Going into business for yourself, but not by  yourself requires leadership, tenacity and the ability to execute standard operating procedures. That's why veterans excel at it.

Veterans account for 14% of franchisees nationwide, and over 630 companies offer discounts to prospective vet franchisees.

Veterans in Franchising

WHY VETERANS ARE CHOOSING FRANCHISING

Franchise ownership means leading a team again, it means executing a blueprint for success, and it means a purpose and mission-driven career.

WHY FRANCHISORS NEED VETS

Franchisors find veterans outperforming and excelling at the leadership and tenacity required to run a small business, and they're looking for more of the same.

From Our Blog

The Month of the Military Child Interview: IFA CEO Robert Cresanti

April 29, 2019

Jax: To start, why don’t you tell us about your father’s service, what branch was he? How long was he in? Where was he stationed during the duration of your childhood? Robert: My father was 18 years old and joined the Air Force in the early ’60s, served a two-year tour…

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Celebrating Veteran-friendly Franchises with the HIRE Vets Medallion Award

April 19, 2019

In 2018, Restoration 1 of Springfield joined more than 230 U.S. employers of all sizes in being recognized for their commitment to veteran hiring, retention, and professional development with a 2018 HIRE Vets Medallion Demonstration Award. The HIRE Vets Medallion Award is the only federal-level veteran’s employment award that recognizes employers for their investments in creating meaningful, long-lasting careers for veterans.

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CRESANTI: IFA MEMBERS ENCOURAGED TO APPLY FOR THE HIRE VETS MEDALLION AWARD

April 10, 2019

The International Franchise Association (IFA) today encouraged its members to apply for the U.S. Department of Labor’s (DOL) 2019 HIRE Vets Medallion Award.

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Upcoming Events

NAWBO Southern Nevada – Business Lunch

Aug 27, 2019 11:30AM—1:00PM

Cili Restaurant at Bali Hai 5160 South Las Vegas Boulevard Las Vegas, NV 89119 United States

NAWBO Chicago – North Connects

Aug 27, 2019 8:30AM—10:30AM

Lake Forest Bank and Trust 727 N. Bank Lane Lake Forest, IL 60045 United States

New Orleans Veterans Job Fair

Aug 22, 2019 11:00AM—3:00PM

Mercedes-Benz Superdome New Orleans, LA 70112 August 22, 2019 11:00 AM - 3:00 PM