Rosenberg International Franchise Center - Bibliography and Database

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International Associations
ARGENTINA
Franchise Association
Mr. Lucas Secades / General Manager
Av. Libertador 222, 7o - A
Buenos Aires (1001ABP), Argentina
TEL: [54] 11-4394-3318
FAX: [54] 11-4326-5499
Website: www.aafranchising.com.ar
Email: lsecades@aafranchising.com.ar

AUSTRALIA
Mr. Richard Evans / Chief Executive
Box 1498N
Level 14 / 461 Bourke Street
Melbourne 3000
Phone: (Int + 61) 03 9650 1667

Fax: (Int + 61) 03 9650 1713
Website: www.fca.com.au
E-mail: info@fca.com.au 

AUSTRIA
Franchise Association
Mr. Martin Knoll / Chairman
Bayerhamerstrasse 12, 1st Floor,
A-5020, Salzburg - Austria
TEL: (43-662) 874-2360
FAX: (43-662) 874-2365
Website: www.franchise.at
E-mail: oefv@franchise.at

BELGIUM
Franchise Federation
Mr. Pierre Jeanmart / Chairman
Boulevard de L'Humanite, 116/2,
B-1070 Brussels, Belgium
TEL: (32-2) 523-9707
FAX: (32-2) 523-3510
Website: www.fbf-bff.be
E-mail: info@fbf-bff.be

BRAZIL
Franchise Association
Anette Trompeter,/ Executive Director
Avenida Brigadeiron Faria Lima, 1.739
Jardim Paulistano
Sao Paulo Brasil, CEP 01452-001
TEL: (55-11) 38-14-4200
FAX: (55-11) 3817-5986
Website: Portal Do Franchising

 

BRITISH
Franchise Association
Mr. Brian Smart / / General Director
Thames View, Newtown Road
Henley-on-Thames
Oxforshire RG9 1HG, Great Britain
TEL: (44) 1491-578-050
FAX: (44) 1491-573-517
Website: www.british-franchise.org.uk
E-mail: mailroom@british-franchise.org.uk

CANADA
Franchise Association
Mr. Richard Cunningham / President
2585 Skymark Avenue, suite 300
Mississauga L4W 4L5
Ontario, Canada
TEL: (905) 625-2896
FAX: (905) 625-9076
Website: http://www.cfa.ca
E-mail: info@cfa.ca

CHINA
Chain-Store & Franchise Association
Ms. Guo Geping / President
No.25 Yuetan North St.
Beijing 100834 - P.R. China
TEL.: (86-10) 6839-2260
FAX: (86-10) 6839-2210
Website: http://www.chinaretail.org/
E-mail: chainsch@public.east.cn.net

COLOMBIA
Franchise Association
Mr. Jorge Barragan / President
Cra. 100 11-90 Torre Lili, of. 606
Cali, Colombia
TEL: (57-2) 339-2163
FAX: (57-2) 339-2166
E-mail: jbarragan@telesat.com.co
Website: www.centercourt.com/acolfran

DENMARK
Franchise Association
Mr. Finn Birkegaard / Executive Director
Lyngbyvej 20
DK-2100 Copenhagen - Denmark
TEL: (45) 3678-5822
FAX: (45) 3649-9898
Website: www.dk-franchise.dk
E-mail: info@dk-franchise.dk

EUROPEAN
Franchise Federation
Ms. Carol Chopra / Executive Director
179 Avenue Louise
B 1050 Brussels - Belgium
TEL: (32-2) 520-1607
FAX: (32-2) 520-1735
E-mail: eff-franchise@euronet.be
Websitehttp://www.eff-franchise.com/

FINLAND
FINLAND Franchising Association
Mr. Rolf Granstrom / Executive Officer
PL 868
08680 Lohja as
Finland
Tel: +358-19-331 195
Fax:+358-19-331 075
E-mail: sfy@sfy.pp.fi
Website: www.franchising.fi

FRANCE
Franchise Federation
Ms. Chantal Zimmer / President
60, Rue La Boetie
Paris 75008, France
TEL: (33-1) 53-75-22-25
FAX: (33-1) 53-75-22-20
Website: www.franchise-fff.com
E-mail: info@franchise-fff.com

GERMANY
Franchise Association
Mr. D. Frohlich/ President
Deutscher Franchise-Verband e.V.
Luisenstr. 41
10117 Berlin, Germany
TEL: 49-30 - 27 89 020
FAX: 49-30 - 27 89 0215
Web site: www.dfv-franchise.de
E-mail: info@dfv-franchise.de

GREECE
Franchise Association
Mr. Alexander Lamnidis / Chairman
Agias Triados 18
Athens - Greece
TEL: (30) 210 32.34.620
FAX: (30) 210 32.38.865
Web site: www.franchising.gr
Email: info@franchising.gr

HONG KONG
Franchise Association
Ms. Charlotte Chow /General Manager
22/F Unit A United Centre
95 Queensway, Hong Kong
TEL: (852) 2529-9229
FAX: (852) 2527-9843
Website: http://www.franchise.org.hk/
E-mail: hfka@franchise.org.hk

