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VetFran to Host Free Panel for Veterans at IFE

VetFran is mounting free panel for veterans, active duty service members and their spouses interested in franchise ownership during the International Franchise Expo in New York. The seminar is “Opportunities for Veterans in Franchising” and will take place Saturday, June 22nd from 10:00 – 11:00am in room 1B02 of the Javits Center.

Veterans who attend the seminar are welcome to attend the International Franchise Expo for free. At the Expo, veterans will be able to visit booths presenting hundreds of franchise brands and talk face-to-face with franchisors.


10:00 AM – 11:00 AM Room 1B02 Moderated by: “JT” Jim Tatem, President, SIGNARAMA Panelists: Paul Mangiamele, President & CEO, Bennigans; Martha O’Gorman, Vice President of Marketing, Liberty Tax Service; Tim Courtney, Director Franchise Development, CruiseOne; Mark Jameson, Senior Vice President, Franchise Support & Development, FASTSIGNS International, Inc.

Veterans have a proven track record of success in franchising. Franchises run on systems, just like the military. Your leadership experience implementing systems makes you an asset to the franchise world. Franchises offer training and support. In franchising, you’re in business “for” yourself, but not “by” yourself. There are 66,000 veteran-owned franchise establishments in the United States. Learn how you can build a career in a great industry.

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