Blog Archives - Open for Opportunity

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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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Dispatches from the Road: Miami is Open for Opportunity

In early March, the International Franchise Association and Restaurant Brands International hosted Open for Opportunity Miami—an incredible road show event focused on workforce development and…

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Matt Haller: Open for Opportunity: Protecting the franchise business model

This editorial originally appeared on Franchising.com on May 2, 2022. Read the full piece. The author, Matt Haller, is President and CEO of the International Franchise…

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Linda Chadwick: As the CEO of Rita’s, I know that franchise business ownership can change lives

This op-ed originally appeared in The Philadelphia Inquirer on May 2, 2022. Read the full piece. Linda Chadwick is President and CEO of Rita’s Franchise Company,…

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Open for Opportunity Takes on Atlanta

Following a successful trip to South Florida, the Open for Opportunity roadshow headed to metro Atlanta, the franchising capital of the U.S., where more brands…

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100 Black Men of Atlanta: Mayor Dickens joins community leaders to talk franchises, economic opportunity

April 1, 2022 Read the full piece. Atlanta Mayor Andre Dickens welcomed the International Franchise Association Monday for a discussion of how business franchises can…

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The Atlanta Inquirer: Local Franchise Leaders, Business Community Convenes in Metro Atlanta to Host Diversity Roundtable

March 28, 2022 Read the full article. March 28 – The International Franchise Association’s Open for Opportunity Roadshow stop in metro Atlanta kicked off this morning with…

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