Want to own your own franchise?
For the first time ever
the Franchise Indaba is hosting a virtual webinar!

Friday, 1st November 2019 

9am to 3h30pm 

No matter where you are in the world, you can now join us for the day online to listen and participate in our Franchise Indaba Virtual Webinar.
All you need is an internet connection, access to a PC, mobile or tablet.

The Franchise Indaba Virtual Webinar is ideal for any person who is interested in owning their own business.
Franchise experts and owners of franchise businesses will share their knowledge about the world of franchising.

Topics for the day

Please note our topics may change without notice

Schedule for the day



9:00 - 9:15

How to evaluate a franchise business

If you are looking to buy a franchise business it is important to know what to look out for. Join Nicole Mare of Franchise Firm

9:15 - 10:00

Is this place too small for me?

The topic of sales and strategy with Herman Bezuidenhout, CEO - BeztForex Franshise

10:00 - 10:45

Cash Converters: What we do, how we do it, and why we do it.

Trevor Locker - Cash Converters

10:45 - 11:00


11:00 - 11:15

Factors or criteria to be considered before applying for funding

Don Mashele - sefa

11:15 - 12:00

MiniChess Franchise in Early Education Innovation

Find out how Industry 4.0 impacts the workforce and how MiniChess prepares students for this change with Marisa, CEO of MiniChess

12:00 - 12:15

Financing SMMEs in South Africa

Sibusiso Mnguni - Masisizane Fund

12:15 - 13:00


13:00 - 13:15

What do franchises need to know to protect themselves from digital related risks?

Presented by Mercia Fynn, Director, KISCH IP

13:15 to 14:00

Current quick service restaurant and market Opportunities in SA

Presented by Kagiso Mashiane - Nkukhu-Box

14:00 - 14:15

Drive your bottom line through cost effective digital intelligence and retail analytics

presented by Jacques du Preez - BAC - IT

14:15 - 14:30

How to be a successful franchisee

Francois Swart - CEO, The Specialist

14:30 - 15:15

Meet our speakers

Kevin Antonie

CEO - SA Franchise Brands
Richard Mukheibir CEO

Richard Mukheibir

CEO -Cash Converters

Kagiso Mashiane

Mnguni Sibusiso

Sibusiso Mnguni

Franchise Investment Associate - Masisizane Fund, Old Mutual
Marisa van der Merwe

Marisa van der Merwe

Founder and CEO of MiniChess

Don Mashele

Head of Business Development Impact Support - sefa
Nicole Mare

Nicola Mare

Director - Franchise Firm (Pty) Ltd

How does it work?

The first step is to register and book which webinar you want to attend.  We will send you periodic reminders.  On the day of the event you will receive an email with step-by-step instructions on how to connect.

The presentations are converted into videos which you can watch later as many times as you wish.
You will be able to listen to various topics that interest you about franchising and see available opportunities.  You can also network online with the franchise community.

The Franchise Indaba Virtual Webinar takes place on 1st November at 9am with the first webinar and will finish 6 hours later.

If you cannot make a session, don’t worry because the recordings are posted the same day and you won’t miss a thing. You’ll have access to all the recorded presentations for 3 months from your date of purchase.

You can also purchase a ticket to attend the Franchise Indaba Exp0 on 6 and 7 March 2020 at Nasrec, Gauteng to personally meet the franchise owners and network with funders and other specialists,  This ticket also provides you with an individual membership of the Association for 3 months and you can attend the Franchise Indaba Virtual Webinar on 1st November 2019.

Simply register below. We’ll email you instructions for your exclusive access to the Franchise Indaba Virtual Webinar.

Who can attend and how do I register?
The first 100 people to register will be given free access to attend the Franchise Indaba Virtual Webinar.

Will I get a recording?
Presentations will be recorded and those who have bought a March 2020 Franchise Indaba ticket or registered for Individual membership will be given access to the recordings for 3 months from the date of purchase.

Where is the event located?
At your home or office. This is an online event, there is no physical venue, you’ll have no travel expenses.

How long are the presentations?
Each presentation is 20 minutes.

How do I watch the live webinars?
You will receive an email with instructions on how to log in and access each webinar presentation.

How do I watch the playbacks of webinars?
If you joined as an Individual Member or purchased a Franchise Indaba Expo ticket, you simply log in to the membership portal. There you will find streaming videos you can playback from a desktop or mobile device.

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