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.
AnswerConnect is an Industry leader in Live Reception Franchise services. Our focus is to help Franchises free up time to work ON their business by working IN their business. You will never miss an opportunity to connect with a client when you partner with us! Our professional customer experience experts handle your calls Live 24/7/365. Services include: Franchise-Focused and Dedicated Teams, Messaging, Appointment Setting, CRM Integrations, Transfer/Live Relay, Lead Intake/Qualification and Bi-Lingual Answering. With our AnswerConnect App for mobile and desktop, you can stay updated from anywhere with client notifications, including listening to your calls and reading messages at any time!
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.
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.
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.
iFranchise Group is comprised of the world’s top professionals and was voted the best among franchise consulting/development firms in an independent survey of over 500 franchisors in 2019 and 2020. iFranchise Group brings decades of experience to franchise consulting, development, implementation, marketing, and sales. Our consultants have worked with 98 of the world’s top 200 franchisors and our consultants have over 700 years of experience in franchising. 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
With decades of experience, Polsinelli is well-known for partnering with clients in domestic and international franchise, supply chain, and distribution matters. We represent franchisors, licensors, operators and dealers in developing strategies and structuring development, sales and licensing transactions, mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, financial restructuring, registration and disclosure, and related matters, as well as disputes of all kinds, including challenges to system practices, termination and enforcement actions.
Information is at the core of smart decision-making. It’s only logical that it come from a superior source – that’s CoreLogic®. CoreLogic provides information intelligence to identify and manage growth opportunities, improve business performance and manage risk. Our clients turn to us as a market leader for unique property-level insights backed by science and analytics. We deliver value across our clients’ business operations, addressing challenges and acting quickly to present innovative, cost-effective solutions.
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.
Sponsored by the International Franchise Association, the International Franchise Expo (IFE) is the premier franchise event in the industry and one of the few shows supported by the U.S. Department of Commerce. The show attracts investors from 49 states and 116 countries. From domestic or international expansion to selling single units, area developments, or master franchises, IFE is the industry’s one-stop shopping event. Whether leads are at the convention center, at home, or both – their eyes are on your brand.
Live call response in less than 30 seconds 24/7/365! AnswerForce can partner with you to improve brand standards and make customer connections easier for your brand with: Shared Call Center Services, Rapid Lead Response with appointment setting, Dedicated or Focused Call Center Services, and Internal Call Center Capacity and Scaling Assistance.
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.
Sponsored by the International Franchise Association, Nashville is the newest location for our 2-day local expos. Exhibiting at Franchise Expo Nashville provides your company with a unique opportunity to meet face-to-face or digitally with the ‘best of the best’ franchise brands. This 2-day local expo and its comprehensive educational program is the perfect platform to connect with qualified prospects from the Nashville area.
Exhibiting at Franchise Expo Houston provides your company with a unique opportunity to meet face-to-face or digitally with the ‘best of the best’ franchise brands. Sponsored by the International Franchise Association, this 2-day local expo and its comprehensive educational program is the perfect platform to connect with qualified prospects from the Houston area.
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.
Headquartered in Belmont, CA, RingCentral is a leading provider of cloud business phone systems designed for today's mobile and distributed workforce. From an all-in-one cloud phone system with team messaging, texting, and video conferencing to a complete contact center and more, we build solutions for every business, no matter how big or small. With our flexible, cost-effective cloud communications and collaboration solutions, we’ve created the ideal workplace, where business can be done more efficiently and effectively.
Consumer Fusion is the only All-in-One Reputation Management Solution that specializes in removing illegitimate negative reviews on over 60+ online review sites. We’ve removed over 60,000 negative reviews and photos 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 review sites that matter the most to your brand.
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 to protect our team's health, 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 Loan Office is a powerful and affordable loan servicing platform for any franchise servicing a handful to hundreds of loans. Some of its features include borrower ACH payments, step-rate loans processing, comprehensive year-end tax reporting, printing and mailing 1098s, 1099-INTs, T5s, custom documents, conversation log, reminder system, user defined fields, escrow accounting, unlimited loan charges, payment processing (NSFs, payoffs, etc.), built-in financial calculator, and a borrower web portal.
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.
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. We provide solutions as unique as your brand.
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. From our Mid-Atlantic regional base, our team of 170 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.
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. Listen360 has joined forces with Qiigo, the digital marketing solutions company focused on supporting national franchise brands and their locations.
Adwerx Enterprise is the full-service solution for brand-compliant, hyperlocal digital advertising. Attract local shoppers with the right message at the right time with multi-location, multi-channel campaigns on social media, the premium web, and streaming TV. Ad budgets and campaigns can be tailored to each location based on unique market needs.
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.
919 Marketing is the fastest growing full-service franchise PR and content marketing agency according to the 2019 and 2020 Inc. 5000 list. Our trademarked franchise marketing system, powered by 919 Insights – franchising’s first and only AI powered 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, Scooters Coffee, Visiting Angels, and Wild Birds Unlimited.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Sponsored by the International Franchise Association, Franchise Expo West is pleased to announce it return to Phoenix in the Spring of 2022. Phoenix has the 4th highest economic and population growth rate in the U.S. - outpacing California, the 3-day regional expo's former location. Whether you're an established franchise or an up-and-coming concept determined to make a splash, Franchise Expo West is the perfect platform to connect with qualified prospects.
GbBIS offers analytics, data and mapping solutions for your franchise from the top down, C-Suite to Franchisee. Plan your growth strategy with market insights you can trust. Discover markets with the greatest potential for your business. From predictive analytic solutions to help you sell more and design more profitable territories. To site selection tools and targeted lists to grow your customer base. For over 30 years, GbBIS provides franchises with Analytic Solutions for Growth.
MFV Expositions global brands generate qualified leads for franchisors, face-to-face at our live events, virtually with our online components and through our comprehensive franchise directory. Our 2021 domestic schedule includes 2-day local expos in Nashville and Houston and our 3 day premier event in New York - all sponsored by the IFA. Each include a comprehensive educational program. 2021 international events will take place in China, UK, Germany, and Mexico. MFV's online franchise directory, BeTheBoss.com uses the latest technology and search metrics to provide a cost-effective way to market your brand online
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%.
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.
Great news for home and business service franchise systems! Servant Systems has been acquired by ServiceTitan (also an IFA Member), the world’s leading all-in-one software for residential and commercial field service businesses. ServiceTitan will leverage Servant Systems’ experience to continue to expand its capabilities to provide outstanding software and services to franchise systems. Please visit the ServiceTitan listing for more information or contact us as listed above to get connected.
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.
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!
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.
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. Qiigo is happy to have joined forces with Listen360, a leading customer feedback and reviews provider for multi-location brands.
Sponsored by the International Franchise Association, Franchise Expo South is pleased to announce it return to Florida in the Fall of 2022. This 3-day regional expo, serves the southeastern US.S. as well as Latin America and the Caribbean. Along with a comprehensive conference program, FES brings together the leading concepts in franchising and the region's most qualified audience.
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."
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.
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?
Creating brand loyalty is the direct result of providing your customers with positive, memorable experiences. For over 20 years, we have developed innovative, intelligent and actionable systems with one goal in mind: Capturing your customer’s experience, then delivering solutions to elevate their experience beyond expectations!
serviceminder.io is the premier cloud-based platform for operating 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.