Anne Hitch, Signs Express franchisee for the Peterborough area, has been shortlisted for the Encouraging Women in Franchising (EWIF) Franchisee of the Year Award.
The Encouraging Women in Franchising (EWIF) Association has been established since 2009 and are dedicated to encouraging women into franchising. The EWIF’s members come from all areas within the franchising industry and they offer a range of free services to help women who are considering becoming franchisees as well as women business owners looking to franchise their business.
Anne Hitch will go head to head against four others nominated for the EWIF Franchisee of the Year Award. Commenting on her nomination, Anne Hitch, Franchisee, Signs Express Peterborough said; “I’m delighted to be through as a finalist for such a prestigious award, it’s great to see that women in franchising doesn’t go unnoticed. I have built a very successful business, providing high quality products and exceptional customer service.”
Craig Brown, Managing Director at Signs Express commented; “Anne is a real credit to the Signs Express network. She is focused on customer service and by developing strong relationships with her staff, suppliers and customers; Anne has been able to take the business to new heights.”
Signs Express is a signs and graphics provider established over 20 years ago and with over 75 franchisees across the UK and Ireland. Since Anne Hitch joined Signs Express she has substantially grown her business to become one of the most successful franchisees in the network.
Signs Express Peterborough are based on the Saracen Business Park, Peterborough and work with a variety of companies in the area. They provide a complete design, manufacture and fitting service for all forms of signage and offer a complete signage solution from interior and exterior signs to vehicle graphics, banners, window displays and display products.
The winners will be announced at the EWIF Awards Ceremony in central London on Thursday 29th March.