The Future of Franchising
The NextGen Global Competition engages young entrepreneurs who are seeking careers and business opportunities in the franchising industry. The NextGen Global Competition is looking for 20 outstanding young entrepreneurs who are poised to take off if given the mentoring and support from franchise business leaders who are the best in the world at scaling concepts.
Contest Winners Will Receive:
A trip to IFA’s Annual Convention, complimentary convention registration, and travel expenses (up to $1,500 US) A spot at the NextGen in Franchising Summit, a two-day educational and networking program for next generation entrepreneurs A 90-day accelerator program with industry leaders and CEOs An opportunity to participate in the FRANSHARK competion for additional cash prizes Extensive, industry-wide media exposure Opportunities to engage directly with leading franchisors, franchisees and suppliers in franchising and with other young entrepreneurs
Who Can Enter:
Entrepreneurs between 21-35 years old, in business for 1-5 years, with the potential to scale through franchising are encouraged to apply.
Applications close September 30, 2016. Winners will be notified in early November 2016 and must attend the IFA Annual convention in Las Vegas, NV, from January 29 – February 1, 2017