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Franchise Associations Worldwide 

As a member of the World Franchise Council, IFA recognizes those associations that are members of the Council. Global recognition and membership is a responsibility and task of the World Franchise Council, WFC. 

ARGENTINA - Argentinean Franchise Association 

(AAMF)  

Lucas Secades, Executive Director 

www.aafranchising.com 

Isecades@aamf.com.ar  


AUSTRALIA - Franchise Council of Australia (FCA) 

George Yammouni, Chairman 

 Micheal Paul, Chairman 

www.franchise.org.au 

info@franchise.org.au 


AUSTRIA - Austrian Franchise Association (ÖFV) 

Andreas Schwerla, Chairman 

Susanne Seifert, General Manager 

susanne.seifert@franchise.at 

www.franchise.at 

oefv@franchise.at  


BELGIUM-Belgian Franchise Federation (BFF)  

Didier Depreay, Chairman 

dd@fbf-bff.be 

Gilbert Lardinois, Secretary General 

www.fbf-bff.be 

info@fbf-bff.be  


BRAZIL - Brazilian Franchise Association (ABF) 

 Maria Cristina FRANCO, President  

Ricardo Camargo, Executive Director 

www.abf.com.br 

international@abf.com.br 

Vanessa.fiabane@abf.com.br  

 

BRITAIN - British Franchise Association (BFA)

Michael EYRE, Chairman

www.thebfa.org  

mailroom@thebfa.org  


CANADA - Canadian Franchise Association (CFA) 

Lorraine McLachlan, President and CEO 

www.cfa.ca 

info@cfa.ca 


CHINA - Chain-Store & Franchise Association (CCFA) 

Guo Geping, President 

Lucy Wu Rui Ling, Vice Secretary General 

lucywu@ccfa.org.cn 

www.ccfa.org.cn
  

CROATIA - Croatian Franchise Association (CAF/FIP) 

Ljiljana Kukecs, Chairman 

www.fip.com.hr 

udruga@fip.com/hr 

 

CZECH REPUBLIC - Czech Franchise Association (CAF) 

Ivo Lamich, Chairman 

Hana Juraskova, Managing Director 

www.czech-franchise.cz 

caf@czech-franchise.cz 


DENMARK - Danish Franchise Association (DFA) 

 Thomas Hanke, Chairman 

Toke Allentoft, Managing Director 

 www.franchiseforeningen.dk/ 

 th@chemdry.dk
 
 

ECUADOR - Ecuadorian Franchise Association (AEFRAN) 

 Julio Bonilla, Executive Director 

www.asofranquicias.com 

info@asofranquicias.com 


EGYPT - Egyptian Franchise Development Association (EFDA) 

 Mohamed Tarek, Chairman 

Hussein Abou El Fath, Secretary General 

www.efda.org.eg 

info@efda.org.eg 


EUROPEAN UNION - European Franchise 

Federation (EFF) 

Guy Gras, Chairman 

Mrs. Carol Chopra, Executive Director 

www.eff-franchise.com 

info@eff-franchise.com 


FINLAND - Finnish Franchising Association (FFA) 

Henri Häyrinen, Chairman 

Juha Vastamäki, Managing Director 

www.franchising.fi 

office@franchising.fi 


FRANCE - French Franchise Federation (FFF) 

Guy Gras, Chairman 

Chantal Zimmer, Managing Director 

c.zimmer@franchise-fff.com 

www.franchise-fff.com 


GERMANY - German Franchise Association (DFV) 

Dieter Fröhlich, Chairman 

Torben Brodersen, Managing Director 

brodersen@franchiseverband.com  

www.franchiseverband.com 


GREECE - Greek Franchise Association 

Petros Petridis, Chairman 

Sotiris Yanakakis, General Director 

www.franchising.gr 

franchiseassociation@franchising.gr 

 

GUATEMALA - Guatemala Franchise Association (AGF)

Aida estela Rios, President

www.guatefranquicias.com 

infoguatefranqicias@guatefranquicias.com

HONG KONG - Hong Kong Franchise Association (HKFA) 

Charlotte Chow, General Manager 

www.franchise.org.hk 

hkfa@franchise.org.hk 

 

HUNGARY - Hungarian Franchise Association (HFA) 

László Murányi, Chairman 

Katalin Mandel, Managing Director 

www.franchise.hu 

info@franchise.hu 


INDIA - Franchise Association of India (FAI) 

C. Yoginder Pal, President   

 cypal@renfronindia.com   

www.fai.co.in  

 

