Rosenberg International Franchise Center
RIFC: Advancing the Understanding of franchising
The Rosenberg International Franchise Center (RIFC) explores and advances the understanding of franchising through academic research, education and outreach. Franchising represents over $674 billion of the business conducted in the United States of America annually.
WATCH: HOW TO SUPPORT YOUR SOCIAL FRANCHISEES
Hosted by the Rosenberg International Franchise Center ( Paul College of Business) and the International Franchise Association Social Sector Committee, this free, 60 minute social franchising webinar compared how commercial and established social franchisors assess franchisee performance and compliance and how they provide ongoing support to their franchisees. .
Steven C. Michael Receives 2023 RIFC | ISoF Eminent Franchising Scholar Award
Steven C. Micheal, Ph.D., has been named the 2023 Rosenberg International Franchise Center | ISoF Eminent Franchising Scholar. He will be presented with the award at the 36th Annual ISoF Conference in June. Dr. Michael holds the Bostrom Professorship in Innovation and Entrepreneurship at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee.
His research focuses on how opportunities are identified and exploited to create new businesses, markets, and organizations. His major research stream examines the business model of franchising, a worldwide venue of entrepreneurship and a vehicle for economic growth and development. Read more about Dr. Michael
Upcoming Franchising Events
FRANCHISE LEADERSHIP & DEVELOPMENT CONFERENCE 2023
Oct 18-20, Atlanta, GA
EMERGING FRANCHISOR CONFERENCE 2023
Nov 1-3, New Orleans, LA
INTERNATIONAL FRANCHISE ASSOCIATION (IFA) ANNUAL CONVENTION
Feb 17-20, 2024, Phoenix, AZ
INTERNATIONAL SOCIETY OF FRANCHISING (ISOF) ANNUAL CONFERENCE
June 12-14, 2024, Boston, MA