The following organizations provide helpful resources for franchisors and franchisees as they grow their businesses and develop a strong network of other franchise professionals.
For any legal questions, we encourage you to contact our team at Manning Fulton; we are on the forefront of franchise law and here to help.
- International Franchise Association: https://www.franchise.org/
The International Franchise Association trade organization provides advocacy, resources, and access to the broader franchise community.
- Certified Franchise Executive: https://www.franchisefoundation.org/programs/certified-franchise-executives
Earn the credential of “certified franchise executive” or “CFE” through professionalism development and education resources.
Federal Trade Commission Resources:
- Federal Trade Commission Franchise Rule: https://www.ecfr.gov/cgi-bin/text-idx?SID=295f395983817b0014db499009e66027&mc=true&node=pt16.1.436&rgn=div5
- Federal Trade Commission Franchise Rule Compliance Guide: https://www.ftc.gov/system/files/documents/plain-language/bus70-franchise-rule-compliance-guide.pdf