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XTEND Barre Australia named International Franchisor of the Year in the FCA Excellence in Franchising Awards.

XTEND Barre Australia is honoured to be named “International Franchisor of the Year” at the MYOB Franchise Council of Australia 2020 Excellence in Franchising Awards.

XTEND Barre Australia is part of Collective Wellness Group, the largest fitness franchising company in Australia. From acquiring the brand three years ago, they have worked tirelessly to create a strong foundation for their franchise system and create a truly amazing brand.

This award is a milestone for them and is a testament to the hard-work, dedication and passion their studio owners, staff and instructors contribute to making XTEND Barre the brand it is today. A brand that empowers and enriches the lives of their members.

“It is beyond amazing to receive this award in what has been the most challenging of years. It has been a rollercoaster for many businesses and industries, but especially challenging to franchising and fitness. We experienced weeks of uncertainty and pressure, but excitingly huge opportunities surfaced, and our strong partnerships and passion allowed us to not only survive, but to thrive” said Justin McDonell, co-founder of Collective Wellness Group.

XTEND Barre Australia prides itself on its strong community, both nationally and internationally. This recognition is a dedication to this community and is just the beginning of XTEND.