IFA Supplier Members are ready to meet your franchise needs! Find everything in one place, from legal services to uniforms. Take a look at the IFA Supplier Directory and get connected with members who are committed to the franchising community.
We’re RevLocal, a digital marketing agency that helps franchises build a better online presence and reach more customers with a scalable and localized approach to franchise marketing. Each of our partners are paired with a dedicated team who will handle digital marketing for your entire franchise system. Our comprehensive solutions include local search, review marketing, reputation management, paid advertising, social media and marketing analytics.
Lathrop GPM LLP has one of the top franchise and distribution practices in the world. Our lawyers provide unsurpassed legal service in every facet of international and domestic franchising — registration and compliance, M&A, litigation, and system development. Partner with us to shape the future.
A Seattle based SaaS company, helping you reach your customers faster using Zipwhip’s texting-for-business software and API solutions. Zipwhip text enables your existing business phone numbers to empower your franchisees to send and receive text messages with customers on their computer and mobile devices. Learn more at http://www.zipwhip.com/Franchise.
A two-time Inc. 500 honoree, SOCi is the leading social media, reputation management, and localized social advertising platform built to address the complex workflow needs of highly visible multi-location businesses. An award-winning leader in the industry, SOCi has pioneered more than a dozen unique marketing tools to help multi-location brands oversee, maintain, and protect their brand at the national level, while simultaneously scaling presence across hundreds, sometimes thousands, of local pages. For more information on how SOCi can fuel the success of your social media channels while protecting what matters most—your online reputation—visit http://www.meetsoci.com.
For over 30 years, FRANdata has been the industry leader in the strategic analysis, forecasting and measuring of franchise performance and operations. We use our wealth of knowledge to offer business intelligence and capital access services to franchisors, suppliers and all organizations that touch franchising. FRANdata is often cited as industry experts by leading media such as, The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal and Forbes Magazine.
Paychex was founded over four decades ago to relieve the complexity of running a business. That’s why more than 650,000 U.S. companies rely on us to cut through the clutter and make payroll, benefits, HR, and insurance simple. Paychex is proud to be a Preferred Vendor of the IFA.
Greenberg Traurig’s Franchise & Distribution Practice is a multi-disciplinary group with extensive experience in all facets of franchise law, including: domestic and international franchising, licensing, distribution matters, and litigation. With a thorough understanding of both the legal and business aspects of franchising and distribution, our attorneys assist our clients with virtually every aspect of the development and ongoing operation of a franchise or distribution system.
Consumer Fusion is the only All-in-One Reputation Management Solution that specializes in removing fake negative reviews on over 60+ online review sites. We’ve removed over 50,000 fake negative reviews for businesses all across the web, in every major industry! We provide you with the tools you need to monitor your brand’s online reputation and to keep your brand’s information consistent across all major search directories. Send SMS & email requests to generate new positive reviews from your customers on sites like Google, Facebook, TripAdvisor & more!
Location3 is the preferred digital partner of franchise brands. Founded in 1999 and dedicated IFA Supplier Forum members since 2008, we are the strategic digital partner of the world’s most recognizable brands and franchise systems. Our franchise marketing platform, LOCALACT, gives franchisees the tools they need to advertise their businesses online and understand marketing performance across channels like Google, Facebook, Bing, Yelp and more. We can help you grow your customers and revenue, starting today.
iFranchise Group is comprised of the nation’s top professionals and brings decades of experience to franchise consulting, development, implementation, marketing, and sales. Whether you're interested in learning how to franchise a business or grow an existing franchise program, we can help. Contact us today for a free copy of Mark Siebert’s book, “Franchise Your Business, The Guide to Employing the Greatest Growth Strategy Ever.”
Clayton Kendall provides franchise communities nationwide with comprehensive branded merchandise programs leading to greater brand exposure, cost savings, streamlined operations and brand compliance. With a customized online store as the organizing principle, our websites give users the ability to purchase their advertising and marketing tools in one easy-to use program. Clayton Kendall provides marketing solutions for: European Wax Center, Blaze Pizza, TCBY and Amazing Lash.
