International Franchise Expo in Denver
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Sojourn – Gain a better understanding of the community you’re visiting. Learn about different religions or spiritual practices. How do these impact the communities? How does religion or spirituality influence local traditions?1 of 1
Savor – Will you choose sweet or savory? Take the time to visit local markets and discover unique local ingredients. Learn how to prepare traditional meals & local favorites.1 of 1
Tip of the Tongue – Each morning, take the time to learn a few basic greetings and phrases in the local language. Learn how to write greetings & your name in the local script.1 of 1
A Wrinkle in Time – History influences our present. Discover the history of the country you visit. Hear the stories of your guides & their family history. Where do they come from?1 of 1
Journal Journeys – Take some time to reflect on the day’s events and document your journey. Spend a moment journaling about the day had & day ahead. These are memories for a lifetime!1 of 1
Culture – From local dances, festivals, or simple gestures to communicate – all of these make up a country’s culture. Learn and practice cultural norms & how to show respect in the culture you visit.1 of 1
Arrive the day before the Expo and see what Denver has to offer her visitors. Arriving the day before ensures you won’t miss a minute of the Expo due to unexpected travel delays.
After you settle into your hotel, don your light hiking gear and take the short drive out of the city to Red Rocks Park and Amphitheater. The Amphitheater is over 6,400 feet above sea level and offers spectacular views of Denver. The reddish sandstone cliffs are littered with hiking trails that offer wondrous vistas, photography opportunities and a good workout.
The Red Rocks Amphitheater is one of the most highly ranked music venues in the U.S. When there is not a performance, you can sit in the stands and enjoy this incredible venue. You might even be able to catch a show while you are in town. In the museum there is a wall of all the amphitheater’s performers since it opened. Read in amazement names from all music genres from opera to rock to country and western to rap. Everyone wants to perform here.
Today is what your visit is all about, the Franchise Expo awaits! Attend seminars from experts in the field of law, finance options and how to select the right franchise opportunity. Network with the franchise representatives you are interested in learning more about.
After a hard day at the Expo, relax in a guided craft beer tour in the LoDo (Lower Downtown) District. Your local guide will take you to four breweries where you can sample a dozen different Colorado craft beers. Your expert guide will bring to life the brewing movement in the Mile-High City and how it has transformed the LoDo District. Learn how these award winning craft beers came to settle here and some scandalous history of Denver.
Day two of the Franchise Expo is the perfect time to home in on your personal franchise opportunities. Meet with each vendor that sparks your interested for an insider view on what that franchise entailes. This is the day you can whittle down your business decisions – which will be not easy feat. There are a multitude of franchises to choose from.
Dine at one of Denver’s many fabulous restaurants while you mull over the day’s events. Denver’s food scene runs the gamut of everything from street food to fine dining and encompasses a multitude of global flavors. You will surely find something wonderful.
This morning, set up a meeting with your final franchise vendor(s) and hammer out some of the purchasing details.
You are headed south for a few days to recover and clear you head. On your way to Colorado Springs, stop at the Air Force Academy. Walk the grounds and visit the museum. The work these young cadets do is inspiring.
Check in to your Colorado Springs Hotel and enjoy a quiet dinner and some well deserved rest.
The rock formations here are so beautiful that this natural area was named Garden of the Gods. Hike through the rock formations that boggle the mind with their structure and beauty. Experience climbing up the rock face with a certified rock climbing guide and be rewarded with a breathtaking view.
After lunch, head off to Pike’s Peak for the ride of your life. Drive (or ride) up the 14,000-foot mountain to the summit. Navigating the hairpin turns and switchbacks will get your adrenaline going! When you reach the summit, you feel like you are on top of the world and all the mountains below look like hills. It is an experience not to be missed – a Rocky Mountain High!
After a quick morning drive back to Denver, join a street art tour of RiNo (River North) District. Graffiti artists descend on Denver in late summer for CRUSH weekend where the city and building owners commission graffiti artists to paint building sized murals. They are amazing art pieces best viewed with a guide since some are hard to find. Make sure to bring your camera and dress very hip, these photos will be Instagram FOMO at is best!
As you depart this interesting, mountain west city with your franchise future bright, you will feel on top of the world.
As you consider your franchisee future, make sure to enjoy all that the Denver area has to offer. Partake in smooth craft beer, world-class farm-to-table dining, and breathtaking scenery as you experience John Denver’s famous “Rocky Mountain High.”
Interested in adding or modifying activities? No problem! All Worldwide Navigator itineraries can be customized to your liking!
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