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America’s Dog & Burger Makes Debut at Navy Pier

America’s Dog & Burger Makes Debut at Navy Pier

Chicago-Based Restaurant Reopens with New Chef-Inspired Hot Dogs and Gourmet Burgers; Redesigned Location to Exude All-American Eatery Environment

CHICAGO— Springtime just got brighter for hot dog and burger fans in Chicago.

The city’s celebrated America’s Dog, the tastiest idea to ever come out of a great American road trip, reopened its original Navy Pier location. Operating now under the brand’s America’s Dog & Burger (AD&B) franchise concept, the newly renovated restaurant will feature a fresh collection of chef-driven, gourmet burgers and mouth-watering, city-inspired hot dogs.

Bursting onto Chicago’s culinary scene more than 20 years ago after two brothers’ cross-country food tour, AD&B uniquely positions itself in the quick-service industry and is driving innovation with its restaurant refresh and prolific growth plan.

“Back in 1996, my brother and I took a leap of faith when we opened America’s Dog at Navy Pier,” said Manolis Alpogianis, who took the famed road trip with his brother George and co-owns AD&B with him. “It’s a surreal feeling to revamp this original location, but we’re thrilled to finally introduce Chicagoans to our new menu and updated interior. While we’ve added more diverse, unique options to our lineup and completely redesigned the space, we managed to still keep our classic touch.”

The Navy Pier AD&B menu ranges from the Santa Fe Hot Dog (Vienna all beef hot dog, hardwood smoked bacon, chipotle aioli, caramelized onions, beer battered jalapeno caps and cotija cheese on a Texas toast roll) to the Ghost Burger (hardwood smoked bacon, spicy ghost pepper cheese, guacamole and onion strings on a butter brioche bun). And, beyond its acclaimed city dogs and burgers, AD&B is also unveiling a selection of chicken sandwiches, salads, sides and milkshakes. Everything on the menu is fresh, never frozen and all ingredients are prepared in-house. The full menu can be seen at www.adbfresh.com/menu.

Beyond its menu development, the new interior exudes a classic, all-American eatery environment. Gensler, the esteemed international design firm, recreated the layout featuring community picnic-style tables, food truck condiment stations and photos of family and friends’ road trips lining the wall. The décor and dining space channels the nostalgia of the original road trip, adding to the restaurant’s fun, casual and inviting atmosphere. Moving forward, the renovated interior will serve as inspiration for AD&B’s new prototype design, which will be rolled out with all future franchise and corporate locations– a strategic growth initiative AD&B announced last year.

Maintaining a recipe for success, AD&B currently has three locations, each situated at prime destinations – Chicago’s Navy Pier, O’Hare Airport and in Chicago’s Loop at the corner of Randolph and State Streets. A fourth Evergreen Park location is expected to open by August 2018.

As the brand expands, the Alpogianis brothers are awarding franchise opportunities to operator teams and passionate individuals with strong business acumen, proven restaurant industry experience and an interest in multi-unit franchising.

To learn more about America’s Dog & Burgers, visit www.adbfresh.com. For more information about its franchise opportunities, visit www.adbfranchise.com.

About America’s Dog & Burgers  

Entrepreneurial brothers Manolis and George Alpogianis co-founded AD&B after a cross-country road trip through the United States. This now famous journey inspired the two to open a restaurant that offered the most compelling hot dog tastes of the nation in one dynamic environment. The brand uniquely positions itself in the dog and burger scene by offering guests a variety of fresh, gourmet burgers, city-themed hot dogs, chicken sandwiches, Italian beef, salads and more. After more than 20 years of proven success, the family-run business is in strategic growth mode, awarding franchise opportunities to passionate individuals and teams attracted to the brand’s distinguishable niche.

To learn more about America’s Dog & Burgers and its franchise opportunities, visit www.adbfranchise.com. For more information about the restaurant, visit www.adbfresh.com.

CMIT Solutions Celebrates Surpassing 200 Offices at Annual Convention

CMIT Solutions Celebrates Surpassing 200 Offices at Annual Convention

IT Franchise Reflects on the Journey to 200 at Convention, Franchisees Recognized for Several Key Accomplishments

AUSTIN, Texas – CMIT Solutions, the nation’s leading provider of information technology (IT) services to the small and medium-sized business community, held its 22nd annual convention May 21 through May 24 in Vancouver, Washington. This gathering also served as an opportunity to celebrate the brand reaching a new growth milestone of 200 offices open.

“The Annual Convention is always the highlight of the year,” said Jeff Connally, president and CEO of CMIT Solutions. “We get to bring all of our franchise partners and the home office together to inspire and learn from each other. We have been growing faster than we ever have, and continuing to encourage a collaborative community is essential to our future. The time in Vancouver was inspiring and a good reminder of how strong of a team we all are together.”

Themed “CMIT Elevate,” the convention celebrated several key accomplishments and stimulated all attendees – franchisees, local market team members, and corporate leadership – to continue to aim high, think big, and rise to the occasion day in and day out. The three days included extensive sales and marketing training, educational seminars, and opportunities to share best practices.

Throughout the convention, CMIT Solutions bestowed honors on top-performing office owners and their team members in attendance for sales, customer retention, and superior operations over the past 12 months.

During the banquet dinner, Connally presented the highest honor, “Franchise of the Year,” to CMIT Solutions of Central Rhode Island owner Jason Arabian. This was a special moment for CMIT Solutions, as Arabian is the only franchise partner to win this award not only twice, but three times. There must be a five-year gap period before a franchise partner can win the award again.

CMIT Solutions of Central Rhode Island earned the recognition with a series of high marks in all criteria judged, including total revenue – which grew by 38 percent in 2017 over his 2016 record – operations, number of managed seats, and participation within the franchise system.

In addition to CMIT Solutions of Central Rhode Island’s impressive recognition for “Franchise of the Year,” several other CMIT Solutions offices also earned awards.

Additional honorees from the convention include:

  • Steve Hendrickson, CMIT Solutions of Wyoming Center (Rookie of the Year)
  • Cheryl Nelan, CMIT Solutions of Monroe (President’s Award)
  • Steve Conyers, CMIT Solutions of Brooklyn North (Breakout)
  • Puja Kandel, CMIT Solutions of West Omaha (Spirit of the Entrepreneur)
  • Tom Burtzlaff, CMIT Solutions of Columbia (Success Story)
  • Doug Bates, CMIT Solutions of Fayette/Coweta (Community Service Award)
  • Emory Simmons, CMIT Solutions of South Charlotte (People’s Choice Award)
  • Will Zdinak, CMIT Solutions of Bethlehem (Tech of the Year)

In addition to the individual recognition of franchise partners, CMIT Solutions added more than 20 new franchises in 2017, and is expected to open 30 in 2018.

