October 06, 2008 // Franchising.com // Miami, FL - FranchisEsource Brands International (FSBI) (www.FranchisEsource.com) hosted one of the largest gatherings of Franchise and Business Coaching professionals in the industry last week as 260 executives and representatives from 130 franchisor concepts and 220 FSBI business coaches gathered to celebrate franchising and strategize the future of business coaching and entrepreneurial success. This invitation- only event was the ninth annual gathering for FSBI and its entire network of international franchise brand partners.
'Taking Care of Business' was the theme of the FSBI Annual Conference where over 220 Business Coaches learned about the new strategic alliance with E-Myth® Worldwide and spent time with over 260 franchisor executives, learning more about their concepts.
"When you combine the strategic partnerships FSBI has with the nation's fastest growing franchisors, our recent alliance with E-Myth Worldwide and the powerhouse of experienced Business Coaches of FSBI, the franchise and small business market now has unprecedented potential to soar to new heights with the help of the premier Business Coaching company in North America," says Terry Powell, CEO of FSBI.
Michael Gerber, New York Times bestselling author on the E-Myth series of books focused on entrepreneurial success, was the featured keynote speaker and delivered an empowering message on how the partnership will impact and transform franchises and small business worldwide.
"For 30 years I've been a champion of small business success and at the FranchisEsource Conference I found 250 kindred spirits," says Michael Gerber, bestselling author of The E-Myth Revisited and CEO of E-Myth Worldwide. "Their passion, enthusiasm and desire to help people who want to become self-sufficient were inspiring. In this New Career Economy® it's clear that E-Myth Worldwide has chosen well in creating a strategic partnership with The Entrepreneur's Source and its affiliated brands," he added.
Present were FSBI's three Business Coaching brands including The Entrepreneur's Source,® (www.EsourceCoach.com), AdviCoach® (www.AdviCoach.com) and Business Partner® Marketing Coach (www.BusinessPartner.com) - all brands that target franchising and the growth and success of entrepreneurs. FSBI's Business Coaches focus on launching new franchise businesses as well as helping existing businesses and franchisees increase their profitability.
For over 25 years our Business Coaches have been known for their integrity and unique approach to education and discovery for aspiring franchise owners and existing companies," says Terry Powell. "Continuing education is an underlying philosophy of all of our brands and this event allows our Business Coaches to further enhance their ability to positively impact the ROI of their clients," he added.
As just one of 130 franchise concepts represented at FSBI's Conference, Art Coley AlphaGraphics senior director of development says, "AlphaGraphics partners with just one Business Coaching company to grow our brand, and that's The Entrepreneur's Source. We are 'all in with TES' as they say here in Texas. Our plans are to double the size of our system and The Entrepreneur's Source Coaches are the most important part of this growth equation," he added.
Today, FSBI's Business Coaching brands dominate 33% of the business coaching and consulting franchise market in North America, a market valued at $1.5 billion. Return on a business coaching investment has been cited in studies as five to six times the investment in coaching, making Business Coaching one of the fastest growing professional services today.
Today, the FSBI brands are the industry's fore-runners in Business Coaching for entrepreneurs, as well as the nation's premier source for self-employment options and franchising success education.
FranchisEsource Brands International (FSBI) is a multi-brand Business Coaching franchisor with high-performance brands dedicated to the advancement of the entrepreneur and those who aspire to be one. Today, FSBI's Business Coaching brands dominate the $1.5 billion Business Coaching market with a commanding 33% of the business coaching and consulting franchise market in North America. With its 24-year history, Terry Powell, CEO of FSBI, is recognized as the founder of the Business Coaching profession with the establishment of The Entrepreneur's Source®, AdviCoach® and with the recent acquisition of Business Partner® Marketing Coach. Additional news on FSBI brands can be viewed at www.FranchiseNewsRoom.com.