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Franchisees Win Big at Browns Restaurant Group’s Annual Spring Conference

BRG wraps 7th Annual Spring Conference with exciting Awards Gala at the Parq Hotel & Casino in Vancouver, BC

Vancouver, B.C. (April 5, 2018) – Vancouver-based Browns Restaurant Group recently held their Annual Spring Conference in it’s home city at the new casino and hotel landmark Parq Vancouver.

During the three days of business meetings, Franchisees of the Browns Socialhouse brand came together with the restaurant group’s dedicated Corporate Office team and its loyal supplier/vendor community to wrap with a formal Awards Gala. This year, over 150 people were in attendance to celebrate excellence among the Group’s franchise community.

“Every year it gets a little bigger and it’s always great to see our Franchise Owners win awards and be recognized for their hard work and ongoing passion for this business” said Scott Morison, CEO and Founder of Browns Restaurant Group.

Sponsored by Arterra Wines, the Awards recognized excellence and inspired leadership by presenting top-performing Franchisees and their teams with awards and prizes.

2018 Franchise of the Year

Taking home this year’s Franchise of the Year award was the group in Grande Prairie, Alberta led by Franchisees Darcy Dober and Jim & Natalie Rawsthorne.

Browns Socialhouse opened in Grande Prairie on May 20, 2014 near the city’s outdoor shopping area, Westgate Centre.

The other Achievement Award winners are as follows:

• No Finish Line Award (NFL)
o Location: DAWSON CREEK (Dawson Creek, BC)
o Franchisee: Darcy Dober

• Auditor General’s Award
o Location: LOWER LONSDALE (North Vancouver, BC)
o Franchisee: Derek Archer

• Inspired Leadership Award
o Location: UPTOWN (Victoria, BC)
o Franchisees: Jeremy Wilson & Norm Wilson

Three new Browns Socialhouses are slated to open in 2018, as well as the launch of two new restaurant concepts called Browns Crafthouse and Liberty Kitchen.

For Franchising inquires and opportunities, please contact Browns Restaurant Group to start a conversation.

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