This award recognises the franchise business that has most effectively capitalised on market opportunities and driven demonstrable business growth.

It includes all types of franchise businesses from fast food and retail businesses to services, finance and support companies. Both franchisors and franchisees can participate in this category. 

It is open to all businesses that have been trading for at least two full financial years and based on the period of the 2016 financial year.

To be eligible for this award, the business needs to have 200 or less employees as of 30 June 2016 and be registered in Australia (or respective state/ territory) as either a sole trader, partnership, incorporated or be listed.

Submission criteria and requirements

Please answer the following questions (400 words max per question):

We also encourage entrants to submit an optional short video up to 30 seconds long answering the question, “What does business success mean to you?”

Please attach two references, testimonials or other sources of information (such as any financial or business metrics and/or statements, with supporting documentation such as audited statements and third-party independent data reports) to support your nomination.

To start your application, click here.