TORONTO, April 17, 2012 /CNW/ - Print Three Franchising Corporation is the Silver winner of the 2012 Canadian Franchise Association (CFA) Award of Excellence in Franchising in the Category of Mature/Established. The award was presented to Print Three Franchising Corporation on April 2, 2012 during a Gala Awards Presentation at the 21st annual CFA National Convention in Niagara Falls, Ontario.
Considered the pinnacle of franchise achievement in Canada, CFA Awards of Excellence in Franchising are given annually to franchise systems that have demonstrated the strongest, most mutually-rewarding relationships with their franchisees, based on the results of a comprehensive survey of franchisors and their franchisees administered by third-party research firm InfoFeedback.
"Receiving the CFA Award of Excellence in Franchising is a true honour and testament to our ongoing efforts as a franchise organization," says Andrew Hrywnak, President, Print Three Franchising Corporation. "As a print franchise we have always prided ourselves in researching and developing advanced and leading edge solutions to differentiate Print Three from the competition, as well as market and support our franchisees in their businesses. This award further reinforces that we have been on the right path for the last 30 years and we will continue to advance in this direction."
This year, 54 CFA member franchise systems participated in the survey, marking the highest number of entrants in CFA history. Participating franchise systems were assessed on their performance in key areas, including franchisee relations, leadership, business planning, marketing, training and support, ongoing operations and communications.
"The CFA Awards of Excellence in Franchising truly set a benchmark for franchises throughout Canada and we are pleased to recognize Print Three Franchising Corporation for their commitment to excellence in franchising," says Lorraine McLachlan, CFA President and CEO. "A solid relationship between franchisor and franchisee is vital to the system's success and Print Three Franchising Corporation results show that they offer outstanding support to their franchisees."
Open exclusively to CFA franchise system members who have been franchising for three years or more, the CFA Awards of Excellence in Franchising competition includes four categories to enable franchise systems to be rated against their peers. Entries are separated into Traditional Franchises (i.e. those with bricks and mortar locations) and Non-Traditional Franchises (i.e. mobile, home-based, etc.), then grouped based on the length of time they have been operating (three to 10 years and 11+ years).
Systems with the highest scores in each category are recognized with Bronze, Silver and Gold CFA Awards of Excellence. The prestigious CFA Award of Excellence in Franchise Grand Prize is awarded to one of the four Gold category winners.
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For more information about the CFA Award of Excellence in Franchising and a list of winners, visit www.awardsprogram.ca.
About Print Three Franchising Corporation - www.printthree.com
Print Three is the recognized leader in digital printing and Web-to-print service offerings for business and corporate clients. With 55 locations across Canada, Print Three is one of Canada's largest print franchise networks.
About the Canadian Franchise Association (CFA)
With over 500 corporate members nation-wide, representing many of Canada's best-known brands, the Canadian Franchise Association is the national voice for franchising in Canada and works with all levels of government to ensure the development of industry-made solutions. CFA promotes excellence in franchising and educates Canadians about franchising, specific franchise opportunities and proper due diligence through its many events, programs and publications. For more information, visit www.cfa.ca.
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