This past weekend, Knoxville-based direct sales and marketing specialists, JetWave International attended a Southeast Regional conference in Jacksonville, where keynote speakers addressed attendees and some of the industries most high profile figures presented awards.
Held on Sunday, June 3rd at the Lexington Hotel & Conference Center, located on the south bank of the St. John’s River, the conference saw sales and marketing professionals from all over the Southeast of the US attend.
There was a real sense of excitement and anticipation in the air as hundreds of individuals gathered in the Windward & Starboard Suites for a 12 p.m. start time. After initial introductions, the day kicked off with an awards ceremony. Multiple individuals collected a Southeast Brand Ambassador award as recognition of high standards and quality representation of clients. Next were three awards with one winner which included; Southeast Comeback Business Owner, Southeast Century Club and Southeast Top Sales.
Once the awards had been given out and the winners addressed delegates, the attendees were then divided into four separate groups based on their career level, to attend tailor-made seminars, where each group was addressed by a keynote speaker on a select topic, specially chosen to assist them in their business development. Keynote speakers on the day included award winners and some of the most successful and high profile figures within the US direct sales and marketing industry. Each speaker shared their knowledge and experience with an aim to help delegates learn, grow and develop.
After the three hour bespoke seminars, delegates were brought back together for the final session of the day. The session saw four more awards given out. Multiple individuals received a Southeast Rising Star award as recognition of showing great promise and consistently performing at a top level. Three highly-coveted awards had one winner. The categories included; Southeast Rookie Business Owner, Southeast Most Improved Business Owner and Southeast Business Owner of the Year.
Once the conference ended, delegates attended a drinks reception in the Ballroom Foyer between 7-9p.m. This provided attendees with the chance to interact and strike up conversations with fellow industry professionals and forge new business connections. CEO at JetWave International, Isaac Jackson capitalized on the opportunity to connect with some of the award winners, to expand his network.
Commenting on the conference, Mr Jackson stated “Watching some of my peers collect prestigious accolades was incredibly motivating, and it inspired me to work harder to ensure I walk away with an award at the next event.”
JetWave International is a trusted business and consulting firm founded on previous experiences and principles. The young firm regularly attends industry events, and they are excited to start applying what was learned at the conference in Jacksonville.