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LA Boxing and THE KOSNAR GROUP Host IFA Franchise BusinessNetwork Meeting
SANTA ANA, CA--(LAB NEWS WIRE) - July 14, 2009—LA BOXING Franchise Corporation and THEKOSNAR GROUP, franchise development consultants for LA BOXING, co-hosted the InternationalFranchise Association Quarterly Franchise Business Network meeting today in Santa Ana, California.In early 1991, Fred DeLuca, founder of Subway Sandwiches and Salads, developed the InternationalFranchise Association (IFA) 2nd Tuesday program. The purpose of the program was to create an informalatmosphere whereby franchisors and suppliers could discuss current topics related to franchising. IFAcoordinated this effort by soliciting IFA and Supplier Forum members to host the meetings in major citiesacross the United States.IFA's Franchise Business Network (FBN) commenced October 1996. The FBN meetings were grassrootsnetworking opportunities for the franchise community. They were designed to bring local franchisors,franchisees, and suppliers together on a regular basis to create business-to-business opportunities andoffer affordable educational programs.Today, IFA’s FBN is the combination of IFA’s two regional programs, the 2nd Tuesday Program and theoriginal FBN Program. The IFA Board of Directors voted at its Fall 2000 meeting to combine the 2ndTuesday Program and Franchise Business Network Program into one single program meeting in 20 pluscities around the country.“The new program selects the best features of both programs and combines them into one winningformula for success,” said Carl Kosnar, Managing Partner of The Kosnar Group, franchise developmentconsultants for LA BOXING Franchise Corporation.For the most part, meetings are still scheduled for the second Tuesday of each quarter across the U.S.While networking with others in the franchise community, meeting potential customers, and making new business contacts, participants take advantage of educational programs and legislative information madeavailable to them at no charge, except for the cost of meals.About LA BOXING Franchise CorporationLA BOXING Franchise Corporation, a membership physical fitness company consisting of unique professional boxing and kickboxing training regimens which utilize a system and products that are proprietary to LA Boxing, offers a turn-key franchise with the franchisee and staff receiving full trainingand ongoing support. The Company sources and trains membership salespeople in addition to recruiting professional fighters as instructors for its franchisees. LA BOXING has trained world champions andnumerous other professional fighters. However, the vast majority of our members are women and menwho are just interested in a cardio workout and enjoying the benefits of our fitness training program.