How to Minimize Risk When Starting a Franchise | Houston Center SBDC

10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Location: Houston Center SBDC, 1455 West Loop South, Suite 900, Houston Texas 77027

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Are you considering starting a franchise business because you want a proven business model that will help you achieve your business goals, give you greater autonomy, and more independence?  Join us as our franchise specialist walks you through how to select the right franchise keeping your end goals in mind and minimizing your risks associated with business ownership.   


Selecting a franchise that will withstand adverse economic conditions
Researching demographics when selecting a business location
How a business owner run model can improve your chances for success
Using industry data to research a market
Understanding franchise regulations

This class is intended for people interested in knowing more about buying a franchised business. 


Cynthia Mora, Franchise Specialist

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Please Note:

Each person attending an event must have their own account. Multiple people may not register under one account.

The SBDC reserves the right to cancel a class for insufficient enrollment, weather emergencies, and other unforeseen circumstances. Should a cancellation occur, we will use the email you provided to contact you.

Pre-registration is highly recommended. If an event is canceled or postponed and you have not pre-registered we will not be able to contact you.

If you choose to register at the door you will need your mobile device so you can use it to complete your registration otherwise you will not be allowed to attend.

Satisfactory meeting room temperatures are difficult to maintain. Always bring a sweater or jacket to ensure comfort.

No children under the age of 16 are allowed in the workshop.

Only service animals allowed - If you need to bring a service animal with you to a workshop please contact us ahead of time.

Reasonable accommodations for persons with disabilities will be made if requested at least two weeks in advance. Contact the Houston Center SBDC at (713) 752 -8488 for accommodations, or if you have questions about this class.

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