Archive for March, 2009

Four Tips for your first visit to a Franchise Expo

After my first visit to the International Franchise Expo, I’ve compiled this list of tips. Don’t eat before visiting the show.  There were plenty of franchises that offered free food to visitors.  Vocelli Pizza offered several different types of pizza.  Baja Fresh offered tacos (for a dollar).  Wings Over had three different kinds of boneless […]

My visit to the International Franchise Expo – Part Two

After my baptism by fire with the printing guys, I wandered next to a booth from a premium tutoring and test preparation company.  I knew that education was a hot industry, so I figured I’d find out a little more about what this company had to offer.  Similar to my previous encounter with the printing […]

My visit to the International Franchise Expo – Part One

I attended the 2009 International Franchise Expo show that was held at the D.C. Convention Center last weekend.  It was my first time attending this type of show.  While I’m not actively looking to purchase a franchise, I thought it would be interesting to talk to people in the industry and learn more about what […]