October 21-22, 2018 Pragati Maidan,
New Delhi, India
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Awards Overview

16th India's Top most awards in Franchising

Franchise Awards 2018 are India's Topmost Honour in Franchising. Returning in its 15th consecutive year, Franchise Awards 2018 highlights those remarkable organizations that have, demonstrated that franchising success is more than the sum of its parts. The Franchise Awards put standards, ethics and best practice at the top of their agenda. Through positive recognition of those that lead the way, the franchise awards are seen as the industry's top accolade.

Judged by an independent panel of experts and supported by the Indian Franchise Association (IFA) & with Francorp India as Process advisors, Franchise Awards 2018 will reward organizations that have shown outstanding business acumen, passion and achievement of franchise businesses across India. We invite all the Franchisors, Franchisees, Master Franchisees and Entrepreneurs to send their nominations for the awards.

Eligibility Criteria

You just need to have completed 1 fiscal year in your franchising business to fulfil the eligibility criteria.

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13th Awards For Excellence in Indian Retailing

Celebrating the best in Indian retailing, now entering their 13th year, the Star Retailer Awards remain the only awards of the kind where the whole industry gets together to celebrate ; everyone from the independent entrepreneurial retailers to the largest supermarket groups. The Gala Awards Night attracts the most senior figures from across the industry to celebrate excellence and outstanding achievements across the retail fraternity.

The Retail Awards facilitate Retailers to gain the prestige of public acknowledgment as being the leader in their specific sector from the extensive exposure and publicity, which takes place before and after the awards ceremony. Not only is our judging process one of the most rigorous and unique in covering the entire breadth of the take-home market and strives to reflect excellence in as many areas of the trade as possible.

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Benefits of Participation

Star Retailer Awards recognize excellence in Retailing and Retail Supply. The award winners will receive extensive media coverage in group publications, Retailer, and online media, Indianretailer.com, and also through our other media partners all year round. Such an achievement & recognition have, according to our Award recipients, translated into further success in their business.


Prospective nominees are required to submit nominations with required fee details and supporting material. Preliminary jury & prominent franchisors are invited to recommend best performers in key verticals/formats. Nomination forms are checked by Franchise India Audit Team for eligibility and data authenticity.

FI team shares presentation with the jury with analysis of performance, growth in top line, retail presence, footprint, sales/sq. ft average transaction, support, back-end processes. A note on effective technology application, marketing effectiveness, supplier relations and employee practices is added by October 14, 2018.

FI jury comprising franchise experts and analysts studies nominees presentations and gives scores based on analysis of performance by October 19, 2018. Results of Industry Recommendation and Jury Score ultimately decide the final nominees by October 20, 2018. Awardees names will be announced at the glistening ceremony on October 22, 2018.

Full & Final

Jury and the organizer have the right to decide on the final categories to be awarded renaming categories and moving nominations to the most appropriate categories-Wherever required.

Categories failing to receive less than three valid nominations will be dropped without notice.

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