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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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Buying a Franchise Business

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

Griswold Home Care and GHCFA Jointly Announce Groundbreaking Franchise Agreements

Griswold Home Care (GHC), a company that provides non-medical at-home care services, and its independent franchisee association, the GHCFA, a chapter of the American Association of Franchisees and Dealers (AAFD), have announced the successful negotiation of new franchise agreements that affirm a commitment to a common mission and shared guiding principles. These groundbreaking agreements, negotiated over 18 months, are now among the highest rated in franchising history, scoring above 97% conformity with the criteria set forth in the AAFD’s Fair Franchising Standards.

Judge’s Surprise Injunction Stalls New Overtime Rules for Employers

On November 22, Judge Mazzant of the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Texas granted an injunction to block the implementation of new regulations from the Department of Labor that would have dramatically increased the number of employees eligible for overtime pay. Franchise owners are heaving a big sigh of relief, but is the fight over? Learn what happened, what it means for your business, and how the AAFD is negotiating with the Department of Labor on behalf of franchisees!

We Welcome Nominations for the AAFD’s Total Quality Franchising Awards

We Welcome Nominations for the AAFD’s Total Quality Franchising Awards

The AAFD Total Quality Franchising Awards Committee is pleased to invite you to nominate exemplary members of the AAFD and franchising community for the 2017 AAFD Total Quality Franchising Awards. All members of the AAFD community have a voice in the TQF awards’ process. Members, friends, staff, and the public are all encouraged to participate.

SAVE THE DATE: The AAFD Announces Our 25th Anniversary Franchisee Leadership Summit and Celebration

SAVE THE DATE: The AAFD Announces Our 25th Anniversary Franchisee Leadership Summit and Celebration

The American Association of Franchisees and Dealers (AAFD) has announced that the AAFD’s 25th Anniversary Franchisee Leadership Summit and Annual Meeting will be held May 1-3, 2017 in beautiful Palm Springs, California. We hope many AAFD members and friends will help us celebrate our silver anniversary and advance our passion to promote Total Quality Franchising!

So You Want to Sell Your Franchise…

So You Want to Sell Your Franchise…

Selling your franchise is no easy feat. If you aren’t sure exactly where to begin, don’t worry! The AAFD can help. We’ve partnered with BizBuySell, the largest online marketplace for businesses. With your membership, you can download the BizBuySell Guide to Selling Your Small Business by Small Business Strategist Barbara Findlay Schenck for FREE!

This 150-page book is chock full of great advice and guidance on selling your business for the best price possible. Read more about this great AAFD member benefit!

AAFD Announces 25th Anniversary Franchisee Leadership Summit Program Chairs

As we prepare for our 25th Anniversary Franchisee Leadership Summit and Annual Meeting in May of 2017, the AAFD has been fortunate to recruit distinguished talent to design and chair our program. We are proud to announce that the programming co-chairs are…

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