Your Voice to Choice

The Econo Lodge Franchisees Association of America (ELFA) has been an active force representing Econo Lodge franchisees since 1974. An independent association, ELFA is dedicated to strengthening the Econo Lodge brand and creating a healthy operating environment for member franchisees.

What does ELFA do?

  • Maintain open lines of communication with corporate
  • Ensure franchisees are up to date on important activity
  • Help create profitable operating environments for members
  • Advocate for franchisee concerns


Fall Meeting Housing Deadlines Approaching

If you’re planning to join us at our 2017 Fall Regional Meetings, please make your plans today. Housing deadlines are approaching:

October 24-25
St. Louis, MO
Comfort Inn St. Louis – Westport
Housing Deadline: October 17


November 1-2
Atlanta, GA
Wingate Altanta Galleria Hotel
Housing Deadline: October 24


November 7-8
Las Vegas, NV
New York New York Hotel & Casino
Housing Deadline: October 17


Use the links below to make your plans today!

Details on overnight accommodations

Register today!


Our Leadership

A new ELFA leadership board was elected in 2015 at the Choice Hotels International Convention to serve the association for the next two years. Meet your board, and connect with your regional directors.

Association Sponsors

Our Association Sponsors play an important role in assisting franchisees with resources and tools that help us optimize our businesses and maximize our investments. See what they have to offer ELFA members.

We're Your Advocate

Let us know if there's any way we can help! Franchisee concerns are our highest priority. Please reach out to ELFA with any questions, concerns, franchise issues, and / or suggestions that you can share. While ELFA is your voice to Choice, it is your voice that matters most, and why ELFA exists.