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You are now invited to register for the 2017 awards

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Calling franchisors, franchisees and field managers, now is the time to showcase your franchise system, your individual expertise and the strength of your business processes.

Service providers this is your chance to stand out amongst your peers and demonstrate the value you bring to franchising.

This is the 23rd year of the Westpac New Zealand Franchise Awards, a prestigious event and a chance to get your name up there with the many great franchise systems that have achieved so well in the past. 

The awards are run in conjunction with the Business Excellence Foundation and are designed to recognize franchising's highest performers, providing winners with valuable business and marketing advantages.  The process of entering invites entrants to critique their business using key performance measures within the recognized Baldridge methodology.

The application process has been streamlined this year,  whilst still maintaining the high standards of the Business Excellence Foundation.

There is no longer a requirement to complete an Expression of Interest, however if you intend to enter any award category, you are required to complete a registration form by June 6th.  Completed awards entries are due by August 14th.

Total of 22 awards 

  • 10 Business Category Awards for Franchise Systems and Franchisees
  • 6 Special Awards
  • 2 Field Manager Awards
  • 2 Community Involvement Awards
  • 2 Supreme Awards

Franchise Awards Workshop notes provided by Business Excellence


New Award for 2017

Digital Innovation

Digital innovation is so critical, in today's business environment that it is important we celebrate those franchise systems that are excelling in this area.  If your system has implemented a digital initiative which has delivered innovation across the franchise system, for your franchisees and/or for your customers, then this award is a must enter for you.

Celebration of Franchising

A celebration of franchising achievements will be held on Saturday November 11th at Alexandra Park Ellerslie. Here's some highlights from last year:

 

Take the Plunge Now

Right now is the time to start your preparation and share all that is excellent about your franchise system, franchisee business, field managers or service provider business.

Please forward this communication to all your franchisees and field managers and encourage them to give it a go.

The Business Excellence Foundation will be running a workshop session with tips on how to prepare your entry at 1.30pm June 13th at Westpac Takutai Square followed by a webinar for those who are unable to make this session. If you would like to attend the workshop please email Lauren.

We look forward to receiving your entries in this The 23rd year of the Westpac New Zealand Franchise Awards.

If you have any questions please email awards@franchise.org.nz  but first check out the full requirements:

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We look forward to your registrations.

 


 

 

2016 Westpac New Zealand Franchise Awards Winners:

 

SUPREME AWARDS

Westpac Franchise System of the Year

SIGNATURE HOMES LTD

Westpac Franchisee of the Year

SKEW NZ LTD - MISTER MINIT - ST LUKES

Supreme Awards are sponsored by: Westpac New Zealand Ltd
 

FRANCHISEE & FRANCHISE SYSTEM AWARDS

Business Services Best Franchisee of the Year Award
Sponsored by: Crowe Horwath
Winner: Fastway Couriers (Wairarapa)

Business Services Best Franchise System of the Year Award
Sponsored by: Crowe Horwath
Winner: Paramount Franchise Services Ltd

Retail, Food & Beverage Best Franchisee of the Year Award
Sponsored by: Franchise Accountants & Franchise Infinity
Winner: SKEW NZ Ltd - Mister Minit - St Lukes

Retail, Food & Beverage Best Franchise System of the Year Award
Sponsored by: Franchise Accountants & Franchise Infinity
Winner: Mister Minit New Zealand Limited

Home  Services Best Franchisee of the Year Award
Sponsored by: Franchise New Zealand Media
Winner: Vogue Homes LTD - T/A Signature Homes Bay of Plenty

Home Services Best Franchise System Award
Sponsored by: Franchise New Zealand Media
Winner: Signature Homes Ltd

Lifestyle Services Best Franchisee of the Year Award
Sponsored by: Waipuna Hotel and Conference Centre
Winner: Just Cabins - Northland

Lifestyle Services Best Franchise System Award
Sponsored by: Waipuna Hotel and Conference Centre
Winner: Just Cabins

 

COMMUNITY & INDIVIDUAL AWARDS

Community Involvement, Franchise System of the Year Award
Sponsored by: Waipuna Hotel & Conference Centre
Winner: Fastway Couriers (New Zealand)

Field Manager of the year Award, Retail, Food & Beverage Over 500k
Sponsored by: ABC Business Sales (Licenced REAA)
Winner: Greg Hoar - National Operations Manager -  Super Liquor Holdings Limited

Field Manager of the Year Award, Business Service Over 500k
Sponsored by: Crowe Horwath
Winner:  Sangeetha Shaikh - Paramount Franchise Services Ltd

