Overall Franchise Marketing Leadership Award winner is Wild Birds Unlimited 

Overall Franchise Operations & Technology Leadership winner was Checkers & Rally’s 


Best Big Budget Campaign 

Uberrito Fresh Mex 

Best Digital Campaign and Best Limited Budget Campaign (Under $1 Million) 

Wild Birds Unlimited 

Best Loyalty App 

Blaze Pizza 

Best PR Campaign 

Goldfish Swim School Franchising 

Best Social Media Campaign 

Camp Bow Wow 

Cause Marketing Champion 

Kiddie Academy Educational Child Care 

Local Marketing Leadership 

Handyman Connection 


Most Innovative Building Design, Remodel, or Prototype 

Inspire Brands 

Most Innovative Consumer Self-Service Tools 

Pillar To Post 

Most Innovative Franchisee Support 

Wild Birds Unlimited 

Most Innovative Operations Team 

Smoothie King 

Most Innovative Supply Chain Improvements 

Shawarma Press 

Most Innovative Use of Data 

Blaze Pizza 

Most Innovative Use of Technology 

Checkers & Rally’s 

Products & Services Category 

Most Innovative Product Introduction 

Hand & Stone Massage and Facial Spa 

Most Innovative Service Introduction 

Plumbing Paramedics and Heating + Air Paramedics 

Most Innovative Use of Customer-Facing Digital Tools 

School of Rock 

Most Innovative Use of Technology—Products 

Xponential Fitness 

Most Innovative Use of Technology—Services 

Checkers & Rally’s 


Most Innovative Employee Hiring 

Goldfish Swim School  

Most Innovative Employee Retention 

Handyman Connection