HUNGARY
Franchise Association
Dr. Istvan Kiss / CEO
POB. 446
Budapest H-1537, Hungary
TEL: (36-1) 212-4124
FAX: (36-1) 212-5712
Website: http://www.franchise.hu/
E-mail: franchise@franchise.hu

INDIA
Franchise Association
Mr. C. Yoginder Pal / Chairman SIG
Elite House,54-A ,Sir M. Vasanji Road
Chakala, Andheri (East)
Mumbai 400093/ INDIA
TEL: (91-022) 56-92-12-58
FAX: (91-22) 56921258
Website: http://www.fai.co.in/
Email: FAI@VSNL.NET

ITALY
Franchise Association
Dr. Italo Bussoli, General Secretary
VIALE MAJNO, 42
20129 MILANO
TEL: (39-02) 2900-3779
FAX: (39 02) 655-5919
Website: http://www.assofranchising.it
Email: assofranchising@assofranchising.it

JAPAN
Franchise Association
Mr. Isao Seo / President
2nd Akiyama bldg.
Toranomon 3-6-2 Minato-ku,
Tokyo 105-0001, Japan
TEL: (81-3) 03-5777-8704
FAX: (81-3) 03-5777-8711
Website: http://jfa.jfa-fc.or.jp/about_jfa_English.html
Email: jfa@msh.biglobe.ne.jp

KAZAKHSTAN
Franchise Association
Mr. Andrey Zaharov
480008 Box 33
Almaty, Kazakhstan
TEL: 3272-474-771
FAX: 3272-479-160
Email:Kazaf@mail.ru

LATVIA
Franchise Association
Lachpliesha 81/2 Manager
Daugavpils LV- 5403
Almaty, Kazakhstan
TEL: 317 54 26 349
FAX: 371 54 27 374
Web Site: www.franch.lv
Email: info@franch.lv

MALAYSIA
Franchise Association
Haji Azam Hairy Haji Hassan/ Manager
Suite 1045, Level 10, Block A2 / Leisure Complex
No. 9, Jalan PJS 8/9 - 46150 Petaling Jaya
Selangor Darul Ehsan - Malaysia
TEL: (60-3) 7877-1559
FAX: (265) 03 7877-1557
Email: secrtmfa@tm.net.my
Website: http://www.mfa.org.my

NETHERLANDS
Franchise Association
Mr. Andre W. M. Brouwer / Managing Director
Boomberglaan 12,
Hilversum 1217, PR - The Netherlands
TEL: (31-35) 624-2300
FAX: (31-35) 624-9194
Email: franchise@nfv.nl
Web Site: www.nfv.nl

NEW ZEALAND
Franchise Association
Mr. Robert Fowler/ Chairman / Chairman
P.O Box 23 364 Hunters Corner
Papatoetoe, Auckland - New Zealand
TEL: (64-9) 278-9012
FAX: (64-9) 278-9013
Email: contact@franchise.org.nz
Web Site: http://www.franchiseassociation.co.nz/

PHILIPPINES
Franchise Association
Mrs. Ma. Alegria S. Limjoco / President
2/F Collins Building, 167 EDSA
Mandaluyong City, Philippines
TEL: (632) 532 -5677
FAX: (632) 532 -5644
E-mail: pfa@nwave.net
Web Site: www.philfranchise.com

PORTUGAL
Franchise Association
Mr. Raoul Neves / President
Rua Viriato, 25 - 3
1050-234 Lisboa, Portugal
TEL: (351-21) 319-2938
FAX: (351-21) 319-2939
Website: http://www.apf.org.pt/apf/ 

SINGAPORE
Franchise Association
Robert Leong / Chairman
Informatics Building
5 International Business Park
Singapore 609914
TEL: (65) 568-0802
FAX: (65) 568-0722
E-mail: sifa@pacific.net.sg

SLOVENIA
Franchise Association
Mr. Dejan Turk/ Chairman
Dimiceva 13
Ljubljana, SI-1504
Slovenia
TEL: [386] 1-568-2331
FAX: [386] 1-568-2775
Web site: http://www.franchise-slovenia.net/
E-mail: igor.pavlin@guest.arnes.si

SOUTH AFRICA
Franchise Association
Mr. Nic Louw / Executive Director
24 Wellington Road
2193 Houghton - South Africa
TEL: (27-11) 484-1285
FAX: (27-11) 484-1291
Website: www.fasa.co.za
E-mail: fasa@fasa.co.za

SPAIN
Franchise Association
Mr. Eduardo Abadia/ Manager
Avda. de las Ferias S/N
P.O. Box 476
46035 Valencia, SPAIN
TEL: (34-96) 386-1123
FAX: (34-96) 363-6111
Website: www.franquiciadores.com
E-mail: aef@feriavalencia.com

SWEDEN
Franchise Association
Ms. Karin Ericsson / Managing Director
Sofierogatan 3a
412 51 Goteborg
TEL: +46 (0) 31 40 55 10
FAX: +46 (0) 31 81 10 72
Website: Sweden Franchise Association 
Email: karin.franchiseforeningen@telia.com

