The Alternative Board Franchise

Peer advisory boards and executive coaching for business owners, CEOs and presidents


The Alternative Board offers consultants, business owners, and transitioning corporate executives the opportunity to earn significant income from facilitating executive peer boards and coaching local business owners and leaders using TAB's proprietary tools to help companies achieve greater success. As TAB-Certified Facilitator/Coaches, franchisees facilitate monthly peer advisory board meetings where, based on the collective experience of the board, members receive real-world solutions and practical advice on how to solve challenges and seize new opportunities.

Founder, Allen Fishman, began developing the peer board concept after he guided his electronics firm from a private to a public company. The organization has expanded to benefit thousands of businesses throughout the world.

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How much does it cost to open a The Alternative Board Franchise?

The investment required to open a The Alternative Board Franchise is between $40,648-$87,673. There is an initial franchise fee of $9,450-$44,000 which grants you the license to run a business under the The Alternative Board name.

Individual Unit Costs

  • Initial Investment:
    $40,648-$87,673
  • Initial Franchise Fee:
    $9,450-$44,000
  • Royalty Fee:
    20% of Gross up to $125,000, 10% there after
  • Advertising Fee:
    N/A
  • Term of Agreement:
    10 years
  • Renewal Fee:
    $1.5K


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According to a recent survey of small and medium-sized business owners, full participation in an economic recovery has eluded many businesses whose owners are guardedly optimistic concerning 2005. The survey was performed by National Market Measures, a market research firm based in Cleveland, OH...

The Alternative Board News & Press Releases

When did the first The Alternative Board open? 1990
When did The Alternative Board start Franchising? 1996

Year U.S.A. Canada International Corporate
2006 152 12 1 9
2005 117 11 1 4
2004 85 10 1 18
2003 77 6 1 16
2002 58 5 1 12
2001 66 3 0 10

International: Australia, Mexico, New Zealand, United Kingdom

Expense In-House Third Party
Franchise Fee No Yes
Startup Costs No Yes
Equipment No Yes
Inventory No Yes
Accounts Receivable No Yes
Payroll No Yes

Training
Here at TAB we begin with 10 hours of pre-training (online) to set the stage for a very successful 8 days of training at our corporate headquarters in Westminster, CO. During a new launch, TAB also provides personalized in-field coaching and training to further prepare our TAB Business Owners to capitalize on lead generation, marketing strategies, and conversion of appointments to board memberships and consulting engagements.

INITIAL TRAINING & SUPPORT

  • Available at headquarters: 6 days
  • In franchisee's market: 4 weeks
  • Monthly calls with dedicated business coach during first year
  • Monthly conference calls with peers during first year

    ONGOING TRAINING & SUPPORT
  • Facilitator Conferences
  • Member Newsletter
  • Quarterly conference calls with peers
  • Toll-free phone line
  • Facilitator Intranet, containing a library of tools and resources
  • Field support

    Support
    MARKETING SUPPORT

  • Dedicated Marketing Coordinator during launch
  • Territory-specific marketing materials, tactics and processes
  • Corporate promotional materials, tactics and processes
  • Public Relations materials, resources and support

  • Franchise can be run from home.

    12% of all franchisees own more than one unit

    Number of employees needed to run franchised unit: 1

    Absentee ownership of franchise is NOT allowed. (100% of current franchisees are owner/operators)

    Business Experience:

  • Minimum 10 years' senior-level business experience
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills
  • Minimum net worth of $300,000

  • To calculate how much income a franchise owner can do at The Alternative Board Franchise, may vary on factors like location, size etc., On the other side as a business owner your goals to maintain the quality of service while streaming sales high and expenses low. As any other franchise may include rent/mortgage, staffing/family, inventory supplies, utilities, administrative costs vise vera. Location to location and seasons the months costs may vary. Most franchises start up costs are typically fixed and they will cover most of the initial operating costs like signage, furniture, decoration and renovations.

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    The Alternative Board

    The Alternative Board

    The Alternative Board
    11031 Sheridan Boulevard
    Westminster, CO
    80020

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