Key Franchise Events for 2014

This is a list of events and programs that the US Commercial Service’s Franchise Team is supporting. We will be conducting programs at these events.




US Lead

International Lead


International Franchise Association Annual Convention

February 22-25, 2014

New Orleans, LA

Jennifer Loffredo


Iraq Mission

March 16-20, 2014

Baghdad, Iraq

Elizabeth Graham

Keith Curtis

British and International Franchise Expo

March 14-15, 2014

London, UK

Jennifer Loffredo

Chrystal Denys

Paris Franchise Expo

March 23-26, 2014

Paris, France

Jennifer Loffredo

Rose-Marie Faria

Spain Expo Franquicia

April 24-26, 2014

Madrid, Spain

Kristin Houston 

Angela Turrin

Franchise Catalog Show in Tel Aviv

May 22, 2014

Tel Aviv, Israel

KL Fredericks

Christina Azar

International Franchise Expo

June 19-21, 2014

New York, NY

Jennifer Loffredo


Trade Mission to Philippines and Thailand

July 15-19, 2014

Philippines, Thailand

Kristin Houston

Aliza Totayo

Mexico Trade Mission

October 6-10, 2014

Monterrey and Mexico City

Mona Musa

Martha Sanchez

Turkish Franchise Seminar

November 2014 TBD

Istanbul, Turkey

Eric Johnson

Gorkem Yavilioglu

2nd U.S. Franchise Trade Mission to India

December 7-12, 2014

New Delhi, Mumbai, and Bangalore

Susan Widmer

Mala Venkat