Signs Now Corporate Team And Franchise Owners Attend Allegra Networks 2007 Summit In Heidelberg Germany
SARASOTA, Fla. (June 7, 2007)—Corporate team members and top franchise owners from Signs Now, A Division of Allegra Network LLC, recently attended the Allegra Network 2007 Summit in Heidelberg, Germany, May 3 – 6, 2007.
The annual gathering of top performing franchise members serves as a chance for a meeting to share the best business practices in the industry. The trip invitation is based on criteria franchise owners meet throughout the year, and typically includes the top 10 percent in franchise owner sales figures.
This year's Summit also offered attendees a chance to tour the headquarters for the Heidelberger Druckmaschinen AG (Heidelberg) facilities. With a global market share for sheet fed offset printing machines of more than 40 percent, Heidelberg is the world's leading solution provider for commercial and industrial customers in the print media industry. The company focuses on the printing sectors but their product portfolio includes plate imaging devices and finishing equipment, as well as software components designed to integrate all print manufacturing processes, along with extensive training programs provided by the Print Media Academy. With development and production sites in six countries and some 250 sales offices worldwide, the company offers services to more than 200,000 customers around the globe. As of March 31, 2006, the Group employed 18,716 staff worldwide.
This year's attendance totaled 185 and included Allegra executives and franchise owners. Signs Now franchise owners in attendance included: Tim & Marilyn Anderson from Rockford, Ill.; David & Nancy Berrang from Portland, Maine; John & Cathy Berryhill from Lake Charles, La.; Tony DiCola from Chicago, Ill.; William & Teresa Dunphy from the U.K.; Roy & Teresa Gonzalez from Sacramento, Calif.; David & Angie Groth from Naperville, Ill.; Doug & Colleen Henderson from Thunder Bay, Ont.; Kristopher & Rasa Kay from Largo, Fla.; John & Leslie Kelsheimer from Naperville, Ill.; Mary Jan Lessley from Memphis, Tenn.; Ed & Laura McCullar from Clarksville, Tenn.; Steve & Jeri Skram from Des Moines, Iowa; Peter & Cheryl Thomas from Greeley, Colo.; Dan & Kristin Trevino from Portland, Ore.; and Terry & Ruth Whalen from Las Vegas, Nev.
Signs Now, A Division of Allegra Network LLC
As a leader and top innovator in the sign and graphics industry, Signs Now truly stands out in a crowded world. Signs Now has over 200 franchise locations across the United States, Canada and the United Kingdom. The corporate offices and the Signs Now Training Academy, Sarasota Campus are headquartered in Sarasota, Fla.
The Signs Now service base includes multiple solutions and digital imaging for outdoor and indoor signage, exhibit and vehicle graphics, magnetic signs, banners, window graphics, ADA signage, dimensional letters, directional systems and other visual communications tools to businesses worldwide. Signs Now grossed nearly $95 million in sales in 2006.
For more information on Signs Now, contact (800) 356â€‘3373 or visit www.signsnow.com.
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