February 05, 2020

Orlando, FL – This Saturday marks the start of the International Franchise Association’s (IFA) annual convention held in Orlando, Fl. The convention provides opportunities for the franchise community to network and share ideas on both business development and personal growth. The four-day event will take place at Orlando’s World Center Marriott from February 8-11, and will host almost 4,000 attendees who will have access to over 50 educational sessions, labs, workshops, roundtables and receptions, among more than 350 supplier partners.

“This is franchising’s biggest annual event, and I’m looking forward to another successful year,” said Robert Cresanti, IFA President and CEO. “I’m honored to welcome so many franchise brands, franchise owners, and franchise suppliers to the 2020 IFA Convention – we’re ready to make our 60th year the best one yet.” 

Attendees will also hear from inspiring keynote speakers, including U.S. Secretary of Labor Eugene Scalia, best-selling author Simon Sinek, whose TED Talk garnered 45 million views, and former professional athlete and author, Trent Shelton. 

More information on IFA and the Annual Convention can be found here.

About the International Franchise Association

Celebrating 60 years of excellence, education and advocacy, the International Franchise Association is the world's oldest and largest organization representing franchising worldwide. IFA works through its government relations and public policy, media relations and educational programs to protect, enhance and promote franchising and the more than 733,000 franchise establishments that support nearly 7.6 million direct jobs, $674.3 billion of economic output for the U.S. economy and 2.5 percent of the Gross Domestic Product (GDP). IFA members include franchise companies in over 300 different business format categories, individual franchisees and companies that support the industry in marketing, law, technology and business development.

For additional information or to RSVP, please contact cristina@rokksolutions.com