Franchise Canada Show

Franchise Canada Show Toronto in February 2023

Presented by the Canadian Franchise Association (CFA), kickstart your small business – the right way! – with the CFA Community at the Franchise Canada Show Toronto on February 4-5, 2023, at the International Centre in Mississauga, sponsored by Fat Bastard Burrito Co. & Mary Brown’s Chicken.

Set yourself and your business up for success with the support from the CFA Experts and the amazing opportunities!

Find us at the International Centre – Hall 3!

ATTEND FREE EDUCATIONAL SESSIONS ON SATURDAY AND SUNDAY

Sessions run all day, and every day of the event! Make sure to review below to plan which session you would like to attend.

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Sat10:30 AMVIP Panel: Ask the Experts

EXCLUSIVE TO VIP ATTENDEES! Limited Space Available! (Not a VIP? Click here to register as a VIP attendee)
Have questions about the process of buying a franchise? Look no further! In this special "Ask Me Anything" moderated panel discussion exclusive to VIP attendees of the Franchise Canada Show, we have assembled a panel of experts including a successful franchisor, a franchise financing expert, and a franchise lawyer, who will be available to answer all of your burning questions.A
Sat11:15 AMHow to Secure Financing for Your Franchise BusinessAre you interested in becoming a franchisee in Canada, but not sure how to secure financing for your business? Join us for a session on how to secure franchise financing in Canada. Our expert speaker will provide an overview of the various financing options available to franchisees, including bank loans, government grants and programs, and alternative financing options.B
Sat11:50 AMTraits of a Successful Franchisee and FranchisorAs a prospective franchisee, it's important to do your due diligence when researching franchise opportunities. Not all franchise brands are created equal, and it's essential to identify which ones have a strong track record of success and will provide the support and resources you need to succeed!

In this seminar, we'll discuss key factors to consider when evaluating a franchise brand and what qualities you need to have as a franchisee to thrive in the franchise industry.
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Sat12:25 PMEssential Legal Considerations when Buying a Franchise Are you considering buying a franchise in Canada, but not sure about the legal considerations involved? Join us for a session on legal considerations when buying a franchise in Canada. Our legal expert will provide an overview of the key legal issues that prospective franchisees need to be aware of, including franchise agreements, disclosure requirements, and franchisor obligations.B
Sat1:00 PMFinding the Right Franchise FitFranchising can be a great way to become your own boss, but it's not for everyone. In this session, we'll explore the pros and cons of franchising and help you determine if it's the right path for you.

Understand the basics of franchising and the different types of franchises available in the market. Learn about the key factors to consider when evaluating a franchise opportunity, such as the franchisor's track record, the cost of entry, and the ongoing support and resources provided.
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Sat1:35 PMInsight and Advice on Financing Your FranchiseAre you considering becoming a franchisee in Canada, but not sure where to start when it comes to financing your business? Join us for a session on the basics of franchise financing in Canada. Our finance expert will provide an introduction to the various financing options available to franchisees, including bank loans, government grants and programs, and alternative financing options.B
Sat2:10 PMFranchisor Spotlight - Fat Bastard Burrito Co.So you want to take the plunge into franchising and become a successful franchisee? If you’re looking for inspiration and information, look no further than this session, where you can hear firsthand from our Platinum Sponsor, Fat Bastard Burrito who will share with you what it’s like to be a franchisee in their system and what you need to do to be successful!A
Sat2:45 PMDue Diligence and Legal Considerations When Buying a FranchiseLearn about the importance of conducting thorough due diligence before buying a franchise, and how to review and negotiate the terms of the franchise agreement to protect your interestsB
Sat3:20 PMNew vs. Resale: Understanding the Pros and Cons of Buying a Franchise LocationWhen it comes to buying a franchise, prospective franchisees have the option to choose between a new franchise location or a franchise resale. Each option has its own set of pros and cons, and it's essential to understand the differences between the two before making a decision. A
Sun10:30 AMVIP Panel: Ask the Experts

EXCLUSIVE TO VIP ATTENDEES! Limited Space Available! (Not a VIP? Click here to register as a VIP attendee)
Have questions about the process of buying a franchise? Look no further! In this special "Ask Me Anything" moderated panel discussion exclusive to VIP attendees of the Franchise Canada Show, we have assembled a panel of experts including a successful franchisor, a franchise financing expert, and a franchise lawyer, who will be available to answer all of your burning questions.A
Sun11:15 AMFundamentals of Financing Your FranchiseBuying a franchise is often one of the most significant investments a Canadian makes to take control of their financial destiny. Learn how to create a compelling business plan and financing proposal, and navigate the application and approval process, and understand the common pitfalls that you can avoid when pursuing your franchise financing. B
Sun11:50 AMTraits of a Successful Franchisee and Franchisor As a prospective franchisee, it's important to do your due diligence when researching franchise opportunities. Not all franchise brands are created equal, and it's essential to identify which ones have a strong track record of success and will provide the support and resources you need to succeed!A
Sun12:25 PMEvaluating the Benefits and Drawbacks of New vs Resale Franchise LocationsAre you considering buying a franchise but unsure of whether to go for a new location or a resale? This seminar is for you! Join us as we explore the pros and cons of buying a new franchise location or a franchise resale and help you understand which option may be the best fit for you. B
Sun1:00 PMWhat is the right franchise for youFranchising can be a great way to become your own boss, but it's not for everyone. In this session, we'll explore the pros and cons of franchising and help you determine if it's the right path for you.

Understand the basics of franchising and the different types of franchises available in the market. Learn about the key factors to consider when evaluating a franchise opportunity, such as the franchisor's track record, the cost of entry, and the ongoing support and resources provided.
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Sun1:35 PMNavigating the Franchise Finance ProcessAre you considering becoming a franchisee in Canada, but not sure where to start with financing your business? Join us for a session on the basics of franchise financing in Canada!

Our finance expert will provide an overview of the different financing options available to franchisees, including bank loans, government grants and programs, and alternative financing options.
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Sun2:10 PMFranchisor Spotlight - Fat Bastard Burrito o you want to take the plunge into franchising and become a successful franchisee? If you’re looking for inspiration and information, look no further than this session, where you can hear firsthand from our Platinum Sponsor, Fat Bastard Burrito who will share with you what it’s like to be a franchisee in their system and what you need to do to be successful!A
Sun2:45 PMLegal Aspects of Franchise Ownership: Essential Considerations for a Successful PurchaseJoin us for a session on due diligence and legal considerations for prospective franchisees in Canada, presented by a franchise lawyer. Our expert panelist will provide an overview of the key legal issues that prospective franchisees need to be aware of, including franchise agreements, disclosure requirements, and franchisor obligations.
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Sun3:20 PMUnlocking the Franchise Potential: Exploring Different Franchising Options for Your Franchise Journey to SuccessBecoming a franchisee is one of the best paths to business ownership. But most Canadians don’t realize there are many options of franchising available to them. Understanding the different franchise formats is crucial as you chart your course to franchising success and financial freedom.A

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