PwC’s all-in-one digital platform harnesses the power of the franchise network to improve brand consistency, simplify digital marketing and grow brands. FranSuite provides an affordable solution to create, monitor and optimize digital ad campaigns across a variety of channels.
Scorpion is a premium provider of marketing and technology solutions for the franchise industry. As a partner for business owners, Scorpion delivers a better way through honest guidance, effective strategies, and award-winning advertising technology for clients who need a clear path forward.
Benetrends has been helping entrepreneurs successfully launch their dreams for 35 years. As the authority in franchise funding, we've been at the forefront of 401(k)/IRA ROLLOVER FUNDING with our Rainmaker Plan®, which allows entrepreneurs to use their retirement accounts to fund a business, tax deferred and penalty free. Our offerings also include SBA Loans (97%+ approval success rate), securities backed lines of credit, and more.
Universal Background Screening is a top accredited employment screening firm working with franchise organizations nationwide to help reduce hiring risk. We develop a screening program, customized to your organizational needs with fast turnaround, compliance and great customer service. Implementing a standard screening program ensures hiring standards and protects the value of your brand. No set up fees and discounted rates. Universal provides: background checks, drug testing.
Servant Systems’ SmartWare™ is designed specifically for home and business services franchise companies. Our cloud-based software is tailored to your business needs and can be accessed from anywhere. Franchisees can easily manage leads, schedule, dispatch, invoice, track time/ inventory, and more. It includes an optional iPad app for mobile staff to receive jobs, handle quotes and payments — and reduce office workload. See what our 28 years of franchise expertise can do for you!
Capodice & Associates has quickly earned its preeminent reputation in the executive search industry by its strong commitment to delivering promised levels of client service and the nurturing of productive client relationships. An important key to success is our ability to be flexible and effective in dealing with the ever-changing priorities and needs of its clients.
Qiigo unifies digital marketing for national brands and their locations. Qiigo’s mission is to build brand unity and success by helping businesses get found locally. Through superior service and a comprehensive technology platform Qiigo solidifies relationships with clients and provides them with successful, measurable and manageable results. With Qiigo, businesses can unlock their digital potential.
REGROUP is a full-service, independent agency that works collaboratively to provide strategic clarity and insightful creative, which results in digital and traditional marketing programs that build brand engagement and enterprise value. Specializing in companies with a two-step distribution model, Ann Arbor, MI based REGROUP has generated demonstrable results for franchise, health care, energy and financial services companies. Our leadership has been an engaged member of the IFA since 1987.
o Xpressdocs unique marketing platform helps franchisors maintain control over branding, quality of materials, and messaging going into the market while providing their franchise network a self-serve, online website to customize and order marketing materials or execute campaigns at the local level. Xpressdocs has several measures in place to protect the health of our team, so we can continue to support you during these unprecedented times. As an official USPS Mail Service Provider and contractor to the Department of Defense, our operations are considered essential and are not affected by the various State and local government orders affecting the community at large.
The Franchise Expo Nashville serves the rapidly growing Midwest market. It provides the perfect opportunity for hundreds of franchise concepts, representing every industry and investment level, to meet face-to-face with the region's most qualified potential franchisees. Sponsored by the International Franchise Association. Franchise Expo Nashville also offers the industry's most comprehensive educational program to gain the information needed for success right from the start.
It’s extremely difficult to expand your franchise and listen to all of your customers at the same time. Listen360’s software compiles customer feedback in real-time and in one place, so you can address complaints quickly, keep existing customers happy, and win more referrals. You shouldn’t have to choose between caring for your customers and growing your business, and with Listen360, you can build a brand that you and your customers will both be proud of.
Nexa is the industry leading 24/7 call answering service. Our team of industry trained receptionists are dedicated to working as a true extension of your business. Our receptionists provide the following:
Call answering, 24/7/365; Appointment scheduling; Lead qualification and intake; CRM Integration; and Bilingual answering.
Instead of worrying about potential leads reaching voicemail, you can rest easy knowing Nexa provides your callers with a premium customer experience. While you focus on growing your franchise, Nexa focuses on keeping callers happy. If you’re missing calls, appointments, and potential customers, it’s time to work with Nexa.
