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2021 Upcoming IFA Conferences Schedule

IFA's 2021 Conferences Schedule

*As conferences get closer to the start date, links to the specific conference's webpage will become available.
March 1 - November 30, 2021 12:00AM - 11:59PM
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United States

2021 Upcoming IFA Conferences

MAY

May 2021 - Legal Symposium (Virtual)
Practical, real-world programming aimed at franchise lawyers over two and a half days addresses the latest business and franchise law developments. Connect with knowledgeable law practitioners and franchise executives while learning how to approach today’s legal landscape.

May 2021 - IBA/IFA Joint Conference (Virtual)
Co-hosted by the International Bar Association’s International Franchising Committee, discover what legal and regulatory issues are facing franchisors around the world at this exciting event.

SEPTEMBER

Sept. 20-22, 2021 - Franchise Action Network Annual Meeting (In-person - JW Marriott, Washington, DC)
Packed with powerful content, this annual event for Franchise Operations executives and practitioners will connect you with successful brands who will share their tips and strategies for exceptional operational structure, smart communications, build solid franchisee relationships with those on the front lines of your brand.

OCTOBER

Oct. 4-5, 2021 - Operations Conference (In-person - InterContinental Chicago, Chicago, IL)
Packed with powerful content, this annual event for Franchise Operations executives and practitioners will connect you with successful brands who will share their tips and strategies for exceptional operational structure, smart communications, build solid franchisee relationships with those on the front lines of your brand.

Dates TBA - FranDev & Marketing Conferences (Virtual)
The latest proven lead generation strategies and sales process best practices are on display during the Franchise Development Conference, while the Marketing Conference focuses on practical solutions in marketing and innovation. We bring both groups together to amplify the interwoven relations between the two roles in the franchise system.

NOVEMBER

Nov. 16-18, 2021 - Emerging Franchisor Conference (In-person - Royal Sonesta New Orleans, New Orleans, LA)
The Emerging Franchisor Conference brings together emerging franchisors with experienced leaders in the community to answer a variety of burning questions. During this event, some of the leading experts in franchising will come together to help trailblaze the future of your business-- sharing stories and sound advice on areas such as communications, infrastructure and culture, keeping your reinvesting in the business (how and when), and more.