Are you concerned about starting or growing your business during tough economic times? Lower the risk by looking for businesses with specific market characteristics. Many businesses thrive in all economic conditions. In this webinar presented by the FranNet and McDonald Hopkins, FranNets’ consultants Mark Cory and Terese McGroarty will be joined by McDonald Hopkins’ attorney Scott Opincar to discuss how to prepare for owning a franchise. Their discussion will center on hot topics that you should know and understand, including:

• Planning a strategy and developing goals

• Points of entry • Franchise disclosure laws

• Advantages/disadvantages of the franchise model

Mark Cory is a franchise consultant with FranNet. Mark has over 40 years of business management experience. He has been owner/operator of FranNet of Michigan since 2002, engaged in helping aspiring entrepreneurs select the right franchise business opportunity by strategically guiding them through the search and selection process. Terese McGroarty is a franchise consultant with FranNet. Terese provides education and support to individuals who are interested in owning franchised businesses. With a background in the business world, Terese has the right combination of Business Ownership and Franchise Experience to help you match your interest, goals and skills. Scott Opincar is chair of the McDonald Hopkins Franchise, Licensing and Distribution Practice Group. He facilitates franchise and distribution relationships. Scott’s clients include both franchisors and franchisees. He frequently counsels clients concerning franchise law, franchise agreements, franchise disclosure documents, long-term contracts, and licensing agreements. Scott has extensive experience in the restaurant industry.

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