MIAMI, FL – September 3, 2015 – (HISPANICIZE WIRE) – FranNet, the premier franchise consulting service firm, is inviting all existing and prospective business owners to attend a special event in any one of three locations (Miami, Ft. Lauderdale, or Boca Raton) on September 23 & 24. This is a great opportunity for those investors interested in learning about several premier franchise companies that are poised for continued expansion in South Florida, Latin America and abroad.

This South Florida Franchise Showcase is made available in three nearby South Florida 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—Willis Holcombe Center.

Eventbrite registration page

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 provide facts and practical advice about the real benefits and real challenges of franchises, as well as information about the options spanning many industries.

This workshop will provide you the knowledge and tools to decide intelligently for yourself. 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.

The SBDC at FIU, SBDC Fort Lauderdale, and SBDC at Palm Beach State College will also be in attendance in each of the three locations providing a 1 on 1 business consultation to the participants. The Small Business Development Center (SBDC) provides a team of highly knowledgeable business consultants to offer confidential, no-cost advising to entrepreneurs and business owners looking to grow.

Registration strongly advised. To reserve your seat, please go to this Eventbrite registration page, enter your contact information below, or simply call 813-563-5602. This is a No Cost special event.

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, recognized by INC magazine as one of the top 500 fastest growing private companies in America, 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 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 Small Business Administration (SBA).