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VetFran 30th Anniversary Commemorated in U.S. House

The International Franchise Association (IFA) and IFA Foundation today celebrated the introduction of a Resolution in the U.S. House of Representatives commemorating the 30th anniversary of the VetFran program. The resolution was introduced by Reps. Barry Moore (AL-02) and Mike Levin (CA-49) to honor VetFran’s work to educate both veterans and franchisors about the unique match between the skills and aptitude of entrepreneurial veterans and the demands and opportunities of being a franchisee.

International Franchise Association Takes Military Engagement to New Levels

The International Franchise Association (IFA) and the IFA Foundation today announced reinvigorated efforts and new partnerships to engage with members of the military and encourage veteran entrepreneurship. The Association’s 62nd Annual Convention taking place Feb. 26 - March 1, 2022, will highlight the unique and valuable opportunities for former military service members and their families.

International Franchise Association Supports Veteran Entrepreneurs Act of 2021

On behalf of the International Franchise Association (IFA), the world’s oldest and largest organization representing franchising worldwide, I write you in strong support of your legislation, the Veteran Entrepreneurs Act of 2021. This legislation would support and expand veteran ownership of franchises during a challenging time for business owners everywhere, and I commend you for your leadership on behalf of those who have bravely served our country.