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Form a Franchisee Association through the AAFD

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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Visit Our Service Directories Center

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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Buying a Franchise?

Posted by on Nov 10, 2011

A major investment and Buying a franchise is often seen as a way to reduce risks, associating an established brand and tested operating system… BUT Buyer Beware! Read our resources, to find everything you need to know before Buying a Franchise.

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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

Congratulations to Jeff Brodsly of Chosen Payments for Landing on 2019 “Forty Under 40” List

Here at the AAFD, we only seek out the best suppliers for our Branded Partner program so we can offer our members truly excellent services and unbeatable deals. One of our most recent Branded Partners is Chosen Payments, which has teamed up with the AAFD as our Electronic Payment and Processing Program partner. We already knew this company was the real deal, and now The Electronic Transactions Association (ETA) has discovered the same thing. In the spring issue of its Transaction Trends magazine, ETA will recognize Chosen Payments’ President and CEO, Jeff Brodsly as one of its “Forty Under 40.” Jeff will also be honored at the ETA’s premier TRANSACT event.

7-Eleven Franchisees Win Big as Ninth Circuit Vacates Two Court Decisions Against Them

Two big cases on issues relating to Fair Franchising were given new life when the Ninth Circuit Court vacated the decisions against franchisees and sent them back to district court. These decisions could eventually affect your franchise! Read to learn more.

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

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

“When Private Equity Buys Your Franchisor”

A Sneak Peak at an Upcoming Program at the 2019 AAFD Franchisee Leadership Summit in September

Within the last decade, private equity firms have purchased many established franchisors, and have significantly changed the landscape of franchising. Indeed, some of the most established brands have changed hands from legacy owners to private investors. This movement reflects, on the one hand, a desire of legacy owners to move on to retirement or other ventures after many years at the helm and, on the other, the fact that franchising is a good business and a good investment.

The Best Postcards: Welcomed as the AAFD’s Newest Branded Partner

The AAFD is exited to announce our newest Branded Partner, The Best Postcards, which will be powering our new and improved AAFD Printing & Direct Mail program.

The AAFD Announces Co-Chairs of Its 2019 Franchisee Leadership Summit

SAN DIEGO, APRIL 2019 – The American Association of Franchisee and Dealers (AAFD) announced that franchise owner, Stephen Rymal and franchise attorney Bryan Dillion will serve as co-chairs of the AAFD’s 2019 Franchisee Leadership Summit and Annual Conference, taking place from September 15 – 18 at the Sheraton Mesa Hotel in Mesa, Arizona.

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