Revive! celebrates record year

Revive Auto Innovations held its 20th annual conference at the home of England football, St James Park.

Owners and joint managing directors Terry Mullen and Mark Llewellyn shared their memories of the previous two decades and celebrated the fact that the network had enjoyed its best year ever, achieving a record £21m sales and welcoming seven new franchisees.

Revive! was also named Franchise of the Year in the Leadership and Culture category of the 2023 HSBC bfa British Franchise Awards and was a finalist in the UK Employer of the Year Platinum category in the Investors in People (IIP) Awards 2023.

Llewellyn said: “Our 20th conference has been a great opportunity to get everyone together, celebrate our record performance over the past 12 months and focus on what we need to do to take us to the next level.”

Mullen added: “We are so proud of our amazing network of franchisees and our great team at head office who support them. Our values of integrity, outstanding customer service, technical excellence and unity are as strong today as they were 20 years ago and we love being able to bring our network together to celebrate our success and share our vision and plans for the future.”

Meanwhile, the top Gold Revive! Franchisee of the Year Award was presented to Nathan Holmes, Adam Holmes and Andy Blackhurst, joint owners of Revive! East Anglia. Silver went to Russell Hudson at Revive! West Lincs and Bronze to husband and wife team Jai and Reena Patel from Revive! Gloucester.

Revive! Technician of the Year (North) was awarded jointly to Darren Cheshire from Revive! Trafford and Dean Paterson from Revive! Aberdeen.

For the South, technicians Matt North from Revive! Surrey and Sam Scotford from Revive! Northampton were also joint winners.

The Customer Service Award was won by Mark Pronger of Revive! Northern Ireland, while the Marketer of the Year Award went to Scott Gosbell from Revive! Stoke and Steve Thatcher from Revive! Portsmouth won the Brand Ambassador Award.