ROUND ROCK, TEXAS - February 24, 2014 7:22am
iSpeak, Inc. was named a Gold Stevie Award winner in the Sales Training Practice of the Year category in the eighth annual Stevie Awards for Sales & Customer Service. Nicknamed the Stevies for the Greek word "crowned," the final results were announced during a gala banquet on Friday, February 21, 2014 at the Bellagio Hotel in Las Vegas, Nevada. Both Russ Peterson Jr. and Kevin Karschnik were in attendance at the awards dinner.
More than 1,500 entries from organizations of all sizes and in virtually every industry were submitted to this year's competition, an increase of almost 36% over 2013. Finalists were determined by the average scores of 129 professionals worldwide, acting as preliminary judges.
“We’re delighted to kick off our celebration of the 12th year of the Stevie Awards movement with the 2014 Stevie Awards for Sales & Customer,” said Michael Gallagher, president and founder of the Stevie Awards. “In a record-breaking year for nominations, it’s gratifying and inspiring to have received so many remarkable entries for this year’s competition.” Details about the Stevie Awards for Sales & Customer Service and the list of Finalists in all categories are available at the Stevie Awards website: www.stevieawards.com/sales.
"Our goal at iSpeak is to make a difference in the personal and professional lives of our participants." stated Russ Peterson of iSpeak. "This recognition is an affirmation that the entire iSpeak team is focused on doing the right things for our customers and students." Learn more about iSpeak's award winning training programs at www.iSpeak.com.
About iSpeak, Inc.
iSpeak is a professional development organization based in Round Rock, Texas. iSpeak training workshops help improve performance in the areas of leadership, sales, and communication. For more information can be found at www.ispeak.com. For additional information, contact Tracy Singhaus at 512-671-6711 or TSinghaus@iSpeak.com.
About The Stevie Awards
Stevie Awards are conferred in four programs: The American Business Awards, The International Business Awards, the Stevie Awards for Women in Business, and the Stevie Awards for Sales & Customer Service. Honoring organizations of all types and sizes and the people behind them, the Stevies recognize outstanding performances in the workplace worldwide. Learn more about The Stevie Awards at www.stevieawards.com.