The Brooks Group Awarded 2013 Gold Stevie® Award for Sales Training Practice of the Year

2013 Stevie gold AwardThe Stevie Awards Honor The Brooks Group for the Third Consecutive Year

Greensboro, NC – February 28, 2013 – The Brooks Group, a top-ranked global sales effectiveness firm, has been honored with the 2013 Gold Stevie® Award for the Sales Training Practice of the Year category in the 7th annual Stevie Awards for Sales & Customer Service.

The Stevie Awards for Sales & Customer Service are the world’s top sales awards, contact center awards, and customer service awards. The Stevie Awards organizes several of the world’s leading business awards shows including the prestigious American Business AwardsSM  and International Business AwardsSM.

Over 1,100 entries from organizations of all sizes and in numerous industries were submitted to this year’s competition, an increase of 10% over 2012. More than 100 members of eight specialized judging committees determined Stevie Award placements from among the Finalists during final judging this year.

“From our perspective, this was the most successful Stevie Awards for Sales & Customer Service yet,” said Michael Gallagher, president and founder of the Stevie Awards. “Not just because of the increase in the number and variety of entries, but in the extraordinary quality of the entries.”

This is the second time The Brooks Group has been awarded this prestigious achievement, having previously won the Gold Award in 2011. The firm also won the Bronze Award in the same category in 2012. Jeb Brooks, President and CEO of The Brooks Group, attributes the company’s repeated recognition to the hard work of its employees and the consistent results they produce for the company’s wide range of clients.

“We’re humbled by this award. Our team is dedicated to helping our clients build sustainable sales cultures that produce measurable ROI. This recognition is more validation that our work produces solid results.”

Details about the Stevie Awards for Sales & Customer Service and the list of Stevie winners in all categories are available at

About The Brooks Group

Founded in 1977, The Brooks Group is a sales effectiveness firm that has helped more than 3,000 organizations in over 400 industries improve their businesses by creating and sustaining top-performing sales and business development programs. For the fourth straight year, The Brooks Group has been on Selling Power’s Top Sales Training Companies list. Headquartered in Greensboro, North Carolina, they offer their clients have proven, sales and sales management methodologies, industry-leading reinforcement tools, accountability systems and sales management training. The Brooks Group can be found on the web at

About The Stevie Awards

Stevie Awards are conferred in four programs: The American Business Awards, The International Business Awards, the Stevie Awards for Women in Business, and the Stevie Awards for Sales & Customer Service.  Honoring organizations of all types and sizes and the people behind them, the Stevies recognize outstanding performances in the workplace worldwide.  Learn more about The Stevie Awards at

Sponsors and supporters of the 7th annual Stevie Awards for Sales & Customer Service include the Business TalkRadio Network, and ValueSelling Associates.