Keynote Speaker for 2016 Announced!
The Franchise Brokers Association is excited to announce that Nancy Friedman, President of Telephone Doctor, will be our keynote speaker at the 8th Annual International Franchise Brokers Conference & Expo!
Nancy Friedman, The Telephone Doctor, is a 2-time IFA mini-session speaker and keynote customer service speaker at franchise meetings around the country. She is also a former franchisor. That’s a whole nother story. President of Telephone Doctor Customer Service Training in St. Louis, MO, Nancy is one of the leaders in customer service training bringing a wealth of new information to her clients over the years.
When OPRAH, Fox News, CNN, the Today Show, CBS This Morning, Good Morning America, and other radio and press needs an expert on customer service, they call on Nancy. We did too.
Selected as one of Meeting Planners favorite speakers, Nancy is the author of nine books on customer service and communications. She has written hundreds of articles in leading newspapers and magazines, including the Wall Street Journal and USA Today. You’ll find Nancy’s programs are high-energy, high in content, and best of all, high-results.
A graduate of the School of Hard Knocks, Nancy brings real world answers to your real world questions on customer service. Nancy and her entire family live in St. Louis, MO. Click the link below to view a short video from Nancy.
Don't miss your chance to hear from this dynamic and renowned speaker, plus our many other exciting events. Register today!
FASTSIGNS to be Platinum Sponsor for 2016 - 3rd Year in a Row!
FASTSIGNS and the Franchise Brokers Association are excited to announce that FASTSIGNS will be the Platinum Sponsor for the 2016 International Franchise Brokers Conference & Expo! This marks the third year in a row that FASTSIGNS has been our Platinum Sponsor.
As an industry leader for more than 30 years, FASTSIGNS has a proven track record of average gross sales and franchisee satisfaction. FASTSIGNS is a certified world-class franchise recognized by the Franchise Research Institute with $21 million in financing for approved franchise candidates. They have over 400 markets for development in the U.S. and Canada and actively seeking master franchisees or area developers to expand into international markets. Learn more about open markets by visiting their website here.
If you are an exhibitor or potential exhibitor and are interested in one of our many other sponsorship opportunities, please click here for more info.
Thanks so much to FASTSIGNS for your continued support of the 8th Annual International Franchise Brokers Conference & Expo!
The Conference Planning Committee is also pleased to announce the theme for the 8th Annual International Franchise Brokers Conference & Expo: "Explore the Possibilities - Expand Your Empire".
We will be focusing on discovering new ways that you can broaden your business horizons.
Join us on this excursion into uncharted opportunities! Registration for exhibitors and brokers is now open!
2016 Venue & Dates Announced!
As we finish up our incredibly successful event today, the Franchise Brokers Association is excited to announce the venue and dates for the 2016 International Franchise Brokers Conference & Expo!
The Conference Planning Committee has selected the Wyndham Orlando Resort International Drive as the location for the 8th annual event, which will take place on November 13, 16, 2016. So mark your calendars now and keep an eye on this website for more information!
We just gave out our awards for 2015, and are so excited to share the winners with you!
Please click here to view our gallery of award winners!
Congratulations again to all of our nominees and winners! We appreciate your continued support of the FBA!
Expense Reduction Analysts is a Bronze Sponsor!
The FBA is proud to announce that Expense Reduction Analysts will be a Bronze Sponsor at the 2015 International Franchise Brokers Conference & Expo!
Expense Reduction Analysts (ERA) provides purchasing and supply management expertise to businesses across all industry sectors. ERA helps client organizations reduce on-going business expenses, including indirect expense categories such as those for; printing, freight, insurance, temporary employment, small package freight, telecommunications, janitorial service, office supplies and so forth. ERA has reviewed over 100 cost categories worldwide. Typical clients have revenue between $20 ml – $250 ml. ERA offers a comprehensive training and support program. Utilizing the best of ERA’s combined experience, gained from delivering thousands of cost saving projects over many years, the training will empower you with the techniques and knowledge to enable you to sign clients and deliver successful profit-improvement projects.
- Business to business client model.
- Prospective clients from any industry.
