CFA Legal Symposium

The Coalition of Franchisee Associations (CFA) this week opened registration for its popular annual Legal Symposium. The 2021 event will again be held in conjunction with and immediately at the conclusion of the Restaurant Finance & Development Conference at the Bellagio Hotel in Las Vegas. The RFDC is scheduled for November 8 – 10 and…

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National Small Business Week

Next week, the U.S. Small Business Administration will host its annual Small Business Week Summit to celebrate the 31 million small businesses operating around the country. SBA Administrator Isabella Guzman announced the theme of this year’s event as “Celebrating Resilience and Renewal”. The event is a free, three-day virtual conference with a series of educational…

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CFA Lobby Day

We’re just over two weeks away from the 2021 Coalition of Franchisee Association Lobby Day and your participation has never been so important. As evidenced by the news items already detailed above, having franchise owners like yourself personally explain to members of Congress the impact of such issues as joint employer, replenishing the RRF and…

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SBA Small Business Week

Hampered by the coronavirus pandemic and the impact that COVID fears have had on attendance at in-person meetings for most organizations, the Small Business Administration will host its annual Small Business Week Summit virtually again this year. The 2021 SBA Small Business Summit will take place from 11:00 AM until 6:00 PM ET on September…

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Addressing Recruitment & Turnover Challenges in 2021 with Tapcheck!

From the ongoing effects of the COVID pandemic, unemployment premium payments and competing with the “gig economy”, the quick service restaurant industry continues to face crucial labor shortages on top of high employee turnover rates. Owners and managers are seeking new ways to attract and retain staff through company culture and employee benefits. The rise…

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DDIFO National Conference

The DDIFO National Conference has been an annual event the Dunkin’ franchise owner community has always looked forward to and supported. From the opening cocktail reception to our business members’ sponsorships and exhibits, to the Annual DDIFO Hall of Fame Induction luncheon, the National Conference always seemed to be a highlight for all involved. After…

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DDIFO Webinar

From the ongoing effects of the COVID pandemic, unemployment premium payments and competing with the “gig economy”, the quick service restaurant industry continues to face crucial labor shortages on top of high employee turnover rates. Addressing Recruitment & Turnover Challenges in 2021: How earned wage access is changing the QSR industry! will be held on…

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MUFC Discount

If you’re still thinking about attending the 2021 Multi-Unit Franchising Conference from August 31 – September 3 at Caesar’s Palace Las Vegas, then franchisees can save money on the registration thanks to Dunkin’ franchisee Rob Branca. Using the discount code BrancaRate20 when you register here will save $300 off the normal registration fee of $795…

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DDIFO Webinar

With the resurgence of COVID in some regions around the country continues to hamper in-person meetings, DDIFO with help from our Business Members continues to bring you valuable and timely information with our Business Member Webinars. Our next webinar, On-line Pay & Financial Education as Employee Benefits, will be held on Tuesday, August 17 from…

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CFA Readying Lobby Day and in the News

We’re just a little better than one month away from the Coalition of Franchisee Associations Lobby Day in Washington, DC., and if you haven’t yet done so, please sign up to attend and join your franchisee colleagues to speak with you representatives in Congress about the issues that most concern you and your business. On…

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