 in Lakewood | Your Business - Start Smart
Mar. 17 in South Hill | Your Business - Finance Smart
Apr. 21 in South Hill | Your Business - Market Smart
May 19 in Parkland/Spanaway | Your Business - Start Smart
Jun. 16 in Lakewood | Your Business - Franchise Smart
Jul. 21 in Gig Harbor | Your Business - Market Smart
Sep. 15 in Sumner | Your Business - Sell Online Smart
Oct. 20 in Parkland/Spanaway | Your Business - Plan Smart
Nov. 17 in University Place | Your Business - Grow Smart
When & Where
SBA Seattle District Office
The SBA Seattle District serves Washington state and northern Idaho with office locations in Seattle and Spokane. Today’s SBA stands for more than Small Business Administration; it stands for Smart, Bold and Accessible. SBA staff provides resources and services in three areas referred to as “the three C’s” – Counseling, Capital and Contracting. Visit www.sba.gov/wa for localized information including resource partners, lenders, events and workshops, success stories, news and updates, and other information aimed to help business start, grow and succeed.