Colleen Francis Named to Canadian Speaking Hall of Fame
Founder and President of Engage Selling Solutions, Inc. is Youngest Inductee, Recognized for On-Going Contributions to the Speaking Profession
TORONTO, Nov 30, 2011 – In a ceremony yesterday at the Canadian Association of Professional Speakers (CAPS) National Convention, Colleen Francis was named as the 2011 inductee to the Canadian Speaking Hall of Fame. The Hall of Fame recognizes speakers both for their excellence as professional speakers and for their contribution to the profession.
Colleen Francis becomes the 25th and the youngest inductee into the Hall of Fame which was established to recognize outstanding excellence as a professional speaker and dedication to the professional speaking industry by educating others to excel. Members are selected by their peers in recognition of their contributions.
In her 10 years as the Founder and President of Engage Selling Solutions (www.EngageSelling.com), Colleen has established an international reputation as a speaker, trainer and consultant, helping organizations transform their business with sales strategies that get results – in any economy. Sales and Marketing Magazine named Engage Selling “one of the top 5 sales training organizations in the market today”.
“I couldn’t be more proud to be recognized by my fellow professionals. Considering the talent and impact the association has on individuals and businesses everywhere, it is truly an honour.” said Colleen who addressed the convention during the induction ceremony.
Following her successful career as a sales executive, Colleen founded Engage Selling and joined the Canadian Association of Professional Speakers. Over the next decade, Colleen was an enthusiastic member, serving in leadership position including as National Convention Chair and the Association’s President in 2008.
Kit Grant of the Canadian Speaking Hall of Fame noted: “The Hall of Fame serves to provide recognition to those professional speakers who have demonstrated excellence in speaking and their impact to clients and the speaking profession. Inductees provide leadership for CAPS members on building their own businesses and serving their clients and community.”
About Engage Selling Solutions Ltd.
Engage Selling Solutions Ltd is a leading provider of sales training, coaching, events and other business growth products. Colleen Francis is Founder and President of the 10-year-old company that Sales and Marketing Magazine has called “one of the top 5 most effective sales training organizations in the market today.” Engage is based in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, Engage Selling Solutions with its U.S. office in Miami, Florida. For more information, visit: http://www.EngageSelling.com.
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