Oct    Nov30-01

National Association of Government Guaranteed Lenders

Reach your peak performance when you join NAGGL in the beautiful mountains of Colorado Springs, CO for its 33rd Annual Conference on Small Business Lending at the stunning Broadmoor Hotel on October 30-November 1. The conference kicks off on Monday, October 30, with a high-altitude Scramble Golf tournament at 9:00 am on the Broadmoor East Golf Course.

FRANdata attendees: Edith Wiseman, Mark Kren


November 2-4

Franchise Expo West

Join thousands of entrepreneurs and future business owners at Franchise Expo West, the largest franchise expo in the western United States. Meet face-to-face with over 200 proven franchise opportunities, full-time and part-time, in every industry, at every investment level.

FRANdata attendees: Sharon Dietrich, Sheila Lamb-Cohen




For many new franchisors, franchising represents an entirely new landscape. Your prior business experience does little to illuminate a path in franchising. You can’t rely on your instincts and street smarts to guide you, because franchising involves a complicated web of relationships that all need to be in tune at the same time. You need to have great relationships with franchisees, vendors, the community, state regulators and customers to truly succeed.

State of Emerging Franchise Brands- Listen to the results of IFA research performed by FRANdata before its released to the public on how emerging brands go from start-up to operational franchisors, the challenges they face, what resources they need to succeed, and how FASB will affect their business.


FRANdata Speaker: Edith Wiseman


November 13-15

Restaurant Finance & Development Conference

The Restaurant Finance & Development Conference is all about the “business” side of the restaurant business and is a must attend event for restaurant company owners and executives. The conference is known as the restaurant “dealmakers” event—you will find the best networking in the industry there.

FRANdata Attendees: Sheila Lamb-Cohen, Edith Wiseman


November 13-15

Florida Association of Government Guaranteed Lenders

This year’s fifth annual conference will be held September 13th – 15th, 2017 at the JW Marriott in Orlando, Florida and has already sold out! This year’s conference will host a cross section of attendees from various industry institutions throughout the state of Florida. The annual conference will include general sessions, keynote addresses, breakout sessions and networking opportunities with other colleagues and SBA officials.

FRANdata Attendees: Mark Kren