21 May 2024

2024 National Excellence in Franchising Awards Winners

The national franchising night of nights took place last night at NFC24 - congratulations to all who were nominated and thank you for your votes!

𝗖𝗼𝗻𝗴𝗿𝗮𝘁𝘂𝗹𝗮𝘁𝗶𝗼𝗻𝘀 𝘁𝗼 𝗼𝘂𝗿 𝗡𝗮𝘁𝗶𝗼𝗻𝗮𝗹 𝗘𝘅𝗰𝗲𝗹𝗹𝗲𝗻𝗰𝗲 𝗶𝗻 𝗙𝗿𝗮𝗻𝗰𝗵𝗶𝘀𝗶𝗻𝗴 𝗔𝘄𝗮𝗿𝗱𝘀 𝗪𝗶𝗻𝗻𝗲𝗿𝘀 𝗳𝗼𝗿 𝟮𝟬𝟮𝟰. 🎉

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Last night marked the pinnacle of recognition and celebration within the franchising community as the nation came together for the annual Excellence in Franchising Awards hosted at NFC24. Acknowledging the dedication, innovation, and outstanding contributions of individuals and organizations within the franchising sector, the event was a testament to the vibrancy and resilience of the industry.

The evening was a showcase of talent and achievement, with nominees representing a diverse array of franchises from across the country. Among the esteemed winners were:

🏆 Franchisor diversity and inclusion – Quest Apartment Hotels

🏆 Excellence in Marketing – Bakers Delight

🏆 Franchisee Community Advocate – Kate Piper, Fitness Plus

🏆 Single Unit Franchisee of the Year – Mani Rosete of San Churro Wollongong

🏆 Field Manager of the Year – James Wadsworth of Foodco Group

🏆 Supplier of the Year – BDC Partners

🏆 Multi Unit Franchisee of the Year – Kathryn & Michael McGrath of Signarama

🏆 Established Franchisor of the Year – Foodco Group

🏆 Franchise Woman of the Year – Kerri Wane of San Churro

🏆 Franchise Industry Leadership – Richard Thame of CouriersPlease

The event also extended gratitude to all finalists, state finalists, winners, sponsors, and colleagues for their participation and support. Origin Energy, as the proud sponsor of the 2024 Excellence in Franchising Awards, played a pivotal role in making the evening a resounding success.

As the curtain falls on another remarkable edition of the Excellence in Franchising Awards, the achievements celebrated last night serve as inspiration for the entire franchising community, reinforcing the importance of innovation, collaboration, and excellence in shaping the future of the industry.