Field Manager of the Year Award, Home & Lifestyle Services Under 500k
Sponsored by: Franchise New Zealand Media
Winner: Sofia West - Green Acres Franchise Group Ltd

Field Manager of the Year Award, Home & Lifestyle Services Over 500k
Sponsored by: Franchise New Zealand Media
Winner: Brad Hay - General Manager Sales & Marketing - Signature Homes Ltd


SPECIAL AWARDS

Best Emerging System Award
Sponsored by: MYOB
Winner: Zones Landscaping Specialists

Master Franchisee Award of the Year Award
Sponsored by: McDonald's New Zealand
Winner: Oporto Franchising New Zealand Ltd

Media Campaign of the Year Award
Sponsored by: ABC Business Sales
Winner: The Coffee Club Franchising (NZ) Limited

Service Provider of the Year Award
Sponsored by: Jani-King
Winner: MYOB

Export Achievement System of the Year
Sponsored by: Stewart Germann Law Office
Winner: Dream Doors NZ Ltd

 

FANZ Life Membership Recipient:

Rory MacDonald

Franchise Hall of Fame Inductee:

Kevin Connell


 

Past Westpac New Zealand Franchise Awards

Supreme Winners

 

2016

Franchise System of the year: Signature Homes

Franchisee of the year: Michael Ash, Mister Minit St Lukes

 

2015

Franchise System of the year: Paramount Services

Franchisee of the year: The Hall family, Columbus Coffee, Kapiti & Porirua

 

2014

Franchise System of the year: Specsavers New Zealand

Franchisee of the year: Ivy & William Joe, The Coffee Club, Bethlehem

 

2013

Franchise System of the year: The Coffee Club New Zealand

Franchisee of the year: Ivy & William Joe, The Coffee Club, Bethlehem

 

2012

Franchise System of the year: The Coffee Club New Zealand

Franchisee of the year: Ivy & WIlliam Joe, The Coffee Club, Bethlehem

 

2011

Franchise System of the year: Paper Plus

Franchisee of the year: Nigel & Carmeena Heney, Columbus Coffee, Ashburton

 

2010

Franchise System of the year: Columbus Coffee

Franchisee of the year: Nick & Clare Thomas, Civic Video, Glenfield

 

2009

Franchise System of the year: Columbus Coffee

Franchisee of the year: Bill Sampson, Fastway Couriers, Tauranga

 

2008

Franchise System of the year: Paramount Commercial Cleaning

Franchisee of the year: David Compton, Quest Serviced Apartments, Newmarket

 

2007

Franchise System of the year: Carpet One New Zealand

Franchisee of the year: Alan & Michelle Cooke, Anchor Te Puke (Fonterra Brands)

 

2006

Franchise System of the year: Laser Group

Franchisee of the year: Karleen Hennessey, PORSE Waikato

 

2005

Franchise System of the year: Laser Electrical Group

Franchisee of the year: Shiraz Hajee, Jesters the Jaffle Pie Co, Sky City Metro

 

2004

Franchise System of the year: Cleantastic

Franchisee of the year: Tina & Gerard Kennedy, Brumby's Rotorua

 

2003

Franchise System of the year: Mike Pero Mortgages

Franchisee of the year: Sharon Heincen & Alan Phillip, Bakers Delight Onehunga & Milford

 

2002

Franchise System of the year: Fastway Couriers

Franchisee of the year: Angela Ferguson, Mortgage Choice, Wellington

 

2001

Franchise System of the year: Bakers Delight

Franchisee of the year: Phil & Gill West, Bakers Delight, Howick

 

2000

Franchise System of the year: Action International

Franchisee of the year: Brett & Jo Williamson, Robert Harris Cafe, Timaru

 

1999

Franchise System of the year: Green Acres

Franchisee of the year: Steve & Cathy Wilson, Brumby's, Christchurch

 

1998

Franchise System of the year: Star Mart

Franchisee of the year: Bryan & Rosemary Grove, Meticulous Maid, Remuera

 

1997

Franchise System of the year: Stirling Sports

Franchisee of the year: Alistair & Debbie Boyd, Brumby's, Christchurch

 

1996

Franchise System of the year: Fastway Couriers

Franchisee of the year: Tracey Houston, Lollipop's Playland, Hastings

 

1995

Franchise System of the year: Stirling Sports

Franchisee of the year: Robyn Hulena, Wendy's Supa Sundaes, Riccarton

 

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