Franchise Indaba

Business Ownership and Skills Development

The IFE Franchise Expo hosted in South Africa is launching the Franchise Indaba focused on skills development, entrepreneurship and how to buy or start a franchise business.  The Franchise Indaba brings together the franchise industry offering visitors workshops and educational seminars for people wanting to join the franchise industry.  This event will also showcase franchise opportunities where you can speak to industry experts, franchise business owners and people who work within the industry.  This event is organised by FASA.

Who Should Attend?

  • Franchisors, franchisees, service providers and suppliers.
  • People interested in franchise opportunities.
  • People who would like to gain knowledge about the franchise industry.
  • People in need of funding to start a business or buy a franchise business.
  • People looking to grow their network and connect with key stakeholders in the industry.

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Skills and Business Development Topics

Investing in yourself and your future

10:00 - 16:00

How to franchise your business

Full Day Workshop
10:00 - 12:00

Funding self-evaluation - how to work out if you would get funding to buy a business

Half Day Workshop
14:00 - 16:00

Funding self-evaluation - how to work out if you would get funding to buy a business

Half Day Workshop
10:00

How do I know if a franchise is a good investment

Short Seminar
10:30

What is the formula for being a successful franchisee

Short Seminar
11:00

What are the most important risks in buying a franchise

Short Seminar
11:30

I am interested in a franchise - what are the next steps?

Short Seminar
12:00

How to I write a business plan for the franchise I want to buy.

Short Seminar
12:30

What questions should I ask the franchisor when I am considering buying a franchise.

Short Seminar
13:30

Successful franchisee explains what she learnt from her franchise journey.

Short Seminar
14:00 - 15:00

What are the requirements from funders to obtain funding. What are the pitfalls. What frustrate the funders about applications for funding. Why are applications rejected and is that the final answer.

Funding panel discussion
Nicole Mare
Nicola Mare

Director - Franchise Firm (Pty) Ltd

9:30 - 16:00

How to evaluate a franchise business

Full Day Workshop
10:00 - 12:00

Funding self-evaluation - how to work out if you would get funding to buy a business

Half Day Workshop
14:00 - 16:00

Funding self-evaluation - how to work out if you would get funding to buy a business

Half Day Workshop
9:30

How do I know if I would make a good franchisee.

Short Seminar
10:00

Evaluating franchise companies - who should I buy from?

Short Seminar
10:30

I have an idea for a franchise - how can I take it further?

Short Seminar
11:00

I am interested in a franchise - what are the next steps?

Short Seminar
11:30

Understanding the requirements for a good location.

Short Seminar
herman-bezuidenhout
Herman Bezuidenhout

CEO - BeztForex (Pty) Ltd

12:00

Is this place to small for me? Understanding sales

Short Seminar
13:30

Successful franchisee explains what she learnt from her franchise journey.

Short Seminar
14:00 - 15:00

What are the requirements from funders to obtain funding. What are the pitfalls. What frustrate the funders about applications for funding. Why are applications rejected and is that the final answer.

Funding panel discussion