Have you run a successful business for at least one year? ÃÂ Have you proven your concept? ÃÂ Will it survive in the long term? ÃÂ Is it profitable? ÃÂ Can you produce audited accounts? ÃÂ Do you operate in a niche market or offer something different in an established field? ÃÂ These are some of the questions that will be dealt with at the next MOCC due to take place on Wednesday 1st May in the Innovation in Business Centre (IiBC) at GMIT Castlebar at 9.30am where Tony Fitzpatrick Ã¢ÂÂ Managing Director with Franchise Your Business ( www.franchiseyourbusiness.ie) will be speaking about Ã¢ÂÂIs Your Business Worth FranchisingÃ¢ÂÂ.ÃÂ
Tony knows both the theory and the practice of franchising. Besides creating and developing franchises for many clients he has managed his own master franchise and uses his vast experience to show others how to succeed in this booming industry. He can take a client through the entire process. He advises on everything from franchise agreements to setting fees and royalties, operations manuals, lead generation, and sales and marketing.
A recognized authority on franchising, he is a member of the Board of the Irish Franchise Association and is the author of a book Ã¢ÂÂHow to Franchise a Business.Ã¢ÂÂ
Tony has a passion for SME entrepreneurs and is a firm believer in the franchise model for business growth. In the last year he has shared his expertise in emerging franchise markets in Asia and Europe and was appointed to the Advisory Board of the Romanian Franchise Association.
MOCC is a business network run by businesspeople for businesspeople. The event is free of charge. All meetings start at 9.30am and last between one hour and 90 minutes.
AÃÂ one-to-one mentoring slot with Tony Fitzpatrick can be booked after the presentation. Slots will be awarded on the first come, first served basis. Please contact the IIBC if you wish to avail of the mentoring.