SWITZERLAND
Franchise Association
Christopher Wildhaber / Managing Director
Lowenstrasse 11
Postfach CH-8023
Zurich, Switzerland
TEL: (41-1) 225-4757
FAX: (41-1) 225-4777
Website: www.franchiseverband.ch

TAIWAN
Mr Stephen Hsu / Director Global Development
7F, No.197
Nanaking E. Rd. sec 4
Taipei County, Taiwan, R.O. C
TEL: [886] 2-2712-1250 ext 120
FAX: [886] 2-2717-7997
E-mail: stephenhsu@kidcastle.com
Website: www.tcfa.org.tw

Government Resources & Associations

 

U.S. GOVERNMENT AGENCIES & ASSOCIATIONS

U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA)
409 3rd St., S.W.
Washington, D.C. 20416
Phone: (800) 827-5722
Web: http://www.sba.gov

U.S. Patent and Trademark Office
Mail Stop USPTO Contact Center
P.O. Box 1450
Alexandria, VA 22313-1450
Phone: (800) 786-9199
Web: http://www.uspto.gov

U.S. Copyright Office
101 Independence Ave. S.E.
Washington, D.C. 20559-6000
Phone: (202) 707-3000
Web: http://www.copyright.gov/

Service Core of Retired Executives (SCORE)
409 3rd Street, SW
6th Floor
Washington, DC 20024
Phone: (800) 634-0245
Web: http://www.score.org/

U.S. Chamber of Commerce
1615 H Street, NW
Washington, DC 20062-2000
Phone: (800) 638-6582
Web: http://www.uschamber.com/

National Business Incubation Assoc. (NBIA)
20 E. Circle Drive, #37198
Athens, OH 45701-3571 USA
Phone: (740) 593 4331
Fax: (740) 593-1996
Web: http://www.nbia.org/

National Association of Women Business Owners (NAWBO)
8405 Greensboro Dr.
Suite 800
McLean VA 22102
Phone: (800) 55-NAWBO
Fax: (703) 506-3266
Web: http://www.nawbo.org/

National Association for the Self Employed (NASE)
P.O. Box 612067
DFW Airport
Dallas, TX 75261-2067
Phone: (800) 232-6273
Fax: (800) 551-4446
Web: http://www.nase.org/


States with Franchise Offices:

California (filing required)
Franchise Division
Department of Corporations
1115 11th St.
Sacramento, CA 95814
(916) 445-7205

Hawaii (filing required)
Franchise & Securities Division
State Department of Commerce
P.O. Box 40
Honolulu, HA 96813
(808) 586-2722

Illinois (filing required)
Franchise Division
Office of Attorney General
500 South Second Street
Springfield, IL 62706
(217) 782-4465

Indiana (filing required)
Franchise Division
Office of Secretary of State
One N. Capitol St. - Suite 560
Indianapolis, IN 46204
(317) 232-6576

Maryland (filing required)
Franchise Office
Division of Securities
200 St. Paul Place - 20th Floor
Baltimore, MD 21202
(410) 576-6360

Michigan (only notice required)
Antitrust and Franchise Unit
Office of Attorney General
670 Law Building
Lansing, MI 48913
(517) 373-7117

Minnesota (filing required)
Franchise Division
Department of Commerce
133 East Seventh St.
St. Paul, MN 55101
(651) 296-6328

New York (filing required)
Franchise & Securities Division
State Department of Law
120 Broadway
23rd Floor
New York NY 10271
(212) 416-8211

North Dakota (filing required)
Franchise Division
Office of Securities Commission
600 East Boulevard - 5th Floor
Bismarck, ND 58505
(701) 328-2910

Oregon (no filing)
Corporate Securities Section
Dept. of Insurance & Finance
Labor & Industries Bldg.
Salem, OR 97310
(503) 378-4387

Rhode Island (filing required)
Franchise Office
Division of Securities
233 Richmond St. - Suite 232
Providence, RI 02903
(401) 222-3048

South Dakota (filing required)
Franchise Office
Division of Securities
910 E. Sioux Avenue
Pierre, SD 57501
(605) 773-4013

Virginia (filing required)
Franchise Office
State Corporation Commission
1300 E. Main St.
Richmond, VA 23219
(804) 371-9276

Washington (filing required)
The Department of Financial Institutions
Securities Division
P.O. Box 9033
Olympia, WA 98507-9033
Voice: (360) 902-8760
Fax: (360) 586-5068

Wisconsin (filing required)
Franchise Office
Wisconsin Securities Commission
101 East Wilson St., 4th floor
P.O. Box 1768
Madison, WI 53701
(608) 266-3364

Publicly Traded Companies

Select Sample of Franchise Companies

Symbol Name Market Industry
APPB Applebee's International Inc NasdaqNM Restaurants
CD Cendant Corp NYSE Hotels & Motels
HRB H&R Block Inc NYSE Personal Services
HLT Hilton Hotels Corp NYSE Hotels & Motels
HOT Starwood Hotels & Resorts
Worldwide Inc
NYSE Hotels & Motels
MAR Marriott International Inc NYSE Hotels & Motels
MCD McDonald's Corp NYSE Restaurants
SVM The ServiceMaster Company NYSE Business Services