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Upcoming IFA Conferences Schedule

When you’re planning out how you want to tackle next year, whether it is for professional training or business development, IFA has an educational and networking event to sharpen your skills and get you out in the field, ready to face whatever comes your way.

United States

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International Franchise Expo

Join thousands of entrepreneurs and future business owners at the International Franchise Expo, the largest franchise expo in the country. Meet face-to-face with over 400 proven franchise opportunities. Every industry. Every investment level. Full-time and part-time.

Javits Center
429 11th Avenue
New York, NY 10001
United States

CFE Credits Available
Yes
Summer Learning Series

2024 Summer Learning Series

Adding to the summer fun of family vacations and events, the IFA Summer Learning Series has something for everyone!

Presented via On Demand independent online learning and through a collaborative 25-member cohort group, the Summer Learning Series offers distinctive, insightful leadership and professional development opportunities to heighten everyone’s summer learning!
On Demand Learning and/or Collaborative Member Cohort Group
CFE Credits Available
Yes
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2024 FRANCHISE CUSTOMER EXPERIENCE CONFERENCE (FCXC)

A Partnership Event with Franchise Update Media, FCXC is an annual industry conference that brings together CEO’s, Presidents and leaders of Marketing, Operations and Technology, for a powerful event filled with interactive workshops, exciting presentations and top-notch networking.
InterContinental Buckhead Hotel, Atlanta GA
Franchise Expo South

Franchise Expo South

Franchise Expo South is the premier event covering the franchise industry for the southern United States, and serves as the industry's one-stop shop for prospective franchisees.

Ft. Lauderdale, FL
United States

CFE Credits Available
Yes

2024 IFA Advocacy Summit

Join C-level executives, franchise owners and supplier partners for an exclusive gathering in the nation’s capital next September. At the IFA Advocacy Summit, you will hear from national leaders and policymakers on critical issues.
Washington, DC
CFE Credits Available
Yes
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2024 FRANCHISE LEADERSHIP AND DEVELOPMENT CONFERENCE

Partnership Event with Franchise Update Media, FLDC is an exclusive, annual conference designed for CEOs, Presidents, Franchise Sales, & Development Executives who are seeking inspiration and guidance on how to better grow their businesses.
Atlanta, GA
CFE Credits Available
Yes
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Franchise Expo Austin

Franchise Expo Austin is the premier event covering the franchise industry for the Greater Austin Area, and serves as the industry's one-stop shop for prospective franchisees.
Renaissance Austin Hotel

2024 Emerging Franchisor Conference

Whether you are trying to kick-start your franchise system or take it to the next level, IFA’s Emerging Franchisor Conference was designed for entrepreneurs like you.
JW Marriott Downtown, Austin, TX
CFE Credits Available
Yes

2025 Annual Convention

Registration will open later this summer!
The IFA Annual Convention provides opportunities to explore every aspect of the franchising world. Attendees experience franchise-specific business development ideas, strategies for personal growth, and unique networking situations. You get all the franchise-focused education, all the franchise-centric community building, all in one place.​

Las Vegas, NV
United States

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2025 Franchise Expo West

Franchise Expo West is the premier event covering the franchise industry for the western United States, and serves as the industry's one-stop shop for prospective franchisees.

The International Franchise Association (IFA) is a proud partner of this event.

Los Angeles, CA
United States

CFE Credits Available
Yes
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2025 International Franchise Show London

IFA is proud to serve as the exclusive and title sponsor of the International Franchise Show London, expanding the association’s reach around the globe and bringing new franchise opportunities and education to the United Kingdom. This partnership expands IFA’s footprint outside of the U.S., bringing its advocacy and education work directly to international partner organizations. This partnership will not only showcase franchise opportunities in the United Kingdom but will open the doors to U.S. brands looking to grow their reach abroad and international brands looking to grow in the United States.

In addition to the expo, the event features education sessions from leading international brands. Come meet hundreds of the best franchise opportunities from around the world - The International Franchise Show is host to the UK's biggest selection of the most exciting franchise opportunities from around the world!
ExCeL London

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