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Tag: "International Franchise Association"

[ 0 ] Jun. 24, 2014

Franchise Growth Expected To Increase

Two new reports on franchise growth show that franchise growth is expected to increase at the fastest rate in five year. Two separate reports by respected economic consulting firms project that franchising is poised to grow significantly in 2014. FRANdata, which has been analyzing franchising activity for more than 25 years, reports that demand for […]

[ 0 ] Apr. 29, 2014

VetFran Program and Franchise Buying

On the third anniversary of the White House Joining Forces Program, launched April 2011, the International Franchise Association remains committed to providing veterans with the professional skills and entrepreneurial knowledge they need prior to working in or starting a franchise through its veteran transition program, VetFran. The VetFran Program “Franchise businesses realize that creating employment […]

[ 0 ] Jan. 7, 2014

Star-Studded Roster for International Franchise Association Convention in NOLA

The International Franchise Association convention talking place from Feb. 22 to 25 in New Orleans, features outstanding speakers including former U.S. Secretary of Defense and CIA Director Leon Panetta, Cheryl A. Bachelder, CEO of AFC Enterprises, Inc., franchisor of Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen, and Todd Rowe, Google SMB Global Sales, among others. An updated convention brochure […]

[ 0 ] Oct. 4, 2013

Franchise Groups Partner With FLOTUS To Win Leverage With POTUS

Trade associations and business groups are partnering with first lady Michelle Obama’s anti-obesity campaign and veteran aid initiative to strengthen their relationship and establish a level of trust with the administration. “The relationships we have built with the White House on veterans has made our industry voice heard on other issues such as Obamacare,” IFA […]

[ 0 ] Jul. 30, 2013

IFA’s Emerging Franchisor Conference Coming This November

If you’re a franchisor ready to grow your system, be sure to join us Nov. 13 to 14 in Fort Lauderdale for IFA’s Emerging Franchisor Conference. This new conference is designed to address challenges and opportunities unique to franchise systems with 300 or fewer franchisees. The event is also a prime networking and educational opportunity. […]

[ 0 ] Jul. 27, 2013

Startup Saturday: Franchising 101

His resume is impressive.  While he is remembered as one of the founding fathers of the United States, an inventor, a diplomat, a scientist and author, one of the nation’s earliest entrepreneurs has recently been discovered to have also created a business arrangement that could earn him yet another title in the history books. For […]

[ 0 ] Apr. 22, 2013

TD Bank Offers Franchising Financing for Veterans

TD Bank, America’s Most Convenient Bank®, recently announced that it has joined with the International Franchise Association and a pilot group of franchises to help United States Veterans become franchise owners. Across TD Bank’s Maine to Florida footprint, franchises such as Dunkin’ Donuts, Domino’s Pizza, Baskin-Robbins and Papa Murphy’s will be able to offer a […]

[ 1 ] Nov. 27, 2012

Small Business Spotlight: Time To Make The Donuts

William Rosenberg Founder of Dunkin’ Donuts “Show me a person who never made a mistake, and I will show you a person who never did anything.” In the 1940s, William Rosenberg founded Industrial Luncheon Services using $1,500 in war bonds and $1,000 in borrowed seed capital.  Following its success, and noticing that a significant percentage […]

[ 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 ] Jul. 5, 2012

Doing Business In Canada & Mexico: Webinar

Hosted by industry professionals, the International Franchise Association offers a monthly series of informative, interactive seminars that will help you run your franchise business better.  Brought to you by the Supplier Forum This month’s seminar focuses on the topic on every franchisor’s and franchisee’s mind: Entering Canada & Mexico Wednesday, July 11, 2012, 2-3 p.m. […]

[ 0 ] Jun. 5, 2012

NYC Jacob Javit’s Center Hosts Franchise Expo

The International Franchise Expo, sponsored by the International Franchise Association, will be held June 15-17 in New York City at the Javits Center. Contact the IFE-NYC for more information on registering. Free seminars and events.

[ 0 ] Apr. 17, 2012

IFA Asks U.S. Gov’t. To Help Boost International Tourism

The International Franchise Association has joined several other business groups in the Discover America Partnership asking the U.S. Department of Commerce to take more aggressive steps to boost the U.S.’s share of the international tourism market. IFA is a member of the partnership, with IFA President & CEO Steve Caldeira serving on the board of […]

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