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FASTSIGNS International, Inc. Hosts Ninth Annual Outside Sales Summit

Friday, August 16, 2019

Press release from the issuing company

Carrollton, Tex. – FASTSIGNS International, Inc., the world’s leading sign and visual graphics franchisor with more than 700 FASTSIGNS? locations in nine countries worldwide, hosted its ninth annual Outside Sales Summit August 8-10 in St. Louis, Missouri. There were over 315 people from five countries in attendance.

Themed Ready Set Grow, the 2019 Outside Sales Summit celebrated the FASTSIGNS network’s sales achievements between July 1, 2018 and June 30, 2019. At the formal awards presentation, a record 161 Outside Sales Professionals were recognized, including 12 who received the prestigious Platinum Award for achieving over $1 million in individual sales during the 12-month period. Additionally, 27 individuals became Certified FASTSIGNS Sales Executives after completing an extensive certification program during the same period. 2019 marked the first year for presenting the Catherine Monson Salesperson of the Year Award, which recognized one Outside Sales Professional who best represents the concept and the spirit of the brand, both in the business community and within the FASTSIGNS network. Mark Van Ermen from FASTSIGNS of Milwaukee, WI - Glendale was recognized as the inaugural recipient of the Catherine Monson Salesperson of the Year Award.

“Our annual Outside Sales Summit gives us a platform to recognize and celebrate the hard work and dedication that FASTSIGNS Outside Sales Professionals from locations around the world demonstrate every day, as well as provide them with education and tools to continue honing their craft,” said Catherine Monson, CEO of FASTSIGNS International, Inc. “This high-powered event with inspiring presentations, professional training classes, peer networking events and an amazing Vendor Show helps attendees further develop the skills and confidence they need to provide comprehensive visual communications solutions to organizations using the latest products and services the sign and graphics industry has to offer.”

Inspiring speakers included John Boyens, sales strategist and Co-Founder/President of Boyens Group; Jeb Blount, prospecting guru and President and Founder of Sales Gravy, Inc.; Gary Michels, Co-Founder of Southwest Consulting; and Molly Bloom, entrepreneur and bestselling author of Molly’s Game.

109 vendors participated at this year’s Outside Sales Summit Vendor Show, including 26 first-time exhibitors. Event sponsors included Click2Sell, Grimco, EPSON America, Inc., Soardist, FELLERS, Image Manufacturing Group, 4over, Avery Dennison, Canon Solutions America, GSG, INX International Ink Co., Konica Minolta Business Solutions, Orbus Exhibit & Display Group, Sign Fab, Inc. and Wayfindit.

Learn more about sign and visual graphic solutions or find a location at fastsigns.com

Follow the brand on LinkedIn at linkedin.com/company/fastsigns, Twitter @FASTSIGNS or Facebook at facebook.com/FASTSIGNS. For information about the FASTSIGNS franchise opportunity, contact Mark Jameson (mark.jameson@fastsigns.com or call 214.346.5679).



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