HAMILTON, ON., April 2, 2013 – Dave Knox and Gasper Lipari, owners of Allegra in Hamilton, were recently honoured by Allegra Network with the franchise system’s prestigious 2012 Sales Excellence Award. The recognition is earned by the top 10 percent in the international network.
“Teaming with local businesses and nonprofits to help them reach their goals through strategic marketing communications is gratifying,” said Knox. “Small and mid-sized companies have many marketing channels open to them; helping them find the right one(s) – print, digital or a combination – is what has helped us to be successful this past year.”
Allegra, located at 255 York Blvd., is a full-service marketing communications provider offering marketing consultation, graphic design services, advanced printing technologies including offset and digital printing, signs, posters and banners, vehicle wraps, mailing services, promotional products and print management solutions.
“In a network of nearly 300 independently-owned and operated marketing and print franchises, Dave and Gasper have earned the respect of their peers,” said Allegra Network CEO Mike Marcantonio. “They are committed to their customers, employees and the community, setting an example of what the very best strive to be.”
For more information, contact the award-winning Allegra at (905) 528-2999, or visit the company’s website at www.allegrahamilton.com.
HAMILTON, ON, July 10, 2012 – Gasper Lipari and Dave Knox, owners of Allegra Hamilton, were recently honoured by Allegra Network with two of the franchise system’s most prestigious awards: The Sales Excellence Award and the Sales Growth Award.
“In uncertain economic times, it’s an achievement for an enterprise of any size and in any industry to post gains,” said Michael Marcantonio, CEO of Allegra Network. “Gasper and Dave continually set a standard of excellence among franchise members and the marketing and print communications industry at large.”
The Sales Excellence and the Sales Growth Awards are awarded for achieving top 10% in system-wide sales, and top 10 in sales growth dollars and sales growth percentage. These awards recognize Allegra’s record-breaking sales growth through 2011.
“We are honoured to receive these awards and grateful to our clients for their ongoing support”, said Lipari.
HAMILTON, Ontario, March, 21, 2012 – Carson Taylor, sales associate at Allegra Marketing-Print-Mail in Hamilton, recently received the International Silver Sales Milestone Award from the Allegra Network franchise system. The sales excellence awards are presented annually to the top sales professionals in North America and are based on sales volume and providing an outstanding level of client service.
Taylor has an honours degree in communication studies from McMaster University. He joined Allegra almost five years ago.
“Carson’s diligence and proactive commitment to helping our clients grow their businesses is what has earned him their respect,” said Gasper Lipari, owner of Allegra. “He is tireless in his pursuit of service excellence and sets the bar high for other sales professionals.”
Carson’s networks include the Hamilton Chamber of Commerce, Hamilton Hive and the Downtown Hamilton BIA. He’s also an avid sports fan.
The following news clipping was printed in The Hamilton Spectator in 1997, the year Allegra opened. The article talks about how the digital evolution was a constant challenge back then. This statement still holds true today, however in a different context, involving social media and multi-channel marketing versus printing technologies.
Please take a moment to read the article.