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.
Advice Local is a local search technology and digital marketing solution provider. Countless franchises, agencies, brands and businesses rely on their listing management solution to take control of their data, keep their location information current, and optimize and syndicate their business profiles across the web.
Rethink the way you tell your franchise’s story with All Points Public Relations.
Our team’s passion, personal approach and professionalism come together to create integrated PR solutions delivering powerful results focused on driving growth for your franchise.
Whether it is generating awareness and high-quality franchise leads that convert through the strength of the press we’ve secured, social media that cements brand identities, digital campaigns that drive sales or content marketing that offers a systematic process to carry leads through the sales cycle, All Points is the franchise PR firm to take your concept to the next level.
Tell your story. See results. Grow your franchise.
With more than 65 years as a global payroll, HR and compliance leader, ADP continues to be a proven and preferred partner, working with thousands of leading franchises, member organizations and buying groups across companies of all sizes who benefit from the experience, expertise and consistency ADP brings through best-in-class technology. For more information, adp.com/franchise.
Bank of America is committed to making financial expertise more accessible, through the power of our national network. We provide innovative franchise solutions, based on a thorough understanding of your business model. Our dedicated team will work with you to tailor the right solutions to fit your unique business and personal financial goals. Whatever stage your business is in, we can help prepare you for the opportunities to come.
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.
Franchise your business and grow your brand with Big Sky Franchise Team. Our experienced franchise consultants use proven systems to provide franchise consulting, development, and marketing solutions for businesses of every growth stage, from emerging brands to established franchisors. Our goal is to customize your strategy based on your individual needs to help you reach your goals. We’d like to know, “What’s your Big Sky®?” Call for 855-824-4759 for your free franchise consultation.
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.
Constant Contact offers a custom tailored solution for franchises including a suite of online marketing tools that help them create and maintain great customer relationships at the local level while maintaining brand control and reporting on usage and success at the corporate level.
Curious Jane is THE AD AGENCY FOR FRANCHISES™. Our insights, expertise and proven systems help franchises grow. With 15 years’ experience building franchise brands, we are industry leaders focusing on digital & social media advertising, creative, web, SEO, PR and media buying. Visit http://www.curiousjane.com or call 863-646-2488.
Dispatch is the leading customer experience platform that connects the franchisor, franchisee and the customer together with intuitive mobile and web-based applications. Our mission is to enable modern customer experiences and real-time transparency between you and your customers.
Our Uber-like Last Mile Customer Experience has shown to:
Boost NPS by 35%
Reduce Customer No-shows by 24%
Reduce outbound calls by 37%
Reduce 'Wheres my tech' calls by 33%
Franchises that leverage Dispatch's technology can easily gain a leg up on their competition and protect their brand for the long haul.
Entrepreneur Media is the most established and referred to franchise opportunity resource in the industry. Entrepreneur Media's franchise products include: Entrepreneur magazine (the #1 selling monthly business magazine on the newsstand), Entrepreneur's StartUps Newsstand Guides and Entrepreneur.com. With more dedicated franchise editorial than any other major national publication, and 3 million affluent readers, Entrepreneur continues to be the #1 lead source for franchisors.
Entrepreneur.com's Franchise 500 is the most comprehensive franchise resource center on the Internet. Entrepreneur.com offers franchise opportunities, articles and up-to-date industry news. Entrepreneur Media franchise products also include: Entrepreneur Magazine (the #1 selling monthly business magazine on the newsstand) and Entrepreneur's StartUps Newsstand Guides.
Faegre Baker Daniels has helped hundreds of emerging and market-leading franchisors launch, grow, protect and evolve successful systems in a wide range of industries. We develop creative solutions tailored to each client's needs - often on a moment's notice. We also help franchisors anticipate potentially difficult legal issues before they arise, and we defend their systems when disputes are unavoidable.
