AA-ISP Announces 2018 Inside Sales Award Winners

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AA-ISP (The Global Inside Sales Association), recognized leading Inside Sales professionals, organizations, and service providers during the Awards Gala at the 10th Annual Leadership Summit on April 4th.

AA-ISP Annual Inside Sales Awards

Inside / Digital Sales continues to grow both in numbers and responsibility around the globe. Companies of all sizes and industries are relying more than ever on our industry to provide revenue growth.

AA-ISP (The Global Inside Sales Association), recognized leading Inside Sales professionals, organizations, and service providers during the Awards Gala at the 10th Annual Leadership Summit on April 4th.

The Leadership Summit was held at the Sheraton Grand in Downtown Chicago, Illinois, and featured presentations from more than 80 of today's most recognized Inside Sales experts and honored top individuals and organizations that have made a significant impact to the Inside Sales profession during the past year in a variety of categories.

“Inside / Digital Sales continues to grow both in numbers and responsibility around the globe. Companies of all sizes and industries are relying more than ever on our industry to provide revenue growth. The AA-ISP feels it’s important to recognize individuals and organizations who provide value to and give back to our community based on a peer-nomination and rating process. The AA-ISP proudly honors these individuals and organizations at the Annual Leadership Summit,” said Bob Perkins, AA-ISP Founder and Chairman.

2018 Awards Recipients Include:

Top 25 Most Influential Inside Sales Professionals
The AA-ISP is please to recognize the following individuals who have lead our industry and were nominated by their peers:

  • Lauren Bailey, Factor 8
  • Jason Blais, ZipRecruiter
  • Mike Brooks, Mr. Inside Sales
  • Chad Burmeister, ScaleX.ai
  • Dave Elkington, InsideSales.com
  • Marina Garcia, Internet Brands
  • Marc Gonyea, Memoryblue
  • Richard Harris, Richard Harris Consulting
  • John Healy, Factor 8
  • Ken Jisser, The Pipeline Group
  • Phill Keene, Costello Inc.
  • Gabe Larsen, InsideSales.cm
  • Scott Leese, Qualia
  • Tom Leidigh, Infinity
  • Mario Martinez, Jr., Vengreso
  • Kelly Molander, Siemens
  • Gabriel Moncayo, AlwaysHired
  • Laurie Page, The Bridge Group
  • Ed Porter, Sysco Guest Supply
  • Steve Richard, ExecVision
  • Doug Roseborough, Oracle
  • Mark Ruthfield, Zaius
  • Blair Smith, Kyriba
  • Thomas Parbs, TZA
  • Paula White, Sarvona

Annual Member Awards
The AA-ISP honored the following individuals and organizations for their outstanding contribution to Inside Sales:

  • Excellence in Execution (AA-ISP Chapter) – Silicon Valley & Indianapolis
  • AA-ISP North American Chapter of the Year- Columbus
  • AA-ISP APAC Chapter of the Year- Gurgaon & Noida Chapter
  • AA-ISP APAC Chapter of the Year- UK - London
  • Corporate Culture – Memoryblue
  • Spirit Award – Dave Brown, Redvector
  • Innovator Award – Katie Azuma, Infor
  • Excellence in Execution – Ed Porter, Sysco Guest Supply
  • Executive of the Year- Robert Beattie, Thomson Reuters
  • Lifetime Achievement- Tom Dekle, IBM

AA-ISP Scholarship Program
The AA-ISP Scholarship Program recognizes AA-ISP members and members of their immediate family who are pursuing a sales or business degree from an accredited college, university, or institution of higher education.

  • Josh Statly, Student at Central Michigan

Service Provider Awards
Each year, the AA-ISP recognizes the top service providers nominated by users in the AA-ISP Service Provider Directory. Nominees are selected by AA-ISP members, and users are encouraged to provide an evaluation of their experience with the various service providers via an online assessment process. Service providers with the most positive and consistent ratings on the Service Provider Directory are recognized across a variety of categories. 2017 Winners include:

  • Service Provider (Training & Development) – Factor 8 Training
  • Service Provider (Outsourced – Productivity Services) – ConnectAndSell
  • Service Provider (Outsourced Sales) – Infinity
  • Service Provider (Sales Productivity) – Zoho
  • Service Provider (Conversation Analytics) – ExecVision
  • Service Provider (Sales Script Development) – Mr. Inside Sales
  • Service Provider (Sales Acceleration) – InsideSales.com

View all winners and categories on the AA-ISP Awards Page.

About the AA-ISP
The AA-ISP, the global Inside Sales association and our industry’s most trusted and respected resource for everything Inside Sales, is dedicated exclusively to advancing the profession of Inside Sales. The association engages in research studies, organizational benchmarking, and leadership roundtables to better understand and analyze the trends, challenges, and key components of the growth and development of the Inside Sales industry. Our mission is to help Inside Sales representatives and leaders to leverage our information and resources through published content, local community Chapters, global conferences, career development, and an Inside Sales Accreditation program.

For more information on AA-ISP, please visit http://www.aa-isp.org or follow the company on Twitter @AA_ISP.

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