Australian Franchise News – 02-05-12
SIGNARAMA, a leading franchise organisation and part of the United Franchise Group recently held its annual World Expo in Las Vegas, bringing together franchisees from around the world to learn more about their craft, exchange ideas, meet new owners and establish new relationships. This year, Ross Wade, owner of SIGNARAMA Dandenong was proud to receive the President’s Award from SIGNARAMA President Jim Tatem for the third time, one of only two recipients from around the world. The awardees are specially selected by the President in recognition of their services to SIGNARAMA’s community of franchisees. Ross Wade was honoured for his dedication to the brand and his selfless service on SIGNARAMA’s Marketing Fund Board for its franchisees.
Ross and Pam Wade have been running the largest SIGNARAMA store in Victoria for the past 14 years and provide tailored signage and branding services to businesses large and small. After setting up the business with his brother Peter in 1998, Ross assumed full ownership in 2007, specialising in large sign engineering, re-branding services and management systems. One of his major achievements was the establishment of the Australian Advertising Fund of which he was President for two terms, stepping down from the role in October 2011. In addition to being an inductee in the SIGNARAMA Hall of Fame he was also a recipient of the Most Valuable Player (MVP) award. Wade is also an active SIGNARAMA mentor, helping other franchisees establish themselves in the signage business.
About SIGNARAMA: SIGNARAMA, a part of United Franchise Group, is the world’s largest sign and graphics franchise spread across 50 countries with an award-winning network of signage centres in over 850 locations. The franchise has been serving communities with quality products and customer service through its network of franchisees to help businesses build their brand image for over 25 years. SIGNARAMA provides franchisees with training, consulting, equipment, and support required to run successful signage stores.
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