Plan Ahead Events

(Inactive)

  • Plan Ahead Events
2121 Vista Pkwy.
West Palm Beach, FL 33411
  • (877) 866-1750 / (561) 868-1480
  • (561) 478-4340 (Fax)

Plan Ahead Events is a home-based, full-service meetings & events management company serving clients worldwide. We offer creative solutions for meetings, conventions, trade shows, special events, and incentive travel. Touted as one of the "four home-based businesses in demand" by Entrepreneur Magazine and with the US Department of Labor projecting a "16% growth in jobs over the next 8 years," this $500 billion global industry presents one of the most exciting business opportunities available. With the trend toward Corporate America learning to outsource most of their meeting planning functions, there is no doubt that investing in a Plan Ahead Events franchise is the right choice for you. Join the only franchise in the event planning industry that was inducted into the Entrepreneur Magazine Franchise 500 in its first year of operation and ranked in the top 250 for 2011. Discover more by visiting www.discoverplanaheadevents.com.

Franchisor Background

Year Established: 2007

Franchising Since: 2007

Operating Units

Franchised Units 100 100.0%
Company-Owned Units 0 0.0%
Total Operating Units 100 100%

Geographic Distribution

USA 41 91.1% In 20 States
Canada 1 2.2% In 1 Provinces
International 3 6.7% In 1 Foreign Countries
Total 45 100%

Multi-Unit Operators

Multi-Unit Operators N/A
Franchises Owned by Multi-Unit Operators N/A

North American Unit Density

Density Units
Florida 6
Georgia 3
Virginia 3

Registered in the following Registration States

California, Florida, Hawaii, Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Minnesota, New York, North Dakota, Oregon, Rhode Island, South Dakota, Virginia, Washington, Wisconsin, District of Columbia, Alberta

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Support and Training

General Information

IFA Member Yes
CFA Member No
Franchisee Association? No
Size of Corporate Staff 150
Site Selection
Assistance
N/A
Lease Negotiation Assistance N/A
Financial Assistance No

Marketing Support

Co-Op Advertising No
National Advertising Yes
Regional Advertising No
Local Advertising No
Marketing Materials Ad Slicks, Brochures, Catalogs, Direct Mailers, Emails, Promotional Items, Trade Show Exhibits, Videos
Additional Services: Grand Opening, Newsletter, Press Releases, Sales Strategies

Ongoing Support

Central Data Processing Included
Central Purchasing Included
Field Operation Evaluation Included
Field Training Included
Initial Store Opening Included
Inventory Control Included
Franchisee Newsletter Included
Regional or National Meetings Included
800 Telephone Hotline Included

Training

WPB HQ 1 Week
Franchisee Location 1 Week
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Financial Requirements

Investment

Minimum Net Worth $30K
Cash Investment $28-32K
Total Investment $32.5-35K
Average Total Investment $34K

Fees

Initial Franchise Fee $24.5K
Average Franchise Fee $24K
On-Going Royalty $300/month (first year)
Average Royalty 0%
Advertising Fee $100/month (first year)

Site Information and Requirements

Average Number of Full-Time Employees 1
Average Number of Part-Time Employees N/A
Space Needs (in square feet) N/A
Preferred Site Types Home-Based
Encourages Conversions N/A
Item 19 (Earnings Claim) Provided? No
Listed in the SBA Registry? No
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Franchisee Qualifications

Financial Net Worth N/A
General Business Experience N/A
Specific Industry Experience N/A
Formal Education N/A
Psychological Profile N/A
Personal Interviews N/A
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Terms of Contract

Term of Initial Contract 35
Term of Renewal Period N/A
Passive Ownership? Allowed
Area Development
Agreements?
No
Sub-Franchisor
Contracts?
No
Franchisees Allowed to Expand Within Territory? No
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Expansion Plans

Projected New Units Over Next 12 Months 65
USA Yes, All except MD, ND, SD, ME
Canada No
Overseas No
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