Franchise (hotel, retail, etc.)

Thee Matriarch Bed & Breakfast and Event Venue
Address: 1170 Fischer St. Orangeburg, SC
Contact Name: Rachelle Jamerson-Holmes
Short Business Description: A Full Service Boutique Inn servicing Business & Leisure Guest.
– Bed & Breakfast Retreats
– Meeting and Event Space
– On and Off-Site Catering
Rachelle has designed, named and themed each retreat and Chef Fred masterfully crafts tantalizing cuisines of every genre for any occasion. “Where Business and Leisure meet Southern Hospitality and Charm”
Long Business Description:

Orangeburg’s most charming boutique inn is nestled in the heart of historic downtown Orangeburg, SC and is perfectly positioned between Columbia, SC and Charleston, SC off (I-26, I-95 and US301)and along the SC National Heritage Corridor Trail. Elegantly restored and beautifully designed to appeal to the needs of business and leisure travelers who desire personalized service in a full service small to medium size venue. The 100 year old home is named Thee Matriarch to pay homage to the remarkable women that have tremendously influenced the lives of the owners. Rachelle has designed, named and themed each room to honor these outstanding women. We serve up true “Southern Hospitality”! As the Innkeepers, Rachelle & Chef Fred invite our guest to experience destination Thee Matriarch Bed & Breakfast… “Where Business and Leisure Meet Southern Hospitality and Charm”.

Business Website Address: http;//
Business Phone Number: 803-937-4271
Business Fax: 803-937-4271
EventPrep NY
Address: 201 W. Genesee Street, #180, Fayetteville, NY
Contact Name: Me’Shae Brooks-Rolling
Short Business Description: EventPrep sources, procures and contracts hotel venues for meetings, conferences and conventions for groups of 10 or more all over the U.S. complimentary/gratis. How and why? Because it is standard industry practice for the hotel industry to pay third-party vendors such as EventPrep on commission. Think of us as a Broker of meeting space for you. Additionally, EventPrep has the capability of planning all or a portion of your meeting, conference or special event. We have a dedicated Project Manager, specialists such as for celebrity procurement, and an experienced events team. . .think of us as an extension of you and your team. Ask about our additional suite of services, as well (e.g., vendor procurement, custom-built registration sites, guest list management).
Long Business Description:

EventPrep sources, procures and contracts hotel venues for meetings, conferences and conventions for groups of 10 or more all over the U.S. complimentary/gratis. On a compensated basis, EventPrep helps you to plan all or a portion of your meeting or event including retreats and conferences. EventPrep also offers ancillary services such as celebrity and vendor procurement, customized registration sites, and team members to supplement and support your staff. We leverage national and industry-wide connections on your behalf to help boost your reputation management.

Me’Shae Brooks-Rolling made history in 2018 when she became the first Franchise Owner/Operator of EventPrep, Inc., in New York State and the northeastern territory. She is also the Executive Director of the Upstate Minority Economic Alliance. Me’Shae has been in the Special Events, Conferencing and Hospitality industry for 25 years. EventPrep NY is MWBE-Certified with the National Minority Supplier Development Council (NY/NY MSDC), New York State, and The City of Syracuse. She is a member of The Greater Syracuse Hospitality Tourism Association, serves on executive boards supporting inclusive entrepreneurship in the Syracuse and Upstate/Central New York Region, and was the recipient of the 2019 new customer acquisition award by EventPrep, Inc. corporate headquarters.

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Business Phone Number: (315) 908-2665
FranNet of Greater Orlando
Address: Lake Nona, Florida
Contact Name: Linda Morris Belford
Short Business Description: FranNet is the oldest and most respected franchise consultancy in North America. We work with individuals seeking self-employment through business ownership….using a proprietary profiling process to expertly match our clients to franchise opportunities.
Long Business Description:

As the Owner/Market President and Principal Consultant of FranNet of Greater Orlando, I provide education, guidance, information and support to individuals who are interested in owning their own business. My services are NO COST to qualified and serious candidates. I’m essentially an executive recruiter for the franchise industry.

With an international presence, FranNet works with more than 200 carefully selected franchises, and helps aspiring business owners learn about entrepreneurial options to find the right franchise fit. Using FranNet’s proprietary and scientific profiling assessment, along individualized personal consultations, we help match our clients to business opportunities best suited to their goals, interests, lifestyles and resources.

Whether you’re interested in an initial consultation to determine if franchise ownership is right for you, or you’re ready to purchase a franchise business, I can provide the valuable information and advice you need to feel truly confident in your decision.

Our proven model will help you identify specific franchises that are best aligned with you. Through our unique profiling assessment, I can help you feel more comfortable that you are making a well-informed and wise decision. FranNet has helped thousands of people like yourself start a franchise and achieve their dream of business ownership. I am looking forward to doing the same for my sister Links and their families!
The best part? Our services are FREE, WITH NO OBLIGATION!

Begin the process of owning your own franchise by contacting me directly at While I am based in Florida and Michigan, I serve clients throughout North America.


After an accomplished 27 year career in healthcare, Linda became an entrepreneur. She has owned a highly successful ‘Top 100’ retail franchise and a consulting franchise; and was the founder/ past Executive VP of a major franchisee organization. In this later role, she was an active member in the Coalition of Franchisee Associations (CFA), and was instrumental in helping the CFA reach its ‘Universal Franchisee Bill of Rights’ endorsement goal.

She is the first African-American Market President/Office Owner in the 33 history of FranNet, and is sensitive to the challenges that women and people of color face in business/franchise ownership.

Linda is a native Michigander, and currently splits her time between her residences in Michigan and sunny Florida. She received bachelor’s and master’s degrees from the University of Michigan – Ann Arbor and a second master’s degree from Michigan State University.

Linda’s vast experience, her core values, and her passion for helping others achieve their goal of business ownership uniquely qualify her to help you make the most informed decisions about franchising. She will work with you step-by-step to find the franchise opportunity that is RIGHT for you.

Business Phone Number: 407.393.0548
Sutton Auto Team
Address: 21315 Central Ave. Matteson IL
Contact Name: Karen Ford
Short Business Description: Automobile provider for new Ford and Honda vehicles and chassis, vehicle service and vehicle parts.
Long Business Description:

Sutton Auto Team consists of two franchises and three locations. Sutton Ford in Matteson IL, Honda if Kenosha (WI) and Rapids Honda (MN). We provide sales and leasing of vehicles including all brands of used vehicles and service and parts. Sutton Ford also provides vehicles nationwide to large corporations and businesses through Commercial & Fleet. All stores have won multiple awards including President’s Award

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Business Phone Number: 7087208000