Northeast Regional Meeting

On Wednesday, June 23, DDIFO will sponsor our first in-person meeting since the coronavirus pandemic hit in March 2020. The Northeast Regional Meeting will be held beginning at 11:30 AM at the Framingham Sheraton Hotel and Conference Center. Register now for “Protect Yourself and Your Dunkin’ in the New Normal” and learn the details of…

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Northeast Regional In-Person Meeting

We are “all systems go!” and looking forward to getting back together with the franchisee at the June 23 Northeast Regional Meeting at the Framingham Sheraton Hotel and Conference Center. Register now for “Protect Yourself and Your Dunkin’ in the New Normal” and learn the details of the new Emergency Paid Sick Leave requirements in…

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Within a Couple Hours of O’Hare?

Did you know the Secure Choice Savings Program is changing? Were you aware of the changes to the Illinois Employee Sick Leave Act?  How about the Mayor’s Chi Biz Strong Initiative? If the answer to any of these questions is no, then you need to register for the Chicago Regional Meeting on June 16 at…

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DDIFO Chicago Meeting

We’re safely getting back into the swing of member meetings and following all CDC protocols when our first meeting since before the pandemic is held at the Hilton Rosemont/Chicago O’Hare Hotel on Wednesday, June 16. The program, Thriving as a Franchise Employer in the New Normal, will begin at 11:30 AM and feature Chicago-based labor…

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Northeast Regional Meeting

We’ll be following up our Chicago meeting with the Northeast Regional Meeting just one week later on Wednesday, June 23 at the Framingham Sheraton Hotel and Conference Center. Again beginning at 11:30 AM, we’ll focus on the myriad changes to labor and employment law that directly impact you as a franchisee and an employer in…

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CFA Day Forum Set

The Coalition of Franchisee Associations (CFA) has finalized and confirmed plans for its 2021 CFA Day Forum to be held on Tuesday, September 14, 2021. This year’s event, being held at the Yotel Washington DC on New Jersey Avenue in the heart of Capitol Hill, will begin with a Congressional briefing in the general session.…

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It’s Time!!!

As states around the country prepare to end their states of emergency and lift all restrictions on business operations, we are anxious to get back to some semblance of normal. In that vein, we will sponsor two IN-PERSON meetings next month at which, we will cover some very important and timely information. On Wednesday, June…

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Are You Prepared for the New Lease Accounting Standard? Learn from Leasecake

After a one-year deferral, ASC 842 goes into effect for private companies at the end of this year. The new accounting standard published by the Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) requires companies to track and disclose all leased assets – including commercial real estate leases. To help Dunkin’ franchisees prepare, experts from Leasecake and the…

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Upcoming Webinars

The next presentation in DDIFO’s Wednesday Webinar series is set for next Wednesday, May 26 from 2:00 – 3:00 PM EST. “Are You Prepared for the New Lease Accounting Standard?” will feature CEO and Co-Founder of Leasecake, Taj Adhav, joined by Mike Jerman, Managing Partner at Hollywell Partners explaining what ASC 842 is, how it…

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An Economic (SBA) Discussion

Later today, May 14 at 3:00 PM EDT, Small Business for America’s Future will sponsor an open discussion featuring U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) Director Isabella Casillas Guzman and Bharat Ramamurti, the Deputy Director of the National Economic Council (NEC). The two will discuss the current state of the economy as well as the impact…

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