CMIT Solutions is widely recognized as the frontrunner among IT support providers for small to medium-sized businesses in the United States. Offering a broad spectrum of proactive computer maintenance, monitoring, and virtual technology packages, along with quick response services when unexpected crises occur, CMIT Solutions has carved out its niche as an industry innovator specializing in working with the SMB community.

To learn more about CMIT Solutions and its services, please visit: http://www.cmitsolutions.com/.

About CMIT Solutions

CMIT Solutions (CMIT) is a leading provider of information technology (IT) professional services and products to small and medium-sized businesses, and is uniquely capable of supporting small businesses anywhere, coast to coast in the United States and Canada. By focusing on developing and maintaining local, trust-based relationships with its customers, CMIT is able to meet all of their IT needs. CMIT offers a wide variety of services and products, including enterprise-class solutions, at prices small businesses can afford. CMIT Solutions has been ranked number one in its category in Entrepreneur Magazine’s Franchise 500® list for six consecutive years. Because of its growing geographic presence and partner programs, CMIT is a very attractive sales and/or support channel for larger firms desiring to reach the millions of small and medium-sized businesses in the United States.

For more information, please visit www.cmitsolutions.com

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Pancheros Mexican Grill “Hatches” New Scrambled Egg LTO

Pancheros Mexican Grill “Hatches” New Scrambled Egg LTO

Fast-casual Mexican Restaurant Scrambles Traditional Ingredient Options with New Limited-Time Offering

IOWA CITY, IOWA – When it comes to Burritos Better Built and adding eggciting new ingredient options to the menu, Pancheros Mexican Grill doesn’t yolk around.

Just in time for summer, the fast-casual Mexican chain announced today the kickoff of its new scrambled eggs limited-time offering.

Available at select Pancheros restaurants across the country, guests can enhance their customized burrito experience by adding scrambled eggs to their entrée of choice. Fluffed to perfection on the grill, the scrambled eggs will now be one of the many available add-on ingredients that customers can choose from. Like all ingredients, the scrambled eggs will be mixed together using BOB the tool, making it a cohesive, awesome experience and a perfect addition to any burrito, quesadilla, burrito bowl, taco or salad.

“Pancheros was built on the principle of simplicity, and that is a principle we firmly believe in even as we innovate our menu,” said Rodney Anderson, founder and CEO of Pancheros. “The addition of scrambled eggs, a simple yet staple ingredient, is a rich way to enhance your burrito without overcomplicating it.”

Pancheros stands apart from other big-name burrito concepts because of its quality ingredients, faster service and burritos better built. However, almost anyone would agree the most distinguishing factors for Pancheros are its innovations – the fresh-pressed tortillas and proprietary ingredient mixing spatula, BOB the Tool.

The brand’s pursuit to build the perfect burrito dates back to 1992, when Pancheros founder Rodney Anderson opened the doors to his first restaurant in downtown Iowa City, Iowa. Since then, the brand has grown into 13 states with approximately 70 locations.

For more information about Pancheros and its menu, please visit https://www.pancheros.com. To learn about franchising opportunities with Pancheros, visit https://franchise.pancheros.com/

About Pancheros

The beginning of Pancheros dates back to 1992 when Rodney Anderson opened the brand’s first restaurant in Iowa City, Iowa. Originally modeled after the Chicago taquerias that Anderson had visited often with his friends during his teenage years, the brand’s pursuit of constructing a better built burrito launched Pancheros into an evolution based on simplicity and fresh-pressed tortillas.

Since it’s humble beginnings, Pancheros has earned a loyal following for redefining the standards of modern burritos by using fresh-pressed tortillas and perfectly-mixed ingredients with the help of BOB the Tool, a unique plastic spatula used to carefully mix ingredients together to create the perfect taste in every bite.

Amid its popularity, the brand has successfully grown from its roots and today a robust franchising program has led to approximately 70 locations across 13 states.

For information about the company, visit https://www.pancheros.com/menu. To learn about franchising opportunities with Pancheros, visit https://franchise.pancheros.com/.

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All Points PR Team Contemplates Privacy vs. Personalization Paradox

In our recent June seminar, Creative and Digital Lead Allie Kramer presented to the full team about some of the new social media strategies impacting our industry, instigated by her recent attendance at the Chicago Social Media Strategies Summit.

Allie shared some fascinating statistics about current social media usage, including the percentages of the adult population who regularly use each social media channel (we were surprised to hear that 73% of U.S. adults use YouTube compared to 68% on Facebook). She also brought to light the impact that Generation Z (current pre-teens and teens) is having on social media – namely, the rise of online influencers over celebrities.

Additionally, Allie brought to light a very interesting conversation happening in social media circles – the privacy vs. personalization paradox. Essentially, as Allie noted, 94% of marketers believe personalization is critical to success reaching an audience, but 92% of U.S. internet users are simultaneously expressing concern about their online data privacy. Navigating these waters has proven challenging for marketers who want to respect consumer wishes and is a conversation worth paying attention to.

Finally,  Allie educated our team on some recent Facebook ad news, namely that following the Cambridge Analytica scandal, Facebook is responding by removing third party data targeting. As a reference, nearly half of Facebook’s 1,200 targeting criteria comes from third party data sources.

Staying up on the most recent social media trends is important to the All Points team as we’re constantly honing our digital and creative techniques to drive leads and results for our franchise industry clients.

We’re already looking forward to next month’s seminar – nice job, Allie!

4 Tips for Building Successful Influencer Relationships

As the landscape of social media marketing changes, it’s up to PR and marketing folks to adapt to a new world where influencers rule the scene. With real people behind these influencer accounts, working with influencers requires a higher level of personalization than other types of PR and marketing.

But, a few correct moves and your brand could be in the spotlight of a brand-new audience, thanks to working with influencers. Here are our four best tips for building successful relationships with influencers to grow your brand’s footprint.

Choose the right influencer

Take a personalized approach to finding influencers who you want to work with. Identify your key audience, and find an influencer who matches your brand voice.

Communicate expectations honestly

Rather than leaving it up to interpretation, clearly communicate your goals and expectations before any work together begins. Similarly, be sure to discuss compensation up-front so there are no surprises – in either direction.

