MIAMI, FL – September 21, 2015 – (HISPANICIZE WIRE) – FranNet is making a last call for all members of the community in South East Florida to reserve a seat for the South Florida Franchise Showcase set for September 23 & 24 in Miami, Fort Lauderdale, and Boca Raton. This is a great opportunity for those investors interested in learning about selecting a franchise business among a portfolio of several premier franchise companies that are poised for continued expansion in South Florida, Latin America and abroad.

This South Florida Franchise Showcase is conveniently offered in three locations in two consecutive days:

— Wednesday, September 23 | 10:00 am – 12:00 pm EDT | Boca Raton – Palm Beach State College, Humanities and Technology Bldg.

— Wednesday, September 23 | 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm EDT | Miami – Modesto Maidique Campus, Florida International University

— Thursday, September 24 | 10:00 am – 12:00 pm EDT | Ft. Lauderdale – Broward College—Higher Education Complex

People can reserve their seat at

During this showcase, Rick Shampaine of FranNet, a 33 year veteran of the franchise industry who has helped more than 1,000 people to select a franchise, and Jose Torres, Managing Partner with FranNet of South Florida, will help describe the elements of a business that would represent a great fit for an investor, as well as information about the options spanning many franchise industries, including B2B providers, retail products & services, and health & wellness, just to mention a few. Rick and Jose are the people on the ground who match potential franchisees with franchisors.

“Many South Floridians want to start a business, and this workshop will provide you the knowledge and tools to decide intelligently for yourself,” said Rick Shampaine. Following the presentation, you will have the opportunity to meet face-to-face with franchisors, funding specialists, and other resources to help determine if franchising is right for you.

To reserve your seat, please go to, or simply call 754-800-FRAN (3726). This is a No Cost special event.

This free seminar is co-sponsored by the local Small Business Development Center that offers 1 on 1 consultation on a wide variety of business related issues. Representatives from SBDC at Miami-Dade County, SBDC at Broward County, and SBDC at Palm Beach State College will be in attendance.

FranNet of South Florida is also partnering up with SCORE to provide local workshops in South Florida. To learn more about local SCORE workshops as well as FranNet webinars, please visit

About FranNet
FranNet, a franchise consulting company that has appeared on either the Inc. 5000 fastest-growing private U.S. companies or the Inc. 500 list every year since 2010, helps individuals interested in franchise ownership research and select the business that best fits their professional and personal goals and objectives. This year marks the 25th anniversary of the company.

About FranNet of South Florida

Jose Torres (connect on LinkedIn) and Rick Shampaine (connect on LinkedIn) regularly facilitate business acquisition workshops sponsored by the Small Business Administration (SBA) in Miami, Small Business Development Centers in South Florida and various nationally recognized private outplacement firms and other organizations.

About the SBDC
Small Business Development Centers (SBDCs) provide assistance to small businesses and aspiring entrepreneurs throughout the United States and its territories. SBDCs are hosted by leading universities and state economic development agencies, and funded in part through a partnership with the SBA.