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How to Get Started as a Business Owner Investing in Multi Unit Growth

Sep 6, 2018


During this webinar, we focus on all the components you need to succeed as a multi-unit franchise owner. Members of our rapidly-growing international smoothie franchise walk you through the different steps and dimensions to successfully grow through multi-unit ownership.

WE DISCUSS:

  • The benefits and challenges of multi-unit growth
  • Capital requirements
  • Building a support team
  • Knowing the right time to expand
  • Implementing a model for growth

WHO SHOULD WATCH:

  • Single-unit franchisees looking to grow
  • Multi-brand franchise owners
  • Restaurant industry professionals
  • Investment groups
  • Health and wellness fanatics
  • Smoothie King brand enthusiasts

SPEAKERS

Kevin King, Smoothie King Chief Development Officer

Kevin King is the Chief Development Officer for Smoothie King, leading the strategic and tactical aspects of the smoothie franchise brand’s expansion throughout the world.

Prior to Smoothie King, Kevin worked as the Chief Development Officer for international pizza franchise Papa Murphy’s, after graduating with a degree in management from Miami University. During his tenure at Smoothie King, Kevin has seen five consecutive years of positive same store sales with the brand.

Roger Wilder, Smoothie King Multi-Unit Franchisee

Roger Wilder opened his first Smoothie King location in 2001, for which he received the Outstanding New Franchisee Award. In 2004, Roger invested in his second location and has opened or bought roughly one Smoothie King store per year since then.

Roger currently owns and operates 13 Smoothie King locations and is actively involved in all parts of the company, including being a member and past Chairman of the Smoothie King Franchise Advisory Council. Additionally, Roger has been President of the Baton Rouge Regional Marketing Fund since 2003.

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