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Knoxville Franchise EXPO 2015
April 9, 2015 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
More than 20 different franchise companies looking to expand into Knoxville and the surrounding areas, as well as business experts who can assist in buying and growing a business, will be in Knoxville for one day.
There is no cost to attend the event for those that pre-register. Admission will be $10 at the door. For additional information, email Jerry Bird at . To pre-register for this exciting event, visit www.knoxfranEXPO.eventbrite.com.
While the majority of the EXPO is available for you to wander and visit as you like, there will also be workshops offered as specific times including franchise funding, networking and how to go about finding the right franchise fit.
Featured franchises include leaders in the categories of Low Cost, Senior Care, Staffing B2B, B2B Marketing, Digital Imaging/Signage & Graphics, Senior Modifications & Handyman Services, Home Improvement/Organization, Dryer Vent Maintenance/Repair, Fast Casual Food/Frozen Desserts, B2B Services, Insurance, and more
Other organizations in attendance include the Small Business Administration (SBA), Tennessee Small Business Development Centers (TSBDC) and SCORE.
Registration and raffle sign up begin at 10:00 am. Details on the raffle and door prizes can be found at the registration table at the event. The raffle winner will be drawn on April 11th and the winner will be announced via Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/jbirdfrannet.
The event is hosted by Jerry Bird, who heads FranNet of Alabama and East Tennessee. Mr. Bird helps individuals determine potential franchise opportunities and is responsible for bringing the EXPO to Knoxville. “We want it to be fun and educational,” said Bird. “There are over 3,200 franchises out there in more than 90 industries. What is a great match for one person might be the worst choice for another. This event will allow those people who have always had a desire to own their own business but fear the unknown the opportunity to take a look at several franchises at one time while also having access to funding options and the ability to meet with many organizations that can help you on the way to business ownership all in one place.”