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Franchising with IFPG

Are you an aspiring entrepreneur who is curious about the world of franchising? Here at the International Franchise Professionals Group (IFPG), we provide specialized assistance for those seeking to start their own franchise business. In this article, we will provide answers to some of the most Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) that come up during the IFPG franchising process.

The IFPG has built a network of over 13 hundred members including franchise consultants, vendors and franchisors. Together, they empower franchise seekers and guide them through the process of finding their ideal business opportunity. As part of our aim to deliver a professional, ethical and collaborative approach to franchising, we also offer extensive training opportunities and innovative programs to our members.

So what questions (FAQs) should aspiring business owners ask when they are taking the first steps on their franchising journey with IFPG? Let’s have a look at the essential questions to ask.

1. What type of franchise is right for me?

The IFPG has a wide range of flexible business opportunities available to our franchise seekers. Before you start your franchising venture, you should take some time to inspect different types of franchises to identify which is best suited to your skills, goals, and budget. Our team of professionals will be able to provide detailed analysis of each franchise opportunity, allowing you to make an educated choice that perfectly fits your needs and preferences. Additionally, our innovative programs and training empower entrepreneurs by teaching them the best practices in franchising.

2. What are the steps to becoming an IFPG franchisee?

Once you have determined the right business opportunity for you, the next step will be to begin the franchising process. Our team of consultants will discuss the franchise ideas you have identified and suggest alternative options if necessary. After you have come to an agreement, our franchise broker group will guide you through every stage of the process, offering invaluable support and advice. This includes helping with logistics such as finding prospects, negotiating contracts, and dealing with taxes and legalities.

3. What financial options are available?

At IFPG, we provide a variety of financing options to ensure that you are able to purchase your dream franchise confidently. We work with different funding sources, including traditional and non-traditional lenders, to provide suitable solutions tailored to each franchise seeker’s individual circumstances, such as new franchisees and experienced entrepreneurs. We also understand the importance of keeping financing costs low, so our franchise broker professionals can help you find the most suitable and cost-effective financing for your business.

4. What benefits do IFPG members receive?

As a member of the IFPG, you can participate in a range of programs and activities that provide unique opportunities to grow your franchise business and increase its success. Our yearly membership fee covers access to our expansive network of franchisors, franchise consultants, and vendor members, all of whom provide valuable insights and contacts which could help you accelerate your business. We also provide exclusive access to IFPG’s innovative training programs and discounts to numerous industry-wide events, giving members the skills and knowledge they need to succeed in franchising.


The IFPG is an invaluable resource for aspiring business owners who want to explore the world of franchising. Our franchise broker professionals provide comprehensive services to ensure that you can find the perfect business opportunity and purchase it confidently. Our expansive network and innovative training programs make IFPG the ideal membership group for those who want to start their own franchising journey. We hope that this article has helped answer any questions you may have about franchising and the IFPG process.



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