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Get Franchise Growth Insights at the 2017 International Franchise Association Conference

The 2017 International Franchise Association (IFA) annual conference brings together thousands of franchise leaders from across the globe, sharing industry insights to help grow your franchise. If you’re heading to Las Vegas January 29-February 1, 2017, here’s a peak at some of the events to add to your schedule.

Plan Your IFA 2017 Agenda

Start planning your conference today and get answers to your franchise questions with these suggested sessions:

How Do I Enhance My Development Strategy to Drive Franchise Growth?

Not Your Grandma’s Development Strategy Anymore! The Next Generation of Development Strategies Revealed
Monday, Jan. 30, 9 a.m. – 12 p.m.
IFA will have two parts in this breakout that will answer your questions on lead generation, sales strategies, metrics and more to grow your franchise. Attend Part 1 if you have 101+ units, or Part 2 if you have 0-100 units. Hear from franchise industry leaders at Sport Clips, Inc.; Huddle House, Inc.; Brand Journalists; Dream Vacations/Cruise One and other emerging brands.

Tips for Building a Successful/Evolving an Established Franchise Operation
Monday, Jan. 30, 9 a.m. – 12 p.m.
Whether you’re an emerging brand or an established franchisor, you’ll gain valuable insight on how to successfully develop your business and adapt your operations to your growing franchise. Hear from experienced professionals from Which Wich Franchise, Inc.; Wingstop Restaurants; CraftWorks Restaurants and more.

How Do I Help My Franchisees Improve Performance?

The Franchise Operations Challenge: Best Practices for Helping Your Franchisees to Significantly Improve Their Performance.
Monday, Jan. 30, 2017, 2:45 – 4:15 p.m.
This session will feature key insights from The Dwyer Group; Nestle Toll House Café by Chip; Firehouse Subs; and BrightStar Franchising, LLC. Learn best practices to improve unit economics and brand standards, covering everything from organizational support structures to field support technologies. Plus, get more information on how franchisors are using analytics to drive improvements in a franchisee’s business.

How Do We Adjust Our Support Systems to Recognize the Needs of an Individual Franchisee vs. a Multi-Unit Franchisee?
Monday, Jan. 30, 2:45-4:15 p.m. or Tuesday, Jan. 31, 10:15-11:45 a.m.
During this panel discussion hear key learnings on how to support the differing needs of each franchisee and best practices for implementing systems at various growth stages. The panel includes representatives from Express Services, Inc.; Sylvan Learning Center of Girard, OH; and Toppers Pizza.

Are Struggling Franchisees Jeopardizing Your Franchise System? What You Can Do to Help Them!
Monday, Jan. 30, 2:45-4:15 p.m.
Hear from franchise leaders at Sport Clips, Inc.; Tropical Smoothie and AdvantaClean on how to help struggling franchisees turn things around. Industry experts will share tips on intervention measures, field support, engagement and more.

Start Planning Your Franchise Growth Today

Visit franchise.org/IFA2017 to download the full 2017 IFA agenda for additional information on these sessions and more.

Have business growth questions you’d like answered? Meet with Buxton at Booth #523 or contact us today to learn more!

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