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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.
CFE Credits Available
Yes
November 16 - 18, 2021
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300 Bourbon Street
New Orleans, LA 70130
United States

IFA's 2021 Emerging Franchisor Conference

Registration Opening Soon!

IFA's 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 franchisees happy and profitable, smart franchise sales, reinvesting in the business (how and when), and more.

NOTE: Suppliers may only attend this conference if sponsoring.

 

EFC Attendee Data 2021

*Event data was extracted from respondents of an anonymous 2019 in-person IFA Emerging Franchisor Conference attendee survey.

 

Interested in sponsoring this event? Click here for a list of opportunities or contact Lynette James, Sr. Director of Sponsorships & Exhibits, for more information.

Agenda

Tuesday, November 16, 2021
Session Title
Registration Desk Open
Time Start
01:30 pm
Time End
05:00 pm
Session Title
Welcome and General Session (1)
Time Start
02:15 pm
Time End
03:15 pm
Session Title
Problem-Solving Roundtables
Time Start
03:30 pm
Time End
05:00 pm
Session Title
Fireside Chat
Time Start
05:00 pm
Time End
05:30 pm
Session Title
Happy Hour
Time Start
05:45 pm
Time End
07:00 pm
Wednesday, November 17, 2021
Session Title
Registration Desk Open
Time Start
08:00 am
Time End
05:00 pm
Session Title
Continental Breakfast with Table-Top Exhibitors
Time Start
08:00 am
Time End
08:30 am
Session Title
General Session (2)
Time Start
08:30 am
Time End
09:30 am
Session Title
General Session (3)
Time Start
09:30 am
Time End
10:15 pm
Session Title
Networking Break with Table-Top Exhibitors
Time Start
10:15 am
Time End
10:30 am
Session Title
General Session (4)
Time Start
10:30 am
Time End
11:30 am
Session Title
Two Concurrent Sessions
Time Start
11:30 am
Time End
12:30 pm
Session Title
Boxed Lunches with Roundtable Discussions
Time Start
12:35 pm
Time End
02:05 pm
Session Title
Two Concurrent Sessions
Time Start
02:15 pm
Time End
03:15 pm
Session Title
Networking Break with Table-Top Exhibitors
Time Start
03:15 pm
Time End
03:45 pm
Session Title
General Session (5)
Time Start
03:45 pm
Time End
05:30 pm
Session Title
Reception with Table-Top Exhibitors
Time Start
05:30 pm
Time End
06:30 pm
Thursday, November 18, 2021`
Session Title
Registration Desk Open
Time Start
08:00 am
Time End
12:15 pm
Session Title
Continental Breakfast with Table-Top Exhibitors
Time Start
08:00 am
Time End
08:30 am
Session Title
General Session (6)
Time Start
08:30 am
Time End
09:30 am
Session Title
Networking Break with Table-Top Exhibitors
Time Start
09:30 am
Time End
10:00 am
Session Title
General Session (7)
Time Start
10:00 am
Time End
11:00 am
Session Title
Two Concurrent Sessions
Time Start
11:15 am
Time End
12:15 pm
Session Title
Closing General Session (8) and Luncheon
Time Start
12:25 pm
Time End
01:45 pm
Tuesday, November 16, 2021
Session Title
Registration Desk Open
Time Start
01:30 pm
Time End
05:00 pm
Session Title
Welcome and General Session (1)
Time Start
02:15 pm
Time End
03:15 pm
Session Title
Problem-Solving Roundtables
Time Start
03:30 pm
Time End
05:00 pm
Session Title
Fireside Chat
Time Start
05:00 pm
Time End
05:30 pm
Session Title
Happy Hour
Time Start
05:45 pm
Time End
07:00 pm
Wednesday, November 17, 2021
Session Title
Registration Desk Open
Time Start
08:00 am
Time End
05:00 pm
Session Title
Continental Breakfast with Table-Top Exhibitors
Time Start
08:00 am
Time End
08:30 am
Session Title
General Session (2)
Time Start
08:30 am
Time End
09:30 am
Session Title
General Session (3)
Time Start
09:30 am
Time End
10:15 pm
Session Title
Networking Break with Table-Top Exhibitors
Time Start
10:15 am
Time End
10:30 am
Session Title
General Session (4)
Time Start
10:30 am
Time End
11:30 am
Session Title
Two Concurrent Sessions
Time Start
11:30 am
Time End
12:30 pm
Session Title
Boxed Lunches with Roundtable Discussions
Time Start
12:35 pm
Time End
02:05 pm
Session Title
Two Concurrent Sessions
Time Start
02:15 pm
Time End
03:15 pm
Session Title
Networking Break with Table-Top Exhibitors
Time Start
03:15 pm
Time End
03:45 pm
Session Title
General Session (5)
Time Start
03:45 pm
Time End
05:30 pm
Session Title
Reception with Table-Top Exhibitors
Time Start
05:30 pm
Time End
06:30 pm
Thursday, November 18, 2021`
Session Title
Registration Desk Open
Time Start
08:00 am
Time End
12:15 pm
Session Title
Continental Breakfast with Table-Top Exhibitors
Time Start
08:00 am
Time End
08:30 am
Session Title
General Session (6)
Time Start
08:30 am
Time End
09:30 am
Session Title
Networking Break with Table-Top Exhibitors
Time Start
09:30 am
Time End
10:00 am
Session Title
General Session (7)
Time Start
10:00 am
Time End
11:00 am
Session Title
Two Concurrent Sessions
Time Start
11:15 am
Time End
12:15 pm
Session Title
Closing General Session (8) and Luncheon
Time Start
12:25 pm
Time End
01:45 pm
IFA Member Franchisor/Franchisee
550
$
Additional IFA Member Attendee
450
$
Non-Member Franchisor/Franchisee
950
$

Location & Travel

The 2021 Emerging Franchisor Conference will be held in the heart of New Orleans’ French Quarter at the Royal Sonesta New Orleans. IFA will have a room block available to attendees for a discounted rate of $209/night. Reservations within the block will open soon and be linked below once open. For now, explore more about the Royal Sonesta and the city of New Orleans!

FAQs

To contact the IFA Conferences Department, please email events@franchise.org or call 202-662-0763.

Please note: this program is for franchisors and franchisees only. Only supplier members who are sponsoring the event are able to attend. For information on sponsorship opportunities, please contact Lynette James at ljames@franchise.org or 202-662-0782.

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