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The NextGen in Franchising Competition commences with a 'call to action' for young entrepreneurs to submit their competition entry details online.

Online competition entries will be accepted online for a limited time from launch date.

Online entries must meet all competition eligibility criteria and entry requirements to be in with a chance of being selected as one of three Australian finailists.

Once the competition deadline has passed, all online entries will be reviewed and evaluated by a panel of expert judges drawn from the Franchise Council of Australia's (FCA's) 'Hall of Fame' members

The Franchise Council of Australia will confirm all three Australian finalists in the second half of September 2016.

The three Australian finalists will travel to Canberra in October 2016 to compete against each other in a 'FranShark' presentation event at the National Franchise Convention.

All three finalists will be judged by an expert panel of judges selected from the FCA's 'Hall of Fame' members.

The Australian winner of the NextGen in Franchising Compeition will be confirmed at the FCA's Excellence in Franchising Awards Gala Dinner event at the conclusion of the National Franchise Convention in Canberra.

The Australian competition winnner will travel to Las Vegas to participate in the NextGen in Franchising Global Summit and Accelerator program and compete against all the other gloabl finalists from around the world at the International Franchise Convention in January 2017. The Australian competion winner will have the chance to compete and be chosen as the global winner of the NextGen in Franchising Global Competition.

2016 Key Competition Dates

1 August NextGen in Franchising Global website is open for online competition entries. Entires will not be accepted online prior to this date.
16 September Competition closes for Australian entries. Entires after this date from Australia will not be considered.
30 September FCA Hall of Fame judges confirm 3 Australian finalists
10 - 11 October 3 Australian finalists attend FCA's National Franchise Convention to compete in 'FranShark' presentation event
11 October One Australian winner announced at the FCA's Excellence in Franchising Awards Gala Dinner (commencing 7pm)
29 January to 1 February 2017 Australian winner travels to Las Vegas to compete in the NextGen in Franchising Global competition against all other finalists from around the world at the International Franchise Convention


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