PFA: Philippine Franchise Association


Benefits of being a PFA Member

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Join the premier franchise association in the Philippines

• Comprising the best franchise companies in the country
• Representing almost 1,000 homegrown and foreign brands
• Promoting franchising as a tool to create hundreds of thousands of businesses and millions of jobs

  • Business credibility
    • PFA members adhere to the Fair Franchising Standards (FFS), the Association’s code of ethics
  • Peer networking opportunities
    • General Membership Meeting
    • Kapihan for Members
  • Platform to promote brand and recruit potential franchisees
    • Franchise Asia Philippines – Asia’s biggest franchise show
    • Regional franchise expos and business matching sessions
    • Monthly franchise seminars at the PFA Training Center
    • PFA website and social media
    • PFA E-newsletter
  • International Expansion Opportunities
    • PFA Members’ rate in international franchise shows organized by members of the World Franchise Council (WFC) and the Asia Pacific Franchise Confederation
    • Opportunity to be part of the PFA delegation in overseas business mission
    • Opportunity to be represented in PFA booth in international franchise shows
  • National expansion Opportunities
    • Regional business mission
    • Regional franchise and other trade shows
  • Access to suppliers and business enablers
    • Consultants
    • Financial Institutions
    • Technology providers and others
  • Preferential rates at Asia’s biggest franchise event – Franchise Asia Philippines
    • International Franchise Conference
    • International Franchise Expo
    • Certified Franchise Executive Program
  • Annual complimentary attendance to two PFA-organized capacity-building seminars
  • Special rates in activities organized by other groups where PA is affiliated with
  • Continuing education and professional enhancement opportunities
    • PFA offers the Certified Franchise Executive Program under the Institute of Certified Franchise Executives (ICFE), an international franchise certification of the highest standards
  • Capacity-building opportunities
    • Seminars and workshops
    • Mentoring sessions
  • Leadership development
    • Opportunity to share your competencies and hone your skills in PFA committees
    • Opportunity to be part of PFA’s speaker’s pool
  • Strong representation in issues relevant to the sector
    • Worked successfully for the continued self-regulatory status of the sector
  • For Members’ only access to information
    • Presentations in various PFA-organized activities
    • Global industry updates
    • PFA weekly memo
  • CSR activities
    • PFA strives to instill and promote good corporate citizenship among its members by encouraging participation in PFA-initiated CSR activities. Likewise, PFA is actively exploring the ways where it can contribute to the social development of our nation

Why join PFA?

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Who can apply for PFA Membership?

An individual, partnership or corporation engaged in business format franchising

Types of Membership

Franchisor Members

Regular Members

  • Any franchisor of favorable reputation and sound financial condition
  • Must comply with the Fair Franchising Standards (FFS), the Asociation’s code of ethics
  • Members who comply with the minimum requirements of having been in operation for at least 3 years, wit at least 3 company-owned stores ad at least 3 franchised outlets (3-3-3 rule)

Probationary Members

  • Members who can submit the documentary requirements and are able to comply with two of the 3-3-3 rule.


Allied Members

Any entity or corporation engaged in the business of supplying services, equipment, supplies and/or materials to the franchise industry.