Winners announced of the Irish Franchise Awards 2008
The Irish Franchise Association has announced the winners of its 2008 awards which were presented during a formal black-tie award ceremony held at the Conrad Hilton Hotel in Dublin on 20th November. The Irish Franchise Awards were sponsored by Ulster Bank and reward outstanding achievements of businesses and individuals in the growth and development of the franchise industry in Ireland.
The winners of this year’s awards were The Streat, Home Instead Senior Care, Abrakebabra Investments, Pristine.ie, O Briens Sandwich bars and David Zebedee and a special award for outstanding contribution to Franchising was presented to Michael Bradley, former CEO of the Irish Franchise Association.
Orna Stokes, Senior Manager, Specialist Sectors, Ulster Bank said, “Ulster Bank is delighted to be associated with the Irish Franchise Awards, in which innovation, entrepreneurship and real business passion are recognised and rewarded. Congratulations to all the winners who have shown great enterprise and innovation against the backdrop of a more competitive and challenging market environment. On its Silver Jubilee, we would also like to recognise the great work done by the Irish Franchise Association in encouraging and supporting the growth of franchising across Ireland.” (kbp)