Dear Hospitality Partner:

International Franchise & Entrepreneurial Summit & Trade Show
Friday, April 24th & Saturday, April 25th, 2015
The 5 Minute Elevator Pitch
$$$$ 1000 Cash Give-A-Way $$$$$
Plus 10 Hours of Technical Services to help start your Business
We are pleased to invite you to the Bahamas International Franchise & Entrepreneurial Summit & Trade Show which will be
held Friday, April 24th & Saturday, April 25st, 2015. The theme is “This event is presented by Horizons International Group, and the National Association of Black Hotel Owners, Operators & Developers
(NABHOOD). It is supported by the International Franchise Association (IFA), Bahamas Chamber of Commerce, United States
Embassy Nassau, Inter-American Development Bank, Nassau Airport Development Company, HVS Caribbean and Entrepreneur
Venture Fund Ltd.
Entrepreneurs and anyone interested in franchising are encouraged to register for the workshops and exhibits on Saturday,
April 25th. There will be a private networking reception on Friday, April 24th. We will schedule pre-screened one-on-one
meetings with franchisors for potential franchisees on Friday, April 24th. If you are interested in a franchise concept, please
advise us by email and we will schedule a meeting for you.
Workshops will introduce you to the value and economics of franchising & entrepreneurship. You will hear from international
franchise experts, entrepreneurs and business owners. Franchising & entrepreneurship has become the dominant method for
the creation of wealth through small business ownership. Once known for restaurants, today franchising is used by over 85
industries including a wide range of consumer and business to business services, retail, hospitality, health, recreation and many
more. These workshops will explain how to turn your business into a successful franchise.
Franchising will give your business a better chance of success and bring global recognition. The Bahamas welcomes over 5
million visitors a year with a growing consumer population that is becoming more brand conscious. There are many
international concepts that can work in The Bahamas and opportunities to expand and develop local business beyond the
Entrepreneurship is more than simply “starting a business.” The definition of entrepreneurship is a process through which
individuals identify opportunities, allocate resources and create value. This creation of value is often through the identification
of unmet needs or through the identification of opportunities for change.
To attend the Summit & Exhibition, please register on-line or download the registration form and return to
[email protected] If you have any questions, please email Shirley Gleman at [email protected] or call 242-225-9416 or 954792-2579 as space is limited.
Friday, April 24 - 25, 2015
Last Name_____________________________________________ First ________________________________________________
Job Title_________________________________________________________________________First Time Attendee [ ] Yes [ ] No
Address ___________________________________________City
Business Phone (
) __________________ Fax (
) ____________________ Cell Phone: (
Zip _______Country__________
) ______________________________
E-Mail_________________________________________ Web Site: _________________________________________________________
Company Type: (check all that apply)
[ ] 01 Entrepreneur
[ ] 06 Bank/Financial Institution
[ ] 02 Developer
[ ] 07 Financial Advisory
[ ] 03 Ownership Group
[ ] 08 Law Firm
[ ] 04 Investor
[ ] 09 Hotel Chain/Company
[ ] 05 Potential Owner
[ ] 10 Management Company
[ ] 11 Construction/Building/Engineering
[ ] 12 Architecture/Design/Planning
[ ] 13 FF&E/Purchasing Company
[ ] 14 Franchisor
[ ] 15 Franchise Broker
Early Registration*
[ ] Full Registration *
[ ] Saturday Registration Only (Workshops & Expo)
*Full registration fee includes all scheduled events, reception, private meetings, workshops & Expo
EXHIBITOR FEES (Table Top) Saturday
] Company
[ ] 16 Consultant
[ ] 17 Ad Agency/PR
[ ] 18 Media
[ ] 19 Food Distributer
[ ] 20 Other __________
On-Site Registration*
$ 999
[ ] Company
(***Includes appointments with at least 3 pre-screened potential franchisees***)
All material must be shipped directly to the hotel 2 weeks in advance
Local transportation or other services will require an additional fee to the provider of service
Matchmaking & Private Scheduled Meetings: Friday, April 24, 2015 (10:00am - 4:00pm)
Exhibit Hours: Saturday, April 25, 2015 (10:00am - 2:00pm)
Exhibitor Package includes:
6 foot draped table, 2 Registration, Official Program Listing
Space will be assigned upon Registration.
All requests for additional items must be submitted in writing and may be subject to additional charges.
Credit Card Payments may be sent by fax to 954-337-2877
[ ] American Express
[ ] Master Card
[ ] Visa
[ ] Debit Card
[ ] Cash
Account Number ____________________________________ Card ID #____________ Expiration Date _____________________
Name of Cardholder: Last Name ____________________________________ First _______________________________________
Card Billing Address: Street____________________________________________ City ___________________________________
State __________ Zip ______________
SIGNATURE ____________________________________________________________
Payment: Registration $________+ Exhibit Fee $________ + Matchmaking $__________ = Total $______________
Check payable in U.S. funds:
3520 W. Broward Blvd., Suite 119, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33312
Tel: (954) 792-2579 Fax: (954) 337-2877 E-Mail: [email protected]
CANCELLATION/REFUNDS: Cancellation received in writing by April 6, 2015 is refundable less $50 per person processing fee.
Cancellation received after April 6, 2015 is non-refundable; however, for an additional fee of $50 substitutions are permitted. All
requests must be in writing. HORIZONS reserves the right to qualify all registrants & allow or prohibit anyone from attending this