- Use past/current skill sets and contacts.
- Operate own professional consultancy.
- Build your own practice within a practice.
- Be part of a global network of professionals.
- Low investment.
- No inventory or overhead.
- No employees required.
- Customer service business, not a transactional business.
- Home office based business (or small office if preferred)
- Operate during normal business hours.
- Able to put work-life balance into your business.
- Work with high level professionals (clients and consultants).
- Our Franchisees do not need industry specific experience.
MaaS Pros is a Gold Sponsor!
The FBA is proud to announce that MaaS Pros will be a Gold Sponsor at the 2015 International Franchise Brokers Conference & Expo!
MaaS Pros developed the TieiT app, a powerful, easy-to-use marketing automation and sales platform to help take your business to the next level. TieiT was created for their clients who were seeking an easy-to-use application to help them market their business and organize their day.
To read more about the strategic partnership between the FBA and MaaS Pros, click here.
Zoracle is a Gold Sponsor!
The FBA is proud to announce that Zoracle will be a Gold Sponsor at the 2015 International Franchise Brokers Conference & Expo!
Zoracle provides profiling tools for franchise brokers and franchisors. Tools determine compatibility and predict performance of prospective franchisees. Profiles are designed to engage prospective franchisee and help you do more deals. Rebecca Monet, President & Chief Scientist of Zoracle, researches, writes, and validates franchisee-franchisor psychometric assessment tools. She has written numerous whitepapers, case studies, and articles on the psychology of performance, systemic influence on franchisee performance, cultural compatibility, social intelligence, franchisors stages of growth, the science of interdependency, and values-based franchisee recruiting.
To read more about the strategic partnership between the FBA and Zoracle, click here.
Vend Tech International is a Pearl Sponsor!
The FBA is proud to announce that Vend Tech International will be a Pearl Sponsor at the 2015 International Franchise Brokers Conference & Expo!
Vend Tech International is the parent company of Naturals2Go Vending.
Celebrate FBA Brokers' successes with Naturals2Go on Sunday, November 8th. Once you arrive and check in for conference on Sunday, stop in for a Meet & Greet at the Spritz Bar in the DoubleTree Hotel, starting at 6pm.
We invite you to stop by, relax, say hello, and enjoy some spirits.
We are excited to see you and are looking forward to sharing exciting news about the opportunities we offer. But more importantly we want you to have a chance to relax and say hello.
Naturals2Go has expanded its offering to FBA members. We have experienced great success working with FBA Brokers. Now we are expanding our offerings to include Our Family of Vending Options.
If you closed a sale with us this past year be sure to stop in and collect your special gift!
See you there!
Randy, Makayla, Gary, Jared, Michael, Al, Lyndsey & Scott!
SealMaster is an Emerald Sponsor!
The FBA is proud to announce that SealMaster will be an Emerald Sponsor at the 2015 International Franchise Brokers Conference & Expo!
With more than 90 SealMaster® asphalt sealer manufacturing and distribution centers throughout North America, and manufacturing and distribution in more than 60 countries, SealMaster® is the most recognized name in asphalt sealcoating products and equipment worldwide. SealMaster is one of the world’s largest producers of seal coat, with more than one billion gallons applied.
The SealMaster® Franchise Program offers qualified entrepreneurs an excellent opportunity to become part of an organization recognized as an industry leader. Since 1969, the SealMaster® brand has been synonymous with quality pavement products and equipment.
A SealMaster® Franchise manufactures SealMaster® pavement sealers on site and sells a full line of pavement maintenance products and equipment into the billion dollar pavement maintenance industry.
The territories granted to SealMaster® Franchisees allow for exceptional growth potential. In many cases territories comprising entire states are granted to franchisees. The size of territory, the breadth of the product line, and the ever increasing need for pavement maintenance are just a few reasons SealMaster® is rated as such a highly attractive business opportunity.
SealMaster® franchisees receive intensive training and ongoing technical and sales/marketing support. Industry experience is not a requirement for becoming a SealMaster® franchise owner. However, a candidate’s desire to take control of his or her future to realize the rewards business ownership is important.