United Community Bank is an SBA Preferred Lender offering loans nationally to the Franchise community. In addition to our national SBA platform, we offer conventional lending options to select multi-unit operators in our traditional lending markets. Whether you are a first-time operator or a seasoned franchise professional, our dedicated team of experienced franchise lending professionals will work with you to prove we are "The Bank That SERVICE Built."
For over 30 years, FranNet has been helping entrepreneurs find the ideal franchises to achieve their dreams of business ownership. Our experienced consultants provide expert advice and assistance through the franchise selection process at no cost to clients. FranNet locations are locally owned and operated across the USA, Canada and Germany.
FranFund designs flexible, all-in-one funding plans that fit perfectly, no matter how much a franchise or small business grows. Our most popular programs are SBA loans and 401(k) business funding. We also offer conventional loans and other non-traditional solutions including unsecured loans, securities-backed loans, equipment leasing, and refinancing programs. By utilizing our franchise-specific pre-qualification tool and cultivating an extensive network of lenders who are franchise and small business friendly, clients pre-approved by FranFund have a loan approval rate of 99%.
Independent insurance agency specializing in coverage for franchisors/franchisees. We also provide Certificate Tracking services for franchisors to assure franchisee insurance compliance. Insurance tracking for franchisors is very important and should not be left up to chance. Our system automates this tracking and provides you a monthly report of locations that are not compliant per your FDD. Custom built insurance programs are our specialty. Let us help you with Insurance Certificate Tracking.
Access Point Financial (APF) is a specialty hotel finance company offering a full-service hospitality lending and advisory platform. It provides financing to qualified franchisees of major hotel brands and independent boutique hotels throughout the United States and Canada. APF provides tailored loan and capital lease programs to meet the specific needs of each client. APF does not compete with its clients by owning or operating hotels.
Signature Insurance Group is a leading provider offering comprehensive insurance solutions to businesses nationally. We maintain a web site, http://www.sig.us, which is a platform designed to enhance the franchise insurance purchasing experience. Combined with our partners we offer a "Total Solution" to insurance and HR service needs.
Accurate Franchising is the only known Franchise Consulting company that owns and operates 8 franchise brands, with over 1400+ locations in 80+ countries. Since our inception in 1986 with the launch of Signarama, we have built, developed and sold over 1400+ franchises in over 80 countries. We consult in all areas of franchising. Your brand will be able to learn from United Franchise Groups 30 years of real world franchising experience.
Deliver Media is a data-driven marketing agency serving the multi-unit and franchise space. We have delivered impressive results to over 4,000 locations nationwide in the QSR, senior care, and home services industries. Our hyper-targeted online and offline marketing solutions drive brand awareness and growth for each individual location by leveraging the strength of the brand to dominate local markets. Our differentiator is our ability to analyze consumer and customer data pre-campaign in order to drive the maximum ROI with effective marketing campaigns. Our services come with transparent reporting available 24/7!
919 Marketing is the fastest growing full-service franchise content marketing agency according to the annual Inc. 5000 list. Our trademarked franchise marketing system, powered by 919 Insights – franchising’s leading data analytics platform – combines brand strategy, PR, social media and digital marketing to drive measurable results. Find out how we accelerate national brand validation, drive franchise sales and help franchisees get more customers. Clients include: American Family Care, Any Lab Test Now, MassageLuXe, Self Esteem Brands, Scooters Coffee, and Visiting Angels.
A&G LLP is a full-service accounting firm which specializes in providing tax, audit and accounting services to a wide variety of franchisors and franchisees. Our extensive franchise experience and expertise makes us one of the leading firms in the area. The energy of our staff and our unwavering commitment to provide each client with outstanding personalized, professional service differentiates us from other firms.
Franchise document libraries made simple. Searchable, online document libraries users can access from anywhere, on any device. Write once, update everywhere, re-use content, improve accuracy, and lower maintenance costs.A growing document library doesn't need more people, it's needs a better way of doing things.
