Sunday, July 04, 2010

How to invest wisely in a franchise

The Philippine Franchise Association (PFA) is offering a free seminar on how to invest wisely in a franchise.

The PFA seminar, set for July 17 and 18 at the SMX Convention Center during the staging of Franchise 2010: the 18th Philippine International Franchise Conference and Expo (PIFCE), will be open to the public.

The PIFCE seminar will guide prospective entrepreneurs in choosing the right franchise investment as the PFA encourages entrepreneurship through franchising, which has been proven to have the highest rate of success.

To be held in cooperation with Francorp Philippines, the seminar “Investing in a Franchise Wisely” is part of the PFA’s advocacy to promote franchising as a tool for economic and national development.

At the same time, PIFCE will showcase various franchise investment opportunities at various levels. Limited slots are available and registration will be on a first-come, first-served basis.

Other seminars at the Franchise 2010 Expo are “Franchising your Business Right” and “Master Franchising 101.” Registration rates for these two seminars are P1,950 and P1,000, respectively.

Scheduled on July 16 to 18, Franchising your business Right is a seminar on how to franchise one’s business and includes presentations on the franchise advantage and development process.

Master Franchising 101 is a seminar on how to acquire multi-unit franchises through master franchising, featuring several master franchise opportunities.

The 18th PIFCE is the biggest franchise event in Asia, showcasing investment opportunities in the Philippines and abroad.

With the theme “Getting Ready for the World,” Franchise 2010 proclaims that now is the time for the Philippines to play a more important role in global franchising.

For details and special admission rates, visit or inquire at the PFA Secretariat (tel. 687-0365 to 67, 0917-832-0731, or e-mail Other information on the expo can be obtained from exhibit management team Global Link MP Events (tel. 750-8588 or e-mail