Blog Archives - Open for Opportunity

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Franchise Update Media: IFA Recognizes Franchisees with Open for Opportunity Awards

  By Kerry Pipes This article originaly appeared on Franchising.com on October 5, 2022. Read the full piece.  A year after launching its Open for…

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Franchise Wire: IFA Members Receive First-Ever Open for Opportunity Awards at Event

By Mary Vinnedge This article originally appeared in FranchiseWire on October 3, 2022. Read the full piece. More than 300 franchise industry officials pressed their…

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Open For Opportunity Awards 2022 – Photo Gallery

Check out photos from the annual Open for Opportunity Awards! The awards were held Tuesday, September 20th in Washington D.C. at the IFA Annual Leadership…

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Daniel Gade, Matthew Haller: Local franchises a perfect fit for separating service members

August 20, 2022 - With more than 700,000 veterans living in Virginia, our great commonwealth must recognize and give back to those who bravely have…

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Kevin Schmiegel, Matt Haller: Rebuilding a better America on the backs of veterans

July 2, 2022 - Phil Knight of Nike, Bob Parsons of GoDaddy, Gordon Logan of Sport Clips, and Fred Smith who recently stepped down as…

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Virginia is for Franchising

Over the course of the summer, the Open for Opportunity Roadshow had the opportunity to make multiple stops in Richmond, Virginia. Kicking off the first…

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Roadshow Talks Capital and Diversity in Maryland

In August, the Open for Opportunity Roadshow headed to Maryland to visit local business owners and have in-depth conversations on access to capital and today’s…

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Philadelphia and Wilmington are Open for Opportunity

The Open for Opportunity Roadshow headed to the Delaware Valley to visit local franchises, company headquarters, and business and academic leaders in the Philadelphia area…

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Greg Flynn: Franchises are key to a healthy California workforce

This op-ed originally appeared in Capitol Weekly on June 20, 2022. Read the full piece. Greg Flynn is the founder, chairman and CEO of the Flynn…

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Alex Johnson: Franchising can pave a path to a better life

This op-ed originally appeared in the San José Spotlight on June 13, 2022. Read the full story. The author, Alex Johnson, is the CEO of…

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