The Brooks Group Wins 2011 Stevie® Award For Sales Training Practice of The Year

World’s leading business awards recognizes The Brooks Group in what proved to be the most competitive year for the Stevie® Awards with more than a 60% nomination increase.

stevies award sales customer service 2011Greensboro, NC – February 24, 2011 – The Brooks Group was officially presented with the 2011 Stevie Award for the Sales Training Practice of the Year category in the fifth annual Stevie Awards for Sales & Customer Service.

The awards are presented by the Stevie Awards, which organizes several of the world’s leading business recognition events including the prestigious American Business Awards.

The awards are governed by a Board of Distinguished Judges & Advisors that features many of the leading figures in business. More than 800 entries from organizations of all sizes and in virtually every industry were submitted to this year’s competition; an increase of more than 60% over 2010.

“It was harder than ever to be recognized as a finalist – only 35% of entries submitted earned Finalist status.” explains Michael Gallagher, President of the Stevie Awards.

Having earned the Finalist Status in several categories over that last five years, this is the second Stevie Award won by The Brooks Group. In 2006, The Brooks Group was presented with the Stevie Award for the category of Consulting Sales Organization of the Year.

“The entire team at The Brooks Group is very proud to receive this level of recognition by the Stevie Awards and its impressive panel of judges,” comments Will Brooks, President of The Brooks Group. “This is a testament to the sales philosophy we preach – commit to making your customers successful and amazing things happen.”

About The Brooks Group

Founded in 1977, The Brooks Group is a sales and sales management training firm that has helped more 3,000 organizations in over 400 industries improve their businesses by creating and sustaining top-performing sales and business development programs. Headquartered in Greensboro, North Carolina, they offer their clients proven, sales and sales management methodologies, industry-leading reinforcement tools, accountability systems and sales management training.

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 of the 5th annual Stevie Awards for Sales & Customer Service include American Support, Infogroup, the Sales Management Association and ValueSelling Associates.