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About IFA

The International Franchise Association is the world’s oldest and largest organization representing franchising worldwide. Celebrating 50 years of excellence, education and advocacy, IFA protects, enhances and promotes franchising through government relations, public relations and educational programs. Through its awareness campaign highlighting the theme, Franchising: Building Local Businesses, One Opportunity at a Time, IFA promotes 825,000 franchise businesses across 300 business lines, which support nearly 18 million jobs and generate $2.1 trillion of economic output to the U.S. economy.*

See our state-by-state and district-by-district impact here.

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*includes both direct and indirect impact for 2007.

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International Franchise Association
1501 K Street, N.W., Suite 350
Washington, D.C. 20005
Phone: (202) 628-8000
Fax: (202) 628-0812