Approach the relationship as a partnership

If all goes well, creating a successful partnership with an influencer could have reach that extends past the life of your campaign. Think long-term and approach all your communications with the idea that this is a marathon, not a sprint.

Cross-promote as much as possible

Having a public relationship with influencers outside of official campaigns can be very beneficial. Feature their posts on your pages, website or other content mediums – this is welcomed and appreciated as it creates a mutually beneficial relationship that shows you want to promote them, too.

Interested in checking out how All Points PR creates relationships with influencers to promote our franchise industry clients’ brands? Click here to view our social media results.

All Points PR Coordinates Trade Placements for Our Clients

At All Points PR, we understand the value that trade publications have for our clients across various industries. Placements in these trade publications, in print or online, are important to build the reputation of a franchise brand within its niche industry so that it continues to grow as an industry leader.

Working alongside our contacts in industry trade publications, we are able to tell the stories of individuals and companies who have gone about developing their businesses in new and innovative ways.

Every client has different trade media placement goals, so we consider which publications are the best fit for each of our franchise industry brands. From bylines in cleaning and maintenance industry publications and franchise development profiles in franchise trade press to restaurant trends, All Points knows how to tell the story.

We invite you to explore our Results tab to see the exciting ways that All Points PR is secured press coverage on all levels – national, local, regional, social media, trade and consumer-facing – for our franchise industry clients. More eyes on your brand equals more franchise leads – a win-win!

Pearle Vision Appoints Veteran Leadership Team Member to Vice President of Licensing & Development

Pearle Vision Appoints Veteran Leadership Team Member to Vice President of Licensing & Development

Seasoned Franchising Executive Josh Robinson to Lead Franchise Growth

 MASON, Ohio – Pearle Vision, a leading national premium eye care brand, announced today the appointment of Josh Robinson to the role of Vice President, Licensing & Development.

In his new role, Robinson is responsible for defining and developing business strategies to grow the Pearle Vision franchise system. The six-year Pearle Vision leadership team member, who earlier in his career was instrumental in the expansion of Dunkin’ Brands, brings a wealth of relevant brand and franchise industry experience to the position. Robinson takes the helm on guiding franchise development communications, while also managing vendor partnerships to support franchise growth.

“Josh is a great fit for this role. He brings a perspective that blends exceptional knowledge of our brand as well as a remarkable franchising acumen,” said Alex Wilkes, general manager of Pearle Vision. “With his familiarity of the Pearle Vision franchise family and the characteristics that make for strong operators, Josh will play a crucial role in growing the brand.”

Robinson joined Pearle Vision in 2012, holding the position of Territory Vice President, leading a team of Business Consultants and Territory Directors in driving business results and sales plans within both corporate and franchise locations across North America. Before joining Pearle Vision, Robinson held a variety of leadership positions throughout his 30-year career, including with the aforementioned Dunkin’ Brands, Pepsi Cola, Getty Petroleum, and Burger King. During his nearly two decades with Dunkin Brands, Robinson guided the development and growth for the Dunkin’ Donuts and Baskin Robbins brands.

“We have a tremendous opportunity to continue to escalate our brand’s presence through franchising. Pearle Vision is a dynamic brand that I’ve been passionate about for the past six years and only have even more optimism about for the future,” said Robinson. “I look forward to growing the brand further, and continuing my involvement in a new capacity.”

Named to the new position at an exciting time for the brand, Robinson takes on the licensing and development role as Pearle Vision holds the prestigious honor of being named the #1 franchise in the Health Products category of Entrepreneur magazine’s “2018 Franchise 500list, considered the world’s first, best and most comprehensive franchise ranking. Additionally, Pearle Vision ranks #72 overall among all franchises in the ranking, placing the brand in the top 20 percent of U.S. franchise concepts.

Pearle Vision is positioning its current and projected franchise opportunities with: 1) skilled optometrists – both seasoned and recent graduates; 2) opticians (employ optometrists or lease space to them); and 3) investor groups. Ideal franchisees have a desire to build strong teams, embrace innovation, remain customer and care focused and dedicate themselves and their businesses to the communities they serve in an industry with sustainable demand.

About Pearle Vision
Pearle Vision was founded in 1961 by Dr. Stanley Pearle, who began the concept of one-stop, total eye care with the opening of the Pearle Vision Center in Savannah, Ga. Dr. Pearle combined complete eye exams with an extensive selection of eyewear. In 1981, Pearle Vision began offering franchise opportunities to select doctors and opticians. Today, with approximately 550 EyeCare Centers located throughout the United States, Canada and Puerto Rico, Pearle Vision is built around a doctor-centered business model with a primary focus to deliver genuine eye care to patients and become the neighborhood trusted source for all their eye care and eye wear needs. Pearle Vision is owned by Luxottica, a leader in premium fashion, luxury and sports eyewear. To learn more about the Pearle Vision franchise opportunity, visit http://www.ownapearlevision.com or call 1-800-PEARLE-1.

All Points PR Team Explores Creative PR Opportunities

In our recent May seminar, Associate Maddy Moloney presented to the full team about a creative new way to garner press coverage with focused messaging for our franchise clients by utilizing AMAs. An interview reinvented, an Ask Me Anything (colloquially referred to as AMA) event is an authentic way to raise awareness for any subject at all.

Essentially, an AMA is a live web interview with any notable or interesting individual. Viewers can write in questions and the interviewee can type back responses during a certain time frame. For our clients, this is a great way to position them as experts in the field.

Maddy shared some other ways to boost the viewership of the AMA, including creating buzz by cross-promotion on social media and reaching out to reporters covering the topic. We’ve already launched two successful AMAs for our clients and our team has found the platform easy to use and adapt to ideal client messaging.

At the seminar, the results of the Think Tank contest were also revealed. Each team shared the campaigns they developed. Congratulations to Team 4 who put an Instagram Live and Instagram Stories campaign into practice for client DMK Burger Bar, using creative social media tactics to drive traffic to its franchise site and build awareness about its new franchise initiatives!

Stay tuned for next month’s seminar!

Dale Carnegie Accelerates Growth Initiative by Building a Stronger North American Franchise System

Dale Carnegie Accelerates Growth Initiative by Building a Stronger North American Franchise System 

Renowned Professional and Business Leadership Training Company to Enhance Franchise Presence Through Strategic Initiative 

HAUPPAUGE, NY – Dale Carnegie, the company that set the standard in transformative professional leadership training for individuals and organizations, announced today a strategic North American growth initiative. The strategy will launch the brand into a new era, creating a stronger presence to support the company’s core mission of helping to solve the biggest human relation challenges facing individuals, businesses and communities today.

