Become a CFA Member | Canadian Franchise Association

Become a CFA Member


We sincerely appreciate your interest in becoming a member of the Canadian Franchise Association (CFA). As a member of the CFA you will join the growing list of franchise companies and franchise support services from across Canada and worldwide who are dedicated to the promotion and strengthening of franchise excellence.


Franchise System Membership
Franchise System membership is for companies who are offering franchises in Canada or who are planning to offer franchises in the next 12 months.

Franchise Support Service / Supplier Membership
Franchise Support Service (FSS) / Supplier membership is for a person or company engaged in providing products or services to franchise systems.

CFA’s  member companies include over 500 brands and 100 franchise support services members and represent a diverse cross section of franchise systems in Canada and worldwide. Member companies range from very large established operations to smaller regional concepts, as well as professionals and companies that provide products and services to the franchise sector.

The CFA provides many resources to the franchise community including:

  • Opportunities for franchise recruitment
  • Government relations and advocacy
  • Tradeshows
  • Education and best practices
  • Media relations
  • Annual National Convention
  • Regional events and seminars
  • Awards Programs
  • Ombudsman Program
  • Networking events
  • Leadership and volunteer opportunities

Being a CFA Member puts your company in an elite group within franchising. Members proudly display the CFA logo as a signal to customers and prospective franchisees that they strive to achieve excellence in franchising. Each member has their own reason for belonging to the CFA – but overwhelmingly they agree that they are better franchise systems as a result of their experience in the organizations.

New CFA members receive one FREE full registration to the CFA National Convention, the premier franchise education event in Canada, which will be held April 12 – 15, 2014 in Niagara Falls, ON. For details about this benefit, contact the CFA membership department at 416-695-2896, ext. 245 or

To speak with someone immediately about CFA membership, contact Trevor Payne, at 416-695-2896 ext. 247 or by e-mail at

**Certain conditions apply.


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