Proforma Announces Prestigious Line-up of Guest Speakers at Annual Convention
Proforma, the Top 50 Distributor based in Cleveland, announced an exciting line-up of featured guest speakers scheduled to appear at the Proforma Convention and Family Reunion in Las Vegas, July 21 to 24, 2012 at Caesars Palace Hotel & Casino. Communications expert, entrepreneur and author Niurka will be the keynote speaker, while additional featured guest speakers include Paul Bellantone, president of PPAI; business coach Lisa Leitch; business strategist Dave Fellman; and Rachel Owens, a representative from the National Women Business Owners Corporation.
"We're thrilled to have such a prestigious line-up of expert guest speakers at this year's annual Proforma Convention and Family Reunion," said Greg Muzzillo, founder of Proforma. "Each year we add more sessions, resources and bring in exceptional speakers to help our wners learn new business strategies, increase their sales and make their dreams come true."
Niurka, the author of "Supreme Influence," inspires and empowers people to live powerfully through purposeful communication. She was a former top corporate trainer for Tony Robbins and launched her own company in 2000 offering courses, seminars, retreats and multi-media curriculums which improve communication skills and transform lives.
Paul Bellantone, CAE, is the president and chief executive officer of Promotional Products Association International (PPAI). He works alongside the PPAI board of directors to advance the promotional products industry and to increase advocacy for industry professionals. Bellantone is also an active member of the American Society of Association Executives, the Dallas Fort Worth Association Executives, the American Marketing Association and more.
Lisa Leitch, founder and president of Teneo Results, specializes in helping her clients have purposeful sales conversations to really understand their client's goals, becoming a valued partner and not just another salesperson. Her expertise and focused approach helps clients reach new levels through cutting edge strategic sales training and coaching programs.
Dave Fellman is the president of David Fellman & Associates, a consulting firm specializing in sales and marketing that serves various areas of the graphic arts industry. He has worked as a consultant for more than 24 years. Along with consulting, Fellman is a noted trainer, speaker and author. He wrote the book "Listen to the Dinosaur," which discusses the basic fundamentals of sales, and has written articles for several publications on topics such as management, sales and marketing.
Rachel Owens is the National Women Business Owners Corporation's (NWBOC) premier site visitor and has worked with more than 100 women business owners to obtain their WBE certification. In 1993, Rachel helped establish The Family Business Council at California State Fullerton. She holds the professional designation of Certified Family Business Specialist from The American College, is a founding member of the OC Chapter of the National Association of Women Business Owners, and has served as President and Membership Chair.
The Proforma Convention and Family Reunion will bring together representatives from the 750 franchise offices throughout the world, an extensive vendor network of more than 400 preferred Vendors, a group of recognized motivational and industry speakers and Worldwide Support Center Staff. The Convention provides more than 80 educational seminars and sessions, networking opportunities and presentations to give owners the resources they need to grow their businesses, strengthen relationships and achieve personal and professional goals.
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