ORLANDO, Fla.–November 16, 2018–G6 Hospitality, the all-American leader in economy lodging and known for its iconic brands Motel 6 and Studio 6, announced the 2017 Franchisee of the Year along with other award recipients as part of the company’s annual brand convention held earlier this month at the Grande Lakes Resorts in Orlando. Themed “The Magic Within”, the conference celebrated the brand’s leading franchisees, including the 2017 G6 Hospitality Franchisees of the Year Rajashekar M. Reddy of the Motel 6 in Marble Falls, Texas and Nilesh (Mike) B. Patel of the Studio 6 in Mesa, Arizona.

G6 Hospitality leaders, franchisees and special guests were among the thousands of attendees that joined the magical celebratory dinner at the brand’s annual conference. Throughout the evening, G6 Hospitality executives honored franchisees and partners whose contributions have helped strengthen and grow the enterprise with properties that continue to deliver clean, comfortable accommodations and great guest experiences. As part of the special event, members of G6 Hospitality’s Franchise Advisory Board and Executives took the stage to recognize and honor the brand’s top performers across several categories.

Mike Brower, Chief Operations Officer, welcomed attendees with a warm message recognizing the franchisees for their efforts and inspiring them to continue to excel as they aid in propelling the brand forward. He also presented the awards including the 2017 G6 Hospitality Franchisee of the Year Awards to Rajashekar M. Reddy and Nilesh (Mike) B. Patel.

“We are honored to have such a strong group of franchisees representing our company as we move forward with our efforts to expand into new markets,” said Brower. “Every year, we are excited to recognize our top performers and are beyond pleased with our franchisees’ dedication and hard work as they continue to contribute tremendously to G6 Hospitality’s sustained growth and success.”

Other designations were given in these categories: Top Performers, Brand Image, Outstanding Renovations, Heart for Service, Brand Champion, Outstanding New Construction, and more as follows;

G6 Hospitality Top Performers Awards:

  1. Motel 6 – Kumar Koneru, Carson City, NV
  2. Motel 6 – Bhasker Patel, Omaha, NE
  3. Motel 6 – Dipakbhai (Dee) Patel, Columbus, OH
  4. Motel 6 – Alpesh Patel/Bimal Patel, Lewiston, ME
  5. Motel 6 – Kanti Patel, Newnan, GA
  6. Motel 6 – Raj Patel, Dallas, TX
  7. Motel 6 – Amit Patel, Cloverdale, IN
  8. Studio 6 – Raj Patel, Dallas, TX
  9. Canada – Ryan Pomeroy, Grande Prairie, AB

G6 Hospitality Partnership Award:

  1. Victor Parmar – Multi Unit, CA

G6 Hospitality Legacy Award:

  1. Sunil Wadhwani – Multi Unit, TX

G6 Hospitality Community Partnership Award:

  1. Kumar Koneru – Multi Unit, CA

The full list of the G6 Hospitality Brand Convention winners can be found here.