The bestof Awards 2016

We've got hundreds of awesome franchisees working tirelessly in their local areas, reaping the financial rewards of building hugely successful businesses!

And it's an extremely difficult and stressful process for us when we have to choose our franchisees of the year.

We're literally gobsmacked at some of the life changing stories we hear when we start compiling our intelligence so we can recognise the best of the best!

We thought that we should share their successes with you so you can see the company you will keep if you decide that thebestof is for you...


Franchisee Of
The Year Award

Nigel Stickland & Maggie Gannon - thebestof Epsom and Ewell

This highly prestigious award is for the franchisee that has shown outstanding performance, and for the recognition of growth and innovation. Nigel and Maggie joined thebestof 5 years ago.They have since built a fantastic business in Epsom.

Known as the 'go to marketeers' in their local area, they are members of the Franchisee Consultation Group and are always willing to lend a helping hand to franchisees.

We were very excited to extend this award to this dynamic duo.

Watch the moment Michelle revealed the Franchisee of the Year Award to the winners!


Best Newcomer Award

Huw Thomas - thebestof Welwyn & Hatfield

Although there were many close contenders for this year’s Best Newcomer Award, the winner was Huw Thomas from thebestof Welwyn and Hatfield. In his first 12 months he has built an impressive business. He has signed up 50 business members resulting in an extremely healthy monthly residual income. Huw has been so successful that in January he took on an additional area - St.Albans and Harpenden. Well done Huw.


Outstanding Performance Award

Stuart Pate - thebestof Kettering

Activity really should be Stuarts' middle name. One of the longest standing franchisees with thebestof at 10 years.He is an inner circle member and certainly knows how to work SMART. Stuart is a fantastic system builder and implementation champion. By utilising these systems he doubled his income in 2015. A hard act to follow.


The Ambassador Award

Debi & Phil Fellone - thebestof Bury

This award to acknowledge the franchisee who have not only built their business, but have also become the voice of their community, is well deserved by Debi & Phil Fellone from thebestof Bury. Celebrating their 10th year with thebestof they are great ambassadors for thebestof brand.They have a strong presence in their area and work closely with some of the big influencers eg: The local Council and the Chamber of Commerce. They  run an extremely profitable business,are members of the Franchisee Consultation Group and also run masterclasses for other franchisees. Great work all.


Franchisee Team Member of the Year Award

Hannah Gallop - thebestof Walsall

Nominated by the franchisee, this award is for innovative and creative support. Hannah has helped to increase page views on the site and has extended their already incredible social media reach. Fab work Hannah.


Special Recognition Award

Kate Evans - thebestof Guernsey

This award is to celebrate and recognise the achievements of one of our franchisees simply because she is so loved by so many of her members.Kate started with thebestof 9 years ago and in this time grew the business into something quite amazing.Kate has secured a great reputation in the area and a fantastic exposure of thebestof brand.A true advocate of local businesses.

After all this success Kate has recently sold the business for a sizeable sum and is moving on to pastures new on the other side of the world.

We will miss you, Kate, and we wish you every success in the future.


Idea of the Year Award

John Waine - thebestof Oswestry

For providing creativity in line with thebestof proposition. This has led to adoption and implementation across the network 

Well done John!


Delivering Results Award

Phil Scott - thebestof St Neotts

Business is all about results.Whether it be building an audience,giving exceptional services,providing leads for businesses and/or developing online and offline market presence. 

This award is simply to recognise the franchisee who is doing just that - delivering results. Keep up the good work Phil.