Daniel Fitzpatrick, City Manager
37 Wakefield Street
Rochester, NH 03867
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Thursday, Feb. 2, 2017
Contact: John Guilfoil
Email: [email protected]
Media Advisory: City of Rochester to Host Franchise Network Meeting for Aspiring Local Business Owners
ROCHESTER — City Manager Dan Fitzpatrick is pleased to announce that Greater Rochester Chamber of Commerce, THINK Rochester and FranNet Franchise Experts are teaming up to host “Taking Charge of Your Career: Franchising and Other Business Ownership Options” to educate entrepreneurs about opportunities to open a local business in Rochester.
Thursday, Feb. 16 from 7:30- 9:30 a.m.
Granite Steak and Grill, 11 Farmington Road
- Greater Rochester Chamber of Commerce
- THINK Rochester
- FranNet of New England
- Craig Gladstone, FranNet Franchise Consultant
Tickets are $20 for Chamber of Commerce members, and $30 for non-members
Visit www.rochesternh.org/franchise to register online.
City officials invite Rochester residents, members of the surrounding communities and local business owners to the Franchise Networking event, where Gladstone will break down the pros and cons of starting your own business.
Gladstone is a franchise consultant with FranNet, an international consulting firm that serves entrepreneurs seeking opportunities in franchised businesses.
The seminar will cover how and when to pursue opening a franchise, how to finance the business, building a personal business model and identifying the biggest myths surrounding franchise business ownership, among other topics.
“We are committed to economic growth and prosperity in Rochester,” City Manager Fitzpatrick said. “I invite business owners and local entrepreneurs to join us to learn more about franchise options and finding success in Rochester.”