Access to educational seminars, information sessions, speeches and industry expert-led panel discussions.

Knowledge sharing among some of the finest franchise industry professionals in the world.

Collaborating with the franchise industry professionals in Northern Illinois.

The latest news and information on regulatory issues facing franchisees and franchisors.

Franchise recruitment best practices.

The mission of the Northern Illinois Franchise Association is:


  • ‚ÄčTo bring franchisors and franchisees together for the purpose of enhancing franchising in the State of Illinois. 
  • To promote and support the needs of franchisors and franchisees through advocacy efforts.
  • To promote and support the needs of franchisors and franchisees in the State of Illinois through educational programs

         and networking events.

  • To promote and support legislation and governmental action favorable to franchisors and franchisees in the State of Illinois.


Learning how to maximize the benefits of owning a franchise.