As a doorway for many people looking to be their own boss, we know that franchise ownership changes lives. In our annual FRAN-TASTIC 500, we recognize 500 brands going above and beyond the norm and helping people fulfill their dreams of business ownership through franchising! We had a plethora of nominations and we’re delighted to announce the winners below!

Alesia Visconti, CEO and President of FranServe Inc. says, “Franchising helps people change their lives and take control of their future. It’s a community that celebrates the Life-Work Balance. A brand that makes our annual “FRAN-TASTIC 500” list shows that it values a fun and rewarding lifestyle and emphasizes people fulfill their dreams of business ownership through franchising. It’s a brand that deserves recognition for going the extra mile and for being, well, fran-tastic!”

Please note brands are listed in alphabetical order. Brands were nominated and selected based on the following criteria:

  • Brand Identity
  • Turnkey Model
  • Operational Support
  • Superb Training
  • Industry Leader
  • Scalability
  • Quick to Launch
  • Clear Marketing Message

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  • Personal Care

    ICEBOX Cryotherapy

    Icebox Studios is a leading provider of non-invasive cold therapy focusing on athletic recovery, pain management, and overall health, beauty, & wellness. Icebox Cryotherapy is a well-supported professional concept in a dynamic, growing market.

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  • Child Services


    iCode is a Computer Science education franchise that teaches STEAM-based courses to kids K-12 at its fun-to-learn, Apple-esque campuses. During the school year, courses follow a martial-arts style approach that consists of eight belt levels and 416 hours of curriculum that is learned through a combination of instruction and hands-on application. During the summer, iCode offers a series of week-long fun and challenging Summer Camps. Throughout the year, iCode also offers Holiday Camps. Beyond Computer Science, iCode also focuses on helping students develop important soft skills such as Agile Methodology, Project-based Learning, Collaboration, and other skills that will help them perform at a higher level at school and in life.

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  • Personal Care

    Idolize Brows and Beauty

    Idolize Brows & Beauty is a unique business model that offers affordable beauty services to a devoted client base. Franchisees benefit from: Great margins; Niche market in an $11 billion industry; Great Business for E2 Visa; Strong client loyalty per location; Low investment with financing available; Proven business model; Repeat revenue; Semi-absentee or owner/operator models

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  • Home Improvement


    Demand for Spray Foam is greater than the supply of installers in the marketplace. Insulation is a $50+ billion dollar industry. Spray foam is not DIY, and chuck in the truck lacks the professionalism, and marketing to service the market. Tools and Equipment for installation of spray foam has undergone massive innovation in the past 2 years. All iFOAM franchisees will launch with the top of the line, premium equipment capable of servicing both the typical house build, and large commercial projects.

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  • Business Services

    Image 360

    Image360™ center is a full-spectrum provider of all types of visual communication products and services. They offer strong repeat business in a stable and high growth industry.

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  • Unique

    Image Studios

    Image Studios takes large retail space around 5,000 square feet and build out 28-32 salon studios that are leased to beauty professionals such as hair stylists, estheticians, nail techs and massage therapists who operate their own business within their studio. Their systems, strategic marketing and the appeal of our brand helps keep studios fully leased out for optimal return on investment.

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  • Repair & Restoration

    In & Out Handyman

    This is a low-cost opportunity to get into the remodeling & repair industry using our systems. Initially starting from home while you build clientele and perfect the market. Then you will acquire the correct contracting licensure and move into a larger space to accommodate more employees. Our system will allow a franchisee to grow and develop his market with multiple revenue streams.

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  • Business Services

    Instant Imprints

    Instant Imprints is a full service business visibility center. This is a modest investment with low overhead that is a high rate of repeat business with a high average customer transaction.

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  • Senior Services

    Interim Healthcare

    Interim Healthcare's unparalleled home health care franchise business opportunity makes it possible for you to participate the fastest growing segments in the healthcare industry. Now is the time to join the nation's health care franchise leader in this booming senior market.

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  • Shipping Services


    InXpress franchisees provide a value added service creating innovative shipping solutions and savings for small and medium sized businesses. This simple, powerful business model is usually up and running in as little as 30 days!

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  • Vacation Property Management

    IPG - Florida Vacation Homes

    IPG - Florida Vacation Homes allows you to own your own property management company in the Disney or Gulf Coast area of Florida. They offer virtually an immediate source of revenue with unlimited upside potential.

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  • Food & Beverage

    Island Fin Poke Company

    Island Fin Poke Company is a healthy, sustainable, customized ordering, quick casual restaurant that serves incredible Hawaiian style poke. With low labor costs, small sq footage, solid earnings claim, low investment, fast break-even and high returns, this franchise is a win-win!

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  • iTrip Vacations

    Vacation Property Management

    iTrip Vacations

    iTrip Vacations is a full service vacation rental and property management franchise. Their franchisees participate in the $35 Billion domestic private accommodations industry.

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  • Child Services

    Ivybrook Academy

    Ivybrook is the "Harvard" or "Cambridge" of pre-school education. This franchise model works is because we provide the children a real educational experience in preparing kids for life and kindergarten, we believe in providing superior support to franchisees, and we show a great ROI for our franchisees.

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