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Fitness businesses acclaimed at franchise awards
Top fitness industry franchises Anytime Fitness Australia and Plus Fitness have been recognised at major recent franchising awards.
Plus Fitness was received the Emerging Franchisor of the Year Award last week at the Franchise Council of Australia (FCA) 'Excellence in Franchising Awards' held as part of the annual National Franchise Convention at Jupiter's Casino on the Gold Coast.
This award recognises excellence in franchising practice by an emerging franchise system that has been franchising its brand for between two and five years. An appointed panel of judges assess a number of areas of the business, including: business planning, franchisor leadership, culture and franchise relationships, financial performance, franchise development, people development, franchise support, marketing and innovation, systems management and citizenship.
Plus Fitness is an Australian owned company that commenced franchising it's 24 Hour Gym business model in 2011 and has since grown from six gyms to over 120 Franchises sold in just over two years. Plus Fitness now has locations in every State across Australia and is opening on average a new gym every week. In addition to this award Plus Fitness was also recently ranked as 27th fastest growing company in Australia in the BRW Fast Starter awards for 2013 and was awarded 'Top Australian Franchise' in the Smart Company awards for 2013.
Meanwhile, Anytime Fitness Australia, part of the world's largest 24 hour fitness franchise, are celebrating earning fifth place in the TopFranchise awards being the only health and fitness franchise group in the top ten.
The TopFranchise Awards surveys over 1,000 franchisees across Australia and benchmarks franchisors against average industry performance. This is measured across categories including: renewal, recommendation, financial, lifestyle, passion, support and opportunities.
Anytime Fitness has made the top 10 franchises in Australia, excelling across all of these benchmarks and ranking at number five.
Justin McDonell and his sister Jacinta McDonell-Jimenez launched the highly successful US franchise Anytime Fitness into Australia in 2008. With over 2,000 clubs and 1.5 million members' worldwide since Anytime Fitness's launch into Australia, it has become the quickest growing segment of the world's fastest growing fitness chain.
11th September 2013 - PLUS FITNESS WINS AT SMARTCOMPANY AWARDS
31st October 2011 - ANYTIME FITNESS AUSTRALIA CELEBRATES TWO AWARD WINS
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