Leading Prontaprint franchisees take top European awards
Leading Prontaprint franchisees have scooped a raft of European Awards at the company's prestigious annual ceremony held at The Grove in Hertfordshire.
The awards showcase business excellence from the company's network of 175 digital print centres based across the UK and Ireland.
Highlights included Kathy Morris, Franchisee of Prontaprint Sunderland, Prontaprint North Shields and Prontaprint Darlington, winning the coveted 'Special Achievement Award' for over 30 years of outstanding contribution to the business.
Prontaprint Birmingham Central took the company's 'Top Sales' award for the 13th year running, while Prontaprint Manchester City won the 'European Centre of Excellence' award for its strong sales growth.
Franchisee of the Year was won by Brian O'Brien, Franchise of Prontaprint Walkinstown, Dublin, and the New Franchisee of the Year was Peter McFarlane of Prontaprint York. Both won their awards for outstanding sales and business development.
Prontaprint's three 'Turnover Development' awards were won by Prontaprint Gloucester (over £500k), Prontaprint Cork (£300-£500k) and Prontaprint Newcastle-under-Lyme (under £300k).
The awards were presented by Prontaprint's national Managing Director Laird MacKay and event compère Paul Ross. Laird commented: 'The European Awards highlight the business excellence of our franchisees across the Prontaprint network. These franchisees consistently demonstrate commitment and forward thinking in the delivery of cutting-edge business solutions for our SME and blue-chip corporate clients. They all deserve their success. A success which helps our business retain its position as the leading name in the UK print market.'