The 2015 Best Franchise of the World done on 5th December 2015 in Florence, Italy got won by Omar Yunes. This is a worldwide event that distinguishes efforts and courses of the franchises of various brands. In each country involved a selection is usually made which allows the state to present their best franchisees of the best brands. In 2015, Mexico was well represented by Omar Yunes and Sushi Itto franchisee with a title “The professionalization of the role of the Franchisee.” The primary goal of these competitions is to recognize and reward leadership, teamwork, innovation and implementation processes of progressive development in the process of a franchise. In additional, BFW seeks to motivate franchisee and promote various business ideas through the award.
During the award ceremony, thirty-four countries which include Hungary, Portugal, Brazil, Italy, France, Mexico, and Argentina got represented. The franchise was analyzed, and its impact on the network got evaluated. These areas included; how Omar has impacted the food chain, its knowledge contributions, any implementation of saving, motivation to employees and to what extent is it charged and the types of the improvements suggested to the model.
When Omar Yunes won the award, he recognized that the victory was not for him, but a victory for the entire four hundred employees of the thirteen units he manages and the company that permitted them to be innovative. He was just a representative of their victory. At the age of twenty-one years, Omar decided to become a franchise owner in the Japan food chain. Since then Omar has grown in knowledge and experience until he has managed to possess thirteen franchised units in Puebla, Mexico City, and Veracruz. These thirteen food chains represent about ten percent of the units the company he serves. Apart from BFW award, Omar has won the national chapter prize and more
Diego Elizarrarras, an organizer of BFW, informed the people that Yunes won the award because he played a significant role in the positive change of a franchisee-franchisee relationship and attaining a better way of management of the information and executing control panels that aid in having a better measurement of units.