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Member Benefits

Enhance your credibility by demonstrating your commitment to the franchising sector

Industry Credibility - Through FCA Member Standards

  • Enhance public perception of Franchising
  • Help safeguard the investment of franchisors
  • Help safeguard the investment of franchisees
  • Protect franchise networks from unfair or unethical attack
  • Provide guidance for those seeking to commence their franchising journey
  • Encourages a platform for franchisees and franchisors to exchange ideas and voice concerns internally
  • FCA can implement investigative and disciplinary procedures that do not have legal consequences but may result in membership being suspended or withdrawn.
  • Provides an authoritative guide for members as to the acceptable standards of conduct

Information and Resources

  • Members can use the FCA Logo on web and print material providing you with a strong link to the franchise community and the credibility that comes with an association with the FCA
  • One of our greatest strengths is providing members with access to potential networking and marketing opportunities through:
  • Events Conferences / Breakfasts / Round tables
  • Advertise to the largest audience of prospective franchisees and franchise businesses in Australia via our official lead generation directory - www.FranchiseBusiness.com.au
  • National Franchise Exhibitions
  • Free subscription to The Franchise Review Members only franchise magazine Regular FCA updates e-newsletter
  • Free subscription to Franchising Magazine
  • Members of the FCA receive considerable marketing and advertising discounts towards some of Australia's best publications, trade shows.

Excellence in Franchising Awards and Recognition

The Excellence in Franchising Awards is the pre-eminent franchising Awards program in the Southern Hemisphere and the only independent franchising Awards competition in Australia. If you are involved in franchising in any way shape or form then participating in the Excellence in Franchising Awards can help your business. Success at the Awards can increase your brand recognition, customer enquiries and media coverage. It can boost company morale and help attract the best talent to your company. Only members of the FCA are eligible to enter.

Educating Government on Franchising Sector Perspectives

The FCA represents the interests of the whole franchise sector franchisees, franchisors and suppliers. The Franchise Council co-ordinates member feedback for the compilation and representation of submissions to governments on relevant franchising issues. Members save time, energy and money making representation to government by channelling their feedback through the FCA.

A Voice in your Association

All members have equal voting rights and all members are eligible to become committee members or office bearers of state chapters, as well as direct election to the national board. FCA members have an effective say in the future of franchising in Australia.

Franchising Public Relations

The FCA undertakes public relations activities to continually reiterate the positive aspects of franchising, and to create a public image of franchising conducive to its continued growth in Australia.

Only FCA members have are provided coverage (where appropriate) in FCA publicity campaigns.

Latest News

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Upcoming Events

QLD Introduction to Franchising

Start Time: 9:00am
Date: Thursday 31st January 2019

QLD Managing Franchisee Underperformance

Start Time: 8:30am
Date: Friday 1st February 2019

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