Supplier Benefits

supplier partners


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 of trusted suppliers who understand the franchising community and business model. IFA members trust our supplier recommendations - 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.

Exposure, visibility and communication at its finest.

Leadership Opportunities

Push your exposure and credibility even further by pursuing leadership opportunities within IFA. As an IFA supplier member, you will have the opportunity to be nominated for numerous leadership positions, including a range of committees and the Supplier Forum Advisory Board.

Strong network, big opportunities.


The franchising community is global, spanning diverse industries and evolving rapidly.

IFA’s Certified Franchise Executive (CFE) course 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.

Seizing IFA’s educational opportunities will ensure your business stays steps ahead of the competition and dialed in to our trillion-dollar community. 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.

Have Questions? Contact Paul or Spencer.

Paul Rocchio

Vice President, Development & Member Services, International Franchise Association

Spencer Brignac

Manager, Membership Recruitment & Retention, International Franchise Association