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[ 0 ] Sep. 5, 2012

Public Affairs Conference in Washington, D.C. September 10 & 11

IFA advocates on issues critical to franchising will meet during its Public Affairs Conference Sept. 10 and 11 in Washington, D.C. IFA’s annual fly-in will enable franchisees, franchisors and suppliers to share their insights with federal lawmakers about issues affecting franchise businesses, including labor, health care and access to capital. This year’s event includes its […]

[ 0 ] Apr. 26, 2012

Invitation From IFA for Legal Symposium

Each year, IFA partners with the International Bar Association’s Franchising Committee to develop a program relevant to our friends in the international franchise law profession. Experienced legal counsel share invaluable information regarding the latest developments in international law.   Says the group, “We invite you to attend this meeting to discover what legal and regulatory issues are […]

[ 0 ] Mar. 22, 2012

International Franchise Expo: NYC June 15-17

The Javits Center will be home to the International Franchise Expo this June. Join thousands of entrepreneurs and business owners at the INTERNATIONAL FRANCHISE EXPO, the largest franchise expo in the country. Meet hundreds of proven franchised businesses. Every industry. Every investment level. To learn more, visit www. ifeinfo.com

[ 0 ] Feb. 16, 2012

First-Time Biz Owners Like Support Of Franchising

Franchising offers first-time business owners guidance, support and a proven business model. And in today’s economy, starting a business can provide more stability than a job in corporate America. Franchises in particular can be see as lower risk. A report by research firm IHS Global Insight conducted for the International Franchise Association estimates that after […]

[ 0 ] Dec. 28, 2011

IFA & Government Relations

The mission of the International Franchise Association’s (IFA) Government Relations Department is to preserve and enhance the legislative and regulatory climate for the growth of franchising worldwide by providing services and representation that only IFA can achieve. The Department achieves this by monitoring legislative and regulatory activity, conducting lobbying and grassroots campaigns, participating in national […]

[ 0 ] Oct. 17, 2011

IFA Creates Strategic Department To Help Members

International Franchise Association President & CEO Steve Caldeira recently announced that Beth Solomon will join the association Nov. 1 as Vice President of Strategic Initiatives & Industry Relations. “Beth Solomon brings a wealth of trade association, private-sector and Capitol Hill experience to the IFA, which will help us to further develop and enhance new and […]

[ 0 ] Sep. 22, 2011

Franchise Info

The International Franchise Association (www.franchise.org) is the world’s oldest and largest organization representing franchising worldwide. The IFA promotes the nearly 18 million jobs and $2.1 trillion of economic activity generated by franchising. IFA members include franchise companies in more than 90 different business format categories. Visit their site for a wide variety of resources on […]

[ 0 ] Jul. 4, 2011

IFA JOINS EFFORT TO BOOST JOB CREATION IN U.S. TRAVEL INDUSTRY

The International Franchise Association recently announced its support for the Discover America Partnership to help create $1.3 million U.S. jobs and add $859 billion to the U.S. economy by 2020 by reforming immigration policy that often drives international travelers to other countries. “Travelers to the U.S. are significant customers for the nearly 825,000 franchised businesses […]

[ 0 ] May. 13, 2011

IFA ANNOUNCES PARTNERSHIP TO HELP PRO ATHLETES CONNECT WITH FRANCHISING

The International Franchise Association announced it has partnered with the Professional Athlete Franchise Initiative (PAFI) to connect the professional athlete community to the franchise industry through education, research and interaction in advance of the 2011 PAFI Franchise Summit, July 10-12, in Atlanta, Ga. As the oldest and largest organization representing franchising worldwide, the IFA is […]

[ 0 ] Apr. 25, 2011

IFA SAYS REPEAL OF 1099 REQUIREMENT IS MAJOR VICTORY

The International Franchise Association applauded the Senate vote repealing the onerous 1099 tax reporting provision in the health care law as a major victory for franchise businesses, due to the excessive cost burden and uncertainty the provision placed on the more than 825,000 franchise establishments representing nearly 18 million workers in the United States. “We […]

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