Founded on Dale Carnegie’s groundbreaking principles for achieving success through human relations both in work and in life, the company launches its new franchise strategy as it continues to change how professionals see themselves and the impact they have on the world.

“The Dale Carnegie name is synonymous with foundational business and leadership principles; we’ve earned that reputation by working with dedicated franchisee partners who choose to change attitudes, outlooks and lives every day,” said Jean-Louis Van Doorne, Chief Franchise Advocate at Dale Carnegie. “With our new franchise development strategy, we are working to ensure every market in North America is operating at its highest potential. Our goal is for our franchisee partners to help more people than ever before reach their potential, with a curriculum built on over 100 years of bringing out people’s natural strengths.”

A core component of the 5-year growth strategy centers on positioning existing profitable territories and operations for resale in North America. Dale Carnegie is seeking new franchisee partners committed to growing a robust business based on the brand’s proven legacy, processes and systems.

“At the foundation of our services is the belief that every person possesses inherent greatness. This belief allows us to tackle critical human relations and communications issues facing all levels of society with impactful, transformational training,” said Van Doorne. “Our franchisee partners are an integral part of this mission, and as we select new entrepreneurs to join our system, they will become part of the reason why we remain the leading business leadership training organization in the world.”

Through a diverse training curriculum offered in-person or live online, Dale Carnegie continues to adapt to the ever-changing needs and challenges of the modern business world. Though the form of the delivery may evolve, the timeless insight and guidance brought to Dale Carnegie customers every day is still rooted in the continuity of core human motivations.

Individuals and organizations return to Dale Carnegie training because its impact is long lasting. Franchisee partners can leverage curriculum and training tools that target successful behavioral and emotional connections that result in lasting transformation. By changing people, Dale Carnegie believes therein lies the power to change corporations and communities.

Ideal Dale Carnegie franchisee partners have experience owning a business and are familiar with internal systems and processes, as well as leading and building teams that drive sales. Individuals ideally have experience owning and operating a complementary business in industries such as consulting, HR, recruitment, staffing and technical training. Dale Carnegie requires franchisee partners have a minimum net worth of $500,000 and at least $150,000 in liquid capital depending on the size and location of the territory. The start-up cost to open a Dale Carnegie business varies depending on individual revenue targets of a territory, but it is on average 20 percent lower than the investment for other businesses in the industry.

For more information on the Dale Carnegie franchise opportunity, visit https://dalecarnegiefranchise.com.

About Dale Carnegie

Dale Carnegie helps people from all walks of life become fearless, giving leaders the confidence they need to get the most out of life and work.  Headquartered in Hauppauge, New York, Dale Carnegie is represented in all 50 of the United States and over 90 countries. More than 2,700 trainers present Dale Carnegie programs in 30 languages every day.  For over 100 years, Dale Carnegie has helped communities all over the world prosper by improving the personal and financial well-being of the people who live there, and the companies that do business there. Today, we continue to cross borders and generations, showing people how to tap into the best parts of themselves to create positive change.  Over 8 million people worldwide have attended Dale Carnegie training courses.

For more information on the Dale Carnegie Training franchise opportunity, visit https://dalecarnegiefranchise.com.

Meineke Revs Up Puerto Rico with New Center Opening

Meineke Revs Up Puerto Rico with New Center Opening

New Location Continues Strong Nationwide Expansion Trend for Total Car Care Brand

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico – The chequered flag is waiving as Meineke’s opening in San Juan signals a victorious moment for local drivers.

Owned and operated locally, the service bay doors are now open for business to area customers. Juan Mercado, a local resident, welcomes the community and commuters to experience firsthand Meineke’s pledge: “Taking Care of Your Car Shouldn’t Take Over Your Life.”

Situated at Km. 6.8, 00985 Av. 65 de Infantería in San Juan, the new location benefits from the brand’s customer loyalty and reputation as America’s trusted total car care partner. The shop offers a comprehensive line of car care services, from routine oil changes to extensive car repair. It is open Monday through Friday from 7:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Saturday from 7:30 a.m. to 6 p.m.

“Trust is everything and no other car care brand has earned that with drivers more than Meineke. I am very proud to bring it to San Juan,” said Mercado. “There is already so much excitement for the new center here in Puerto Rico that I can clearly see the need exists for a center with Meineke’s reputation. Plus, we’ve created rewarding job opportunities for car technicians.”

Mercado owns San Juan’s two other Meineke locations, bringing more than 45 years of experience in the aftermarket industry. He is committed to bringing Meineke’s signature high quality car care to as many people as possible in San Juan and across Puerto Rico.

“Juan and his team are sure to steer local drivers in the right direction when it comes to car care,” said Ed Pearson, vice president of franchise sales and development for Meineke Car Care Center, Inc. “We are confident that Juan’s seasoned business skills will shine and make Meineke of San Juan the new ultimate car repair center. He represents the ideal franchisee – a savvy entrepreneur that is ready to use business expertise and the benefits of our franchise support system to push this location to be the best in town.”

Today, there are more than 900 locations currently open nationwide. The opening in San Juan reflects the momentum behind Meineke so far in 2018. Meineke’s robust customer rewards program, Meineke Rewards, provides convenient, mobile device access to redeem points earned through services and maintenance bonuses. Points are used for free service visits and the mobile app can be used to book appointments online, track points and store maintenance information.

Meineke is just one of the automotive industry mainstay brand names included under the Driven Brands umbrella. Driven Brands encompasses names well recognized for the services they have been providing businesses and consumers alike over a combined 130 years. In 2006, Driven Brands created the largest family of automotive aftermarket service companies in the country under every major automotive vertical, including repair and maintenance, paint and collision, distribution and quick lube. With over 2,000 centers in North America positioned strongly for continued growth, Driven Brands is the number one choice when considering a franchise is the automotive industry.

For more information on Meineke in San Juan, visit: https://www.meineke.com/locations/pr/guaynabo-2716/.

About Meineke

Meineke Car Care Centers, Inc. is a division of Driven Brands, Inc., the leading automotive aftermarket franchisor in the world. Founded in 1972, Meineke has more than 900 centers that service approximately 3 million cars a year. In recent years, Meineke has expanded its product offerings to better meet the demands of its customers and a changing marketplace, becoming the “total car care” brand. Meineke continues to be ranked as one of the best franchise opportunities in the country. For more information on Meineke franchise opportunities, visit: https://www.meineke.com/franchise-opportunities/.