FranConnect provides proven franchise management software to more than 600 brands and 110,000 franchisees, including multi-unit operators and area developers. The company’s customers rely on FranConnect to grow the number of units and make them more successful. Only FranConnect comes with Franchising Built-In™ – exclusive functionality and best practices for the entire franchise lifecycle – so franchisors can more effectively manage, track, and run their business.
Real Estate services for Franchisors and Franchisees including strategic planning, territory analysis, market and customer demographics, site selection and negotiation and coordination with legal and construction.
FRM is a franchise-specific CRM built on industry-leading Microsoft Dynamics CRM. Access data from the cloud on any device and manage multiple brands on a single system . Email and text message candidates and existing franchisees while automatically tracking and storing the conversations in the record. FRM includes, Franchise Sales, Project Management/Location Opener, Site Visit, Legal and Compliance, Royalty Management and a full reporting suite.
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.
Hyrell provides leading-edge hiring solutions to franchises as well as franchise operations in a variety of industries. These solutions are built using industry best practices and designed to efficiently locate and identify the best quality applicants for any organization.
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.”
THE PROFESSIONAL EMPLOYER ORGANIZATION for FRANCHISES®. Reduce total labor cost, mitigate employer liability. Attract & retain top talent through master aggregated risk pools designed specifically for franchises. State-Specific HR Management, (On-Demand Directors, Local Recruiters,) Regulatory Compliance Management, POS/Time Clock /Schedule Integration, True-Group Master Polices for Workers’ Comp, EPLI, Fortune 500® Level Health, Dental, Vision, LTD, Life, 401k and Joint-Employer Liability Insurance.) DO WHAT YOU DO BEST, OUTSOURCE THE REST!
Location3 is a digital marketing agency that delivers enterprise-level strategy with local market activation. Founded in 1999, Location3 provides digital strategy and campaign execution on behalf of global and national franchise brands. In September 2017, we launched LOCALACT; the premier platform built to power and scale local digital marketing for franchise systems. Location3 & LOCALACT combine to offer a unique Software-with-a-Service model that drives increased local customer acquisition.
The IFA has acknowledged MSA as the leading strategic and tactical advisory firm in franchising. Our clients range from emerging franchisors where we design and develop their franchise systems, manuals, training and franchisee recruitment strategy, to some of the most recognized brands in franchising that rely on us to develop change strategies that improve their performance, their relationship with their franchisees, provide litigation support and, help them expand in the U.S. and overseas.
As the second-largest provider of franchise operations software, Naranga’s easy-to-use software platform simplifies and automates operations across franchise systems. Franchisors can manage multiple locations, connecting with the field from their desktop or mobile device. Naranga’s franchise management solutions ensure growth and brand consistency by transforming data into shared knowledge, enhancing lead generation and streamlining operations.
Paychex was founded over four decades ago to relieve the complexity of running a business. That’s why more than 650,000 US companies rely on us to cut through the clutter and make payroll, benefits, HR, and insurance simple.
With decades of experience, Polsinelli is well-known for partnering with clients in domestic and international franchise, supply chain, distribution, mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, financial restructuring, and licensing transactions. We represent franchisors, licensors, and dealers in developing strategies and structuring development and sales transactions, mergers, acquisitions, and related matters, as well as defending against challenges to system practices and enforcement actions.
We’re RevLocal, a digital marketing partner specializing in digital marketing solutions that help franchise systems build a healthy and sustainable online presence. Our comprehensive digital marketing solutions include local search, review marketing, reputation management, paid advertising, social media and marketing analytics. We pair your brand with a dedicated team of marketing experts who will help your franchisees be found by more consumers and increase local unit revenue while upholding brand compliance.
Scorpion Franchise is the fastest growing name in franchise marketing. We deliver award winning web design and ROI positive online marketing programs for our franchise clients. Working with us, you get a single, integrated online marketing solution to help you get more leads and customers in your local markets. From design to development to CMS integration to paid search to national and local SEO, join the franchises who trust Scorpion and contact us today.
