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The 2017 Franchise and Entrepreneurship Symposium
Thu, April 27, 2017, 8:30 AM – 1:00 PM EDT
Are you looking to start your own business, but are unsure about how to maximize the odds of success? Join us for our 1st Annual Franchise and Entrepreneurship Symposium where you will learn about business ownership, financing options and proven business models that can mitigate your risk and increase your odds of success.
This “must-attend” event for those interested in entrepreneurship and business ownership is sponsored by the City of Newark, the Newark Regional Business Partnership, and the Newark Community Economic Development Corporation (NCEDC). There will be a special keynote address by Mayor Ras J. Baraka.
This event is complimentary for anyone who wants to:
- Leave Corporate Life Behind
- Be Your Own Boss
- Enjoy Career Independence
- Build Long-Term Equity
- Launch a Recession-Resistant Business
- Learn About Financing Options For Startups
You will have the opportunity to meet face-to-face with NewarkCEDC, national franchise companies, financial and legal experts, and other valuable resources to help determine if business ownership is right for you.
The event will feature short presentations of different business models and risk reduction strategies. Attendees will hear from successful national franchise organizations in the following industries in order to learn more about running a successful venture:
- Hair Care
- Commercial Cleaning
- Damage Restoration
- Home Remodeling/Repair
- Business Coaching
- Business Services
This event is free, but space is limited. Don't hesitate - take control of your future, starting today. RSVP and receive your ticket via email. Breakfast will be served along with refreshments.
EVENT AGENDA -
8:30 – 9:00 a.m. - Breakfast & Opening Remarks – (Mayor Ras J. Baraka)
9:10 – 9:30 a.m. - Entrepreneurship Overview
9:40 – 10:40 a.m. - Business Presentations from National Franchises
10:45 – 11:15 a.m. - Break with refreshments
11:20 – 12:20 p.m. - Business Presentations from National Franchises
12:25 – 12:30 p.m. - Closing Remarks
12:30 – 1:00 p.m. - Network With Attendee's, Sponsors, and Franchisors