Sky Zone Presents Awards To Top Franchisees At 2018 National Convention
Partners From Across the Globe Join To Celebrate Worldwide Growth
May 21, 2018 // Franchising.com // LOS ANGELES, CA - Sky Zone, the original home of wall-to-wall aerial action, celebrated milestones, commemorated achievements and welcomed new franchise partners at the 2018 National Franchise Convention. This year’s conference, themed “SZGX,” was held in Chicago, IL at the Hyatt Regency McCormick Place from May 1-4. The conference featured content-rich workshops, presentations, and a tour of Sky Zone’s new park in Vernon Hills, IL which features many of Sky Zone’s latest attractions, including Augmented Climbing, Fusion Dodgeball courts, a new Stunt Zone (the first of its kind in the US) and a six-lane, serpentine Warrior Course.
Sky Zone honored Franchise Partners and key team members for their contributions to the brand’s continued growth and success worldwide.
Doug Fierro and Steve Berlin were recognized with the “Do Good” award, for their active participation in both national and local charity initiatives throughout the year.
Carrie Snyder was named “WoW Franchise Partner of the Year” for consistently seeking ways to better her parks’ guest experience and the Sky Zone brand, helping and collaborating with other Franchise Partners, actively engaging with guests, and fully embodying Sky Zone’s values. Carrie owns and operates three Sky Zone locations in Fort Wayne, IN, Mishawaka, IN, and Holland, OH.
Bron Launsby earned the “Global WoW” as the individual who best epitomized the brand through the embodiment of its culture and core values. Bron, who owns 6 Sky Zone parks, was also awarded “New Park of the Year” for the performance of his newest location in Fairview Heights, IL.
Andrew Rockledge of Daytona Beach, FL was presented the “Park of the Year” award for impeccable park operation, highly engaged team members, positive same park sales growth and attention to safety.
Scott and Tina Redd of Sioux Falls, SD were awarded the “Keep It Safe” award for their commitment to safety in the workplace and for Sky Zone guests.
Jay Highley was recognized as first recipient of the new “Awesome Innovation & Collaboration” award for his partnership with other Sky Zone parks and corporate Home Zone to pioneer new innovative programs and processes to better the brand. Jay owns franchise locations in Shawnee, KS, Lee’s Summit, MO, Fort Myers, FL and Tampa, FL.
Jamal Tasico of Aziz Mall, Saudi Arabia was given the “Top Sales Growth” honor for achieving the highest percent increase in revenue over the previous year.
David Hustrulid was awarded “Top Sales Productivity” for his New Rochelle, NY location.
Cory Stuart and Jeff Wood of the Windsor, Ontario Sky Zone received the “WoW Guest Experience” accolade, scoring in the top percentile for park cleanliness, friendliness of team members, as well a 100 percent guest feedback resolution rate.
Walt Burnett of Lancaster, PA was honored as Sky Zone’s “WoW Manager of the Year” for being a role model of service, his commitment to excellence and strong team leadership.
“We are extremely proud of all the recipients of Sky Zone’s annual Franchise Partner awards. Their commitment to the brand, company values and the communities we serve is remarkable, and we are honored to recognize their accomplishments,” said Jeff Platt, CEO of Sky Zone. “Each and every franchise partner plays a tremendous part in shaping and growing Sky Zone, and we congratulate and thank each of them for their hard work and dedication.”
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About Sky Zone, LLC
Founded in 2004, Sky Zone has grown its unmatched indoor trampoline experience to more than 190 franchises across the United States, Canada, Mexico, Australia, the United Kingdom, India, Saudi Arabia and Kuwait. The originator in creating innovative ways to play, Sky Zone provides an unmatched active environment in which people come alive and live joyously in the moment with gravity-defying, wall-to-wall aerial attractions that include Freestyle Jump, Ultimate Dodgeball, Warrior Courses, Warped Walls and more. The franchise has been awarded various accolades, including being ranked the second Fastest Growing Franchise by Inc., the second Smartest Growing Brand by Franchise Times, 53 on Entrepreneur's 2017 Franchise 500 list, 273 on the 2015 Inc.'s 500/5000 list, 152 on the 2014 Inc.'s 500/5000 list, 55 on the Forbes America's Most Promising Companies list. For more information on the company or franchising opportunities, please visit www.skyzone.com.
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