Speaker

Mary E. Tomzack President/Owner, Pure Franchise, LLP - Author, Tips & Traps When Buying a Franchise

Mary E. Tomzack is a well-known and respected franchise consultant and franchising specialist. Currently , she is the Founder and President of PureFranchise.com which assists individuals and companies in discovering franchise opportunities throughout the U.S. and internationally.

She is the author of two popular franchise books, the first and second editions of Tips & Traps When Buying a Franchise and the past owner and President of FranchiseHelp, Inc. Her new book, The Second Half, contains interviews and advice with professional athletes who look to franchising after their sports career is finished.


Presenting in the following seminars/workshops:

Thursday, May 31, 2018
12:30 PM - 1:45 PM
Tips & Traps When Buying a Franchise

Booth 158

Presented by: Mary E. Tomzack, President/Owner, Pure Franchise, LLP, Author, Tips & Traps When Buying a Franchise

Making the right choice when buying a franchise is 95% of the success recipe. Find out the 7 most important elements in the recipe and simplify your research. (A limited number of Tips & Traps books will be given to audience participants.)
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Friday, June 1, 2018
11:00 AM - 12:15 PM
What I Wish I Knew Before Buying a Franchise

Booth 158

Moderated by: Mary E. Tomzack, President/Owner, Pure Franchise, LLP, Author, Tips & Traps When Buying a Franchise

Panelists: Aggie Batista, Rockaway Park, NY Franchisee, Dream Vacations; Mariola Galavis, Ridgefield and New Canaan, CT Franchisee, School of Rock; Genevieve Prieto, Oklahoma City Franchisee, I Heart Mac & Cheese / G-Mac Operations,LLC

Come hear franchisees talk about their experiences in selecting their franchise and what they learned about reading the fine print; the importance of location and local demographics in selecting a franchise; negotiating with the franchisor; whether the business category matters relative to your own background, expertise and interests; and the amount of work involved, both in researching and once they became a franchisee.
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Friday, June 1, 2018
2:00 PM - 3:15 PM
Can Your Business Be Franchised?

Booth 158

Moderated by: Mary E. Tomzack, President/Owner, Pure Franchise, LLP, Author, Tips & Traps When Buying a Franchise

Panelists: Harold Kestenbaum, Partner, Harold L. Kestenbaum, PC and Ed Teixeira, Consultant, Franchise Growth Solutions

Get the strategic, operational and legal information you need to decide if your business is "franchise-able." Gain valuable personal recommendations by participating in the audience questions segment.
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