Setting up and growing a business during lockdown hasn’t been the focus for many people during 2020, but Abby Warner knew there was huge potential in The Creation Station franchise
Established by Sarah Cressall in 2002 to provide her three children with creative opportunities to explore, discover and develop, The Creation Station’s purpose is to make positive differences through creative experiences.
1.5 million children and adults have been inspired by over 90 Creation Station franchise partners.
Based on over 7,000 5-Star Trustpilot reviews, The Creation Station is rated as number one in the UK for children’s classes and birthday parties.
Grow at your pace
The Creation Station’s wide range of award-winning classes, clubs, parties and events allows you to maximise the opportunities in your exclusive territory.
Activities include creative after school clubs and workshops, birthday parties, adult well-being and crafting events, preschool, family fun classes, senior citizens ‘crafternoons’, plus event entertainment.
The company’s franchise owners come from a wide range of backgrounds - from banking and management to stay at home mums and health care professionals. They are friendly and proactive and share The Creation Station’s purpose to make positive differences.
Before joining the company, very few of its franchise owners had run their own businesses or had experience in delivering creative experiences.
The Creation Station provides comprehensive ongoing training, a regional support manager for one-to-one support and regional meet-ups, as well as detailed, tried and tested activity plans, cutting edge mobile technology systems, sales, marketing and technical support. Your support plan is tailored to achieve the success you want at a pace that suits you.
Ethical market leader
The Creation Station has been ranked number 28 in the top UK franchises and its commitment to making positive differences has been recognised by numerous recent awards.
Emma McCalla-John, a franchise owner for over four years, says: “Running my own Creation Station has given me the opportunity to be my own boss, with all the support and help I’ve needed. Bringing creativity into all areas of learning, leisure and life is very fulfilling and great fun.”
Setting up and growing a business during lockdown hasn’t been the focus for many people during 2020, but Abby Warner knew there was huge potential in The Creation Station franchise.
She says: “I wanted to move away from my administration career. I always wanted to run my own business and decided I don’t want to live with regrets! I researched franchises and The Creation Station stood out because of the huge potential.
“I launched my business during lockdown and my business is growing. I started with COVID secure, face-to-face classes in September, then moved to online activities with crafts packs and my business is growing as demand for experiences increase. And now face-to-face experiences are opening up, I can see we are going to be very busy.
“It’s been quite a journey, but I’m so pleased I made the decision to invest in a solid and supportive franchise. It’s allowed me to take control of my life and I love what I do.”
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