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Strong IFA membership growth recorded in 2002. (Association Growth).

Thanks to International Franchise Association (IFA) members' recruiting efforts, the association welcomed 127 new franchise systems, 3,076 franchisees and 91 suppliers to its membership rolls in 2002. IFA membership now stands at 821 franchise systems, 6,164 franchisees who were added through the popular System-wide Membership Program and more than 280 suppliers.

Companies including American Leak Detection, Candy Bouquet, Computer Moms International, Environmental Biotech Inc., HaircolorXpress International LLC, International Center for Entrepreneurial Development (ICED), KaBloom, Kinderdance, Labor Finders, Link Staffing, Marriott, Money Mailer, MotoPhoto, Nestle Toll House Cafe, Paper Warehouse, PostNet, Ritter's Frozen Custard, Service Brands International, Shake's Frozen Custard, Stratis Business Centers and Two Men and A Truck assisted IFA by enrolling franchisees during the past year.

Franchisees who join via the special membership program receive membership benefits electronically, which include Franchising World, IFA Insider, Franchise-E News and Franchise News Briefs. For more information, IFA Director, Development and Member Services Paul Rocchio is available at 202-662-0790 or paul@franchise.org.

Congratulations to the winners of IFA's 2002 Member-Get-A-Member Campaign.

They include:

* First Place--one complimentary full-page advertisement in IFA's Franchise Opportunities Guide awarded to Fisher Zucker, LLC Partner Lane Fisher, who earned 13,200 points for recruiting one franchise system member and five Supplier Forum members

* Second Place--one complimentary full-page advertisement in Franchising World magazine was awarded to Sanderson & Associates Ltd. President Rhonda Sanderson, who earned 11,000 points for recruiting four franchise system members and one Supplier Forum member; and

* Third Place--one complimentary one-third page advertisement in Franchising World magazine was awarded to FranNet Chairman and President Howard Bassuk, who earned 9,900 points for recruiting four franchise system members and one Supplier Forum member.

Members can participate in IFA's 2003 Member-Get-A-Member Campaign by calling IFA Vice President, Development and Marketing Scott Lehr at 202-662-0785 or scott@franchise.org to get involved in recruiting new members and helping your association grow.
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