Meineke Revs Up Las Vegas with New Center Openings

Meineke Revs Up Las Vegas with New Center Openings  

New Locations Continue Strong Nationwide Expansion Trend for Total Car Care Brand  

LAS VEGAS – The checkered flag is waving as Meineke’s openings in Las Vegas signal a victorious moment for local drivers.

Owned and operated locally, the service bay doors are now open for business to area customers. Bert and Irina Figearo, local residents, welcome the community and commuters to experience firsthand Meineke’s pledge: “Taking Care of Your Car Shouldn’t Take Over Your Life.”

The new Las Vegas locations, situated at 7131 W Craig Road and at 3255 W Ann Road, benefit from the brand’s customer loyalty and reputation as America’s trusted total car care partner. The shops offer a comprehensive line of car care services, from routine oil changes to extensive car repair. Both shops are open Monday through Friday from 7:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Saturday from 7:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. The centers will be closed on Sunday.

“Trust is everything and no other car care brand has earned that with drivers more than Meineke. I am very proud to bring a new Meineke location to Las Vegas,” said Bert Figearo. “There is already so much excitement for here in Las Vegas that I can clearly see the need for a center with Meineke’s reputation. Plus, we’ve created rewarding job opportunities for car technicians.”

The new openings mark the fifteenth and sixteenth new Meineke locations the Figearos have opened in the Las Vegas market in the past five years.

“Bert and Irina’s team is sure to steer local drivers in the right direction when it comes to car care,” said Ed Pearson, vice president of franchise sales and development for Meineke Car Care Center, Inc. “We are confident that Bert and Irina’s seasoned business skills will shine and make these new Meineke locations in Las Vegas the ultimate car repair centers. They represent ideal franchisees – savvy entrepreneurs that are ready to use their business expertise and the benefits of our franchise support system to push these locations to be the best in town.”

Today, there are more than 900 locations currently open nationwide. The opening in Las Vegas reflects the momentum behind Meineke so far in 2018. Meineke’s robust customer rewards program, Meineke Rewards, provides convenient, mobile device access to redeem points earned through services and maintenance bonuses. Points are used for free service visits and the mobile app can be used to book appointments online, track points and store maintenance information.

For more information on Meineke at 7131 W Craig Road in Las Vegas, visit: https://www.meineke.com/locations/nv/las-vegas-2711/. For more information on Meineke at 3255 W Ann Road in Las Vegas, visit: https://www.meineke.com/locations/nv/las-vegas-2772/.

About Meineke

Meineke Car Care Centers, Inc. is a division of Driven Brands, Inc., the leading automotive aftermarket franchisor in the world. Founded in 1972, Meineke has more than 900 centers that service approximately 3 million cars a year. In recent years, Meineke has expanded its product offerings to better meet the demands of its customers and a changing marketplace, becoming the “total car care” brand. Meineke continues to be ranked as one of the best franchise opportunities in the country. For more information on Meineke franchise opportunities, visit: https://www.meineke.com/franchise-opportunities/.

Meineke Revs Up Baldwin with New Center Opening

Meineke Revs Up Baldwin with New Center Opening

 New Location Continues Strong Nationwide Expansion Trend for Total Car Care Brand  

BALDWIN, NY – The chequered flag is waiving as Meineke’s opening in Baldwin signals a victorious moment for local drivers.

Owned and operated locally, the service bay doors are now open for business to area customers. Anmol Singh, a local resident, welcomes the community and commuters to experience firsthand Meineke’s pledge: “Taking Care of Your Car Shouldn’t Take Over Your Life.”

Situated at 560 Sunrise Highway at the heavily trafficked intersection of Sunrise and Rockwood Ave, the new location benefits from the brand’s customer loyalty and reputation as America’s trusted total car care partner. The shop offers a comprehensive line of car care services, from routine oil changes to extensive car repair. It is open Monday through Friday, 7:30 a.m. to 6:30 a.m. and Saturday, 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.

“As a business owner, building trust with my customers is a top priority, no other car care brand has earned such a trusted reputation with drivers than Meineke. I am extremely excited to bring it to Baldwin,” said Singh. “There is already so much excitement for the new center here, and I can see the need for a center with Meineke’s reputation, in addition to the job opportunities we’re creating locally for car technicians.”

The new center in Baldwin is Singh’s first Meineke location, and the first of ten he has planned for the local market. Singh, a local resident, has an extensive background in the automotive industry he will use to make his Meineke a mainstay in the Baldwin community.

“Anmol and his team are sure to steer local drivers in the right direction when it comes to car care,” said Ed Pearson, vice president of franchise sales and development for Meineke Car Care Center, Inc. “We are confident that Anmol’s business acumen will make his Meineke location shine as the new ultimate car repair center in the area. He represents the ideal franchisee – a savvy entrepreneur that is ready to use business expertise and the benefits of our franchise support system to push this location to be the best in town.”

Today, there are more than 900 locations currently open nationwide. The opening in Baldwin reflects the momentum behind Meineke in 2018. Meineke’s robust customer rewards program, Meineke Rewards, provides convenient, mobile device access to redeem points earned through services and maintenance bonuses. Points are used for free service visits and the mobile app can be used to book appointments online, track points and store maintenance information.

For more information on Meineke in Baldwin, please visit https://www.meineke.com/locations/ny/baldwin-2696/ or contact Anmol Singh directly at 516-362-5944 or ryderexportsindia@gmail.com.

About Meineke

Meineke Car Care Centers, Inc. is a division of Driven Brands, Inc., the leading automotive aftermarket franchisor in the world. Founded in 1972, Meineke has more than 900 centers that service approximately 3 million cars a year. In recent years, Meineke has expanded its product offerings to better meet the demands of its customers and a changing marketplace, becoming the “total car care” brand. Meineke continues to be ranked as one of the best franchise opportunities in the country. For more information on Meineke franchise opportunities, visit: https://www.meineke.com/franchise-opportunities/.

i9 Sports Announces Expansive Franchise Growth Initiative

i9 Sports Announces Expansive Franchise Growth Initiative

Strategic Expansion Plan Brings Premium Youth Sports Leagues to New Markets in 2018

TAMPA – i9 Sports Corporation, a leading national youth sports league franchise business with nearly two million registrations from New York to Hawaii, announced today a widespread growth initiative. The strategy positions the brand for expansion in communities across the United States, while providing motivated entrepreneurs with the opportunity to provide organized competitive sports in their neighborhoods for children to pursue their athletic aspirations in a fun, rewarding environment.

