énergie offers you one of the most comprehensive franchise support packages you will find anywhere in the UK
|Support starts from the moment you become an énergie franchisee. Our corporate aim is simply to help you be as successful as possible in managing your own énergie franchise and we’ll work with you through every step of the process to ensure you and your new club have the best possible chance of success.|
|Advice and support from expert operators with a proven track record of success is a key element in our franchise support package. We pride ourselves on our ability to provide the help, guidance and assistance to create successful new business owners and successful new énergie clubs. That’s what we do every day.|
|From your initial welcome meeting, to site selection, through to the launch of your énergie club and beyond, here is how you are supported through every step of our énterprise process:|
Franchisee welcome meeting
Welcome to the énergie family! Once you become a franchisee we’ll schedule your ‘Franchise Welcome Meeting’. This is where you will sit down with our team to outline the strategy and discuss the next steps to work towards the opening of your club.
Each franchise product has a territory which is agreed on a first come, first served basis.*Subject to availability you will be able to choose a search territory in which your club will be based. Once your club is located an exclusive protected territory will be created.
The énergie basic management course (EBMC) is a 5 day training course that covers every aspect of running your énergie business and is the perfect induction to life as an énergie franchisee. Throughout the training you will have access to the énergie support team, with the opportunity to get as much business building information as you need.
The selection of the right site for your club is crucial. Using sophisticated territory mapping software and specific demographic information our dedicated property team are able to ensure that you secure the best possible premises. This will include lease negotiation and all the planning and project management of the refurbishment and fit out of the club.
Our dedicated property team will help you find and secure the best site, including assistance with lease negotiation, planning and fit out.
Business planning and finance
We work with you to produce your business plan and forecasts to help you into profitability. énergie has forged strong partnerships with major banks, helping franchise owners to raise funding.
énergie training academy
The énergie training academy will provide all the initial and on-going training to assist you with the smooth operation of your club. With a wealth of training courses covering every aspect of running your business there’s plenty of scope for both your own and your team’s personal and professional development.
In addition, our online courses provide easy access to training and reduce the need for your team to leave the club.
Over £1 million has been spent on the development of the award winning énergie brands and systems. The énergie franchise portfolio is regularly featured on television, in national newspapers, magazines and local press, giving you the opportunity to lever this powerful brand to your advantage.
As an énergie franchisee you’ll be supported by powerful national campaigns that regularly feature in major publications. Check out our Daily Star advert below.
In addition, you’ll have access to a new, fresh marketing campaigns throughout the year, allowing you to harness the power of a multi-channel marketing campaign using both offline and online materials that demand attention and deliver results.
Our Marketing campaigns are designed by leading agencies and can be personalised to your local demographic through the online marketing suite.
Moreover, our highly effective local and national PR is enhanced by embracing social media opportunities.
Rest assured, your online presence will be one of the most dominant in your local market. Our cutting edge consumer websites will provide your prospects with an unrivalled virtual experience of your club, which can lead to a high conversion rate from website visitors to new club members.
énergie has always believed in the power of technology and innovation to drive business forward. Our revolutionary business management software gives you the ability to manage every aspect of your business from one simple online system. The élan hub is the one-stop location for all your essential business information, wherever and whenever you need it. Log in to see upcoming training dates, book courses, view the performance statistics in real time for both your club and the network. You can also read the latest news from the énergie network and the fitness industry. A Facebook style image gallery displays all the pictures from the latest énergie events creating a real online community feel.
An industry leading membership software solution provides a system and service that embraces every possible interaction with potential, new, existing and past members. This cutting-edge technology allows you to communicate with your members effectively.In addition, the system features a turnkey Direct Debit system streamlined to ensure that monthly collection is seamless, providing enhanced control and improved cash flow.
It also includes an automated debt collection service that offers our franchise owners the security that this element of their business is under control.
A bespoke software solution ensures the effortless management of the émpower programme.
Held four times a year, the Quarterly Development Meetings bring the énergie network together, presenting the perfect opportunity to share success, best practice and feedback with your fellow franchisees and the énergie Head Office team. The Quarterly Development Meeting is the place to get up to speed with the latest information, key training and latest products to enhance your business. Throughout the day you will have the opportunity to discuss whatever you need with the énergie team and meet face-to-face with suppliers.
The annual évolution conference and gala dinner is the highlight of the énergie calendar, a day of motivation, inspiration and celebration. Click here to see what happens when the entire énergie network gathers together for this spectacular event.
The énergie team has developed one of the most advanced turnkey franchise operating systems available in the sector. The simple, effective and easy to follow systems, ensure that your business has the potential to perform to its maximum level.
Network performance benchmarking measures your performance against the franchise key performance indicators and other clubs in the network. This provides you with a strategic insight into the performance of your club and the information that enables your club to perform at its highest level.
The dedicated énergie help desk means that you are only ever a phone call away from the support you require. Additional day-to-day support on the strategy and operational aspects of your business is provided by your énergie brand manager.
Please note: Services vary between franchise products. Fees are payable for selected services and items listed.