Member Benefit Monthly: Suppliers

Franchising World

Every month we will be putting a spotlight on the resources IFA has for our members. We care about your business and the operations that come with it. The month of October highlighted our benefit of Suppliers. 

What are the advantages of being an IFA Supplier Member? 


With over 1,400 franchise brands represented, our network is full of growth and opportunity. Franchising is about relationships and IFA offers the most opportunities to make real connections.

Make Your Mark

Our supplier members are featured in IFA’s directory online, in this magazine and in the Franchise Opportunities Guide. IFA members trust our supplier recommendations because we know successful partnerships are critical in the franchising world. Our supplier membership opens the door to networking opportunities as well as IFA’s robust schedule of programs and events. At many IFA events, supplier members will be encouraged to demonstrate their excellence and expertise by exhibiting, sponsoring, or facilitating.

Leadership Opportunities

You have many leadership opportunities within IFA. As an IFA supplier member, you can be nominated for numerous leadership positions, including a range of committees and the Supplier Forum Advisory Board.


The franchising community is global, spanning diverse industries and evolving rapidly. IFA’s Certified Franchise ExecutiveTM (CFE) certification will equip you with the tools you need to keep your products and services tailored to the franchising model. Professional certifications demonstrate your expertise and position you as a leader. Make the impact that franchisors and franchisees are searching for. Our robust offering of events, networks, conferences, seminars, and more will give you all the context you need to understand the franchising model and your clients’ needs.