Franchise Consultant Events

At IFPG, we like to mix business with pleasure. As a Certified Franchise Consultant, you will collaborate, learn and network with the best in the business in a fun and inviting setting. IFPG Consultants have access to all of our exclusive franchise events, which take place in all areas of the country.

The IFPG Annual Retreat

The IFPG Annual Retreat is our signature franchise event and a can’t-miss opportunity for professional growth. Members come back year after year for our innovative format and inclusive, laid-back environment. 

We have held the IFPG Retreat at fun venues such as the Margaritaville Hollywood Beach Resort in Hollywood, FL. The three-day Retreat is an ideal consultant event is jam-packed with engaging panel discussions, education, networking and an opportunity to build lasting relationships. When you choose to train with the IFPG, your ticket to our Annual Event is included!

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The IFPG Retreat is one of the industry's most well-attended and popular franchise events. Our panels include the most-respected leaders in franchising.

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The food at the IFPG Retreat is always a hit!

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A rooftop party kicks off the IFPG Retreat.

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The IFPG Retreat is a can't-miss franchisor and consultant networking event for the industry's top players. From left to right: IFPG CEO/Founder, Don Daszkowski; Fishman PR CEO, Brad Fishman; FranFund President, Sherri Seiber; and IFA Vice President of Development and Member Services, Paul Rocchio.

IFPG Co-Hosted Franchise Events

Through our multiple strategic partnerships, we often co-host consultant networking events and give IFPG Consultants exclusive access. Franchise marketing conferences present a unique opportunity to be part of insightful panel discussions, networking, great dinners and other fun activities. A list of franchise conferences and trade shows is here.

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IFPG Founder Don Daszkowski participating in a panel discussion at a leading franchise event. 

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IFPG Consultants engaged at an educational consultant event. 

Franchise Consultant Discovery Days

Discovery Days are a wonderful way for franchisors and prospective franchisees to meet and get to know each other. It’s perfect to get excited about an opportunity and learn more. Many franchisors organize IFPG Consultant Discovery Days, and in many cases, cover the travel costs for Consultants. This unique opportunity gives a behind-the-scenes look at the brand.

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Franchise discovery days are unique franchise events that offer a behind-the-scenes look at franchise brands.

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IFPG members get a taste of Teriyaki Madness at the Denver Regional Discovery Mixer franchise event.

Franchise Consultant Lunch & Learns

With IFPG Lunch & Learns, local IFPG Trainers share their knowledge and experience in an intimate, casual environment. Learn new and exciting industry topics and meet with Franchisor Members who share an in-depth look at their brands.

IFPG Lunch & Learn at the IFPG Corporate Office

IFPG Lunch & Learn at the IFPG Corporate Office.

IFPG Lunch & Learn IFPG Lunch & Learns feature franchisor presentations, which often includes samples from the franchisor.

Franchise Industry Events

As a Franchise Consultant, it is important to stay up-to-date with the ever-changing industry. Franchising is constantly evolving and growing, with more brands added every year. As a member of the IFPG, you will have access to the industry’s top franchise conferences and trade shows. This is a benefit to your candidates and your business.

IFA Annual Convention

The IFPG is a proud member of the International Franchise Association (IFA) and participates in all IFA franchising events. 

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Many industry events are held at amazing venues!

IFPG Mixers and Special Franchise Events

IFPG Mixers give you a chance to meet with IFPG members in a relaxed and casual setting. Immersing yourself in the franchise community is extremely important for professional growth, so we’re always coming up with new ways for you to network. Not only do we connect you to franchisors, but also to vendors and other brokers in the industry. Your fellow IFPG Members are happy to share their experiences and give you valuable insights.

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IFPG hosts many networking events throughout the year.

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IFPG Consultants and Franchisors enjoy fun dinners together.

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IFPG Regional Discovery Mixers

Our Regional Discovery Mixers give you a chance to get to know IFPG Franchisors in a relaxed environment that promotes relationship building. These one-of-a-kind franchise events start with speed networking and end with drinks, food, and fun!


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Charter buses transport our members from location to location at our regional franchise events.

franchise speed networking Speed networking at a regional discovery mixer in Fort Worth.


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