Signs Express is delighted to have been shortlisted as finalists in the 2014 British Franchise Association (bfa) HSBC Franchisor of the Year Awards. The award was open to the UK's 930 franchise brands and the company has been shortlisted along with six other businesses.
Winners will be announced at a black-tie gala dinner on 26 June at Heythrop Park in Oxfordshire. Brian Smart, Director General, bfa, said: "We have been extremely impressed with the level of this year's entrants. It's been a pleasure to see the broad range of franchisors stepping forward and celebrating their successes in the industry.' The event also includes a range of other awards, such as Emerging Franchisor of the Year and Award for International Achievement, 20 finalists are spread across the six categories. Commenting on their nomination, Signs Express Managing Director Craig Brown said: 'We have worked hard to build such a strong and successful franchise, good people are at the heart of good business and I'm so pleased we have been shortlisted.' The finalist position comes as Signs Express is celebrating 25 years in business, a timely accolade to commemorate their achievements over the years. Signs Express is the UK's largest signs and graphics franchise, operating from 70 production centres across the UK and Ireland. The centres provide a comprehensive range of signs and graphics solutions, as well as offering a full service all the way from design through to installation.