“This has all the makings of a rewarding lifestyle business for professionals who have dreams of making a positive impact locally,” said Brian Sanders, CEO and Chairman of i9 Sports. “You align closely with your community and neighboring towns, impact the lives of families and their kids; and you get to call the shots taking control of your income, lifestyle and future. i9 Sports proves that transitioning into entrepreneurship can be gratifying and lucrative at the same time.”

Born out of a desire to break free from the constraints of corporate America, founder Frank Fiume launched i9 Sports in 2003 and continues to consult closely with the company today. Fiume created i9 Sports out of a passionate drive to create youth sports experiences in well-organized and high-quality sports leagues alongside developmentally appropriate instruction for all age groups. i9 Sports has created a business opportunity that franchise owners can feel passionate about running, while also offering impressive work-life balance and continual franchisor support.

Today’s announcement comes on the heels of significant momentum that is driving the enhanced franchising initiative, including a fourteenth year of record revenue for the brand. Demonstrating the brand equity behind i9 Sports and the value that is created within the business, nine new locations have been added to the i9 Sports roster in the last 18 months. Plus, in 2017, 10 locations were sold to second-generation owners to continue the brand’s legacy in the markets served. Throughout the three remaining quarters of 2018, i9 Sports plans to add 20 new franchisees to the system. Attractive territories are available for expansion in priority markets including Chicago, Northern and Southern California, New Jersey, New York, Philadelphia, Salt Lake City, Detroit, Minneapolis, Seattle, Northern Virginia and Virginia Beach.

“The popularity of i9 Sports comes from the sports experiences we create, where kids can compete in a fun environment and a well organized league. Parents love it because their sons and daughters can sense the passion we have and they feed off of it,” added Sanders. “Kids and parents alike get tremendous satisfaction from being part of the program and it stays with them for the rest of their lives. It’s easy for us to see why there is so much interest in joining our franchise family.”

i9 Sports is the nation’s first and largest youth sports league franchise business. Featuring today’s popular sports such as flag football, soccer, basketball, and baseball, leagues are organized for boys and girls ages 3 to 14 years old. The majority of league play takes place on weekends, when i9 Sports franchise owners oversee operations throughout their communities. During the week, franchisees focus on sales and marketing programs, with the diligent support of the i9 Sports home office marketing and business coaching team. In addition to year-round league action, franchisees often establish seasonal camps and clinics to create additional revenue streams.

Given the impact of i9 Sports in communities coast to coast, franchisees and their leadership teams are often regarded as youth sports experts, consulted on safe play trends, including the best ways to avoid concussions.

Entrepreneurially spirited individuals investing in and running an i9 Sports franchise receive a full suite of support services ranging from initial and ongoing training to sales and marketing support. Tailored to owners that place value on building strong ties to the community and are passionate about working with kids and sports, the franchise provides structure, personalization and scalability.

For more information on i9 Sports franchise opportunities, visit www.i9sportsfranchise.com.

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About i9 Sports

Founded in 2003 in Tampa, Florida, i9 Sports offers high-quality youth sports leagues, camps and clinics for children ages 3 to 14 years. Led by experienced professionals who love working with kids, i9 Sports is committed to providing age appropriate instruction that is both fun for kids and convenient for today’s busy families.

Currently i9 Sports has more than 130 franchise locations across 28 states. It is the nation’s first and largest youth sports league franchise business in the United States, according to data presented in the 2016 issue of Entrepreneur magazine’s Franchise 500.

To learn more about i9 Sports youth sports programs and locations, visit www.i9sports.com. For more information on i9 Sports franchising opportunities, visit www.i9sportsfranchise.com.

4 Tips for New PR Grads

As the work force prepares to receive an onslaught of college graduates – the National Center for Educational Statistics estimates nearly 1.9 million students will receive bachelor’s degrees this year – graduates themselves are vying for jobs that will provide them with their desired quality of life. So what’s a new PR grad, freshly minted degree in hand, to do? Here are our best tips for new PR grads as they fight for the jobs they deserve beyond the standard resume cleanup.

Never lose a networking opportunity

Look for connections in unlikely places – reach out to your college professors to see if they have any former students or professional contacts in your area with whom you can set up a coffee meeting. Utilize your alumni network as much as you can. Find PRSA events in your city and attend a happy hour. Join a meet-up group. Just get out of your comfort zone and start connecting!

Be persistent in your follow-up

This is the first lesson of PR – persistence is everything. It might feel a little uncomfortable at first, but push past any potential perceived social awkwardness and send a second email, make a phone call or just generally politely bother someone until they respond to you.

 Clean up your social image

Any PR agency worth their salt will Google a candidate they’re seriously interested, so get rid of the keg stand pictures from college and try and present a professional face to the world! Take some time to scroll through your Twitter and Instagram pages, too – set them to private or clean them up.

 Just do it!

What’s the worst that can happen? Even if the job you’re applying for is a reach, you never know when the stars will align. Do something to help yourself stand out, like sending a handwritten thank-you note or creating a fun logo to brand your samples and materials.

Good luck out there!

Pearle Vision Signs Franchise Agreement to Open EyeCare Center at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital

Pearle Vision Signs Franchise Agreement to Open EyeCare Center at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital

 New Pearle Vision EyeCare Center to Open at the Cincinnati Children’s Campus this Summer 

CINCINNATI – Pearle Vision, a leading national premium eye care brand, announced today it has signed an agreement with multi-unit franchisees Ryan Yauger, Dr. David Tabeling, and Dr. David Blair to open a new Pearle Vision EyeCare Center on the main campus of Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center. Situated in Cincinnati’s Avondale neighborhood, the EyeCare Center is slated to open this summer and will provide the community and patients with convenient access to eye exams and an expansive collection of frames for adults and children.

The collaboration between Pearle Vision and Cincinnati Children’s, which is facilitating the multi-unit franchise group’s ability to open on the campus, helps address significant demand with an optical retail space that will be four times as large as the previous option, and is more easily accessible to the community. Construction has begun on the new EyeCare Center, which will fill a vacancy present next to the ophthalmology clinic since 2016, providing Cincinnati Children’s with a new partner to provide optical services to patients and neighborhood families.

“This will be our fourth Pearle Vision EyeCare Center and we couldn’t be happier about opening at Cincinnati Children’s,” said Yauger, who’s three other EyeCare Centers with Drs. Tabeling and Blair are also in the Tri-State area. “My partners and I have more than two decades of optical industry experience and understand the important role we serve in the community. There is no better place than at Cincinnati Children’s to show just how much of a difference genuine eye care can be to families.”

