Expert Roundtable
A intimate interactive session lead by industry experts.

Keep Calm and Hire On

Threase Baker
Presented by Threase Baker — ABBTECH Professional Services, Inc.

Your business is growing and you can’t do it all. One day you realize you need to hire help… now what? This session will give you the one key thing to know during each step of the hiring process:

  1. Before you begin the hiring process
  2. Company Culture
  3. Before you begin recruiting
  4. Sourcing
  5. Interviewing
  6. Hiring
  7. Onboarding

Your takeaway will be 10 steps to a Foolproof Hiring Process

Business Growth Through Franchising

Amy Reed
Presented by Amy Reed — Woofie’s, LLC
Learn about the Woofie’s journey from walking one dog in 2004 to launching a unique franchise model in 2018. Amy shares what led her and her business partner to franchising from what started as simply filling a need for quality pet care in her own neighborhood. Understand the challenges and rewards of creating a franchise model, and what it takes to succeed in a highly competitive and ever-growing industry.

  • Evaluate your business for franchise potential
  • Understand growth and how to effectively increase your bottom line by identifying market needs in your industry
  • Inspiration not to let obstacles stand in the way (staffing, financial, market disruptions)
  • First steps if franchising IS for you
  • Building a strong team to support company goals, vision and culture