John P. Hayes

Workshop Information

How to Grow Your Business - Franchise It!

OCTOBER 12, 2022 in South Florida 

Operating a business and trying to grow it at the same time is a challenging proposition. During this half-day workshop, Dr. Hayes, along with an expert panel, will explore how and why franchising is a proven business growth strategy - especially for those leaders that have limited time, money, and human resources.

Join us and discover if franchising is the right solution for your business or nonprofit organization, the steps you will need to take to turn your company into a franchise, and the best practices and pitfalls of franchising. During this workshop we'll cover these topics:

  • Is your business frachisable?

  • How does franchising work for both the franshisor and franshisees?

  • How does franchising work for nonprofit organizations?

  • How much will it cost and how long does it take to franchise?

  • What are the rules and regulations of franchising?

  • How to find and train your franchisees?

  • What information to disclose to franchise prospects?

  • How to protect your intellectual property?

  • How much to charge your franchisees?

Professional Background

 Dr. John P. Hayes, CFE, is a worldwide leading expert on franchising. He has been a franchisee of several concepts, a franchisor of a major American franchise company, and a consultant for franchisors in the U.S. and abroad. Dr. Hayes has authored numerous books on franchising and for more than 25 years he has taught "The A to Zs of Buying a Franchise" at the International Franchise Expo. He is the Titus Chair for Franchise Leadership and director of the Titus Center for Franchising at Palm Beach Atlantic University and the founder and owner of Hayes Marketing Services. In 2021, Dr. Hayes was listed among the “most influential people in franchising” by 1851 and SeoSamba.