Marketing and print communications firm AlphaGraphics will participate in the upcoming International Franchise Association Convention 2012.
The convention will focus on the core areas of managing difficult economic times, health care reform, improving communication, social media marketing, leveraging technological changes, consumer demographic trends and more. The entire AlphaGraphics franchise development team will be in attendance, including National Franchise Development Director Dave Buzza Vice President of Global & Business Development Art Coley and company CEO, Kevin Cushing.
"We are proud to take part in the IFA's annual convention and share the great work of AlphaGraphics and its franchisees," said Buzza. "This convention includes all of the top franchise organizations in the country, and this is a great opportunity for us to continue to grow and make our franchise development program the best that it can be."
The IFA's annual convention attracts representatives from nearly all of the over 4,000 franchise organizations in the United States. The event will include a number of guest speakers, including Fox News' Bill O'Reilly, Yum! Brands Chairman and CEO David Novak and social media marketing expert Guy Kawasaki. Each speaker will address different aspects of how businesses can move forward in the current economic, political and technological environment.
AlphaGraphics is one of the nation's leading franchise companies, and was recently ranked No. 129 on Entrepreneur Magazine's Franchise 500 list. The company features over 260 franchise locations worldwide.
"As a franchise company, we are continuing our expansion to provide outstanding marketing communications and print solutions to consumers all over the world," said Buzza. "We look forward to the IFA Convention and the insights it will provide as we move forward."
The IFA Convention will take place February 11-14, 2012, at the Orlando World Center Marriot Hotel in Orlando, Florida.