Sold Out Franchise Expo Partners With Original SoupMan to Create “Stimulus Package”
Hall of Fame Legend Reggie Jackson to Give Away SoupMan Franchise!
NEW YORK, New York (April 6, 2009) – North America’s largest Franchise and Business Opportunities Expo and New York’s own The Original SoupMan, makers of the legendary soups of Al Yeganeh, who inspired the “Soup Episode” on Seinfeld, joined forces today to announce a stimulus package contest to help one lucky winner realize their dream of owning their own franchise business. Interested applicants can apply online by submitting, in 100 words or less, their story detailing the reasons why they should be awarded ownership of a brand new Original SoupMan soup franchise. The winner will be announced by Hall of Fame slugger, Reggie Jackson, at the opening of the New York-New Jersey Franchise Expo, April 18, 2009, 10:15 a.m., at the Meadowlands Exposition Center, in Secaucus, NJ.
“With many people out of work and Americans unsure about how to create a solid financial future, we wanted to help the economy one person at a time and create a contest that can do just that. Original SoupMan so graciously stepped to the plate and immediately wanted to be on board”, states Fred Cox, President of National Event Management. “The Tri-state area is the perfect place to run this contest. So many people have been affected by the economic situation and we wanted to find a way to make a difference in the region. The media attention we have received surrounding this promotion has helped us reach a wider audience and as a result we are expecting a stronger more qualified attendance.”
The contest kicks off today, Monday, April 6, 2009. For more information, visit www.franchiseexpocontest.com.
All entries must be submitted by April 14, 2009 at 4:00pm EST. The submissions will be judged by an expert panel consisting of: Scott Kern, Owner & Attorney, franchiselawsource.com, Leslie Lawrence, Director, NY/NJ Franchise Expo, Terry Corkery, Founder/Owner, FranchiseWorks.com and Tom Romano, VP of Franchise Development, Original SoupMan. The winner will be announced by hall of famer, Reggie Jackson at the show's opening April 18, 2009 at the Meadowlands Exposition Center.
About The Franchise & Business Opportunities Expo
The Franchise & Business Opportunities Expo is produced by National Event Management. National Event Management is the producer of 27 annual business ownership events across North America showcasing over 1,700 businesses to 65,000 prospective business owners each year. For more information on National Event Management visit www.nationalevent.com.
About The Original SoupMan
Founded in 1984, legendary soup man, Al Yeganeh, set the standard for delicious, world-renowned soups at his New York City location, Soup Kitchen International. Now, with the international growth of his soup franchise, The Original Soup Man, Al and his team will give the whole world the opportunity to experience soup as it was meant to be. The company also sells the Original SoupMan soups in Grab-n-Go packages in the frozen food aisle of grocery stores nationwide.
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