February 21, 2017 // Franchising.com // NEW ORLEANS - Suite Management Franchising, the nation’s premier salon suite franchise including MY SALON Suite and Salon Plaza, brought franchise partners together for its annual convention and awards ceremony. The three-day event was held from Jan. 24-26 in Cancun, Mexico.
Themed “It Starts with Me,” the convention celebrated remarkable franchise accomplishments from 2016 and inspired all attendees to prepare for prolific franchise growth in the new year. The convention’s breakout sessions reinforced strategies aimed to grow the brand and offered best practices on recruiting sales-driven salon entrepreneurs.
“Bringing everyone together always ignites a tremendous energy throughout our franchise family,” said Ken McAllister, CEO of Suite Management Franchising and president of MY SALON Suite. “We share achievements, learn from our challenges and strengthen our joint efforts to move the brands forward. I’m confident that our dedicated team of franchise partners will continue to drive the growth and success of Suite Management Franchising.”
Under Suite Management Franchising there are 59 salon locations between MY SALON Suite and Salon Plaza. Building on the brand’s 20 percent annual growth, MY SALON Suite starts the year strong with 14 signed agreements.
To expand its footprint, Suite Management Franchising has plans to open 40 more salons in 2017, which will bring its location total to 100. With a goal in place to move into major U.S cities including Kansas City, Missouri; Nashville, Tennessee; Louisville, Kentucky; Chicago, Cincinnati and Seattle, Suite Management Franchising continues to establish itself nationwide as a leading luxury salon suite franchise.
Besides adding new locations, Suite Management Franchising also developed its exclusive “Suite Movement” smart phone application designed specifically for MY SALON Suite and Salon Plaza beauty professionals. The new app, made to help the brand’s salon members build and grow their individual businesses, offers monthly marketing guides, personal branding and access to daily appointments and total revenue.
“On a larger scale, success is all about operational excellence,” said McAllister. “With our new app, we’re able to better support our salon entrepreneurs and empower them to bring in a six-figure income. This resource not only benefits our stylists, but also ensures our franchise partners retain talented individuals that help generate incredible profits.”
Suite Management Franchising is a salon suite concept created for franchise partners interested in joining the beauty industry while living a semi-absentee lifestyle. The brand is recognized throughout the United States and Canada for offering fully-equipped, upscale suites featuring a full-length style station, styling chair, shampoo sink and color station. Additional amenities include a state-of-the-art security system, luxurious bathrooms and an elegant lobby. In addition to the attractive accommodations, members are offered ongoing training and support to grow and develop their business, which includes access to a strong referral network.
Entrepreneurially spirited individuals interested in investing in the salon suite franchise will receive a full suite of support services ranging from initial and ongoing training to sales and marketing programs. Plus, Suite Management Franchising is a proud partner of the VetFran program. Approved candidates receive 10 percent off of the total franchise fee.
To learn more about Suite Management Franchising, please visit: www.suitemanagementfranchising.com.
Suite Management Franchising, the parent company of MY SALON Suite and Salon Plaza, is a salon suite franchise created for entrepreneurial-spirited individuals interested in joining the beauty industry while living a semi-absentee lifestyle. Founded to inspire and empower the modern day salon owner, the company offers a unique opportunity for a diverse range of beauty and health professionals to successfully run their own business. Salon members are offered ongoing training, support and a strong referral network aimed to help their business generate a six-figure income. Featured in Entrepreneur magazine’s “Top New Franchise” list, the brand is widely recognized for its rapid expansion and momentous success. A strategic alliance partnership with Ratner Companies, the nation’s largest family-owned collection of salons, continues to propel the brand’s growth. With nearly 60 locations in 16 states across the United States and Canada, the franchise concept plans to add 200 franchise partners and 300 salons in the next five years.
For more information about Suite Management Franchising, visit www.suitemanagementfranchising.com. To learn more about MY SALON Suite and Salon Plaza, visit www.mysalonsuite.com and www.salonplaza.com.
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