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You won't want to miss the 2016 IFA Convention, taking place at the Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center and our headquarter hotel Marriott Rivercenter in San Antonio, TX, February 20-23, 2016. 

IFA’s Convention—specifically designed for franchisees, franchisors and our steadfast supplier partners that support the franchise industry—is the forum to build and enrich these relationships and ideas. As always, IFA’s Convention offers top speakers who share their best practices as the industry continues to work its way out of these still challenging economic and public policy times. Our Convention is filled with educational sessions, roundtables, summits and mini-super sessions designed to give you the latest trends and information in the areas of franchise relations, management and leadership, financing, multi-unit growth, international growth, franchise development, social media and more!

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Interested in showcasing your brand to nearly 4,000 attendees by sponsoring or exhibiting at this event? Contact Lynette James at 202-662-0782 or


NOTICE: It has come to the attention of the IFA that “Convention Housing Planners” has contacted IFA Convention attendees to help them secure hotel rooms for the 2016 Annual Convention in San Antonio. This company is not authorized to represent IFA nor do they have access to officially contracted hotel rooms blocks or rates on behalf of the IFA. For your own protection, please do not make reservations through any unknown housing or travel company. If you receive a call or email from any company claiming to provide housing services for the IFA Convention please contact us immediately at  To book at any of the IFA Convention hotels please visit


Future Convention Dates:

January 29-February 1, 2017 ** Mandalay Bay, Las Vegas, NV

February 10-13, 2018 ** Phoenix Convention Center & Sheraton Hotel, Phoenix, AZ

February 24-27, 2019 ** Mandalay Bay, Las Vegas, NV


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