Darter Specialties, Inc. is the online branded apparel and marketing item solution for the franchise industry. We have perfected a formula that encompasses an easy to use webstore that protects your brand identity, delivers fast and efficient shipping, no hassle exchange & return policy, and hands down the best customer service. Franchisors come to Darter Specialties because of our customer service and stay because they recognize the value we bring to their organization.
Grow your Franchise and Your Brand with Unprecedented Localized Advertising. As a franchisor, the strength of your brand automates your franchisees' success. Now you can automate their digital marketing at a fraction of the cost of an agency with the Adwerx Localized Advertising Platform. Lock-in brand standards while empowering franchisees to purchase localized advertising on streaming TV, social media, and the web. The Platform offers franchisees brilliantly simple, hyper-targeted marketing that they can purchase directly and launch in minutes, reaching qualified local customers and expanding your brand's digital reach. Bring the power of your brand to premium streaming TV, Facebook, Instagram, and the web without lifting a finger. Accelerate franchise development with geo and CRM-targeted recruiting ads and marketing support franchisees won't find anywhere else.
FranchiseBlast's Scorecards and Franchisee Field Audit Apps empower franchisors to achieve high brand consistency across all locations. The apps can be used by the franchise business coaches during their field visits or directly by franchisees themselves via self-assessments. Ensure franchisees understand, respect and promote your brand.
The International Franchise Expo (IFE) is the premier annual event for the franchise industry. From domestic or international expansion to selling single units, area developments or master franchises, the International Franchise Expo is THE industry's one-stop franchise event and educational program. Hundreds of franchise concepts and opportunities will be on display and qualified prospects from across the U.S. and over 120 countries will be in attendance.
Franchise Expo West serves the rapidly-growing West Coast market. It provides the perfect opportunity for hundreds of franchise concepts, representing every industry and investment level, to meet face-to-face with the region's most qualified potential franchisees. Sponsored by the International Franchise Association, Franchise Expo West also offers the industry's most comprehensive educational program to gain the information needed for success right from the start.
Small businesses cannot afford to miss any opportunity, every customer and lead counts; budgets need to be kept. From basic messaging to appointment setting, we have every area of your company covered. AnswerConnect works in your business so you can work on your business. AnswerConnect offers a suite of services: 24/7/ 365 Days a Year Live Answer Reception Service; Message Service; Live Transfer/Patching Services; Lead Intake; Appointment Setting; Franchise Focused Teams; and Scaleable Plans to Meet Your Unique Needs. Call (800) 584- 0234 to find out more.
Franchise Expo South (FES) serves entrepreneurs and small business owners in the southern U.S., Caribbean, and Latin America. FES provides the perfect opportunity to explore hundreds of franchise concepts, full time or part time, representing every industry at virtually every investment level. Franchise Expo South also offers the industry's most comprehensive educational program to gain the information needed for success right from the start.
Gallagher Franchise Solutions creates customized business insurance programs for franchise companies throughout the U.S. and Canada. A leader in individual franchise business risk, we use our extensive experience in franchising to help you protect your business, care for your people and grow your profit. Backed by parent company Gallagher, one of the world’s largest insurance brokers, we have relationships with all of the top-rated insurance carriers, allowing us to find you the right coverage for your business at the best price. Our programs offer outstanding client service, HR and payroll-related resources and Gallagher Perks, a menu of valuable discounts and offers. Call today to find out how we can serve you and your franchisees.
Franchise Expo Houston, sponsored by the International Franchise Association, is the premier 2-day franchising event in the Southern United States, connecting motivated entrepreneurs with franchise concepts in every industry.
Becoming a franchisor or growing the existing system requires good advice that matches your goals. FranWise® offers sound solutions for operations, compliance, franchise relations and sustained growth. You get advice and first-rate writing skills based on 3 decades of experience to bring you consultations and manuals that are comprehensive and easy to use. Need the right capital partner to grow? Ask us about Franchise Capital Exchange. We provide solutions as unique as your brand.