Silvercrest is a technology company that delivers sophisticated marketing and media solutions for brands; leveraging our unique combination of proprietary technology, customer data, and media buying, harnessed in one sophisticated yet simple platform. Our technological innovation and custom-built tools can simplify your brand’s national, regional and local marketing needs. Powering this is our Localized Media Automation Platform (LMap) which is a user-friendly, cutting-edge cloud-based system. Technology. Marketing. Media.
SOCi is the leading Multi-Location solution for social media and reputation management at scale. SOCi’s all-in-one SaaS platform delivers a dozen or more functionalities, including content discovery, business intelligence, lead-generation, approval, task management, mass-scheduling and more, on top of a multi-layered permissions system that is architected to efficiently manage and generate measurable results across dozens, hundreds or thousands of locations.
BrandWide (meetbrandwide.com) guarantees 200% success to your franchisees by offering a Custom CRM, Digital Marketing, and Lead Generation package to your franchisees. The package is affordable with a guaranteed ROI. BrandWide is also a multi-tier Franchise wide communication platform. BrandWide also provides Email Marketing and Website Design services. Franchisors can also use BrandWide to recruit and manage franchisees.
TSYS is a full-service, one-stop-shop for payment processing and is the preferred vendor to the IFA for merchant services. We take a partnership centric approach in working with franchises to develop custom tailored solutions to meet the unique needs of the franchise. We have over 20 years experience of delivering excellent customer service that earned us an A+ from the Better Business Bureau and industry-low attrition rates.
Offered 100% online by the College of Business at the University of Louisville, the Franchise Management Certificate is a one-of-a-kind certificate program is designed to deliver critical insights and practical knowledge around the fundamentals and core skills of franchise management, empowering you to embrace your full potential and succeed as a franchise owner.
Web Strategy Plus is the premier digital marketing agency known for growing businesses and getting results. Our team is the “best of the best” working with both emerging brands and established franchises. We offer a convenient one-stop-shop including Multi-Site Web Development, Social Media, SEO, SEM, Content Writing, Mobile Apps, Email Marketing, and Conversion Optimization. Whether you need local leads for your franchise owners or are looking to sell more franchise opportunities - we can help.
919 Marketing is franchising's leading full-service marketing agency. Our trademarked franchise marketing system 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, Beef Jerky Outlet, Golden Corral, Fred Astaire Dance Studios, Pinot's Palette, sweetFrog, The Entrepreneur's Source 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.
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.
Bloom & Associates, LLC provides experienced, practical franchise consulting services to franchise systems in various stages of their development. With over 40 years of franchise experience, our services are focused on 1) assisting entrepreneurs and/or companies in establishing their business models as a franchise concept and the disciplines required for its successful growth; 2) advising or managing the franchise development process; and 3) support for companies facing business challenges.
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.
DLA Piper is a global law firm with lawyers located in more than 40 countries throughout the Americas, Asia Pacific, Europe and the Middle East, positioning us to help companies with their legal needs around the world. Our clients operate franchising and distribution systems in domestic and international markets. We handle a broad range of issues for our clients, including: structuring franchise and distribution systems, M&A and other transactions, litigation and arbitration.
With 60+ years of experience serving franchisors and franchisees, DS+B provides financial reporting, outsourced accounting, tax planning, and business consulting services. We understand your needs go beyond filing deadlines and technical expertise. You need a team of CPAs that understands your business, provides insight, proactive guidance, continuous improvement, and above-all values building a relationship that grows with you. We are Connected Proactive + Accessible® CPAs.
FGP Commercial Leasing is a full service commercial real estate brokerage firm, specializing in tenant representation for franchisees. Our client focus is new and emerging franchisors with a regional or national expansion plan. Our expertise includes retail, office and industrial buildings. Our tenant representation services primarily include: local site selection, demographic and mapping, lease negotiation and legal review. Additional services include: relocations, lease renewals, lease termination and auditing services.