Pearle Vision, which pledges “Nobody Cares for Eyes More Than Pearle,” prides itself on delivering exceptional care to patients that goes beyond a routine eye exam. The brand’s franchisees ensure each patient receives personalized, quality care that takes the whole individual into account. Additionally, Pearle Vision provides patients with everything necessary for healthy vision including a vast selection of high quality frames and contact lenses and state-of-the-art eye care examinations. In addition, Pearle Vision accepts a variety of managed vision care programs to ensure patients can use their benefits for all of their eye care needs.

“Just getting or replacing glasses can be so difficult for some of our families, and its importance to their vision cannot be overstated,” says Michael Yang, MD, director of Ophthalmology at Cincinnati Children’s. “We are so excited about improving easy access to glasses not only for our patients but also for residents of the Avondale community.”

“At Pearle Vision, our mission is to provide genuine eye care in our neighborhoods,” said Pearle Vision General Manager, Alex Wilkes. “The partnership with Cincinnati Children’s was a no-brainer for us. We both share a commitment to excellent service and providing our patients with a level of personal care that is second to none.”

To meet the needs of the patients in the neighborhood, the location will have pediatric-trained optometrists with open hours for walk-in appointments. In addition, Medicaid will be accepted. Both adult and pediatric patients can receive care at the location.

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About Pearle Vision
Pearle Vision was founded in 1961 by Dr. Stanley Pearle, who began the concept of one-stop, total eye care with the opening of the Pearle Vision Center in Savannah, Ga. Dr. Pearle combined complete eye exams with an extensive selection of eyewear. Today, with more than 500 EyeCare Centers located throughout the United States, Canada and Puerto Rico, Pearle Vision is built around a doctor-centered business model with a primary focus to deliver genuine eye care to patients and become the neighborhood trusted source for all their eye care and eye wear needs. Pearle Vision is owned by Luxottica, a leader in premium fashion, luxury and sports eyewear. To learn more about available franchising opportunities, visit ownapearlevision.com.

Cleaning Up America: Junk King Embarks on Epic Environmental Road Trip

Cleaning Up America: Junk King Embarks on Epic Environmental Road Trip

National Junk Removal Company Begins Cross-Country Mission to Declutter 15 Cities

SAN FRANCISCO – Fifteen cities. Six weeks. Junk King’s one goal—Cleaning up America.

Fueled by its ecofriendly mantra to recycle, reuse and repurpose, the nation’s leading junk removal company is embarking on its first cross-country road trip to tidy up cities coast-to-coast.

Departing on Earth Day, April 22, 2018, Junk King’s patriotic-branded Cleaning Up America truck is leaving San Francisco to visit various homeowners, small businesses and nonprofit groups across the United States. Throughout the six-week journey, Junk King’s team is lending its services to help these groups declutter while raising awareness about recycling. Junk King’s work these 6-weeks will involve no cost for the groups and individuals that participate.

“Cleaning Up America is by far the larges, longest running and most exciting giveback initiative we have put together yet,” said Michael Andreacchi, CEO of Junk King who personally kicks off the tour on April 20. “The process of clearing out is liberating and necessary, and its heartbreaking to know not everyone has the manpower or resources to haul everything away or maintain a clean space. That’s why we’re inspired to make this trip—to provide some relief to folks all over the States, hear their story and make a meaningful difference in their lives.”

Making the environmental movement a brand-wide effort, the Cleaning Up America truck will be driven and passed forward from one Junk King franchisee to the next in each local market. To capture the moments of generosity and gratitude, Junk King will be documenting the entire journey by recording the visits and later releasing city-themed episodes for the rest of America to see.

The cities on the Cleaning up America tour include:

  • Peninsula, California
  • Los Angeles, California
  • Las Vegas, Nevada
  • Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Denver, Colorado
  • Des Moines, Iowa
  • Chicago, Illinois
  • Grand Rapids, Michigan
  • Cincinnati, Ohio
  • Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
  • Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • New York City, New York
  • Boston, Massachusetts
  • Baltimore, Maryland
  • Washington D.C, Virginia

As part of the brand’s year-round commitment to being environmentally conscious, any items collected by Junk King will be taken to the nearest warehouse, where a team will facilitate managing and sorting of the materials. In fact, sixty percent of the junk collected from jobs is recycled, rather than being dropped at landfills. And through partnerships with local nonprofits and community organizations, the remaining items are donated and repurposed to benefit residents throughout United States.

To learn more about Junk King, visit www.junk-king.com. Follow the Cleaning Up America truck’s journey by visiting www.facebook.com/JunkKingFranchise. The full tour schedule can be seen on www.junk-king.com/promotions/cleaning-up-america.

About Junk King

Founded in 2005, Junk King was started by two friends in a two-car garage in San Carlos, California. In 2010, the company began franchising. Today, Junk King is the second largest junk removal company in North America with 350 units and 101 franchisees. Junk King saves consumers time and money by eliminating unwanted clutter quickly and efficiently. Junk King is best known for its professionalism, advanced technology programs and commitment to recycling, repurposing and reusing materials. The brand is currently the highest rated service business in North America with a net promoter score exceeding 89 percent.

All Points PR Senior Account Lead Gillian Losh Curates Confidence in Communication


The All Points team is a diverse group of individuals, but one of the most important things we have in common is our collective passion for communication. Our staff includes talented speakers, writers and communicators, and we’re always looking to learn more about the ways we can be more effective speakers.

Senior Account Lead Gillian Losh presented in the April seminar about building communication skills and led our entire team through a series of exercises designed to help us get to the next level when it comes to internal and external verbal and written communication.

These exercises stretched us to ask ourselves not only how we want to communicate, but to put ourselves in the other person’s shoes and ask ourselves how we want to be perceived. She reminded us that everyone has a unique way of communicating, and to lean into our strengths while fixing our weaknesses in manageable pieces.

Gillian’s presentation encouraged the team to think deeper about their strengths and weaknesses in communication styles, and how to prioritize clear communication in all areas of life. Stay tuned for the May seminar!

City Wide Inspired to “Ripple On” at Annual Franchise Convention

City Wide Inspired to “Ripple On” at Annual Franchise Convention

Home Office Leadership and Franchisees Celebrate 15th Annual Franchise Convention and Awards Ceremony

LENEXA, Kan. – City Wide Maintenance, the nation’s leading building maintenance management company, hosted its 15th annual franchise convention and awards ceremony at the Hilton Clearwater Beach Resort & Spa in Clearwater, Florida from February 25-27, 2018.

