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The Alternative Board

The Alternative Board (TAB) is a global franchise […]

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Franchise Details

Year Established: 1990
Category Locations: Home-Based
Available Ownership Type: Owner Operator
Corporate HQ City: Westminster
Corporate HQ State: Colorado
Investment Range: $100,000+
Canada Franchising: Yes
Latin America Franchising: Yes
India Franchising: Yes
Franchise Fee: $1,950,044,000
Royalty Percentage: 11.11%
Veteran Discount: Yes
E2/EB5 Visas: Yes
Master Franchise Opportunities: Yes


The Alternative Board (TAB) is a global franchise network specializing in peer advisory boards and business coaching for business owners. Founded in 1990, TAB has empowered over 25,000 business owners worldwide to achieve greater success through its unique combination of services.At the heart of TAB's offerings are peer advisory boards. These intimate groups, typically consisting of 8-12 non-competing business owners from diverse industries, meet monthly under the guidance of a TAB-certified facilitator. These meetings provide a safe space for members to share challenges, exchange ideas, and hold each other accountable for their goals. The collective wisdom and experience of the group serve as a powerful resource for individual growth and business development.Beyond peer advisory boards, TAB also provides one-on-one business coaching, access to strategic business tools and resources, and participation in tailored leadership development programs. This comprehensive approach ensures that members receive the support and guidance they need to make informed decisions, navigate complex challenges, and ultimately achieve their full potential.TAB's franchise model offers a proven business opportunity for aspiring entrepreneurs who are passionate about helping others succeed. Franchisees benefit from extensive training and ongoing support from TAB headquarters, enabling them to establish and operate their own TAB boards within their local communities. With a strong track record of success and a global network of support, TAB franchises are well-positioned to make a significant impact on the lives of business owners in their territories.

Support & Training offered by The Alternative Board

The Alternative Board (TAB) provides comprehensive support and training for their franchise owners, ensuring a strong foundation for success. Here's an outline of what you can expect:Pre-opening:Initial Training: A multi-week immersion program in TAB's headquarters covers operational, marketing, sales, and coaching methodology. You'll learn everything from onboarding members to leading effective board meetings.Site Selection and Development: TAB assists in finding the ideal location for your franchise, including demographics and competitor analysis. They also provide guidance on setting up your office and branding it consistent with the TAB identity.Marketing and Business Planning: You'll receive extensive help in developing a customized marketing plan to attract potential members and build brand awareness in your territory. This includes online and offline strategies, as well as access to proven TAB marketing materials.Technology and Systems: TAB provides a proprietary software platform, "TAB Connect," which manages member information, board meetings, and business resources. You'll receive comprehensive training on utilizing this platform effectively.Post-opening:Ongoing Coaching and Support: A dedicated TAB Regional Director acts as your ongoing mentor and resource, providing guidance on all aspects of your franchise operation.Monthly Webinars and Conferences: TAB regularly hosts webinars and conferences covering a variety of topics relevant to franchise owners, from best practices for member recruitment to leadership development.Peer-to-Peer Network: You'll gain access to a network of fellow TAB franchise owners, allowing you to share best practices, troubleshoot challenges, and build valuable relationships.Marketing and Sales Support: TAB offers ongoing marketing and sales support, including access to national marketing campaigns and lead generation resources.Performance Tracking and Analysis: TAB provides tools and analytics to track your franchise's performance and identify areas for improvement. They also offer assistance in setting and achieving your individual goals.

Additional Information

Category Location Home-Based
Number of Units Open
Investment Range $58,023 - $103,298
Master Franchise true
Home based franchise YES
Item 19 Franchise YES
Veteran Discount YES
Franchise Opportunities in Canada YES
International Franchise Opportunities
E2/EB5 Visa Franchise YES
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