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Choose from a list of topics. Select curated content that explores what’s important to the franchise community - franchise and small business news, small business trends, advice from franchise experts, and engaging articles from IFA’s franchise magazine Franchising World.

2022 Exhibitors

View the current list of our 2022 Exhibitors and start reviewing the products and services they can offer your business!
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A minimum of 3500 credits is required to qualify for the Certified Franchise Executive (CFE) designation.
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How To Build a Marketing Plan for Your Franchise Business

Franchise business growth is difficult to achieve. The tactics that work for single-location businesses could prove less effective for businesses with multiple locations. To create a successful franchise business, you first need to establish a clear path to reaching your goals. Successful franchises have found that adopting a strategy-first approach enables them to do so – and that begins with your franchise marketing plan.

Strategies for Acquiring Approval to Attend IFA 2022 Annual Convention

The future of franchising starts at IFA Annual Convention, and you need to be here. Get up to speed on all the latest technology, gain valuable knowledge and best practices from experienced industry professionals, and source solutions for your company—all in just one trip.
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