Julie Phillips, Owner, and Kyle Phillips, Vice President of Marketing, both of Sir Speedy Printing of Naperville, recently attended the company’s annual Sales Forum where they received professional training in the direct marketing industry.
“Attending this training demonstrates the Phillips’ professional commitment to their customers,” said Mark Johns, senior business development consultant for Franchise Services, parent company of Sir Speedy, Inc. “Our customers business environments are more demanding than ever. This training provided Julie and Kyle with the knowledge and skills required to offer their customers the most advanced and effective solutions to ensure their growth.”
“As a Sir Speedy owner for 26 years, my husband, Kent and I have seen a tremendous change in the printing and marketing industry,” says Ms. Phillips. “As in any business, it is critical to evolve and adapt to these changes. We have always recognized the importance of implementing new technology and education into our own business. We not only appreciate, but also rely on this advanced training that our Corporate Headquarters provides. Our investment has benefited and sustained not only the growth of our company, but also the growth of our clients, which is a very gratifying feeling.”
The Sales forum is an annual three-day national sales training event open to all Sir Speedy owners and salespersons worldwide. It features keynote presentations from industry leaders and breakout seminar sessions. It provides salespeople the opportunity to learn and share among their peers in an educational and social environment. This year’s event was held in Philadelphia from April 13-16 at the Hyatt Regency at Penn’s Landing. Featured guest speakers included, Regina R. Testa, Vice President, Global Business & Strategic Marketing Group, Xerox Corporation; Ashleigh Sawdon, Education Training Consultant, Direct Marketing Association; and Scott Deming, noted author and inspirational speaker.