It’s a Winter Webinar Wonderland

Originally Published : January 12, 2023

Announcing our 2023 Winter/Spring Webinar Lineup!

Along with providing unparalleled legal and licensing services, Helbraun Levey is committed to being an educational leader in the hospitality and cannabis industries. A cornerstone of our educational programming is our webinar lineup, and we are proud to announce our 2023 winter/spring season!

For your convenience, you are invited to register for any and all of our webinars at this link. At the same time, you’re welcome to subscribe to our two supplementary newsletters from our Employment Practices and Cannabis Groups. If you have any questions about our webinars or newsletters you can always reach out to our Client Relations Manager, Alex Randrup.

See below for a rundown of our upcoming season, and sign up for any and all of our upcoming free webinars!



How to Build a Hospitality Group
Hosted by: Andrew Fine & David Helbraun
January 23 2023, 11am-12pm

If you are planning on opening more than one bar or restaurant, you want to make sure your company’s infrastructure is built for growth. David and Andrew have set up hundreds of hospitality groups for HL clients and will share their knowledge on how to create a holding company, make the right hiring decisions, and grow and diversify your portfolio.

Key Money Deals: How to Buy and Sell a Restaurant or Bar
Hosted by: David Helbraun & Raluca Tomniuc
February 6 2023, 11am-12pm

If you’re looking to grow your hospitality group, buying an existing restaurant or bar on its way out is a worthwhile option.  If you’re thinking of closing shop, you should put your business on the market and get some bread for all of your hard work and buildout.  In this webinar we will discuss the advantages of key money deals for both buyer and seller and how to make the deal smooth and easy with community boards, landlords and brokers.

Management Deals with Real Estate Developers
Hosted by: David Helbraun, Andrew Fine & Mayan Bouskila
With special guest panelists Keith Durst and Peter Peterson
February 20 2023, 11am-12:30pm

Big hospitality management deals with real estate developers are all the rage.  Hudson Yards, Rockefeller Center, One Penn Plaza and others are changing the game. In this webinar we are joined by Keith Durst and Peter Peterson, by far, the two best connected and knowledgeable consultants who are at the forefront of many of these deals.  We will discuss all the details of these arrangements including how to get the gig, terms that work and how to parlay one deal into more.

How to Franchise a Cool Hospitality Concept
Hosted by: David Helbraun
With special guest panelists Harold Kestenbaum and Tom Spadea
March 6 2023, 11am-12pm

Not every hospitality franchisor wants to be the next Sbarro. In this webinar we will discuss how to franchise a cool, niche hospitality concept. We will talk about the franchise process and how to make your concept a franchisor.

Harold Kestenbaum and Tom Spadea are partners in Spadea Lignana and are of counsel to Helbraun Levey. They represent hundreds of hospitality franchises across the country.

How to Raise Money and Pitch Investors
Hosted by: Andrew Fine & David Helbraun
March 20 2023, 11am-12pm

Join us for equity investment term sheet 101 and beyond: we’re digging into the key points investors care about, and how you can strategically offer incentives to potential investors while still protecting your business, brand, and management autonomy.

Why You Should Form a Management/Payroll Company
Hosted by: Lee Jacobs & Andrew Fine
April 17 2023, 11am-12pm

Confused about the differences between joint liability and joint employer status?  Do you have multiple locations and share employees? Is your payroll spread across different entities? Do you have a manager (or other high-level employee) performing duties for multiple entities, but is only being paid by one?  If so, then you must attend this webinar, where we will discuss the reasons for forming a management and/or payroll master company.

How to Protect and Monetize Your Brand
Hosted by: Hamutal Lieberman & David Helbraun
May 15 2023, 11am-12pm

Join our Trademark Group for tips, tricks and guidance on how you can both protect and monetize your hospitality brand. A brand is not just a cute name – it can actually make you money, and the greater its value, the more important it is that you make sure your brand is fully protected. We will be discussing how to develop a brand that you can own and protect, and then the ways that you can further exploit it to make money.

to sign up for HL’s webinar season today!