May 19, 2010 14:13 ET

Educational Workshops to Reveal the Secret to a Career in Business Ownership

Seminars Sponsored by Houston's One Stop Business Center and FranNet of South Texas

HOUSTON, TX--(Marketwire - May 19, 2010) -  Houston's One Stop Business Center and FranNet of South Texas have the same goal to help grow small businesses in the Houston community. They are hosting workshops to simplify the challenges of small business transactions, teach the best practices to reduce risk and improve chances of success.

Careers in Franchise Ownership will be taking place at multiple Houston Libraries:

  • Central Library, 50 McKinney St, Tuesday, May 25th from 11:45AM - 12:45PM

  • Vinson Neighborhood Library & Express, 3810 W. Fuqua Street, Thursday, June 10th from 5 - 6PM

  • Stimley-Blue Ridge neighborhood Library, 7007 W. Fuqua Street, Thursday, June 17th from 5:30 - 6:30PM

These are free events but registration is requested, enroll by calling 832-215-2903 or email Learn about the pros and cons of starting a business, buying an existing one or a franchised business. Also the workshops will cover the basics of franchise regulations, what types of franchises exist, the Franchise Disclosure Document (FDD), how to reduce your risk and improve your chances of success in buying a business with a proven system.

"When looking at business options, these workshops will teach you the ways to select and research businesses to fit your goals and investment level," Trondsen said. "I have been involved in franchising my entire career, including personally owning a franchise for over 10 years. Being a part of a franchise system was a key factor in my success as a young entrepreneur. I enjoy helping aspiring entrepreneurs achieve the same personal and financial success in franchise ownership that I am privileged to enjoy."

For more information about FranNet of South Texas, serving the Houston area, or about these workshops, please contact Diana Trondsen at 832-215-2903.

About FranNet

FranNet provides free guidance, information and support to individuals who are interested in purchasing a franchised business. FranNet consultants specialize in helping their clients find the right franchise through their exclusive matchmaking process. To learn more about opportunities with FranNet call 1-800-FRANNET and visit

Contact Information

  • Contact:
    Diana Trondsen
    FranNet of South Texas
    Email Contact