Awarded to Chris Sowerby (Crawley and Redhill) The criteria for this award was: Launch activity - networking morning noon and night (8-10 hours per week) Seminars and workshop delivery, Exceeding revenue expectations - nine clients in first six months, Partnership development, applying the model, collaboration with franchisees.
Most Supportive and Collaborative 2017
Awarded to Graham Robson (Teesside). The criteria for this award was: Regional and national collaboration, Supporting new franchisees, Sharing best practice, National exhibition attendance, Flexibility of support with HQ initiatives, Investment in franchisee recruitment initiatives and regional partnership development. (The award accepted on Graham's behalf by a new potential franchisee)
Best Team 2017
Awarded to Chris Simpson (South East) and his team: John Sweeney, Lawrence Wilson, Sandra Murphy, Peter Searle and Chris Sowerby. The criteria for this award was: Regional Leadership, Team work and Collaboration both RD and Franchisee, Joint Marketing Initiatives -Southern manufacturing/ Kent Vision Live, Investment in Regional Marketing and PR, Contract Bids
International Master Franchisee of the Year 2017
Awarded to Steve and Mericia Sutton The criteria for this award was: Investment in establishing the brand, Trusted approach to aligning the model local economy and market conditions, Successful delivery of the model, Successful roll out and recruitment, Resilience, Shared Values and Ethos - Unbuntu
Best International Marketing 2017
Awarded to Saurab Khandelwal The criteria for this award was: Working with the UK Brand Manager, Significant investment in nationwide events, Development of the model, Vertical markets, National Support Partnerships, Successful Recruitment of high calibre franchisees
Franchisee of The Year 2017
Awarded to Andy Mee (Oxfordshire) The criteria for this award was: Consistent alignment to Business Doctors Values, Consistent Application of the BD Model, Consistent Performance - Revenue Generation/Contribution, Consistent Investment in Business Development, Level of Sweet Spot Client Engagement, Quality and Consistency of Delivery and Customer Service, Network Collaboration and Support,Recruitment Support and Promotion
Franchisee of The Year - Richard Tidswell
The criteria for this award is: Consistent alignment to Business Doctors values, Consistent application of the Business Doctor Model, Consistent performance - revenue generation/contribution, Consistent investment in business development, Level of sweet spot client engagement, Quality and consistency of delivery and customer service, Network collaboration and support, Recruitment support and promotion
The Franchisees Franchisee - Andy Mee
Andy Mee received the most votes from the Business Doctors network for this award.
Team of The Year - David Blakey and Des Smith
The criteria for this award was: Regional leadership, Team work and collaboration, Investment in shared resources (e.g. shared office space), Investment in regional marketing and PR, Contract bids and wins, Joint working and revenue sharing on client projects.
Most Supportive - Kevin Cook
For the second year running! The criteria for this award was: Regional and national collaboration, National exhibition attendance, Sharing best practice, Flexibility of support with HQ initiatives, Investment in franchisee recruitment initiatives, National and regional partnership development (Cogent), Client satisfaction net promoter score - straight 10s!
Best Newcomer - Mike Holmes
The criteria for this award was: Launch activity, Seminar and workshop delivery, Exceeding revenue expectations, Partnership development, Applying the franchise system, Collaboration with national activity, Recruitment support and participation, Client satisfaction survey score - straight 10s!
The Business Doctors Annual Conference
The Annual Business Doctors' Conference was held at the prestigious Coombe Abbey Hotel in Warwickshire. The event was a celebration of 10 years and featured the inaugural franchisee award ceremony. Pictured here left to right - Rod Davies, Jo Kerrigan, Lynne Rawlinson, Stephanie Powell and Matthew Levington.