The Creation Station celebrated 18 years of inspiring imaginations at our annual conference with franchise partners. Our franchisees received a personalised gift box with strict instructions not to open until the BIG night!
After such a challenging year, it was wonderful to celebrate our awesome family of franchise partners in our zoom conference - with the theme 'Survive & Thrive'
We reviewed some of the many things we have done this year, including:
- Daily Facebook lives and resources to support families through lockdown. With a reach of over 500,000
- 5,500+ Families supported with free craft packs and courses and 46 charities supported.
- Reduction in fees for the franchisees, including a 3-month free period
- 7,000+ 5-Star reviews on Trustpilot from our customers, about our experiences both online and running them safely face to face
- Development and launch of a new online training portal
- New income streams developed to provide online courses and safe craft packs
- Creation Station specific COVID Training Course for our franchises to show completion
- Production of a Survive & Thrive manual - updated over 13 times
- Restructuring our business to make us more robust to deal with the challenges
- Working with Home-Start and 45 other charities to creatively inspire over 5,500 families
This was followed by our Franchise Awards and celebrating what we had achieved.
The gift boxes were opened and each franchise partners received a very well deserved 'You Are Awesome' award.
"I am so proud of our outstanding team of franchise owners and head office creative crew. Ths conference was a great way of celebrating how we have collaborated and what we have achieved together so far this 2020" Sarah Cressall - Founder and Managing Director of The Creation Station.
We are pleased to announce our following winners...
The fantastic award winners are as follows:
A New Special Award - The Creation Station Entrepreneur of the Year Award
Please Make Me Feel Special Award 2020
Inspiration Award 2020
Winner - Alix Purton - The Creation Station Orpington and Hayes
Bravery Boots Award 2020
Winner - Nicola Gillaspy - The Creation Station Nottingham North-West
Best Can-Do Attitude 2020 - Winners
Create Club Champion 2020 - Winners
BDM-Keeping Us Going Award 2020
Best New Franchise Owner 2020
Highly Commended – Claire O'Hara from The Creation Station Halifax
and Hannah Goodrum from The Creation Station North Norwich
Franchisee of The Year 2020
We are incredibly proud and grateful to our fabulous franchise partners. Together we are making a positive difference, especially when it has been most needed.
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