International Franchise Expo in NYC Invites Veterans - June 15th


Mar 11, 2013

The International Franchise Association is hosting a panel
geared towards Veterans interested in the franchise industry
during The International Franchise Expo in New York on Friday June 15th.

Veterans can register for free by going to and entering the promo code: FECOM.

From Honor…to Owner

Opportunities for Veterans in Small Business Ownership

Veterans have a proven track record of success in franchising -- there are 66,000 veteran-owned franchise businesses in the United States. Why? Franchises are proven concepts based on set procedures and systems. Leadership skills and operational precision learned in the military lead to success. In franchising, you’re in business “for” yourself, but not “by&rdqup; yourself — franchises offer training and support. Learn more at a free training session at The International Franchise Expo in New York City June 15.

The panel will discuss:

  • Franchising 101
  • How to find the right franchise
  • VetFran
  • Financing solutions
  • Transitioning from the military to franchising

Specialty Seminar: Opportunities for Veterans in Franchising

June 15, 2012 - 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM at the Javits Center in NYC

Moderated by:
Beth Solomon, Vice President, Strategic Initiatives and Industry Relations, International Franchise Association

Panelists: Joe Lindenmayer, Vice-Chair, VetFran Committee and President, TSS Photography; Sean Collins, Director, G.I. Jobs; Mike Lozier, Valpak Franchisee, and USMC veteran; Sean Falk, Multi-unit Franchisee, Great American Cookies and Pretzelmaker, and Captain, USMC

Visit for more details.

Source: Joel Goldstein, Group Marketing Director, MFV Expositions

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