IFA Convenes Local Franchise & Business Leaders, Elected Officials in San Jose Roadshow Events

San Jose, Ca. – The International Franchise Association’s (IFA) Open for Opportunity Roadshow stop in San Jose wrapped up yesterday afternoon after a back-of-house tour of a local franchise and a roundtable discussion with community leaders and elected officials on the opportunities provided to California workers through franchising.

Sixteen National Business Groups Urge Congress to Preserve FTC Franchise Rule

The International Franchise Association (IFA) today led 16 business groups in urging Congress and the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) to work together to preserve the FTC’s Franchise Rule, which is under its 10-year review. In letters to the U.S. House and Senate commerce committees, the industry groups detail how the Franchise Rule helps promote business ownership and support economic growth.

International Franchise Association Announces Five New 2022 Congressional Endorsements

The International Franchise Association (IFA) today announced five new congressional endorsements in the 2022 midterm election cycle, naming U.S. Sen. John Boozman (R-AR) and Reps. Virginia Foxx (R-NC), Richard Hudson (R-NC), Kurt Schrader (D-OR), and Drew Ferguson (R-GA) as “Friends of Franchising.”