Building Bridges for Business — a non-profit organization dedicated to empowering and educating Pittsburgh’s small business owners — is expecting another sold-out event on October 9 between 4:00 and 8:00 pm EDT at the Fairmont Hotel in downtown Pittsburgh. For Sale: Opportunity, a franchising event, will connect established national franchisers and potential franchisees, and will also feature lenders providing on-the-spot funding, 401k funding experts, and local commercial real estate firms to find space and locations for new businesses. Interested participants can register on Building Bridges for Business’ website www.buildingbridgesforbusiness.org.
The event will feature over 30 exhibitors, including nationally and regionally based franchises and lenders. Business opportunities at different investment points and in several verticals are participating. Featured exhibitors include HandyPro, Sports Clips, Vanguard Cleaning, Veterans Taxi, Benetrends, FranNet and Giant Eagle.
“Franchises have long been an important component in the structure of American business,” said Linda Handley, founder, Building Bridges for Business.