Ongoing this week is the 53rd IFA Annual Convention, taking place in the MGM Grand Hotel in Las Vegas from February 17 to February 20, 2013. With sponsors from various franchise industry segments and exhibitors, this event provides an excellent opportunity to meet and greet fellow industry relevant businesses and professionals.
Las Vegas at night
Franchise Direct is attending the event this week, surrounded by the energy of professionals sharing their brands, increasing brand visibility, and offering support for the IFA in a sleek newly renovated venue adorned with decor commemorating the Chinese New Year.
The golden lion decorated for the Chinese New Year Celebration!
Franchises sponsoring the event aim to share their brand with event attendees and introduce fellow business owners and franchise professionals with the value of their concept. With hundreds of franchise professionals present, this annual event delivers an exclusive arena where each attendee can further business prospects alongside fellow business owners and supporters of the franchise industry. The IFA Annual Convention supports the franchise industry throughout the U.S., which continues to be a chief provider of jobs throughout the country, and continues to connect individuals and businesses year after year.
Richard Chwatt, CEO, and other senior executives of Miami Subs Grill
Topics on discussion over the coming days include overseas expansion and acquiring funding for new franchises. Among the festivities is the inclusion of new inductees into the IFA hall of fame.
The IFA Hall of Fame Award has been conferred upon legendary franchisors since 1979