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Entries open for 2023 Franchise Awards

last updated 16/05/2023

4 May - Entry has now opened for the 28th Westpac New Zealand Franchise Awards

The Westpac New Zealand Franchise Awards are back for 2023, recognising some of Aotearoa New Zealand's most exceptional franchise businesses.

Entry has now opened for the 28th Westpac New Zealand Franchise Awards, and preparations are well underway for the franchise sector to come together, celebrate and reward franchising success throughout the country. Judging will take place throughout August & September with an independent, experienced judging panel headed by Judge Convenor Gillian Taylor, and the Awards will be presented in a glittering ceremony on November 11 at Cordis, Auckland.

There are 16 different Awards to be won, with categories for Franchisees, Regional Master Franchises, Franchise Systems and Service Providers. There are also sub-categories to recognise excellence in areas such as Sustainability, Community Contribution and Marketing Campaigns. 

5 reasons to enter

  1. Celebrate your achievements – showcase your hard work and celebrate as a team
  2. Gain recognition – be acknowledged for your innovation, performance and best practice.
  3. Raise your profile – attract new business as a Westpac New Zealand Franchise Award winner.
  4. Demonstrate your capabilities – providing evidence of your effectiveness in franchising.
  5. Boost morale – winning a Westpac New Zealand Franchise Award is a great way to motivate your team.

Registrations close at 5pm on Thursday 29 June 2023. Entry is open to all Franchise Association members: to find out more, visit the Awards website, email Stevie McBride or give her a call on 021 131 2891 / 09 974 4716. 

Listen to advice for entrants from the Awards judges here:

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