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ASI Awards MASI Certificate to Steven R. Flaughers

03/15/19

The Advertising Specialty Institute has awarded Steven Flaughers with a Master of Advertising Specialty Information (MASI) certification – the industry equivalent of a master’s degree.

Proforma Announces $12 Million Contract with Fortune 500 Tech Company


03/14/19

Proforma is pleased to announce Owners Bethany Brevard and Brandon Kennedy have won a three-year, $12 million contract with a Fortune 500 tech company.

Proforma Printing & Promotion Celebrates 20 Years in Business

02/28/19

Proforma Printing & Promotion is celebrating 20 years as a successful Boston-based family business in the print, promotional products and decorated apparel industry. Barry Resnick founded the business in 1999, and two of his sons, Bill and John Resnick joined the business in 2004, carrying on the tradition of providing comprehensive marketing and branding services.

Proforma Announces the Promotion of Michele Cardello to Vice President of Strategic Partner Development

02/21/19

Proforma, the second-largest printing, promotional products and packaging distributor in the industry, has announced the promotion of Michele Cardello to Vice President of Strategic Partner Development, effective immediately. 

Industry Veteran Joe McCormick Joins Proforma Total Solutions

02/05/19

Proforma Total Solutions welcomes industry veteran Joe McCormick to the team as sales representative. Based in Arlington, TX, McCormick will focus on expanding Proforma Total Solutions’offerings outside Illinois by providing creative marketing solutions to national accounts in the manufacturing, healthcare and hospitality industries.

Proforma Inspired Promotions Welcomes New Account Manager

01/28/19

Proforma Inspired Promotions welcomes sales and marketing professional, Christa Jones to the team as Account Manager. Based in Kelowna, British Columbia, Jones will focus on providing creative marketing solutions to businesses throughout the region.

Pennsylvania Distributor Viking Graphics Joins Proforma

01/28/19

Proforma, the second-largest distributor in the printing, promotional products and packing industry, is excited to welcome Bernie Harkins, owner of Viking Graphics, located in Center Valley, PA. 

Proforma Announces Record-Breaking Million Dollar Club Membership

01/23/19

Proforma had another record-breaking year for their exclusive Million Dollar Club with a total of 126 franchises achieving million or multi-million dollar success in 2018. 

Printing Industry Veteran Don Oswalt Joins Proforma Rhino Graphics

01/09/19

Proforma Rhino Graphics welcomes 35-year printing industry veteran Don Oswalt to the team as sales representative. Based in Charleston, South Carolina, Oswalt will focus on providing creative marketing solutions to national healthcare,hospitality, manufacturing and automotive companies based out of the greater Charleston area. 

Proforma Co-Owners Earn Industry's Most Prestigious Education Award

01/03/19

Pablo Prahl and Jennifer Herrera, Co-Owners of A & G Marketing Group Powered by Proforma have set themselves apart from the competition by earning the industry’s most prestigious education certifications from The Advertising Specialty Institute.

Proforma Announces New $10 Million Technology Platform

12/04/18

Proforma, the second-largest printing and promotional products distributor in North America, has announced today the January 2019 pre-release of ProVision2, a new business management technology platform providing Owners with powerful business insights, metrics and efficient order entry.  

Proforma Named Second Largest Promotional Products and Printing Distributor in North America

11/30/18

Proforma,the second-largest promotional products and printing distributor in North America, is proud to rank #2 out of the Top 50 Distributors in the industry by Print+ Promo magazine. Proforma has been named to this prestigious list for more than a decade. 

Proforma’s Annual Convention Attracts Over 800 Top Industry Professionals

9/5/18

Proforma’s ‘The Steps’ 2018 Convention and Family Reunion concludes with another stellar year of attendance attracting more than 800 top industry professionals to the MGM Grand in Las Vegas, NV. 

12 ProformaOwners Named to the 2018 Inc. 5000 List of FastestGrowing Companies in the U.S.!

8/17/18

Proforma is proud to announce that 12 Proformabusinesses have been named to Inc.Magazine’s 2018 list of the 5,000 fastest-growing, private companies inAmerica.

Greg Muzzillo Talksto ASI about Proforma’s Top Distributors and Tips to Get to the Top 

8/8/18

Listen to a podcast interview of Greg Muzzillo,Founder of Proforma, as he talks with ASI’s Sr. Executive Director of Editorialand Special Events, Michele Bell, about other Proforma top distributors of 2018. 

Proforma Named Counselor Magazine's 2018 Top 4 Distributor

7/27/18

Proforma is excited to announce it has been named the #4 Top Distributor in the promotional products industry by Counselor magazine. Proforma has ranked in the top 10 on Counselor's annual list since 2001.

2/1/17

Proforma is pleased to announce it has been awarded a 2017 Image Award from Promotional Products Association International (PPAI) for the design and creative concepts of its 2016 Promotional Products Catalog. The PPAI Image Awards recognize members for insightful and effective branding activities that convey their company’s identity, products or services. Forty-Three Gold, Silver and Bronze winners were recognized at the PPAI Awards Presentation & Reception held January 9,2017 at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center in conjunction with The PPAI Expo in Las Vegas.

