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Franchise Development Seminar Series


Tampa, FL


Are you looking for ways to revitalize your Franchise Development Program? You are not alone. Many franchisors are looking for ways to restructure or supplement existing franchise sales and development programs in order to grow their business.

Come hear from leading franchise executives offering development solutions and best practices based on real world scenarios. Everyone wants to grow their business, but the recent difficulties in the marketplace have forced franchise systems to be more creative in attracting franchise candidates. IFA's Franchise Development Seminars are smaller, more interactive programs designed for franchise development professionals to hear from experts on the latest trends and best practices.

If you want to reinvigorate your recruitment process in 2018 there is no better way to learn how to do it, and do it successfully, than by attending our seminar. Come gain a wealth of knowledge and network with key contacts so you can implement a franchise development program that is right for your system’s growth in 2018 and beyond.




Hotel Information:​ 


The September FDS will take place at Hilton Tampa Downtown (211 North Tampa Street, Tampa, FL 33602). Our room rate for a standard room is $149 per night. You may reserve your hotel room via phone by calling 813-204-3000 and referencing the International Franchise Association, or online by clicking here. The deadline for making a reservation is August  23, 2018 (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.


CFE Credits:

You can earn 150 Education Credits towards the completion of the Certified Franchise Executive (CFE) accreditation by attending the IFA Franchise Development Seminar.


For 2018 sponsorship information, contact Lynette James at or 202-662-0782. 


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Thank you to all who joined us in Minnapolis for our first 2018 Franchise Development Seminar! Program Materials from that seminar can be accessed below.



Thank you to all who joined us in Atlanta for our first 2017 Franchise Development Seminar! Program Materials from this seminar can be accessed below.



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