Entry Criteria

To qualify for entry into the FLA Awards 2017, the participating Organisation or Individual (called the ‘Participant’ henceforth) must fulfil the following criteria:

  1. The Participant must be a FLA member.
  2. For non-FLA members who wish to participate in the Awards, a participation fee of S$500 or S$1,000 (depending on the eligibility for the respective FLA membership categories) will be required^.

  3. The Participant must meet the entry criteria for the respective Award Category:

Franchisor Category

The Participant must have:

  • Incorporated and registered the organisation in Singapore/home country*
  • Engaged in franchising as a:
    1. Franchisor with at least 1 franchisee or
    2. Master Franchisee that has appointed at least 1 franchisee
  1. Promising Franchisor of the Year
    • Possess a track record of not more than 3 years in franchising
  2. Franchisor of the Year
    • Possess a track record of at least 3 years in franchising
  3. International Franchisor of the Year
    • Possess a track record of at least 3 years in franchising
    • Have a presence in at least 3 foreign markets
    • Have direct or indirect presence in Singapore

LICENSOR CATEGORY

The Participant must have:

  • Incorporated and registered the company in Singapore
  • Engaged in licensing as a:
    1. Licensor with at least 1 licensee or
    2. Master Licensee that has appointed at least 1 licensee
  1. Promising Licensor of the Year
    • Possess a track record of not more than 3 years in licensing
  2. Licensor of the Year
    • Possess a track record of at least 3 years in licensing

FRANCHISEE OF THE YEAR

The Participant must have:

  • Incorporated and registered the company in Singapore
  • Engaged in franchising as Franchisee with at least 1 outlet
  • Have at least 1 year of franchise experience

ESTABLISHED FRANCHISOR AWARD

The Participant must have:

  • Incorporated and registered the company or based its headquarter in its home country
  • Engaged in franchising as Franchisor or Master Franchisee with at least 2 markets
  • More than 15 years of franchising experience
  • Not less than 30 operating outlets (self-owned & franchised) globally at the time of application
  • An established franchise model by proof of franchise contract, manual and related documents

FRANCHISE COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT AWARD

The Participant must:

  • Incorporated and registered the company or based its headquarter in Singapore
  • Engaged in franchising as Franchisor with at least 1 franchisee or Master Franchisee with at least 1 sub-franchisee
  • Contributed to the community in one way or another over the past 12 months

FRANCHISE EXECUTIVE OF THE YEAR

The Participant must:

  • Be an employee of a company incorporated and registered in Singapore
  • Be involved in the franchise operations of the company
  • Produce a summary of achievement and initiatives implemented during his/her employment with the company

3. The Participant must not be in receivership.

4. Award Submissions must be submitted in accordance to the Judging Criteria for the respective Award Categories.

 

The final eligibility of the Participant will be subject to the discretion and approval of the FLA Awards 2017 Committee.

The FLA Awards 2017 Committee must not have any direct or indirect interest in the Participant.

*Applies only to the International Franchisor of the Year Award

^Not applicable to Franchise Executive of the Year Award