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Global Franchise Magazine Announces First Annual Global Franchise Awards
Leading Franchise Publication to Recognize Excellence in International Franchising

ESSEX, England, Oct. 31, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Global Franchise Magazine, an Aceville publication, has announced the launch of its Global Franchise Awards. Created to celebrate the hard work, drive and commitment of the people in the franchising sector on a global scale, the awards will recognize exceptional, innovative brands driving change within the international franchising community. The awards will be judged by key industry figures, and winners will be announced at the upcoming 2018 IFA Convention in Phoenix.

"Successful publishing both of print and online ventures depends on the sort of fruitful relationships which Global Franchise enjoys with people in the international franchise business," said Global Franchise Magazine Editor Ross Gilfillan. "To give something back to these exceptional people, we created the Global Franchise Awards to recognize their efforts and achievements."

Winners will be selected by a panel of leaders in the industry. The categories include:

  • International Food Franchise of 2018
  • International Fitness Franchise of 2018
  • International Elder Care Franchise of 2018
  • International Health & Beauty Franchise of 2018
  • Outstanding Asian Franchise
  • Outstanding Australian Franchise
  • Outstanding American Franchise
  • Outstanding European Franchise

Each winner will be selected based on four overarching criteria – global growth intentions, a strong franchisor/franchisee relationship, innovative marketing and promotional plans and having played a part in advancing the cause of international franchising. The awards are the first to recognize and celebrate excellence in international franchising.

"This company has a history of supporting the industries for which we produce magazines and websites," added Gilfillan. "In line with this, it seemed clear that we should organize awards that celebrated the master franchising we feature in the magazine – especially as this was not being done elsewhere in the business."

Franchisors can submit themselves for more than one category. Each application per award costs $200.00 to submit. The deadline to apply is December 31, 2017. To submit your franchise brand for consideration, please visit For more information about Global Franchise Magazine, please visit

Global Franchise is the only franchise magazine catering solely to international franchising. Distributed in business and first class lounges at international air hubs around the world, it places your message into the hands of your target audience.

Media Contact: Alissa Stevens, Fishman Public Relations, 847-945-1300,

SOURCE Global Franchise Magazine