With the inspirational theme of “Ripple On,” this year’s convention encouraged franchisees to learn from one another’s success and continue making waves in the building maintenance industry. To commend the brand’s impressive growth, the home office team and representatives from an impressive 95% of all franchise locations also celebrated key accomplishments from 2017, such as opening seven new offices, bringing the total to 54 franchise locations throughout the United States.

Equal parts fun and inspiring, the three-day convention invited City Wide franchisees from across the nation to engage during a variety of golf and evening activities, relaxation time, presentations, roundtables and educational breakout sessions. Among the learning opportunities was a series of high-level training sessions that focused on fundamental business development topics including client retention, growing sales, recruiting employees and other tangible skills to achieve continued success and increase revenue.

“After 15 consecutive years, this has been our most encouraging annual convention to date,” said Jeff Oddo, president of City Wide. “At every gathering, I’m constantly impressed by the thought-provoking strategy discussions and sense of collaboration between our home office and franchisees. I have the utmost confidence that our entire franchise system left with more advanced, creative tactics to implement into their business plans, and I’m eager to watch their inspiration unfold in the months to come.”

As always, an awards ceremony wrapped up the annual convention by giving special recognition to franchisees and their team members who preformed exceptionally in 2017. City Wide’s leadership team presented 16 different awards to a total of 64 winning franchise locations and individuals based on various achievements in sales, revenue generation, performance and other operations metrics.

Notable honorees from the 2018 convention include:

  • Platinum Markets – Central Maryland, Central Pennsylvania, Indianapolis, Minnesota and Nashville
  • Highest Total Revenue Percent Increase – Central Pennsylvania
  • Total Revenue Retention – Chicago
  • Highest NJS by Percent – Louisville
  • Highest Revenue per Capita Increase – Nashville
  • Highest Net Gain – Central Maryland
  • Rookie of the Year – Wichita
  • Excellence in Performance – Central Maryland
  • Million Dollar Club – Central Maryland, Central Pennsylvania, Cincinnati, Dallas/Fort Worth, Houston, Indianapolis, Minnesota, North Carolina, Oklahoma, Portland, Tampa Bay and Washington

As City Wide expands its footprint in 2018, the company continues to distinguish itself amongst competitors by further streamlining the commercial cleaning and maintenance management process. To learn more about City Wide, visit www.gocitywide.com.

About City Wide

Founded in 1961, City Wide has become synonymous with building maintenance in its home Kansas City market and the 50-plus U.S. regions where it has grown through franchising since 2001. A single-source solution for all building maintenance services, City Wide contracts with independent contractors to give clients access to dozens of interior and exterior services. City Wide simplifies the maintenance matters that mean most to building owners, operators, and management companies, easing the time, stress, and resources typically required to oversee an entire facility.

For more information about City Wide’s services, please visit www.gocitywide.com.

All Points PR Secures Franchise Interviews Podcast Episode for Car Client

All Points PR secured an episode of the Franchise Interviews podcast for client Christian Brothers Automotive. The episode included an interview with the CEO which facilitated a great conversation between him and the host highlighting aspects that make Christian Brothers so unique, from the history to where the brand is today. Coverage ran online and on air.

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The Camp Transformation Center Named to Entrepreneur Magazine’s List of 2018 Fastest-Growing Franchises

The Camp Transformation Center Named to Entrepreneur Magazine’s List of 2018 Fastest-Growing Franchises

Fitness Concept Adds Nearly 50 Locations in 2017; Continues Extensive Expansion Strategy in the Year Ahead 

CHINO HILLS, Calif. – The Camp Transformation Center (The Camp), a national brand featuring fitness centers that focus on inspiring powerful physical and emotional transformations, has earned another national accolade. Entrepreneur magazine has just named the franchise concept to its 2018 “Fastest-Growing Franchises” list, a result of the brand’s growth accomplishments. The Camp is catapulting its presence across the nation through a plan that will significantly increase its footprint by the end of 2018.

The Camp was ranked in the top half of the “Fastest-Growing Franchises” list, beating out competition to land its spot. The list highlights the year’s fastest expanding businesses within the franchising industry – a good indication of a sustainable brand.

“We are proud to have been named to this distinguished list,” said Alejandra Font, co-Founder of The Camp, who is leading the growth strategy. “This award proves that through the hard work of both our corporate team and franchise owners, we are able to stand out amongst a high class of remarkable franchises that have executed impressive growth strategies over the past year.”

Brands on this list are ranked according to the number of new locations added to the franchise system in the United States and Canada from July 2016 to July 2017. Companies with the same amount of new locations between that time period will then ranked based on percentage growth, according to Entrepreneur’s website.

“One of the main reasons that The Camp has been able to sustain steady growth is the team’s ability to select talented, passionate individuals,” said Brian Balconi, president – franchise of The Camp Transformation Center. “We are looking forward to adding more locations in the year ahead and taking our brand to even higher levels.”

Amid the strategy to significantly increase its unit count in 2018, the Southern California-based franchise has nearly 100 locations in 13 states and Mexico. The brand added 42 new locations in 2017 and plans to continue its ascension in 2018.

Ideal franchisees showcase an unwavering desire to help people with compassion and empathy. While not necessary, an aptitude for sales is preferred along with leadership skills and a collaborative disposition. The Camp supports its franchisees with proven marketing, sales and operations programs, including a robust opening strategy to fill the initial signature six-week Challenge. Cultivated to attract individuals or teams with an ambition to succeed, strong values and solid community and business connections, the franchise investment offers significant efficiencies of scale for multi-unit investors.

Locations are typically situated in light industrial spaces spanning 4,000-5,000 square feet. The Camp blends a positive group training setting with dynamic interval workouts, nutrition and supplement plans and highly qualified trainers. Franchisees drive membership through seven annual challenges. Successful Challengers most often endear themselves to The Camp and become members.

To learn more about The Camp, please visit: http://www.thecamptc.com.

For more information about available franchise opportunities, please visit: https://thecampfranchise.com.

About The Camp Transformation Center

Founded in 2010, The Camp Transformation Center has nearly 100 locations open or in development across 13 states and Mexico. Each gym employs the company’s signature Challenge, a six-week initial entry point for members, which aims to be a transformative moment in the lives of those who join and a launching pad for long-term membership. The Camp Transformation Center is known for its enthusiastic staff members, a clean environment, an open, spacious, and colorful design, nutrition and supplement plans, and fitness training that is motivating and affordable.

For more information about The Camp Transformation Center and the franchise opportunity, visit thecampfranchise.com. Expansion is planned nationwide and internationally.