The 2020 Conference Program is coming soon.

(Separate Fee Required)

By attending these in-depth workshops, you will walk away with a wealth of knowledge to help you succeed in your new business.

Led by the most respected and experienced professionals in the franchise industry, each session provides detailed instruction, the most up-to-date practical, legal, strategic and financial issues, pitfalls to avoid and knowledge necessary to successfully achieve one's objective.

Please click on the workshops below to learn more about each, and register today to take advantage - seating is limited!

Workshop Key

Each Symbol Stands For:

Buying a Franchise
Franchising Your Business
Franchisors Seeking Growth
Small Business Growth and Development
  • Presented by: John P. Hayes, PhD, Titus Franchise Chair,

    This comprehensive seminar shows you how to expand an existing or projected business via franchising. The seminar provides detailed information about legal, financial, and operational structures that must be in place to facilitate the successful launch of a franchise company. You will appreciate the step-by-step process taught by Dr. Hayes. It's the same process you can use to launch your franchise brand. Dr. Hayes introduces you to the A to Z topics you must consider to franchise your business. You will also be given access to professionals who can assist you as you implement your franchise program. Avoid the costly mistakes so many others have made when trying to franchise a business, learn your A to Zs first! Click here for more details.

  • Presented by: Marla Rosner, Senior Learning and Development Consultant, MSA Worldwide

    Documentation of your business' processes and procedures is the foundation to consistent execution of your franchise concept. In this workshop, learn how to create a user-friendly Operations Manual as well as key content that should be included. Click here for more details.
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  • Presented by: John P. Hayes, PhD, Titus Franchise Chair,

    If you're looking for no-nonsense, cut-to-the-quick, show me how to evaluate franchises so that I can buy one that's right for me information . . . this is the workshop you need. This is the perfect workshop for people who are just getting started with their research, as well as those who are close to making a decision to buy a franchise. Click here for more details.
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  • Presented by: Michael Seid, Managing Director, MSA Worldwide and Kay Marie Ainsley, Managing Director, MSA Worldwide

    The IFA has acknowledged MSA Worldwide as the leading strategic and tactical advisory firm in franchising. This symposium will explore the basics of franchise system, design, development & expansion, franchise law, and will provide an understanding of the timing and cost to become a franchisor. Each attendee will receive a copy of Franchise Management for dummies, authored by Michael Seid.Click here for more details.

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