2020 ISoF Conference 2020-03-01T18:38:15+00:00

34th Annual ISoF Conference in Noosa Heads, Australia in May 2020

The 34th Annual Conference of the International Society of Franchising (ISoF) will be held May 18-20, 2020 at the Sofitel Noosa Pacific Resort in Noosa Heads  on the Sunshine Coast of Australia. ISoF Conference Co-Chairs will be Lorelle Frazer, PhD, USC Business School and Jenny Buchan, PhD, UNSW Business School.

The contact email address for the conference is:

New at the 2020 ISoF Conference
We are excited to add a new Teaching Case component to the conference in 2020. This is a reflection of the fact that franchising is now taught widely as both a discipline-discrete and an interdisciplinary subject in Business and Law Schools. Instructions for the submission of teaching cases can be found on the Paper Submission page.

Conference Date

May 18 – 20, 2020

May 21 – Optional Excursion (separate fee) to the Australia ZOO

ISoF Conference Co-Chairs

Lorelle Frazer, PhD, USC Business School
Jenny Buchan, PhD, UNSW Business School

The contact email address for the conference is:

Conference Venue

Sofitel Noosa Pacific Resort
14-16 Hastings Street
Noosa Heads
Queensland 4567, Australia

Host Institutions

USC Business School

USC Business School is the business school of the University of the Sunshine Coast (USC) in Australia. USC is a regional university serving local communities from Brisbane to Hervey Bay in south-east Queensland. It is Australia’s youngest greenfield university.

UNSW Business School

UNSW Sydney is a Go8 (Group of Eight) University located in Sydney, Australia. UNSW Business School believes that continuous education and real-world experiences create the best outcomes for students. Our future-focused strategy is built on an outstanding student experience, high impact research, and a strong relationship with the Asia-Pacific