Preferred Vendors

IFA's preferred vendors offer franchisors and franchisees products and services to advance their brands. View a list of our preferred vendors below.


Paychex is a preferred provider of the IFA. As a leading provider of integrated human capital management solutions for payroll, human resources, benefits, and insurance services, Paychex helps simplify the intricacies of business including franchises. 

  • Industry expertise since 1971
  • ~740,000 business clients in the U.S. and Europe
  • Pays 1 in 12 U.S. private sector employees
  • A top HR outsourcer — serving 2.2M worksite employees through our HR outsourcing solutions
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AnswerConnect Franchise is an Industry leader in Live Reception Franchise services. AnswerConnect can help you 24/7/365 to answer calls, set appointments, qualify leads, transfer calls, CRM integration, and more. Clients use the mobile app and a personalized business line ID to take their business with them, wherever they go. Let AnswerConnect work IN your business, so you can work ON your business growth.

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As the authority in franchise funding, Benetrends has been funding America’s most popular brands for 40 years. Benetrends' innovative and comprehensive suite of funding solutions not only helps franchisees successfully launch their dreams, but also helps catapult growth of franchise systems


SOCi is the marketing platform for multi-location brands and enables both franchisees and franchisors to strengthen and scale their digital marketing efforts across countless local search and social platforms. SOCi enables the management of online business listings, local social media profiles, and individual location reputations through an all-in-one platform, with access available to users from the ground level to the corporate level.