Franchise Business Review's Top Franchises Awards

Who Can Enter?

To be eligible, franchises must:

  • Be based in the U.S. or Canada
  • Have at least 10 franchisees open and operating for six months
  • Have franchisees participate in Franchise Business Review’s franchisee satisfaction survey (Learn more about the survey process here.)

There is no fee to enter, and all research is completely confidential.


Awards entries are accepted on a rolling basis throughout the year.

Franchise Business Review also names top franchises in various industry segments throughout the year. Please see our editorial calendar for a complete list of awards categories and deadlines.

All Participants Receive:

  • Your Franchise Satisfaction Index (FSI) score, which benchmarks your system against aggregate data from nearly 1,000 franchise brands.
  • A snapshot of your data, which you can use to capture leads and share with candidates during the validation process

Award Winners Receive:

  • Extensive media coverage in national and trade publications
  • Coverage in FBR’s candidate-focused reports, distributed at franchise expos and online throughout the year
  • Third-party validation by an independent market research firm
  • Opportunities to leverage your award-winning status as part of your lead generation, development, and marketing campaigns
  • Recognition at the IFA Annual Convention

See the list of past winners

How It Works:

  1. Complete the form below, submit your current FDD, and send us your franchisee contact list.
  2. Franchise Business Review will email your franchisees our standard 33-question benchmarking survey. It should take them 10-15 minutes to complete.
  3. We’ll crunch the data and send your Franchise Satisfaction Index (FSI) rating within a few weeks. The brands that score highest will be named to our awards list


See if you have what it takes to join the best!


Register now for your survey.

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