SOURCE: FranNet of South Texas

FranNet of South Texas

February 15, 2011 15:10 ET

Meet Hottest Franchises Looking to Expand in Houston

Houston Franchise Forum Allows Entrepreneurs and Business Professionals to Meet Six Franchises Looking to Expand in Houston Area This Year

HOUSTON, TX--(Marketwire - February 15, 2011) - Often victims of a challenging job market, increasing numbers of professionals are in transition and exploring career alternatives. Many are curious about starting a business and wonder if a franchised business is a suitable option. FranNet of South Texas invites business-minded individuals to attend a free Franchise Opportunities Forum and get the facts about these diverse business concepts.

According to the Greater Houston Partnership 2011 Employment Forecast, from the start of Houston's recession in September, 2008, to the last quarter of 2010, this region lost 135,400 jobs. Diana Trondsen of FranNet of South Texas said, "Many job-hunting professionals are considering transferring their skill sets to new areas. Franchises can be affordable, attractive options for individuals who wish to adapt themselves to new ventures."

FranNet of South Texas will host a free business forum for professionals seeking information about franchise business opportunities. The Houston Franchise Forum will take place on Tuesday, March 8, at 2302 Fannin Street Suite 200 (Bank of America Building), Houston, Texas 77002. Two sessions are offered:

  • 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.
  • 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.

Future job creation and economic growth depend on small business. Those who think the franchise model will give the best measure of success can meet the top franchise companies looking to expand in Houston on March 8th. Attendees will be pleasantly surprised on the variety and affordability of franchise businesses. During each session, participants will have an opportunity to meet one-on-one with six national franchise representatives. 

Diana Trondsen of FranNet of South Texas matches clients at no-cost with the right franchise based on their goals, lifestyles and financial capabilities. Trondsen said, "We want entrepreneurial-minded people to learn about the many opportunities that franchising offers."

The Houston Franchise Opportunities Forum is a free event. Reservations are required and seating is limited. To register, visit or call 832-215-2903.

About FranNet of South Texas and Diana Trondsen
FranNet provides free guidance and advises individuals interested in purchasing a franchised business. FranNet consultants specialize in helping their clients find the right franchise through their exclusive matchmaking process. Diana Trondsen serves this area through her affiliate, FranNet of South Texas. Details are available at

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