INDONESIA - Indonesian Franchise Association (AFI)

Anang Sukandar, Chairman

www.franchiseindonesia.org 

sukandar@indo.net.id  

  

ITALY - Italian Franchise Association (AIF) 

Graziano Fiorelli, Chairman 

www.assofranchising.it 

assofranchising@assofranchising.it 

JAPAN - Japanese Franchise Association (JFA) 

 Atsushi Sakuada, Chairman 

Tomoyuki Kimura, Managing Director 

tkimura@jfa-fc.or.jp 

www.jfa-fc.or.jp 

KOREA - Korean Franchise Association (KFA) 

Cho Dong Min, Chairman 

dmcho@daedae.co.kr  

 www.ikfa.or.kr  

LEBANON - Lebanese Franchise Association (LFA) 

Charles Arbid, Chairman 

www.lfalebanon.com 

president@lfalebanon.com 


MALAYSIA - Malaysian Franchise Association (MFA) 

Abdul Malik Abdullah, Chairman 

Ahmad Faizal Mohamed Noor, 

General Manager 

www.mfa.org.my 

wfc.affairs@mfa.org.my 


MEXICO - Mexican Franchise Association (MFA) 

Diego Elizarraras, Chairman 

www.franquiciasdemexico.org 

Presidencia@franquiciasdemexico.org 

 

MORROCO  Moroccan Franchise Association (FMF) 

Miss Btissam Omari 

Eee.fmf.ma 

omari@fmf.ma 


NETHERLANDS - Netherlands Franchise Association (NFV) 

  Mill Van Den Hoogen, Chairman 

Jos Burgers, Managing Director 

www.nfv.nl 

franchise@nfv.nl 

info@nfv.nl 


NEW ZEALAND  Franchise Association of New Zealand (FANZ) 

David Foster, Chairman 

Graham Billings, Executive Director 

graham@franchise.org.nz 

www.franchiseassociation.org.nz

PHILIPPINES - Phillipines Franchise Association (PFA) 

Robert F. Trota, Chairman 

Chit Estrada, Executive Director 

www.pfa.org.ph 

 international@pfa.org.ph 


POLAND - Polish Franchise Organization (PFO) 

Monica Dabrowska

www.franchise.org.pl 

pfo@franchise.org.pl 

  

PORTUGAL  Portuguese Franchise Association (APF) 

Paulo Antunes, Chairman 

Rui Frade, Manager 

www.apfranchise.org 

geral@apf.org.pt 

 

RUSSIA - Russian Franchise Association 

(RARF) 

Merab Elashvili, Chairman 

Yury Mikhaylichenko, Managing Director 

www.rusfranch.ru 

 ceo@rusfranch.ru  


SINGAPORE Franchising and Licensing 

Association (FLA) 

Karen Eisdvik , Chairman 

www.flasingapore.org 

 enquiry@flasingapore.org   

 
SLOVENIA  Slovenian Franchise Association (SFA) 

Barbara Humar, Chairman 

Igor Pavlin, CEO 

igor.pavlin@guest.arnes.si 

www.franchise-slovenia.net

SOUTH AFRICA - Franchise Association of South Africa (FASA) 

Jan Davel , Chairman 

Vera Valasis, Managing Director 

vera.valasis@fasa.co.za 

www.fasa.co.za

SWEDEN  Swedish Franchise Association (SFF) 

Jonas Ideström, Chairman 

Anders Svensson, Managing Director 

anders@franchiseforeningen.se 

www.franchiseforeningen.se

SWITZERLAND - Swiss Franchise Association (SFV) 

Cristoph Wildhaber, CEO 

www.franchiseverband.ch 

franchise-fr@franchiseverband.ch  

 

TAIWAN - Association of Chain and Franchise Promotion, Taiwan

Tom Hsu, Chairman 

www.franchise.org.tw 

108@franchise.org.tw 


TURKEY - Turkish Franchise Association (UFRAD) 

Mustafa Aydin, Chairman 

Gurkan Donat, Vice Chairman 

Irem Arman, Communication Coordinator 

www.ufrad.org.tr 

ufrad@ufrad.com.tr 

 

USA - International Franchise Association (IFA)

Steve Caldeira, President

www.franchise.org  

scaldeira@franchise.org  

 

VENEZUELA - Camara Venezolana de Franquicias (CVF)

Alfonso Riera, Officer of International Affairs

www.profranquicias.com 

ariera@frontconsulting.com  

 

 

  

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