IFA Immediate Past Chairman and Earle Enterprises Managing Partner (McDonald’s multi-unit franchisee) Jack Earle, left, lends a hand along with other IFA members to complete the renovation of a park for Veterans at the Orlando Rehabilitation Center during IFA’s inaugural Franchising Gives Back event.
Abrakadoodle Pres. Rosemarie Hartnett spends time with veterans at the Orlando Rehabilitation Center while participating in Franchising Gives Back event.
IFA Pres. & CEO Steve Caldeira (standing), updates the IFA Board of Directors on the progress of association programs.
New IFA members wait to meet their ambassadors to kick off New Member Reception.
Lenny’s Sub Shop stays busy giving members samples of their cuisine during IFA’s always popular Taste of Franchising event.
From left, NBA All Star Shaquille O’Neil poses at the Original Soup man booth, of which he is an investor, with Chair Dunkin’ Brands and Chairman of the Board Arby’s Restaurant and IFA’s Chairman, Jon Luther, Roark Capital Group Managing Director, Steve Romaniello, President and CEO of IFA Steve Caldeira and President Swiss Farm Stores, Rocco Fiorentino at IFA’s Taste of Franchising Reception.
Members see old friends and meet new ones during the International Reception at IFA's Annual Convention.
Women’s Foodservice Forum President and CEO Fritzi Woods introduces a panel of executive women who focus on how diplomacy has advanced their careers during Women’s Foodservice Forum Breakfast.
Members exchange ideas during the Prayer Breakfast at IFA's Annual Convention.
Tasti D-Lite President and CEO Jim Amos shares insights during IFA Prayer Breakfast on lessons learned from his leadership in the franchising industry.
From left, The Wall Street Journal Small Business Writer Emily Maltby answers questions from the audience during the Financial Summit.
Convention attendees listen to IFA’s New Market Summit focusing on former athletes turned franchise owners.
IFA members engage with the panel during a discussion on Best Practices in Adminstering the National Advertising Funds.
Members take their seats as the Opening General Session begins at IFA's Annual Convention.
From left, BDO USA Partner Jay Duke, IFA Hall of Fame Award recipient Tasti D-Lite CEO Jim Amos and IFA 2011 Chairman and Earle Enterprises Managing Partner (McDonald’s multi-unit franchisee) Jack Earle during opening general session.
Bill O’Reilly, Host, The O’Reilly Factor, FOX News, addresses convention attendees about issues on politics and the upcoming Presidential election during the Opening General Session.
IFA Pres. & CEO Steve Caldeira references IFA’s 2011 Annual Report during his “State of the Association” report.
BoeFly shares tips and techniques to members in the Exhibit Hall during IFA's Convention.
134 franchise leaders received their Institute of Certified Franchise Executives designation.
Members meet and greet one another at the Women's Franchise Reception.
IFA members learn new ideas and tips from the IFX booth at the Exhibit Hall during the IFA Chairman’s Reception.
Franchise America Finance CEO Ron Feldman and PostNet International Franchise Corp. CEO Steve Greenbaum visit the FranPAC Silent Auction at the Exhibit Hall during IFA’s Convention.
IFA members honor the United States Naval Sea Cadet Corps Color Guard during IFA’s VetFran Lenders reception.
IFA members listen to a presentation focused on Provising Meaningful Support to Franchisees during a breakout session at IFA's Annual Convention.
FranData gives new information to IFA members walking through the Exhibit Hall during IFA's Annual Convention.
From left, FranchiseEsource Brands Pres. & COO Brian Miller presents IFA Entrepreneur of the Year Award to BELFOR Franchise Group Pres. John Rotche along with IFA immediate Past Chairman and Managing Partner Earle Enterprises (McDonald’s multi-unit franchisee) Jack Earle.
Members welcome keynote speaker Bill O'Reilly to the stage during Opening General Session during IFA's Convention.
Sen. Marco Rubio (R-FL) welcomes franchise industry leaders to Florida while encouraging attendees to continue to play a role in Washington.
Yum! Brands Chairman and CEO David Novak shares his insights on the company’s overall strategic direction during his keynote address.
Orlando Mayor Buddy Dyer welcomes the 3,000 franchise industry leaders to Florida for IFA’s Annual Convention.
IFA members filled the room to listen to a panel of speakers discuss the Top Ten Changes Every Franchisor should make to its Franchise Agreement.
From left, IFA Immediate Past Chairman and Earle Enterprises Managing Partner (McDonald’s multi-unit franchisee) Jack Earle, Pres. Franwise Mary Ann O'Connell, Vice Pres. and Assistant General Counsel International Dairy Queen Kerry Olson, IFA Pres. and CEO Steve Caldeira and Chair Dunkin’ Brands and Chairman of the Board Arby’s Restaurant and IFA Chairman Jon Luther
Franchise business leaders listen to a panel discussion on tools and tips for controlling the face of your brand during IFA’s Social Networking session.
IFA members sit with some of franchising’s top CEOs for an informal discussion on a wide range of topics during IFA’s Business Solution Roundtables Hosted by franchise executives.
Subway Co-Founder Fred Deluca , center, offers solutions to challenges and issues facing start-up franchisors during IFA CEO Roundtable discussions.
Express Employment Professionals Founder, Chairman & CEO Robert Funk presents Super Wash COO Susan Black-Beth with IFA Bonny LeVine Award honoring her work to promote the professional advancement of women.
From left, IFA President and CEO Steve Caldeira, Florida Vice Chairman & Area 8 Chairman of the Employer Support of the Guard & Reserve Ed Apodaca and IFA Immediate Past Chairman and Managing Partner Earle Enterprises (McDonald’s multi-unit franchisee) Jack Earle. Apodaca presents Caldeira and Earle with the 7 Seals Award, for support of Guard, Reserve and Active Component Service Members.
Immediate Past Chairman and Earle Enterprises Managing Partner (McDonald’s multi-unit franchisee) Jack Earle passes the gavel to IFA’s new 2012 Chairman Jon Luther, Dunkin’ Brands Chairman and Chairman of the Board Arby’s Restaurant.
From left, Managing Director Roark Capital Group and FOCUS Brands Chairman Steve Romaniello moderates IFA’s Panel of the Pros featuring President UPS Store Stuart Mathis, Mr. Rooter President Mary Thompson, and Aaron’s Sales and Leasing National Director of Franchising Greg Tanner as they discuss how companies can become involved in VetFran’s Operation Enduring Opportunity.
SSG Shilo Harris (US Army, Ret.) shares his emotional story during closing session of IFA’s Annual Convention.
From left, PepsiCo Vice Pres., Industry Relations & Communications Doug Allison, Ronald E. Harrison Diversity Award recipient Falcon Holdings CEO (Church’s Chicken multi-unit franchisee) Aslam Khan, and IFA Chairman Jon Luther, Dunkin’ Brands Chairman and Chairman of the Board Arby’s Restaurant.
Managing Director of Garage Technology Ventures and former Apple Fellow Guy Kawasaki highlights the latest developments in technology and social media.
The Gala celebration kicks off with the Franchise All-Star band.