Maui Wowi Hawaiian honored its top franchisees at its International Franchise Conference held recently in Englewood, Colorado.
According to a news release, the event included breakout sessions, one-on-one training and panel discussions, as well as speeches by CEO Mike Weinberger, Founder Jill Summerhays and Keynote Speaker Gary Michels. The conference also featured an on-site vendor expo and Barista Certification classes from Maui Wowi’s exclusive coffee roaster, Coda Coffee Co.
Additionally, the brand's top franchisees were recognized, including:
- Franchisee of the Year: Keith Mitchell
- Director of Regional Support of the Year: Ron and Barb Putman
- Franchise Advisory Council Member of the Year: Trenton Turner
- Rookie of the Year: Eric and Holley Rilko
Ron Kramer, a retired Maui Wowi Hawaiian franchisee who passed away this year, was also awarded the ‘Ohana Member of the Year award in memoriam.