Agency Express Makes It To BFA’s Franchisor Of The Year Finals
The award-winning estate agency franchise Agency Express, is gearing up for yet another accolade – bfa’s Franchisor of the Year.
Agency Express, the UK’s largest award-winning estate agency board franchise has been nominated as finalists for the ‘bfa HSBC Franchisor of the Year’ awards. Running up against 900+ franchise brands in the UK, Agency Express has made it to the finalists. A panel of industry experts will be judging the franchises for their leading-edge business growth, development, service excellence and commitment to ethical franchising practices and the winner of the prestigious ‘Franchisor of the Year’ award will be announced at the ‘bfa HSBC Franchisor of the Year Awards’ gala dinner on Thursday 28th June.
British Franchise Association’s chief executive officer, Pip Wilkins announced: “Our annual awards are proving more popular than ever, with a 32% increase in entries this year over 2017, so it’s been a tough task to narrow it down to our 18 finalists. I’d like to thank everyone who entered and congratulate our finalists, you have already earned the right to proudly display our new bfa HSBC Franchise Award Finalist logo. It’s wonderful to see so many great entries, the effort and commitment that goes into everyone is undeniable. Good luck to all on the shortlist and I look forward to seeing your presentations next month!”
UK’s head of franchising for HSBC, Andrew Brattesani added: “To recognise the achievements of all the finalists of the bfa HSBC Franchise Awards, 2018 is an essential part of promoting excellence and best practise for all franchisors working in the UK. Comparing one great entry against another is never easy, particularly as every year the standard seems to increase. I’m proud to be on the judging panel again, looking forward to the entry presentations and excited to continue HSBC’s support of this excellent awards programme.” Agency Express Managing Director Stephen Watson expressed his gratitude for the nomination: “Agency Express are delighted to be announced as a finalist in the 2018 ‘bfa HSBC Franchisor of the Year’ awards. The revered award showcases the UK’s most exceptional franchisors and achieving a place in the final selection illustrates our commitment to our franchisees, their success and their wellbeing. To be recognised as ‘Franchisor of the Year’ is truly the kite mark of franchise excellence and something every franchise should aspire to”.
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