Introducing our new Silver Sponsors: Jan Pro and Maid Right!

The FBA is proud to announce that Jan Pro and Maid Right will be joining us as a  Silver Sponsor at the 2017 International Franchise Brokers Conference & Expo!

Franchise Expert Troy Hazard Confirmed as our 2017 Keynote Speaker!

The FBA is honored to announce Troy Hazard as our Keynote for this year's Conference and Expo.

There are few situations in the business world that Troy Hazard has not experienced and survived – from massive financial loss to stunning success. A serial entrepreneurial, who has founded and nurtured eleven businesses over two decades, has been a few days from bankruptcy, has turned around businesses that were making enormous losses and has consulted to countless successful companies over the last 20 years. Through his business

Through his business career he has owned a diverse range of businesses including a recording studio, an advertising agency, a pizza outlet, real estate brokerage, property development company, leading franchise consulting business, and a technology business. These business talents earned him international respect, so much so that he was elected by the

These business talents earned him international respect, so much so that he was elected by the world's foremost business leaders for the role of Global President of the Entrepreneurs' Organization, a role he says was one of his greatest challenges. www.eonetwork.org

It's this same experience that gives Hazard such great value as a Certified Speaking Professional (CSP) and as the host on the hugely successful national network business television shows in Australia ‘Inside Franchising’ and ‘Don’t come Monday’. He is also a regular business commentator on the CBS Talk Radio Network and the Business Talk Radio Network broadcasting to 1.5 million radio listeners, and the Business Television Network and the American Life Network into 35 million cable TV homes each week in the United States. He now has his own business talk TV show, ‘Gettin’ Down 2 Business’ airing in the USA on the BIZ TV Cable network into 20 million homes each week 9pm EST. Troy’s lessons from the edge provide businesses with potent and refined tools, a collection of which you will find in his Amazon bestselling business book, ‘Future-Proofing Your Business’ – real life strategies to prepare your business for tomorrow, today! www.troyhazard.com www.youtube.com/troyhazard

 

 

Thank you @Work Group for your support!

The FBA is proud to announce that @Work Group will be a Bronze Sponsor at the 2017 International Franchise Brokers Conference & Expo!

Bronze Sponsorship includes:

We encourage all conference exhibitors to also become sponsors of the event.
As a sponsor, you will play a vital role in the success of the event and command a large
share of attention. We have several levels of involvement to allow you to
choose a participation level that is right for you.
The higher your level of participation, the greater exposure you will receive.

You asked for it...you got it! New this year at the FBA Conference and Expo

Each year we receive valuable feedback from our Exhibitors about how to improve our Expo and maximize exposure for our Franchisors. Each year you tell us, “We want to present our concept to groups of Brokers!”

Well, we listened. And this year we are excited to announce TWO brand new programs that will enable you to spotlight and present your concept:

Sponsors will be featured in our ‘FBA Sharktank’ Session!

Present a 3-Minute pitch to the entire Franchise Broker audience on stage in the General Session room.

Sponsors will have a unique opportunity to have their brand shine above the rest in our new ‘FBA Sharktank’ Session. The Broker audience will serve as the “Sharks” in this fun and interactive new session.

NOTE: This session is only available to our Platinum, Emerald, Gold and Silver Sponsors.

Present Before Each Breakout Session!

Another chance to promote your brand outside of the Expo Hall!

Prepare an informational 3-minute pitch to deliver at the beginning of one (or more) of our 10 Certified Franchise Broker breakout courses. These

These educational courses are attended by all our brokers, and account for a large part of their experience at Conference!

Only 9 slots left so please act quickly!

Early Bird Registration is Now Open!

Only Three weeks left to take advantage of our Early Bird Expo Booth Discount!

Register now to receive 10% off the total cost of your booth, a substantial savings.

Keep in mind the best spots go first! Get in early to secure the best location and price for the 2017 International Franchise Brokers Conference and Expo.

Dates and Theme Announcement for the 2017 Conference!

Calling all Franchise Superheros!

The FBA is pleased to announce the dates, theme and location for our 9th Annual International Franchise Brokers Conference & Expo.

Each year, our team of superfriends assemble to network, train, and attend our ever-growing Expo. This year, we will meet November 13-15 in beautiful Orlando, Florida at the stunning Rosen Plaza Hotel on International Drive.

Our theme this year is “Activate Your Superpower!”. Every Superhero has an origin story and unique Superpower...what’s yours?

Here at FBA headquarters our true superpower is to empower others! We vow to provide education and networking opportunities to drive performance, growth and sustainability in the industry.

Be sure to Register by April 1 to take advantage of our early bird pricing!

Only a handful of booths remaining!

Every year we sell out our expo hall. We are rapidly approaching maximum capacity and we do not want you to miss out!

If you are wanting to sell more units or establish relationships with strong franchise consultants then this is the event for you.

Our franchise consultants are always more comfortable sending their candidates to the concepts with whom they have been able to sit down face to face with and who truly understand their franchise. Webinars and promotional material can only go so far. To get real traction you need that human connection.

Yes, you're busy. However, if you want Franchise Consultants to be part of your development plan for 2017 you won't miss this event!

Announcing the 2016 Conference Award Nominees!

We want your voice to be heard:
Announcing the 2016 Award Nominees - Vote Now!
It is that time of year again. A time when we take a moment to look back at the accomplishments of our membership and honor them for their success and contributions.

We need your help! Please, take a moment and submit your votes on who will become the winners! Each winner will be awarded at this years Annual Conference in Orlando, FL this November 13th-16th.

Submit your vote here!

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.

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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!