Australian Franchise Award Winners 2006
last updated on 29th July 2009
The Australian Franchise Award winners for 2006 were announced on Tuesday 24 October at the end of the Australian National Franchise Convention. The names included several franchises yet to establish themselves in New Zealand.
In This Article
- PricewaterhouseCoopers 2006 Franchisor of the Year – Clark Rubber
- PricewaterhouseCoopers 2006 Franchisee of the Year – The Coffee Club’s Lane Family
- PricewaterhouseCoopers 2006 Franchise Woman of the Year – Diana Williams (Fernwood Women’s Health Clubs)
- PricewaterhouseCoopers 2006 Franchise Media Campaign of the Year Award - Lenard's
- 2006 FCA Export Award - Gloria Jean's Coffees
Clark Rubber took out the ‘top gong’ in franchising being named the 2006 Franchisor of the Year. Leaders in the foam, rubber and above-ground pool retail market, Clark Rubber is an iconic Aussie brand and has seen strong consistent growth under the leadership of owner and FCA Hall of Fame recipient Chris Malcolm since taking over in 1996.
Barry and Jenny Lane opened their first The Coffee Club at Springwood four years ago and opened their second outlet at Loganholme in late 2004. Their four daughters (Katrina, Suellen, Kellie and Melissa) are also involved in the business, with Kellie a partner in the Loganholme franchise.
PricewaterhouseCoopers 2006 Franchise Woman of the Year – Diana Williams (Fernwood Women’s Health Clubs)
Fernwood Women’s Health Clubs Executive Chairman Diana Williams took out the coveted 2006 Franchise Woman of the Year staving off strong competition from Gloria Jean’s Coffees Trish Russo, Mr Rentals Kerrianne Hickman and Cartridge World’s Vicki Prout.
Awarded to Lenard's for their ‘We invent. You cook’ integrated advertising campaign launched in March 2006.
This award was taken out by 2006 Franchisor of the Year winner Gloria Jean’s Coffees in recognition of their outstanding global expansion across twenty countries.
The Westpac New Zealand Franchise Award winners will be named on Saturday 18 November.
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