See Seminars and Workshops
focused on Business and Franchising

Are you interested in franchising?  Do you prefer to buy a tried-and-tested business model?
Are you interested in learning about business and franchising?  Or workshops and seminars are geared to help you on your path to joining the Franchise Industry.

Educational Talks at the Franchise Expo

Please note our topics may change without notice

Time Session Speakers Venue
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 Speaker TBC Half Day Workshop
14:00 - 16:00 Funding self-evaluation - how to work out if you would get funding to buy a business Speaker TBC Half Day Workshop
10:00 How do I know if a franchise is a good investment Speaker TBC Short Seminar
10:30 What is the formula for being a successful franchisee Speaker TBC Short Seminar
11:00 What are the most important risks in buying a franchise Speaker TBC Short Seminar
11:30 I am interested in a franchise - what are the next steps? Speaker TBC Short Seminar
12:00 How to I write a business plan for the franchise I want to buy. Speaker TBC Short Seminar
12:30 What questions should I ask the franchisor when I am considering buying a franchise. Speaker TBC Short Seminar
13:30 Successful franchisee explains what she learnt from her franchise journey. Speaker TBC 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
Time Session Speakers Venue
9:30 - 16:00 How to evaluate a franchise business Nicola Mare Full Day Workshop
10:00 - 12:00 Funding self-evaluation - how to work out if you would get funding to buy a business Speaker TBC Half Day Workshop
14:00 - 16:00 Funding self-evaluation - how to work out if you would get funding to buy a business Speaker TBC Half Day Workshop
9:30 How do I know if I would make a good franchisee. Speaker TBC Short Seminar
10:00 Evaluating franchise companies - who should I buy from? Speaker TBC Short Seminar
10:30 I have an idea for a franchise - how can I take it further? Speaker TBC Short Seminar
11:00 I am interested in a franchise - what are the next steps? Speaker TBC Short Seminar
11:30 Understanding the requirements for a good location. Speaker TBC Short Seminar
12:00 Is this place to small for me? Understanding sales Herman Bezuidenhout Short Seminar
13:30 Successful franchisee explains what she learnt from her franchise journey. Speaker TBC 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. Speaker TBC Funding panel discussion

Eberhard Niklaus

Director- The Specialists
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Trevor Locker

Chief Operating Officer - Cash Converters

Kagiso Mashiane

Nkukhu-Box
Jacques du Preez

Jacques du Preez

Founder and CEO BAC-IT
Mnguni Sibusiso

Sibusiso Mnguni

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

Marisa van der Merwe

Founder and CEO of MiniChess

Mercia Fynn

Director - KISCH IP
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Don Mashele

Head of Business Development Impact Support - sefa
herman-bezuidenhout

Herman Bezuidenhout

CEO - BeztForex (Pty) Ltd
Nicole Mare

Nicola Mare

Director - Franchise Firm (Pty) Ltd