12/28/16

Last year, Proforma joined TOMS, a retailer of shoes, sunglasses, apparel and more, in their “One for One” mission. Proforma supported the program by providing gift cards to all Support Center Team Members and with every purchase, a person in need received a critical care item. This year, Proforma took it a step further and has provided loca lfamilies in need with TOMS gift cards. Now, people who may not typically be able to give back themselves during the holidays are able to pay it forward.

11/22/16

For the sixth consecutive year, Proforma is proud to be ranked the #2 Top Distributor in the print and promotional products industry by Print + Promo magazine.Proforma has been named to this prestigious list of Top 50 Distributors for more than a decade. 

11/14/16

Proforma has announced it will once again host its annual Regional Planning Retreats and Energize Summits in seven cities across North America. These networking and educational events provide Proforma Owners and Sales Representatives with the opportunity to connect with industry-leading Vendors, learn proven strategies to increase their sales and gain access to award-winning business development tools. “Discovery Day”presentations for individuals who would like to learn more about becoming a Proforma Owner or Sales Rep will be held in six Retreat locations.

11/7/16

For the eighth consecutive year, Proforma is proud to announce Founder Greg Muzzillo and CEO Vera Muzzillo have been named to Counselor magazine’s Power 50 list.Recognized in the #5 spot, the Muzzillos remain among the most prominent and influential executives in the print and promotional products industry.

9/21/16

Proforma is proud to once again be named a top distributor on the Advertising Specialty Institute (ASI) Counselor magazine’s “Best Places to Work” list. This is the ninth consecutive year Proforma has been ranked on the list, coming in at 24th place. 

8/17/16

Proforma is proud to announce 14 of its Member Owners have been named to Inc. Magazine’s 2016 list of the 5,000 fastest-growing, private companies in America. With Owners experiencing business growth ranging from 44 to 415 percent, Proforma has the most franchise representation from a single organization on the list, as well as the greatest presence in the printing and promotional products industry. 

8/2/16

More than 800 Proforma Owners, Sales Representatives, Supplier Partners and Support Team Members recently spent four days engaging in high impact education sessions, attending motivational events and celebrating industry-leading sales successes at the 29th Annual Proforma Convention & Family Reunion held at the Paris Las Vegas Hotel and Casino. During the event, Proforma also inducted industry trailblazer Fran Ford into its Hall of Fame. Ford is the just the third individual to be included in this elite group of Proforma leaders and influencers. 

6/9/16

Proforma is proud to announce it is the recipient of three 2016 American Inhouse Design Awards from Graphic Design USA for the design and concepts behind its marketing programs. The 2016 Proforma Calendar, the 2016 Proforma Promotional Marketing Catalog and the new Proforma Website were recognized for each piece’s design and marketing creativity.

6/7/16

Proforma is excited to announce it has been named the #2 Top Distributor in the promotional products industry by Promo Marketing magazine with a total sales of $532 million in 2015. This is Proforma’s eighth consecutive year being named among the top two distributors.

12/14/2015

In the spirit of combining charitable giving and employee appreciation, Proforma will give every Proforma Support Center Staff Member a TOMS gift card this holiday season. With every product purchased from TOMS, the retailer of shoes, sunglasses, apparel and more, it will help a person in need.


11/30/2015

Proforma is excited to announce it has been ranked as the #2 Top Distributor by Print + Promo magazine for 2015. This is the fifth consecutive year Proforma has held the #2 position, upholding more than a decade-long presence in the annual listing of the Top 50 Distributors.


8/26/2015

Proforma is proud to announce it has been named the #2 Top Distributor by Print Solutions magazine with total sales exceeding $497 million in 2014. The printing and promotional products distributor has been in the top three for ten consecutive years.


7/31/2015

Proforma is proud to announce it has been named the #3 Top Distributor in the promotional products industry by Counselor magazine. Proforma has ranked in the top 10 on Counselor's annual list since 2001.


5/28/2015

Proforma is excited to announce it has been named the #2 Top Distributor in the print and promotional products industry by Promo Marketing magazine with total sales of $497 million in 2014. Proforma has been named in the top two distributors for the seventh consecutive year.


5/26/2015

Proforma is proud to announce Vera Muzzillo has been named a Corporate College Smart 50 Award recipient by Cleveland Smart Business, magazine. This award recognizes Northeast Ohio’s top executives for their ability to effectively build and lead savvy organizations.


5/18/2015

Proforma is proud to be the recipient of three 2015 American Inhouse Design Awards from Graphic Design USA for the design and concepts behind its marketing programs. The 2015 Proforma Calendar and two event collateral pieces, created for Proforma’s annual Convention and Million Dollar Club trip, were recognized for each piece’s design and marketing creativity.


12/29/2014

In the spirit of the holiday season, Proforma’s Support Center Team Members have collected more than $3,500 in cash and gifts for seven local underprivileged families.


11/17/2014

Proforma is excited to announce a record breaking $40 million sales month in October 2014. This is the highest sales month in company history, with net sales up $4 million over October of last year. The company’s overall sales are up 13% compared to 2013.


8/27/2014

Members of Proforma’s Support Center fearlessly accepted the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge from Promo Marketing magazine, participating in a mass movement to raise money and awareness for the ALS Association. Proforma made a donation on behalf of each team member who participated in the challenge.


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