Why join us

By choosing to join in Assofranchising’s membership reality, its Members can be fully part of an “elite” group of industries that operate in the same sector and pool their resources to develop franchising networks in Italy, protecting their interests while interacting with various institutions and other market players. Working together towards the same goals, it is evident that they’ll reap rewards like a steady growth in the sector, a more transparent and better regulated market, more room to expand for everybody.

Joining in Assofranchising’s membership reality involves also being ready to face other Members, discussing common aims and ambitions with the other players while encountering the same difficulties. Joining in Assofranchising’s membership reality is an important milestone on the path of getting-together, an unique occasion for entrepreneurs, regardless of their consequence, to exchange ideas and tips.

To its Members Franchisors the Association gives specific and exclusive services, providing them with numerous opportunities for meetings and debates of issues regarding franchising where everybody can contribute its own experiences.

  • Benefits of being a member of Assofranchising.
  • Being officially in order: that means openness, seriousness and therefore reliability with obvious benefits both for the development and the running of your franchise network.
  • Giving yourself a proper “Quality Trademark”: having the right to use the Assofranchising logo and other distinctive signs, a historical mark in the representation of Italian Franchising.
  • Initial legal advice
  • Always being updated thanks to frequent meetings among Members: seminars, workshops, conferences, round tables.
  • Systematically receiving information
  • Access for the Franchisor Member, his employees and/or collaborators to free training courses organised by Assofranchising in collaboration with Formaper.
  • Reserved access to the new Assofranchising Internet site (from May 2003) with free access to the search for commercial locations among about 6,000 offers from the Assofranchising Commercial Locations Database and the online implementation of financial surveys with privileged access to the Cerved Database, plus the opportunity to purchase editorial products regarding the Franchising sector and modern distribution.
  • Taking advantage of conventions in various operational fields in one’s Company such as training for one’s own Franchisee, bank and/or credit lines, financing, travel, hotels, telephones, preparation and planning of sales outlets, Franchising advice etc
    Access to essential statistical data for the development of one’s own business model, elaborated by the Assofranchising Statistics Committee.
  • Participating in a National and International Circuit
  • Additional publicity with one’s own press releases on the Assofranchising site and that of one’s own Company in the section reserved for Members in the Assofranchising Annual Survey of Franchising, which has now reached its 11th edition.
  • Possibility of submitting any economic, legal and fiscal problem by individual Members: the Association is prepared to research criteria for the solution of problems of general interest.
  • Possibility of promoting initiatives or simply participating (indications of opportunities).
  • Promoting common interests and initiatives to administrations, bodies, institutions or other associations.

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