Background Screening - Franchisee Screening and Employee Screening. We work with franchisors nationwide to develop background screening processes that are tailored to the specific needs of each franchise. Our thorough and careful analysis is designed to mitigate risk for your brand and improve your odds of choosing successful franchisees. We also work with franchisors to deploy employee background checks, social media screening, and drug screening across the entire franchise network to further protect your brand.
For over 30 years, MFV Expositions has been bringing franchise concepts together with the most qualified entrepreneurs seeking to own their own business. Our expos help franchisors expand their brand with face-to-face opportunities. 2020 domestic events include 3-day regional expos in NYC, Ft. Lauderdale, FL and Phoenix, AZ and local 2-day expos in Nashville, TN and Houston, TX. All domestic expos now include a value-added virtual component. 2020 International events are will take place in Mexico, Germany, Austria, UK and China. MFV’s global online franchise directory BeTheBoss.com uses the latest technology and search metrics to provide a cost-effective way to market your franchise online, gaining tremendous online exposure for your brand.
Known for our exceptional service and support, Vya is a marketing technology and fulfillment company. With the Vya system, our online marketing portal, franchisors provide franchisees easy access to marketing assets, simplify brand-approved customization, provide turnkey campaigns and kits (LTOs, grand openings, etc.), manage custom creative requests, enable ad resizing, distribute enewsletters on behalf of their franchisees, and more. Combining our system with our print production services and promo products, Vya simplifies local campaign execution end-to-end.
Hylant provides competitive, enhanced insurance coverage, risk management services and alternative risk financing programs for both franchisors and franchisees. We provide employee benefits and COI compliance tracking. Employment Practices, Cyber, General, and Auto Liability, Workers' Compensation, Product Recall, Franchisor Errors and Omissions, Directors and Officers coverage and more. Can provide coverage nationally.
Led by David Cahn, the Franchise and Business Law Group at Whiteford, Taylor & Preston has over two decades of experience representing franchisors and franchisees. We serve as counselor, negotiator, advocate and business resource. Our team of more than 175 attorneys is experienced in all relevant areas of the law including real estate transfers and leasing, mergers and acquisitions, restructuring distressed companies, and regulatory compliance.
1851 Franchise tells your brand’s story to your selected audience by elevating your content marketing strategy beyond your website. Whether you’re an emerging brand, established franchisor or supplier, every concept on 1851 has its own customizable digital newsroom that creates a unique experience for educated franchise candidates and business-minded readers. Designed to be a leading industry news publication and unrivaled content marketing solution, 1851 makes your message lead to growth.
Today, companies spend huge amounts of time and money on training that is outdated, boring and quickly forgotten by employees. With our game-based training platform companies convert boring training material into competitive games that are proven to increase sales, employee engagement, and performance. 1Huddle engages employees through daily training games that companies can customize to their brand and be played in under 3 minutes a day.
1Huddle is the fastest way to onboard, upskill and fire up your people.
33social is a full-service digital marketing agency. We provide SEO, PPC, ORM, social media, blogging, website development, and email marketing. 33social provides an analytics-based and high-touch service approach to digital marketing. 33social is a lead-generation agency serving customers through the U.S. and Canada. Call 33social to find out about our comprehensive suite of online marketing services.
Over 25 years of franchise industry experience in producing turn key store interiors for franchisees/franchisors of all sizes. 3C is the only national single source provider of reliable products and cost effective solutions in supporting franchise systems development needs. Program offerings include 3D concept designs/store planning, decor and materials development, cabinetry, interior signage & graphics, flat rate freight distribution, store installations, construction administration, and Covid customer separation products used inside retail interiors.
5th Avenue Leads is a franchise leads and franchise broker leads generation services company whose sole focus is delivering to your company high-quality, actionable sales opportunities. We are getting call verified inquiries from candidates with money interested in your franchise category - would you like to talk with them?
serviceminder.io is a world class cloud-based platform for managing home services franchises. We provide all the tools your zees need to run their business from tracking leads, campaign budgeting, scheduling and proposals, to invoicing, email marketing and KPIs and analytics. We then give you the tools to support, track and grow your zees including stats like close rates, cost and revenue per lead and system KPIs. Built in royalty reporting, standardized messaging and content and flexible workflow and data/system integrations.