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APAH Convention: First of Many Great Things to Come

A Place At Home hosted its First Annual Franchise Convention on September 26-28, 2019 at 1415-The Meeting Space in Omaha, Nebraska. We welcomed a powerful group of franchisees, sponsors and speakers from across the country for three days of engaging events, information and networking.

A Place at Home Franchisees

Welcome reception at Wilson & Washburn before the First Annual Franchise Convention.

The festivities kicked off with a Welcome Reception at Wilson & Washburn, sponsored by INSPRO and Ideal Payroll Service. Franchisees from Colorado, California, Arizona, Oregon, Arkansas, Texas and Nebraska were able to meet for the first time or catch up with old friends from their APAH training week.

During the convention, President of A Place At Home, Jerod Evanich, welcomed everyone and discussed APAH’s roots. He surprised the group with a video message from Paula Howard, one of the original three founders of APAH. She shared that though she’s retired now, she is so proud of the growth APAH has seen under the leadership of Dustin and Jerod and wished everyone success in their own franchises.

The day was filled with thoughtful and engaging speakers from Hurricane Marketing Enterprises, Clear Care, Volpe Consulting & Accounting Services, and Home Care Compliance. The closing presentation was given by CEO of A Place At Home, Dustin Distefano. Dustin shared statistics on where the company is today and what goals we plan to accomplish going into next year.

After the convention, the team gathered at Get Out: Omaha where they split into two teams and had 60 minutes to get out of a live-action escape room. Both teams made it out with time, even just seconds, to spare! Buzzing with victory, everyone gathered at Upstream Brewing Company for the Awards Dinner sponsored by Volpe Consulting & Accounting Services, to celebrate the success over the past year. The following awards were presented:

2019 Rookie of the Year: Honoring A Place at Home South Denver
In recognition of the top-performing franchisee in their first full year with A Place at Home.

2019 Top Performer of the Year: Honoring A Place at Home Scottsdale
In recognition of the franchisee with the top revenue in 2019.

2019 Top Caregiver Satisfaction Retention of the Year: Honoring A Place at Home South Denver
In recognition of the franchisee with the top caregiver satisfaction scores and retention.

2019 Top Client Satisfaction of the Year: Honoring A Place at Home Scottsdale
In recognition of the franchisee with the top client satisfaction scores in Home Care Pulse.

A Place At Home Franchisees

Awards dinner at Upstream Brewing Company after the convention.

2019 Brand Ambassador of the Year: Honoring A Place at Home Scottsdale
In recognition of the franchisee who consistently represents the A Place at Home brand, generating positive social reviews and engagement and fields validation calls.

2019 Innovator of the Year: Honoring A Place at Home South Portland
Recognizing excellence in proven creative strategies to collaborate with partners in order to support the overall A Place at Home™ strategic business objectives.

2019 Founders Cup Award: Honoring A Place at Home South Denver
This highly prestigious award is presented annually to one distinguished franchisee who has made major contributions to A Place at Home™ and plays a significant role in the organization’s success.

Founded in 2012 with a passion to make a change in how seniors are cared for by creating a model that is a continuum of care, and not just another home care agency, hosting the first of many conventions full of franchisees that believe in this mission and vision is a major milestone. APAH developed a proven franchise system in 2017 and now has 10 locations across the United States as of 2019. The future is looking bright for A Place At Home and there’s already excitement growing for the 2020 Franchise Convention.

To learn more about franchising opportunities with A Place At Home, call: 888-502-6310 or email: franchise@aplaceathome.com.