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A straight talking guide to becoming a member…

AFA Membership is available to franchisors, as well as partners, who provide goods or services to the franchising industry. As a franchisor, you must receive AFA accreditation before membership is offered to your business.

To begin the process of applying for membership, please complete the enquiry form below. We will then contact you to request further information and begin the application process.

Preliminary Membership

  • Or £60 a month
  • Specifically for new franchisors who are just starting out on their franchise journey. For these franchisors, we carry out the same checks on their business model and gain feedback from existing franchisees. During your first year of trading, the AFA is available to mentor and support you as required. After one year, you will be eligible for full membership, as long as you have a proven and sustainable business model.

Partner Membership

  • Available to suppliers who work with the franchising industry, thereby promoting a coalition of members, organisations and individuals working together to support the industry as a whole.
  • Listing on the AFA website with business profile
  • Promotes expertise to AFA members
  • Networking opportunities
  • Opportunities to feature news and special offers in AFA weekly blog

Thank you for interest in becoming a Member, please complete the form below and we will begin processing your application.

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The Approved Franchise Association (AFA) is dedicated to promoting the highest standards and provides a fresh approach to supporting the continued success and growth of the Franchise industry.

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