Franchisors are getting inquiries from people much earlier in their buying journey. These people are not ready to buy, yet. Although they might be qualified to do so.
How do you maintain their interest in your brand?
How do you get them excited enough to purchase?
What is working and what isn't working?
We are very pleased to have Graham Chapman of 919 Marketing, Heather Rosen of FranNet, Mike Schlegel, VP Development of Dogtopia and Kristen Diviney McGarr, Managing Director at Sailtime join our panel.
Find out exactly what is and is not working for them. Learn what you can do next to attract & keep people interested in becoming franchise owners.
Graham Chapman, Franchise PR and Social Media Pro who Helps Brands Increase Online Visibility and Qualified Franchise Sales Lead Flow.
Graham is a passionate, driven, and energetic account executive who specializes in creating and executing customized marketing, PR and social media programs for franchise brands.
919 Marketing is working with over 20 franchise brands, many just like your brand.
Heather Rosen, FranNet Franchise Consultant, Business Advisor and Consultant, in Virginia and Washigton D.C.
Thinking about buying a business? Starting one from scratch? Or, are you looking at franchises?
If you are thinking of starting or buying a business in Virginia or Washington D.C., or if you would like to become an area developer, why try to identify the best businesses available in your market on your own?
Mike Schlegel, CFE, Vice President, Development at Dogtopia
Dogtopia is a national dog daycare and boarding franchise. It is headquartered in Tyson's Corner VA, and has locations in 13 states.
Dogtopia is expanding the brand nationwide as well as Canada and is actively pursuing entrepreneurs who are seeking a rewarding business opportunity in the pet industry.
Kristen Diviney McGarr, Managing Director at Sailtime.
SailTime is the global leader in fractional sailing with over 35 locations in the North America and Australia. We are actively working to expand our operations throughout the United States, Canada, South America and Europe. SailTime is growing the boating community by offering easy and affordable access to luxury yachts.
Warren Lee Lewis,Moderator
Time: Tuesday, May 19th from 11:45 - 2pm
The Tower Club in Tysons Corner VA
For our new members, please review the Tower Club's Dress Code.
Registration 11:45 - 12:15 - Lunch 12:15 - 12:45 - RoundTable 12:45-2:00
When & Where
Capital Area Franchise Association - CAFA
The Capital Area Franchise Association is a dynamic group of franchise professionals in the greater Washington DC metropolitan area who continuously strive to establish and share "best practices" in franchising, and to broaden their understanding of the franchise industry through education and networking.
President: Joe Caruso
Address: 433 Timonium Court Havre de Grace, Maryland 21078