Malcolm Lant, Signs Express franchisee for the Gateshead area, has been shortlisted as Regional Finalist for the British Franchisee of the Year Awards, being held on the 4th October at the NEC in Birmingham.
The annual British Franchise Association Franchisee of the Year Awards recognises excellence in the franchising sector and the commitment of those franchisees who ‘set the standard’ for best practice in the industry. Divided into five regions, Malcolm Lant has now been named as a Regional Finalist for the North region.
Commenting on becoming a Regional Finalist Malcolm said, “This is the second year in a row that I have been nominated, I am absolutely delighted to be through to the next stage and look forward to attending the awards in October.”
Signs and graphics provider Signs Express was established over 20 years ago and now boasts over 70 franchisees across the UK & Ireland. Malcolm Lant joined the Signs Express franchise in 2005 and has substantially grown his business to become one of the most successful franchisees in the network.
Signs Express franchisor, managing director Craig Brown said, “We are delighted Malcolm has been shortlisted again for the second consecutive year for such a prestigious award. He is a real credit to the network and his dedication to providing excellent quality products and supreme customer service represents the Signs Express ethos extremely well.”
The national awards are supported by Express Newspapers and winners receive cash prizes from HSBC with the overall Gold winner receiving £5000.
Signs Express provides a wide range of signs and graphics products including interior and exterior signs, vehicle graphics, banners, exhibition displays and window graphics.