More Than 50 Sir Speedy and PIP Salespeople Receive Sales Achievement Awards

Annual Sales Forum event draws record attendance


MISSION VIEJO, Calif., March 15, 2010—Franchise Services, Inc., parent company of the
Sir Speedy and PIP Printing and Marketing Services franchise brands recognized several PIP and Sir Speedy salespeople with sales achievement awards at the company’s annual Sales Forum. More than 100 salespeople from across the country attended the sales training event, which was held March 3-6 at the Gaylord Texan Resort in Dallas. Twenty-nine people received a Platinum Level Award and twenty-three received a Gold Level Award.  Each award is based on total sales activity for the 2009 calendar year.

A highlight of the 2010 Sales Forum was the presentation of the Don F. Lowe Salesperson of the Year Award given to Sandy Andreasen of PIP in Iowa City, Iowa. As expressed by Mark Johns, senior business development consultant for Franchise Services, “In addition to being a seven-time top performer and a member of the Million Dollar Sales Club, Sandy has been a sales leader, trainer, mentor and friend to many. She is most deserving of this award.”

Don F. Lowe is the chief executive officer of Franchise Services and a member of the Sales & Marketing Executives International Academy of Achievement Hall of Fame. The award is given to a salesperson who has demonstrated professionalism in his/her sales career, who supports the National Salesperson Program and participates in sales events, who’s customer service focus brings credit to his/her franchise location and brand, and for his/her contributions to the success of others in the salesperson network.

The annual Sales Forum event is open to all salespeople in the PIP, Sir Speedy, Signal Graphics and MultiCopy National Sales Program, as well as franchise owners. The three-day event encompasses general sessions featuring both industry and motivational speakers, breakout sessions with specific tracks and an awards luncheon. This year’s speakers were Dave Fellman, printing industry sales trainer, coach and author, and Krish Dhanam, speaker, trainer and consultant for Ziglar, Inc.

About Franchise Services
Franchise Services, Inc., (FSI) is a franchise management company that owns the franchise brands, Sir Speedy, PIP Printing and Marketing Services, Signal Graphics, MultiCopy, TeamLogic IT and Copies Now. Franchise Services has a 40-year history managing award-winning brands that support the small- to medium-sized business market. The company’s brands and worldwide affiliates encompass more than 600 locations in 13 countries.

FSI’s brands have received numerous awards and recognition including; the Franchise Times Top 200, Entrepreneur’s Franchise 500, Quick Printing Top 100, Printing Impressions 400, Franchise Times Fast 55, Franchise 50 and the International Franchise Association’s Franchisee of the Year Award.

Contact: Denise Denton, Director of Marketing Communications, Franchise Services, Inc., 26722 Plaza Drive, Mission Viejo, CA  92691. Tel: 949/348-5400, Fax: 949/348-5066. Email: Website: