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First Hall Of Fame Award Recipient From Franchise Update Media
Franchise Update Media Group, at its Annual Franchise Development and Leadership Conference in Atlanta, presented MSA Worldwide with its inaugural Hall of Fame Award.
“We are thrilled to be recognized for our contribution to franchising,” said Michael Seid, Managing Director of MSA Worldwide. “Receiving this inaugural Hall of Fame Award is very special for me. I have known Therese Thilgen and Gary Gardner, the founders of Franchise Update Media, since they began Franchise Update Magazine. Over the years they have created the most important independent conference and media brand for professionals in franchising today. Our receiving this acknowledgement for our achievements and contribution to franchising from Franchise Update Media and, being thanked for playing a small part in their success, is very satisfying.”
“MSA has provided professional guidance, best practices, and services to franchisors and franchisees that have helped franchise organizations grow healthier and more successful systems,” said Steve Olson, CFE, President, Franchise Update Media Group. “We are pleased to recognize them for their historic achievements and contributions to franchising and for their twelve years of contributing to the Annual Franchise Development and Leadership Conference.”
“The entire MSA team is honored by this award,” said Kay Ainsley, Managing Director of MSA Worldwide. “It has always been our philosophy that our success is best measured by the success of our clients, and we work extremely hard to make that a reality. We know the importance of giving back to the franchising community. We are proud to be able to contribute our time and resources to support the International Franchise Association and important societal issues like our veterans and social franchising worldwide. We are grateful to Franchise Update Media for recognizing our efforts.”