Proforma (asi/300094) inducted industry veteran Fran Ford into the company’s Hall of Fame at the 29th Annual Proforma Convention & Family Reunion, held at the Paris Las Vegas Hotel and Casino in July. Proforma honored Ford, the president of Castelli (asi/44305), for his achievements and industry expertise that led to strengthened business relationships and increased sales for Proforma owners.
“We are honored and proud to have Fran Ford as an advisor, confidant, friend and member of the Proforma Family,” said Greg Muzzillo, founder of Proforma. “Fran’s industry knowledge, experience and expertise have made him instrumental in helping Proforma continue to reach new levels of success and we are thankful for his vision and support.”
Proforma also recognized 32 owners that joined the Million Dollar Club this year, of which nine are first-time members. There were also 18 first-time Multi-Million Dollar Club members, two new Five-Million Dollar Club members and three new 10-Million Dollar Club members.
“Proforma’s Convention is the only event that brings together the most successful distributors and best Supplier Partners to collaborate and share innovative ideas and strategies for growing together,” said Muzzillo. “I’ve never been more optimistic about the future of Proforma.”
Proforma also presented 107 Centurion awards to owners who increased sales by more $100,000 in 2015, recognized 27 owners who qualified for the 2016 Inc. 5000 list of America’s fastest-growing private companies and distributed over 55 business development and sales achievement awards.
More than 800 owners, sales reps, suppliers and support team ,embers spent four days in education sessions, motivational events and sales success celebrations during the event. The 2017 Proforma Convention & Family Reunion will be held July 23-26, 2017, at the Gaylord Palms Resort & Convention Center in Orlando, FL.
In the recently released Counselor Top 40 distributor rankings, Proforma ranked as the third-largest distributor with estimated North American promotional product revenue of $399.6 million in 2015.