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One Hour Parties
Party & event planning

One Hour Parties
Party & event planning

About
Founded

2001

Franchising Since

2008 (10 Years)

Corporate Address

3226 N.E. 87th St.
Seattle, WA 98115

CEO

Leanne Pardo Christopher Hughes

Financial Requirements
Initial Investment

$44,500 - $70,600

Net-worth Requirement

$100,000

Liquid Cash Requirement

$44,500 - $71,100

Ongoing Fees
Initial Franchise Fee

$30,000 - $30,000

Ongoing Royalty Fee

7%

Ad Royalty Fee

2%

Financing Options

One Hour Parties offers in-house financing to cover the following: franchise fee

Support Options
Ongoing Support

Newsletter

Meetings/Conventions

Toll-Free Line

Grand Opening

Online Support

Field Operations

Marketing Support

Co-op Advertising

Ad Templates

National Media

Regional Advertising

On-The-Job Training:

at opening

Classroom Training:

5 days

Absentee Ownership Allowed
Number of Employees Required to Run:

1

Cost
Initial Investment: Low - $44,500 High - $70,600
Units

Units (Locations)

Where Seeking Franchisees:

Franchisor is seeking new franchise units in the following regions/states:
Alaska, Alabama, Arkansas, Arizona, California, Colorado, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Iowa, Idaho, Kansas, Louisiana, Massachusetts, Missouri, Mississippi, Montana, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, Nevada, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Texas, Vermont, Washington, West Virginia, Wyoming
Franchise Financing
Using 401(K)/IRA Funds
  • Tax Penalty-Free
  • Debt Free
  • Expert Guidance
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