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Hall of Fame Eligibility Criteria


The eligibility, evaluation criteria and guidelines used by the Hall of Fame are set out below, and should be addressed in any nomination.

1. Eligibility

Any person who holds or has held a senior management role with a franchisor, a franchisee or is in an academic, adviser or supplier role, is eligible. Typically they will be founders and chief executive officers or franchisees who displayed the vision and implemented the programs that resulted in developing a franchise system. Any senior management person who had the authority and made the decisions, which in turn made their franchise system outstanding, should be considered.


2. Evaluation criteria

The nominee should possess - but is not limited to - the following characteristics:

1. should have a proven and established record of achievement in franchising;
2. must be reputable and enjoy the respect of franchisors and franchisees within the franchising sector generally;
3. should have contributed significantly to the advancement of franchising and to the franchising community;
4. must have built or significantly contributed to an organisation that is self-sustaining through successful innovation of franchising programs;
5. should be a pioneer and / or legend in the industry, being recognised for a lifetime of achievement which has been sustained over time; and
6. may be retired or deceased.

3. Evaluation guidelines

1. More than 10 years in franchising.
2. Either system founder or outstanding franchisee operator or an individual who has made a significant contribution to franchising in Australia.
3. Pioneer in business type.
4. Pioneer in franchising such business.
5. Innovating activities within franchising.
6. Contributions to franchising.
7. Contributions to franchising outside own system.
8. Proven record of achievement in franchising.
9. Reputation within own system.
10. Reputation with other franchise systems.
11. Built an organisation or one franchise through successful franchising.
12. Service within FCA - Committees, Board of Directors, or Chapters.
13. Contribution to the Australian franchise community.
14. Record of personal integrity and of good repute.

Click here to download a Hall of Fame nomination form

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