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The Creation Station ‘Unleash The Wonder Within’ and celebrate Franchise owner successes at the 16th years inspiring imaginations conference.

21 February 2018

The Creation Station celebrated 16 years of inspiring imaginations the theme was 'Unleash the wonder within' and the colourful and inspiring event took place at Cadbury's House, Double Tree Hilton, Bristol on the 9th February.

Franchise owners travelled from across the UK to share new initiatives and business developments. The excellent keynote speakers included Julia Bramble from Bramble Buzz and best-selling author Lucy Mathews from Marvellous PR.

The evening Gala dinner celebrated franchise owner success in all aspects of their business.

"With 130 exceptional franchise owners in our family the calibre is extremely high and judging was very tough this year. The winners show a real passion for inspiring their communities and we are all very proud and grateful to all of them. - Sarah Cressall - Founder and Managing Director of The Creation Station.

The Creation Station inspiring imaginations 2018 award winners are as follows:

The Bronze award for inspiring over 1000 children and adults was awarded to:

Abi Cutler, Alison Denning, Catherine Scott, Chantal Craig, Hannah Martindale, Jo Cameron, Kirsty Cooper, Kirsty Tatum, Christina Turnbull, Rosie Oates, Sharon Keirle, Paula Martindale, Sarah Jenkinson, and Yat Chen and Yat On.

The Silver award for inspiring over 3000 children and adults was awarded to:

Abbie Melia, Alison Denning, Emma Hinkins, Jo Cameron, Louise Richardson, Sharon Keirle, Louise Richardson, Yat Chen and Yat On.

The best superhero outfit was awarded to Melanie Dawson as both Melanie and her daughter both went to work and school in a superhero outfit that day. Melanie had made most of both outfits!

Additional awards included :

Best Can Do Attitude 2018

  • Winner - Deepa Patel Robinson in Bracknell
  • Highly Commended - Alison Denning in Hereford

Create Club Champion 2018

  • Winner - Jann Thorpe in Macclesfield
  • Highly Commended - Melanie Dawson in Wimbledon

Award for Innovation 2018

  • Emma Winterbourne in Thame
  • The Creation Station Inspiration Award 2018
  • Kirsty Hickson in Driffield

Best New Franchise Owner 2018

  • Winner - Chantal Craig in Hitchin and Letchworth
  • Highly Commended - Ally Farrell in Aberdeen
  • Highly Commended - Jayne Stafford in Blyth

Franchisee of The Year 2018

  • Winner - Louise Richardson in Fareham 
  • Highly Commended - Sharon Keirle in Exminster
  • Highly Commended - Judith Coles in Nottingham

Peoples Choice Award

  • Winner - Kat Gillespie in Guernsey
  • Highly Commended Abi Cutler in Worcester 

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