Become an IFA Member

So you have a franchise company and it's growing. Now what?

The International Franchise Association (IFA) is here to help you reach your goals. Between the networking opportunities and educational offerings, we provide the necessary tools to expand your brand. You’ve made it this far, and we’re here to get your franchise to the next level. Do you want to be the best leader you can be, while having the support of the franchise community behind you? Then you’ve come to the right place.

Who is IFA?

IFA is a membership organization representing over 1,400 franchise brands and their franchisees and 600 supporting suppliers. We are the only organization that promotes, protects and strengthens the franchising business model worldwide. Working with our members, we educate the public about the positive aspects of the franchise community.

Why Join IFA?

By joining IFA, you’ll be a part of a best-in-class organization of franchise professionals. You’ll be represented along with other dynamic brands in over 300 industries, ranging from those who are just starting out to established brands. Armed with the most current information and strategies, you, as an IFA member, will be better positioned to succeed and positively contribute to your community. 

Franchisor Membership Benefits

Education, networking, franchise growth, advocacy: IFA supports your franchising needs. Franchisor members have access to exceptional experiences, a vibrant community, practical content, and tools that empower. Join your peers in pursuing excellence. Franchisors – Join IFA and receive 50% off of all passes to the IFA Annual Convention for your first year!


Franchisee Membership Benefits

Gain visibility and build your business with an IFA membership. Together we will improve your profits and professional future by empowering you with access to practical resources and a strong community of professional peers. 


Supplier Membership Benefits

IFA is a growing and historic community of over 1,400 brands. Franchise supplier members gain access to relationship building with franchisors and franchisees around the world. The possibilities are limitless. Join IFA and get connected today. 


“If we’re experiencing a problem in our brand, I turn to IFA. Someone else has already experienced the problem and they have figured out a way around it. That’s why I love being a member!” - SHANNON WILBURN, Co-Founder & CEO, Just Between Friends


“When you’re trying to figure out what to do to grow your company, and you can get in a room with people who have already done it, it’s really invaluable. IFA is how we learned to build a great brand.” - JEFF DUDAN, Founder & CEO, AdvantaClean