30 June: deadline for entries for the bfa Franchisee of the Year Awards 2010
Having recently announced the winners of its Franchisor of the Year Awards, the British Franchise Association, the bfa, is now asking UK franchisors to nominate their most enterprising franchisees for the bfa HSBC Franchisee of the Year Awards 2010. According to the information provided, the awards, supported by Express Newspapers, highlight the outstanding efforts, achievements and stories of leading franchisees across the country.
Besides including Gold, Silver and Bronze Awards, this year’s ceremony will also include a regional winner for the following five regions: London & the South East, the South West, the Midlands, the North and Scotland. Franchisors are able to enter up to five franchisees for the awards, one nomination per region.
The Gold Winner of the Award will receive £5,000 from HSBC, together with a commemorative trophy and the title bfa HSBC Franchisee of the Year. The Silver and Bronze Winners will receive £3,000 and £2,000 respectively, courtesy of HSBC. The five regional winners will each receive £500, again courtesy of HSBC
Brian Smart, Director General of the bfa, said: "The bfa HSBC Franchisee of the Year Awards provide businesses with an opportunity to be recognised for excellence in franchising. I look forward to receiving the entries and speaking with the top franchisees across the UK to hear their success stories."
The deadline for entries is 30 June 2010 and the winners will be announced at a gala dinner that is being held at the NEC in Birmingham on 30 September 2010. (kbp)