Franchise Brokers Association Welcomes
Guidant Financial to Annual Convention
Financing Provider Announced as Lead Sponsor in Industry Event
Franchise Brokers Association (FBA), a trade Association for franchise brokers and consultants, has announced Guidant Financial as the Platinum Sponsor of their annual convention.
Guidant Financial is the recognized leader in one-stop franchise financing. With 92% of deals funded within 21 days, the company has helped more than 5,000 entrepreneurs in all 50 states safely invest their retirement funds into a franchise without taking a loan or a taxable distribution. With their vast national network of small business lenders, Guidant has facilitated thousands of unsecured and SBA loans for franchisees. And, with the experience and reputation to help aspiring franchisees realize their goal of small business ownership, Guidant’s clients are 63% more likely to succeed than traditional small business owners. For the third year running, Guidant has been included on Inc. Magazine’s list of fastest growing companies. The founders were honored by the Small Business Administration as the National Entrepreneurs of the Year in 2007.
The FBA’s convention is an event organized to bring together the industry’s top brokers and consultants, franchise industry vendors and franchise concepts. The event is taking place October 20 – 22, 2010 in Orlando, FL and will feature workshops, trade shows, speakers and panel discussions.
“With small business funding at the forefront of the news and the cornerstone of small business success, we are excited to have Guidant as the event’s sponsor and educating the attendees on financing options,” said FBA Executive Director, Sabrina Carter.
In addition to Guidant Financial, exhibitors at the 2010 convention include Sport Clips, Color Glo International, PuroClean, Crestcom International, Service Team of Professionals and The National Franchise and Business Opportunities Show.
About Franchise Brokers Association
Franchise Brokers Association is an Orlando, FL based trade organization. The FBA supports all members of the franchise community and can facilitate all steps in the franchise process, from franchise development to unit sale. FBA was founded in 2008 by franchise consultant Sabrina Carter and has grown to over 550 consultant and franchise members. The FBA’s purpose is to provide support and improve the industry standards for franchise investment, development and sales.