January 21, 2014 – Mississauga, Ontario. National Franchise Group, Canadian master right owners of the Plan Ahead Events franchise system announced the sale of another franchise in the Mississauga, Ontario region.
“We had quite the year last year,” says Canadian Vice-President Cheryl Higgins. “We added four new franchisees in Canada and our corporate office in the U.S. completely re-branded the franchise with a whole new look including a redesigned website, logo, video, marketing materials and more.” She went on to say the franchise has won numerous awards in the industry and continues to grow to include additional locations throughout North America and around the world.
Plan Ahead Events is the world’s largest full service meeting and event management company. Since 2007, Plan Ahead Events has grown to over 100 franchised locations across Canada, the U.S., Australia, Spain, Mexico, Colombia, Ecuador, Ireland the United Arab Emirates.
In 2013, Plan Ahead Events also sold the master rights to develop franchises in fourteen other countries which include Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Jordan, Syria, Bahrain, Morocco, Kuwait, Egypt, Turkey, Israel, Iraq, Lebanon and Tunisia.
Ghassan Barazi, CEO of National Franchise Group, owners of the Plan Ahead Events franchise system in Canada was recently awarded the ‘Global Team Player” award by United Franchise Group who owns the Plan Ahead Events brand and is one of the world’s largest franchise organizations with over 1400 franchisees in 60 countries. Franchised brands owned by United Franchise Group are Signarama (the world’s largest sign franchise), Plan Ahead Events, EmbroidMe, IZON Global Media/Billboard Connection, Transworld Business Advisors and Super Green Solutions. “There is no one more deserving of this award and we hope that this communicates the appreciation that we have for you and your efforts to continue to build the Plan Ahead Events brand in Canada,” said Tipton Shonkwiler, president of the Plan Ahead Events brand, upon presenting Barazi with the Award for his 2013 accomplishments in growing not only the Plan Ahead Events brand in Canada, but the Signarama brand as well.
As innovators in the meeting and event planning industry, Plan Ahead Events franchisees possess cutting-edge knowledge that make them the best option for corporate or social events. Their number of franchisees and the market they cover, coupled with their industry experience and expertise distinguish them from other event management companies.
The franchise opportunity is completely turn-key with easy start up and can be run from the home or office. No experience is necessary and training, hardware and all the software needed to run the business is included in the low cost franchise fee.
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