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Exploring Franchise Business Ownership

Wednesday, November 9 @ 11:30 am - 1:00 pm • Organized By Ozarks Small Business Incubator (OzSBI)
408 Washington Ave, West Plains, West Plains, MO 65775


Attendees will learn about why the franchise industry is so large and highly successful and how franchise ownership can change the lifestyle of owners creating not only financial rewards but also creating more time for family and other interests. We will learn about the key success factors of a franchise business vs. others.

What you will learn :

  • Benefits of franchise ownership vs. employment
  • Available franchise categories

  • Experience needed to own a franchise

  • Investment needed to own a franchise

  • Franchise financing sources available


Date: Wednesday, November 9, 2022

Time: 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Location: OzSBI

Cost: $10. Includes boxed lunch.

Register: Click here

Registration Deadline: Friday, November 4 at 8 a.m.

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Ozarks Small Business Incubator
408 Washington Ave, West Plains
West Plains, MO 65775
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