(The Riverbend Region –February 10, 2020) The RiverBend Growth Association (RBGA) is partnering with the City of Alton, the Village of Godfrey, and the Illinois Small Business Development Center for the Metro East at Southern Illinois University – Edwardsville to present “How to Franchise: Learning More about the Franchise Business Model.” If you have ever been interested in what it means to be a franchise owner, the process of becoming a franchise owner, or the ins-and-outs of franchising this is the presentation for you.

“How to Franchise: Learning More about the Franchise Business Model” will be held on Tuesday, February 25, 2020, at Godfrey Village Hall, 6810 Godfrey Road Godfrey, Illinois 62035, from 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM. 

Franchise Specialists Chris Coleman and Ben Terrill with FranNet of St. Louis and Kansas City will be presenting on typical franchise ownership requirements, franchise myths and realities, franchise industry overview, and more. They will also be answering questions from those in attendance. 

Doyle Beck, President, DBJB Enterprises, owner of 4 Little Caesars Pizza locations, will also be a presenter at the event. He will talk about his specific knowledge of owning a franchise, and what that means to him. 

RSVP to the event by sending an email to alex@growthassociation.com or by calling 618-467-2280. This event is free to the public, and we encourage those with an interest in franchise ownership to attend.