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IBA/IFA Joint Conference




Each year, IFA partners with the International Bar Association's Franchising Committee to develop a program relevant to our friends in the international franchise law profession. Experienced legal counsel share invaluable information regarding the latest developments in international law.







Hotel Information:

The 2019 IBA/IFA Joint Conference 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 $375/night for a single or double standard room. You may reserve your hotel room by calling 800-393-2503 or clicking here. The deadline for making a reservation is April 15, 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.


CFE Credits:

You will earn 150 Education credits toward completion of the Certified Franchise Executive (CFE) accreditation by attending the IBA/IFA Joint Conference.


Save the Date!

36th Annual IBA/IFA Joint Conference – May 5-6, 2020; Grand Hyatt, Washington, DC

37th Annual IBA/IFA Joint Conference – May 4-5, 2021; Grand Hyatt, Washington, DC


    If you have any questions, please contact the IFA Conferences Department at 202/628-8000. 


    Thank you to all who joined us in Washington, DC for the 34th Annual IBA/IFA Joint Conference! Program Materials from 2018's conference can be found below.

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