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Early Bird Registration for the 2019 AAFD Leadership Summit Is Now Open!

By Published On: April 23rd, 2019

The AAFD is dedicated to “Protecting Your Franchise Equity” and invites our members and franchise association leaders to join us at the 2019 AAFD Franchisee Leadership Summit and Annual Conference.

Early bird registration is now open, so register today to save $100 per registration through June 30th

What: The 2019 AAFD Franchisee Leadership Summit and Annual Conference, “Protecting Your Franchise Equity”

When: Sunday through Wednesday, Sept 15 – 18, 2019

Where: Sheraton Mesa Hotel at Wrigelyville West, in the Mesa/Phoenix area of Arizona (Group Code: 1019AAFD)

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About the Leadership Summit

Join franchisee association leaders across the country as we get organized and take action. Our theme is, “Protecting Your Franchise Equity,” and attendees will have the opportunity to participate in the AAFD’s Action Task Forces. Each task force addresses major challenges faced by franchise owners nationwide.


  • The Franchisee Leadership Summit
  • Total Quality Franchising Awards Gala
  • Keynote Session – Protecting Your Franchise Equity
  • Powerful seminars led by industry leaders and the AAFD Action Task Forces
    • When Private Equity Buys Your Franchise System
    • Association Best Practices
    • Protecting Your Market
    • Franchisee Influence Over Marketing Funds
    • Honing Your Business Skills
    • The Power of Group Purchasing
  • AAFD Market Power Tradeshow
  • Excellent networking opportunities
  • Special $129 per night (double occupancy) AAFD room rate
  • Let the AAFD arrange your chapter board or membership meeting

Attendees can also participate in one or more of our seven Action Task Forces:

  • Protecting Franchisee Equity Action Task Force 
  • Empowering Franchisee Associations Action Task Force
  • Market and Territorial Protection and Rights to Compete Action Task Force
  • Marketing and Marketing Funds Action Task Force
  • Group Purchasing Action Task Force
  • Private Equity Action Task Force*NEW*
  • Business Education Action Task Force *NEW*

If you want to create solutions to the biggest problems you’ve encountered as a franchisee, then this is the conference for you.

Early Bird Pricing Ends June 30thth. REGISTER TODAY!

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The AAFD seeks to improve the franchising climate by providing resources to franchise associations, franchisees, franchise owners and prospective Franchise Buyers.