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Which franchise is the best in Australia? Australians love franchising. Not only are we one of the most franchised nations in relation to our population but the $131 billion sector is brim full of fabulous brands across almost every industry - and it keeps on growing. Everyone loves to celebrate success and so Franchising magazine is launching a new and exciting awards program that recognises the best of these businesses. And we’re giving the public the chance to vote on Australia’s Favourite Franchise!

Australia’s Favourite Franchise In tune with a social media savvy world, the Franchising Awards provides a unique opportunity for franchise brands to be celebrated for both their business strengths and their customer loyalty. Consumers will be able to vote for their favourite franchises online. This brings the awards to the public, giving every Australian the chance to influence the final result. All our Best Franchise entries will have the chance to be voted Australia’s Favourite Franchise!

Gala event To announce the winners, Franchising magazine will be hosting a glamorous gala event at the Crystal Palace, Luna Park in Sydney on Friday 9 August. The evening event will be a wonderful opportunity to mix and mingle with award-winning franchisors and franchisees in a stylish venue set on Sydney Harbour’s foreshore. Tickets for the event will on sale in July.

The Franchising Awards We’re on the search too for the best performing franchises around the country who will be judged by an expert

panel. The judges will be evaluating the entries to find the top franchises that show strength not just in their business acumen, but in the way they market and innovate the brand and in how they train franchisees. There are four categories for established franchised brands: • Best Food Franchise • Best Mobile Franchise • Best Service Franchise • Best Retail [Non-Food] Franchise • Best Franchise Newcomer will celebrate the remarkable achievements of a newbie business in the franchise space. • Best Online Strategy will reward a franchisor for its first class performance in the increasingly significant online/social media marketplace. • Best Franchisee will toast the accomplishments and contribution to the franchise brand of one exceptional individual. Nominations close at the end of May so find out more visit w w w.franchiseawards.net.au Awards.

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