International Franchise Association

29 04, 2022

VetFran: Leading the Way for Veterans to Reach the American Dream

2022-04-29T15:29:34-04:00April 29th, 2022|Tags: , , , , |

During the 2022 International Franchise Association Convention in San Diego, VetFran hosted a seminar titled: “Winning the War for Talent.” Sponsored by USAA, this session brought together veterans, nonprofit leaders, and business owners. By Eric Johnson


30 11, 2020

A Few Words From Robert Cresanti, IFA President

2020-11-30T18:52:04-05:00November 30th, 2020|Tags: , , , |

Franchise Dictionary Magazine (FDM) closes each year with their 100 Game Changers issue and a few words from Robert Cresanti, president and CEO of the International Franchise Association (IFA). There is no better source on all things franchise than Cresanti and the IFA. By Rose Mango


30 05, 2020

Celebrating Pride Month

2020-05-30T22:16:36-04:00May 30th, 2020|Tags: , , , |

In September 2019, the International Franchise Association (IFA) launched the Pride Council, a network for LGBTQ small-business owners and employees from across the country. It provides opportunities for mentorships, fosters discussions concerning best practices, and creates a forum for sharing experiences and to benefit others. By Rose Mango


1 05, 2020

Millennials: Welcoming a new generation of entrepreneurs to franchising

2020-05-01T14:19:14-04:00May 1st, 2020|Tags: , , , , , |

Millennials are often described in popular culture as “entitled, unambitious, lazy.” But to Alesia Visconti, chief executive officer and president of FranServe, Inc., the world’s largest franchise consulting and expansion organization, they are none of those. She sees them instead as an entrepreneurial generation poised to take the business world by storm. By Rochelle Miller