The Franchise Expo Chicago 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 Chicago also offers the industry's most comprehensive educational program to gain the information needed for success right from the start.
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.
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.
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.
The Franchise Research Institute (FRI) measures franchise performance from the perspective of franchisees through scientific, confidential, comprehensive franchisee surveys. FRI is the original auditor of franchisee satisfaction/validation. FRI's focus is research, and does NOT sell leads or advertising. FRI’s World-Class Franchise® certification is the highest honor any franchise can earn, because it is independent, third-party research documentation of a brand’s extraordinary franchisee experience.
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%.
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.
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.
Gallagher Franchise Solutions provides an innovative and creative approach to help your franchise excel. With the power of Franchise Insurance Groups and the strength and stability of Gallagher, the world’s 4th largest insurance broker, we are able to offer premier pricing, superior customer service and higher quality coverage. Call today to find out how Gallagher Franchise Solutions can help you create a program that will protect your business, care for your people and grow your profit.
Gray Plant Mooty has one of the top franchise and distribution practices in the world. Our 30-plus 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 find solutions to grow and succeed. Gray Plant Mooty has franchise attorneys in Minneapolis, MN, and Washington, D.C.
Franchise marketing experts who respect the process, protect the brand, and support every stage of business growth. We help franchise brands shine. We innovate and execute new ideas to drive business growth. Our strategies are backed by data and focus on results. Our in-house team proactively learns your market, improves your campaign, and empowers your team with industry knowledge.
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.
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.
MFV Expositions produces the world's premier Franchise Expo events. We've hosted hundreds of thousands of entrepreneurs at events in the United States and around the globe. Our family of brands includes the International Franchise Expo, Franchise Expo Midwest, Franchise Expo West, and Franchise Expo South as well as multiple events in Mexico, England, Germany, and Spain. Our internet brand BeTheBoss.com is America's most comprehensive and informative franchise directory.
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. With Qiigo, businesses can unlock their digital potential.
re:group is an integrated marketing 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 re:group has generated demonstrable results for franchise, health care and financial services companies. Our leadership has been an engaged member of the IFA since 1987.
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SeoSamba offers turnkey brand marketing packages powered by an integrated award-winning marketing stack, including optimized website and built-in CRM connecting to our SEO, Email, SMS, Call-tracking and Social marketing platform.
SeoSamba’s unique Hub & Spoke technology amplifies marketing effectiveness as brands scale their footprint, while also bringing incremental benefits to franchise development efforts.
Servantia SmartWare™ is designed specifically for HOME SERVICES franchises. SmartWare is a cloud-based, state-of-the-art system. Franchisees can easily schedule, dispatch, invoice, track time/ inventory, and MANAGE. It includes an optional iPad app for mobile staff to receive jobs, and handling quotes and payments, to reduce office workload. NEW in FALL 2018 – now with sophisticated lead management built in or as a separate product. See what our 26 years of franchise expertise can do for you!
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."
Xpressdocs unique marketing platform helps companies maintain control over branding, quality of materials, and messaging going into the market, while providing their user network a self-serve, online website to customize and order marketing materials or execute campaigns at the local level.
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 US 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.
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're 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!
There is nothing more critical than selecting the right Franchisee. It’s basically a 5+ year marriage without the option of divorce. Imagine having the Right People in the Right Seats & getting more from your business. Accord Management Systems, a 15+ year IFA Member, is the only firm certified to implement both the Entrepreneurial Operating System & Predictive Index. We use simple, reliable tools for Franchisee and employee selection. We provide VISION, TRACTION & HEALTHY, guaranteed.
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.
Full-Service National Meeting and Incentive Trip Coordination, Complimentary Hotel Sourcing Services or a Self-service hotel sourcing tool for guest room blocks and/or meeting space needs. Complete with online registration and mobile responsive technology - all in one tool. You pick the service that bests suits your needs.