Gain leverage over other brands

Winners not only become part of an elite franchise alumni, but they will feature across Global Franchise's output for the year ahead. With targeted distribution at franchise expositions, airport and heliport lounges, business centres and other franchise-related events - not to mention a strong online presence and podcast brand - you can rest assured that your franchise will be showcased to a wealth of prospective master franchisees and international investors.

Your franchise judged by the best

We've assembled an esteemed judging panel made up of franchise experts and international association leaders. Click here to meet this year's array of prestigious judges.

Gain spectacular coverage

Winners of the Global Franchise Awards 2022 are announced at a ceremony during the International Franchise Expo in San Diego – the ultimate destination to promote your brand’s success.
This winner announcement gains amazing traction, with winning brands promoted heavily on social media as well as in international, national, and trade media as a result of claiming a Global Franchise Award

The Global Franchise Awards 2021 reached over 500,000 industry members.

Christine Kelly, Founder & CEO of Little Kickers

Global Franchise Champion 2020

“Winning this award was a huge honour for Little Kickers. We’d won smaller, national awards before but had never won an international award where we were up against more established, international peers. The Global Franchise Awards brought Little Kickers to the attention of global organisations who have approached us about forming partnerships. It has cemented our position as a leading organisation in the international children’s activity franchising space and has led to many approaches by potential investor organisations in Europe and North America”

Melanie Spencer, global head of marketing, InXpress

Global Franchise Champion 2021 & Best White Collar Franchise

“We are over the moon to have won two such prestigious awards, especially when we look at the amazing brands we have been reviewed against and the quality of the judging panel, it really is such an incredible honor”

Shannon Hudson, co-founder and CEO, 9Round

Best Fitness Franchise

“After such a challenging and unconventional year, we are honored to receive this award. This recognition is truly a testament to the hard work and dedication of our franchisees, home office team, and master developers across the globe helping us to achieve our international franchising goals”

Ed Quinlan, president, Chem-Dry

Best Property Maintenance Franchise

“Our entire team is incredibly honored to win this award, as it validates all the hard work that goes on behind the scenes in order for our organization to run smoothly. It recognizes Chem-Dry for what it does best, which is supporting its franchisees while also making homes and workplaces cleaner, healthier and safer”

Imran Sayeed, CEO, German Doner Kebab

Best Emerging Franchise

“It’s a true honor for us to be recognized as the best Emerging Franchise at the 2021 Global Franchise Awards. The recognition reflects our relentless ambition of building the world’s number one kebab brand as we forge ahead with our global growth ambitions”

Catherine Monson, CEO, FASTSIGNS

Best Signage & Communications Franchise

“We are incredibly proud of our renowned international franchise program and our status as the leader in this $29bn industry. To receive this recognition once again by such an esteemed organization as Global Franchise is a true honor, and a testament to the credibility of our franchise opportunity”

Doug Downer, president, Franchise Ready

Best Franchise Consultancy

“We recently won a local award for best consultancy in Australia which was great, but to win this Global Franchise Award is overwhelming. This is recognition of the hard work we all put into the work we do with our clients”

Jennifer Tucker, CEO, Homewatch CareGivers

Best Nursing & Care Franchise

“A Global Franchise Award validates our ultimate mission of providing quality healthcare. Our franchise owners have dedicated their lives to giving back to their community and caring for those who need it. We’re incredibly proud of our owners and our caregivers, but the honor of being named the Best Nursing & Care Franchise adds some special recognition for our entire team”

Check out what last year’s winners had to say in our Global Franchise Awards 2021 ceremony video!

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