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PennWell’s Sales Academy Wins a 2017 Connectiv Innovation Award


Source: PennWell Corporation

Tulsa, OK -- PennWell Corporation announced today their win of a 2017 Connectiv Innovation Award in the Retooling the Business Model category for their Sales Academy training program. One of 17 winners, PennWell will compete for the People’s Choice Award at the Innovation Festival to be held on September 28, 2017 in New York City. At the live event, each of the winners will have three minutes to present their innovation and then be interviewed by a jury and judged to determine the People’s Choice winner. Two Leadership Awards will also be announced for the Most Innovative Company and the Disruptive Innovator.

“PennWell is honored to be recognized for our unique and highly-effective sales training program. With the goal of attracting, training, and retaining top talent to support strong business growth, we look forward to the opportunity to compete for the People’s Choice award along with 18 other innovative companies,” said Mr. Paul Andrews, Chief Revenue Officer for PennWell. “As our third class of students prepares to graduate, PennWell’s Sales Academy has enjoyed great success and continues to evolve in providing exceptional training for the next generation of our sales team.”

Established in 2016, the PennWell Sales Academy is an exclusive opportunity for recent college graduates to gain the most advanced sales training in the industry. Hand-selected through a competitive application process, Sales Academy students participate in a four-month training program, preparing them to sell market leading media products and marketing services, plus learn the fundamental skills essential for a successful sales and business career. The goal of the program is to attract, train and retain top talent as PennWell pursues its mission of connecting and enriching business worldwide.

About PennWell Corporation
PennWell Corporation is a privately held and highly diversified business-to-business events, media and marketing solutions company that provides quality content and integrated marketing services for the following industries: oil and gas, electric power generation and delivery, hydropower, renewable energy, water and wastewater treatment, waste management, electronics, semiconductor manufacturing, optoelectronics, fiber-optics, aerospace and avionics, LEDs and lighting, fire and emergency services and dental. PennWell publishes over 130 print and online magazines and newsletters, conducts 40 conferences and exhibitions around the world, and has an extensive offering of books, maps, websites, research and database services. In addition to PennWell's headquarters in Tulsa, Oklahoma, the Company has major offices in Nashua, New Hampshire; London, England; Houston, Texas; New Jersey; and La Jolla, California.

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