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Celebrating New Zealand’s finest in franchising

Celebrating New Zealand’s finest in franchising

Paramount Franchise Services and Speedy Signs New Plymouth have received the Supreme awards at the 2018 Westpac New Zealand Franchise Awards held in Auckland tonight (Saturday 10th November).

Paramount Franchise Services has taken out the hotly contested Westpac Supreme Award for Franchise System of the Year. Paramount is a large nationwide franchise system with 167 franchisees and over 2,400 clients. As a well-established and proven Franchisor with a strong vision to be a leader within the service industry, they demonstrated excellent strategic planning, robust processes, strong marketing, plus a consistent awareness to adapt in today's fast paced commercial world, making them a worthy recipient of the Westpac Supreme Franchise System of the Year Award.

Speedy Signs New Plymouth has been awarded the Westpac Supreme Franchisee of the Year Award for its excellent business processes, strong vision and values culture. This family owned, signage business was established in 2008, and has achieved significant growth, and displayed the hallmarks of a high performing franchisee earning them this year's title of Westpac Supreme Franchisee of the Year.

Callum Floyd, Chairman of the Franchise Association of New Zealand (FANZ) says “This year’s franchise awards gala dinner was a fantastic event and we were thrilled to be able to honour many of our members who have invested a large amount of time and dedication into the awards process and their franchise businesses.”

Westpac spokesperson Daniel Cloete, says, “It is a privilege to sponsor these prestigious franchise awards, which celebrate the very best in franchising excellence. The franchise finalists and winners who have entered demonstrate what it means to achieve and adapt in today’s complex business environment, we are delighted to acknowledge their successes.”

Full list of Award Winners:
Westpac Supreme Franchise System of the Year
Paramount Franchise Services Limited

Westpac Supreme Franchisee of the Year
Speedy Signs New Plymouth

Business Services - Franchisee of the Year
Speedy Signs New Plymouth

Business Services - Franchise System of the Year
Paramount Franchise Services Limited

Home Services – Franchisee of the Year
Poolwerx - Hamilton
Home Services - Franchise System of the Year
Exceed Franchising Limited

Lifestyle Services – Franchisee of the Year
Just Cabins – Nelson and Marlborough

Lifestyle Services - Franchise System of the Year
Just Cabins

Retail – Franchisee of the Year
Mister Minit – Centre Place & The Base

Retail - Franchise System of the Year
Mister Minit

Community Involvement Franchise System of the Year
sKids - Safe Kids in Daily Supervision

Field Manager of the Year - $500k & Under
Tony Burnette - Exceed Franchising Ltd

Field Manager of the Year - Over $500k
Sangeetha Shaikh - Paramount Franchise Services Limited

Best Emerging Franchise System of the Year
Epiphany Café

Regional Master Franchisee of the Year
Fastway Couriers – Whanganui - Graham Clarke

Service Provider of the Year
Franchise Accountants

Media Campaign of the Year
Exceed Franchising Ltd

Digital Innovation of the Year
Exceed Franchising Ltd
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