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2015 Franchise Woman of the Year

Application Fee: $199.00

Information for participating franchise systems

Award Definition

This award is for excellence in personal and professional achievements by a woman in the franchising sector.

Benefits of participating in this award

  • Great exposure for you, your brand and business.
  • Fabulous for your career and raises your profile so you can make even more of a difference.
  • Highlights your special gifts that stand out from everyone else.
  • Completing the submission process is a great personal development exercise.
  • Builds your confidence and pride in your achievements.

Award Process

  1. Review the assessment criteria below to confirm that you are willing to respond to detailed questions in these areas.
  2. Complete the online entry form and pay the application fee. Entries close 23 March 2015. Your application fee goes toward covering the administration, marketing and assessment costs associated with the Awards.
  3. You will be sent a unique link to complete your online submission containing a number of specific questions based on the areas of assessment below. Submissions must be received by close of business 13 April 2015. No late submissions will be accepted.
  4. All submissions will be assessed using predefined criteria. Judges may wish to talk to you to verify or clarify aspects of your submission. You may also be invited to provide additional information to support your submission.
  5. State award winners of Franchise Woman of the Year will be announced at the Regional Award Dinners, with the overall National winners announced at the Gala Awards Dinner, which form part of the FCA National Conference.

CLICK HERE TO COMPLETE ENTRY FORM
(Please allow 20-25 seconds for download).

NB: When clicking on the 'click here to email this entry form' button, a new email should open with your entry form as an attachment. If this does not occur, your entry has not been received. If you experience any technical issues, please email the awards team at: awards@franchise.org.au

Areas to be assessed

Outstanding business achievements
Weight: 25%
Word limit: 800
 
Your business achievements and how these have benefited others. This includes such things as your specific business achievements as well as the obstacles you have overcome along the way.

Leadership
Weight: 20%
Word limit: 800
 

How you have inspired and influenced others to achieve worthwhile goals. This includes such things as your leadership beliefs and how you have put these into practice as well as how you have led others to achieve specific worthwhile goals.

Positive influence on other women
Weight: 10%
Word limit: 400

How you have had a positive influence on the personal or professional growth of women in the franchising sector. This includes such things as the groups of women who have experienced personal or professional growth as a result of your influence as well as the positive changes that resulted from your involvement.
Contribution to franchising
Weight: 15%
Word limit: 600
 
How you have made a positive impact on a franchise system or the franchising sector. This includes such things as the specific initiative(s) that have had a positive impact on a franchise system or the franchising sector.
Contribution to community
Weight: 10%
Word limit: 200
 
How you have made a positive impact on your local community or broader society. This will includes such things as the outcomes achieved by an initiative(s) you were involved in which had a positive impact on your local community or broader society.
Professional development
Weight: 20%
Word limit: 800
 
The educational and professional developmental activities you have undertaken. This includes such things as reasons why you undertook professional development activity(s) as well as how you have applied your learning.

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