Franchise Action Network Annual Meeting & Fall Leadership Meetings | International Franchise Association

THE FRANCHISE ACTION NETWORK ANNUAL MEETING & FALL LEADERSHIP MEETINGS

SAVE THE DATE: September 9 - 11, 2019 // JW Marriott, Washington, DC

The annual IFA Washington, D.C. fly-in is now named the Franchise Action Network Annual Meeting. It is an integration of our grassroots advocacy program, the Franchise Action Network, with our annual fly-in. This meeting gives you the opportunity to meet with your representatives in Congress to discuss your business and how the new joint employer standard impacts your franchise. For more information about joint employer, click here. IFA will set up the meetings and prep you and guide you beforehand. This event is FREE for franchisees. 

WHAT YOU’LL EXPERIENCE

  • Network with fellow entrepreneurs
  • Hear from experts about important issues 
  • Learn the tools you need to embark on your road to success

SPONSORS

FEATURED SPEAKERS

Check back soon for our 2019 speakers!

SCHEDULE

7:30 am – 7:00 pmRegistration Desk Open

8:00 am – 10:30 amConvention Committee Meeting

10:00 am – 12:00 pmDiversity Institute Advisory Board Meeting

10:00 am – 12:00 pmFranchisor Forum Meeting

10:00 am – 12:00 pmPast Chairmen's Meeting

10:30 am – 2:00 pmFinance Committee Meeting

11:30 am – 1:30 pmMarketing & Innovation Committee Meeting

12:00 pm – 2:00 pmIFA Foundation Board of Trustees Meeting

2:00 pm – 3:30 pmFranchise Relations Committee Meeting

2:00 pm – 3:30 pmWomen's Franchise Committee Meeting

2:00 pm – 4:30 pmICFE Board of Governors Meeting

2:00 pm – 5:00 pmIFA Executive Committee Meeting

3:00 pm – 5:00 pmVetFran Committee Meeting

3:00 pm – 5:00 pmMembership Committee Meeting

5:30 pm – 6:30 pmFranchisee Meet & Greet

7:00 pm Franchising Gives Back Celebration & Annual Awards Dinner (separate fee required)

7:00 am – 7:00 pmRegistration Desk Open

7:30 am – 8:00 amSupplier Forum Executive Committee Meeting

7:45 am – 9:30 amInternational Committee Meeting

8:00 am – 9:30 amFranchisee Forum Meeting

8:00 am – 10:00 amSupplier Forum Advisory Board Meeting

8:00 am – 10:00 amLegislative Action Group Committee Meeting

9:45 am – 10:45 amFranchisee of the Year Awards Dinner Rehearsal

10:00 am – 2:00 pmIFA Board of Directors Meeting

11:00 am – 2:00 pmFranchisee Educational Programming

12:00 pm – 7:00 pmCongressional Appointments Help Desk

2:15 pm – 5:15 pmFAN Annual Meeting Opening General Session

6:00 pm – 7:00 pmLeadership Reception

7:00 pm Leadership & Franchisee of the Year Awards Dinner

7:00 am – 11:00 amRegistration Desk Open

7:30 am – 11:00 amCongressional Appointments Help Desk

8:15 am – 10:00 amState Delegation Breakfast and FAN Annual Meeting General Session

10:15 am Depart for Capitol Hill

11:00 am – 5:00 pmIndividual Congressional Appointments

11:30 am – 2:00 pmBoxed Lunches & Refreshments Available on Capitol Hill

5:30 pm – 7:00 pmFAN Annual Meeting Closing Reception

6:30 pm FranPAC Special Event (separate fee required)

LOCATION
JW Marriott
1331 Pennsylvania Ave NW
Washington, DC 20004

The FAN Annual Meeting & Leadership Meetings will be held at the JW Marriott in downtown Washington, DC - just steps from the White House! IFA has reserved a block of rooms at the hotel for a rate of $369/night for a single or double standard room. You may reserve your hotel room by calling 800-393-2503 or clicking the below link. The deadline for making a reservation is August 19, 2019, or when the IFA room block is filled, whichever is first. Once the room block is sold out, reservations will be accepted on a space availability basis at the group rate.

FUTURE DATES

September 14 - 16, 2020 // Franchise Action Network Annual Meeting & Fall Leadership Meetings // JW Marriott, Washington, DC

September 20 - 22, 2021 // Franchise Action Network Annual Meeting & Fall Leadership Meetings // JW Marriott, Washington, DC

CONTACT US

Questions? Call 202-628-8000.

Do you have a speaker suggestion for this, or any other IFA event? Let us know!