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.


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

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

Franchise recruitment best practices.

Learning how to maximize the benefits of owning a franchise.

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

Collaborating with the franchise industry professionals in Northern Illinois.