Franchise Services, Inc. (FSI) is built upon a single principle—every individual has the right to pursue his or her dream. Achieving it, however, is often met with obstacles and challenges that place that dream out of reach. To help bridge this gap, FSI is actively involved with associations that strive to make a difference for those ready to roll up their sleeves and shoot for the stars.
International Franchise Association (IFA)
The IFA is the largest franchise membership organization in the world and supports franchisors, franchisees and suppliers, providing a veritable “one-stop shop” for everything having to do with franchising. Founded in 1960, the IFA protects, enhances and promotes franchising and best practices in the industry through a membership that adheres to a set of core values upon which healthy and productive relationships are born and maintained. For more information, visit: http://www.franchise.org
In honor of the men and women who have contributed their lives to the U.S. military services, the International Franchise Association (IFA) established the Veterans Transition Franchise Initiative, more widely known as VetFran. This voluntary effort by members of the IFA offers financial incentives and discounts to encourage franchise ownership by veterans returning to civilian life. For more information, visit: www.vetfran.org.
Computing Technology Industry Association (CompTIA) is a leading voice and advocate for the $5 trillion global information technology ecosystem; and the estimated 75 million industry and tech professionals who design, implement, manage and safeguard the technology that powers the world’s economy. Through education, training, certifications, philanthropy and market research, CompTIA promotes industry growth; the development of a highly-skilled workforce and a commitment to creating an environment where innovation happens and the opportunities and benefits made possible through technology are available to all. CompTIA has awarded more than 2.5 million certifications in areas such as cybersecurity, networking, cloud computing and technical support. Visit: www.comptia.org