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Posted by on Oct 19, 2011

Build a chapter for your franchise system and provide management and support services for internal chapters, as well as Independent Franchisee Associations.  The AAFD has formed exclusive trademark chapters for more than 60 franchise systems.

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Posted by on Aug 11, 2011

We continuously negotiate quality programs and discounts to increase the value of your membership. Visit our Branded Programs and our exclusive Referral Networks often, as we are constantly enhancing member benefits.

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2017 AAFD Conference

Posted by on Dec 6, 2016

Join our 2017 Franchisee Leadership Summit. The largest gathering of franchisee associations in the history of franchising. A major opportunity for franchisee associations to build powerful coalition to empower franchisee success for mutual benefit.

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Posted by on Sep 15, 2010

Join as an Associate, a Franchise Chapter Member, or Affiliate, and gain immediate access to an exclusive website area designed to help you build market power, provide legal and financial support to you or current franchisee and many more member benefits.

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Recent Posts

NEW DISCOUNTS Just made available for the AAFD Franchisee Leadership Summit!

The AAFD’s 25th Anniversary Franchisee Leadership Summit & Conference is 45 days away and we are really excited about this event and its potential to advance and aggregate the untapped potential of franchisee associations to join together in common cause! We wanted to tell you about some NEW OFFERS AND DISCOUNTS designed to attract every franchisee association in America to be represented!

Show Us Your Talent! The AAFD Announces Casting Call for Total Quality Franchising Awards

The AAFD is looking for talent from within the association to be part of our musical cast during the AAFD’s Total Quality Franchising Awards banquet. The banquet is taking place Tuesday, May 2nd in Indian Wells, CA as part of the AAFD’s 25th Anniversary Leadership Summit and Conference. If you are planning to attend the conference, please reply in confidence if you love to sing and would like to help entertain the troops.

Was the Magna Carta the Very First Franchise Agreement?

Was the Magna Carta the Very First Franchise Agreement?

In 1215, King John of England signed the Magna Carta, granting, for the first time, legal protections and rights to his barons and noblemen. In effect, the Magna Carta was the result of the first franchisee revolt in recorded history. That’s exactly what I suggest in a great new feature article on the AAFD published by Blue MauMau, the premiere franchise industry publication.

AAFD Announces Total Quality Franchising Award Nominations for 2017

AAFD Announces Total Quality Franchising Award Nominations for 2017

FEB, 2017: SAN DIEGO, CA — The American Association of Franchisee and Dealers (AAFD) has announced nominations for the AAFD Total Quality Franchising awards for 2017. Notable honorees include Griswold Home Care as AAFD’s Franchisor of the Year and nationally recognized attorney, W. Michael Garner, who will receive the AAFD Award for Lifetime Achievement.

Act fast and save. Early Bird rates Register by February 28, 2017

Act fast and save. Early Bird rates Register by February 28, 2017

Don’t you just love getting a good deal? We do too, which is why we want to send out a quick reminder that early bird pricing for the AAFD’s 25th Anniversary Franchisee Leadership Summit and Annual Meeting (April 30th – May 3rd) ends on February 28th.

5 Tips on Finding a Cost-Effective Phone System for Small Businesses

Finding a phone system that fits a small business’s needs and budget can be a challenge. Traditional phone systems are expensive; most come with long-term contracts and early termination costs and can be difficult to set up. Cell phones are convenient, but when small business owners and employees use their personal numbers, there’s always the chance of mixing business with pleasure or being interrupted while off the clock – or even worse, having to juggle two devices!