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Xtend Barre owner Liz Nable named Franchise Woman of the Year

Xtend Barre owner/operator Liz Nable was a worthy winner at the FCA NSW-ACT Excellence in Franchise Awards, after she was was named the NSW/ACT Franchise Woman of the Year.

The awards, which were held in August at SoHo at Jones Bay Wharf in Pyrmont, Sydney, celebrate excellence in personal and professional achievements by a woman in the franchising sector. On winning the accolade, Liz commented: “It is an incredible feeling to be named Franchise Woman of the Year for NSW/ACT, and to be a part of the growth of the Xtend Barre brand in Australia. I look forward to seeing what the next 12 months will bring for the brand.”

A former journalist, Liz is now a multi-studio Xtend Barre franchisee, running the Northern Beaches studios at Dee Why, Mona Vale, Mosman and Manly. Liz and her husband Adam were Xtend Barre’s first Australian franchisees, and in 2018 she was awarded the Xtend Barre Franchisee of the Year Award.

Liz also sits on a National Franchise Advisory Board and works as a consultant helping other small business owners navigate the media and use PR opportunities to grow their business.