South African Franchisors Spread their Wings

The FASA Franchise Survey, sponsored by Sanlam, shows that South African franchise brands have expanded not only beyond our borders but also overseas, with some brands becoming household names. Most franchisors venture into sub-saharan Africa first, mostly in neighbouring states before venturing further afield.  Those franchisors that do expand overseas choose English speaking countries with the … Read more

Field Service Consultant of the year

Central to the success of any franchise is the control and servicing of the many franchisees that make up the franchise.  FASA recognises the role that field service consultants play in mentoring and monitoring the operations of franchisees and has an award for the best FIELD SERVICE CONSULTANT.   WINNER: DITUTALA NANOU N’SA – HOT … Read more

Brand Builder of the year

In today’s marketplace, not a day goes by that consumers don’t interact with a franchise brand – whether it’s the coffee they pick up in the morning, the parcel they send or the visit to their favourite supermarket or beauty salon – chances are they will be using the services of a franchise brand.  Getting … Read more

Job Creator of the year

JOB CREATOR OF THE YEAR is an award that recognises those franchisors who go way and beyond to contribute extensively to job creation.  In addition to assessing the number of jobs created, the criteria also takes into account the skills training offered and the franchisors’ efforts to encourage entrepreneurship and job creation through enterprise development … Read more

Newcomer Franchisor of the year

Newcomer Franchisor of the Year honours those innovative entrepreneurs who have that next-new-concept that is going to take the world by storm! Many of the top brands of today started out as fledgling franchises with just a handful of outlets – and in time became multi-million rand operations.  South African franchise brands can be proud … Read more

Franchisee of the year

FRANCHISEE OF THE YEAR honours the 40 000 business owners who are the cogs in the wheels of franchising.  As franchising relies on the co-dependence of both franchisor and franchisee to create a win-win formula, the proof of the viability and appeal of franchising lies in what the 40 000 franchisees who own their own businesses think … Read more

Franchisor of the year

FASA’s most prestigious award is judged, not necessarily on the size of the franchise but how it has developed both financially and ethically and whether it is gaining in momentum to propel it to even greater success in the future. Staying the course in these difficult economic times, has become a critical element to these … Read more

Franchise Awards winners succeed against the odds

The Franchise Association of South Africa’s Franchise Awards for Excellence in Franchising, sponsored by Sanlam and held this past week-end as part of their annual Franchise Business Festival, honoured those franchise brands that have bucked the negative trends to show resilience and growth in these trying times. Addressing the finalists at the Awards, Tony Da … Read more

Cookie Works is a Winner in the NextGen in Franchising Competition

The Franchise Association of South Africa (FASA) took part in a global initiative spearheaded by the American International Franchise Association (IFA) to find young entrepreneurs with great concepts from around the world. Winners received a trip to the IFA’s Annual Convention in Las Vegas from 28 January to 1st February 2017 as well as educational … Read more

Calling ALL FASA Members – Take up the challenge to be our 2017 Award Winners

The history of the FASA Awards dates back to 1990 when Franchisor of the Year and Franchisee of the Year were contested for the first time. The awards have since expanded into seven categories, so there is something for everyone and every qualifying brand should enter. The awards are open to FASA members. Categories on … Read more