sales training program

The company and its partner Bridgestone Americas wow the judges at the Stevie Awards for Sales & Customer Service 2017, earning Gold for Bridgestone’s sales training program.

San Francisco, California, March 13, 2018 — At the Stevie Awards for Sales & Customer Service 2017, SweetRush, along with its partner Bridgestone Americas, was given top honors in the Sales Training or Coaching Program of the Year category. The Gold-winning sales training program, an educational network for tire sales associates, combines eLearning, learning games, and a gamified learning portal.

“The power of learning done right…amen to that,” said one judge about the project. “Congratulations on the design and execution of a fantastic-sounding training program! A great blend of styles and goals across a broad topic range.” Another judge praised the “good narrative” and “well-documented discussion on the courses.”

“Winning the hearts and minds of a sales audience is no easy feat,” said Arturo Schwartzberg, SweetRush Cofounder and Chairman. “As you can see from the judges’ comments, SweetRush was able to do so by combining a strong understanding of what engages this demographic: solid instructional design, creative visual design, and innovative technology solutions. We’re so proud of this recognition of our collaboration with our client-partner to create this highly effective sales training program.”

More than 2,500 nominations from organizations of all sizes and in virtually every industry were evaluated at the Stevie Awards for Sales & Customer Service 2017. Winners were determined by the average scores of more than 150 professionals worldwide.

The complete list of winners is available on the Stevie Awards for Sales & Customer Service website.

About SweetRush

Dream for a moment that you have the expertise and tools to positively impact the lives of others. You can affect mindsets and behavior. You can help an organization grow, change, prosper, and thrive. The passionate pursuit of this expertise and the development of these tools have been at the heart of the success SweetRush has experienced collaborating with clients who share the same dream.

SweetRush’s focus on team culture and mastery of performance improvement is reflected in loyal clients, a near-zero turnover of teammates, a 16-year track record of success, and a remarkable portfolio. Our work with clients has earned us gold awards from our peers and high ranking on the top training industry lists.

Every solution we deliver is infused with creativity. Instructional creativity allows us to discover effective and unique solutions to our clients’ challenges. Artistic creativity spurs us to create visually exciting, engaging user experiences. Technical creativity allows us to embrace new capabilities and platforms as they emerge, such as virtual reality, gamification, and mobile delivery. Cultural creativity empowers our clients to create the conditions that energize and empower their people and unleash the energy in their teams. Our Talent Solutions team builds on its unique knowledge of talent, team building, and learning and development to craft a unique, creative solution for clients who need the best temporary staff to augment their team. We apply the creative lens to all things, from project management to our treatment of our teammates, clients, and the planet.

We are over 100 people strong and have been in business since 2001. Every day, we give thanks for the trust of our world-class clients. Our deliverables span from analysis and curriculum mapping to the creation of blended training products, including live and virtual classroom training and the gamut of custom-developed eLearning modalities.

Dream with us, and together let’s make a positive impact!

About the Stevie Awards

Stevie Awards are conferred in seven programs: the Asia-Pacific Stevie Awards, the German Stevie Awards, the American Business Awards, the International Business Awards®, the Stevie Awards for Great Employers, the Stevie Awards for Women in
Business, and the Stevie Awards for Sales & Customer Service. Stevie Awards competitions receive more than 10,000 entries each year from organizations in more than 60 nations. Honoring organizations of all types and sizes and the people behind them, the Stevies recognize outstanding performances in the workplace worldwide. Learn more about the Stevie Awards.