June 13, 2017
More than 800 Proforma Owners, Sales Representatives, Supplier Partners and Support Team Members are expected to attend Proforma’s 2017 Convention & Family Reunion from July 23 - 26, 2017 at the Gaylord Palms Resort & Convention Center in Orlando, FL. Highlights scheduled for the event include a keynote presentation from Jack Canfield, New York Times best-selling author of Success Principles and the popular Chicken Soup for the Soul series. As America's #1 Success Coach, Canfield will follow up on the message he shared with the Proforma Network during the company’s winter planning retreats, with powerful strategies and sales principles designed to double or triple their sales.
Proforma is proud to announce it is the recipient of three 2017 American Inhouse Design Awards from Graphic Design USA for the design and concepts behind its marketing programs. The unique packaging for two of Proforma’s self-promotion direct mail pieces, along with a mini-promotional mailer were recognized in the competition for outstanding layout and design.
April 20, 2017
Proforma is proud to announce a record 171 Owners achieved million or multi-million dollar success in 2016, as 34 new members were recently inducted into its prestigious Million Dollar Club. This group of distributors, with cumulative sales exceeding a quarter of a billion dollars, celebrated their 2016 success over three days at the luxurious Ritz-Carlton Dove Mountain Resort in Tucson, AZ.
January 30, 2017
Proforma is proud to announce a record total of 171 owners have achieved million or multi-million dollar success in 2016. Of these top performers, 16 owners will be welcomed into the Million Dollar Club for the first time and 14 owners will be inducted into the Multi-Million Dollar Club. Proforma's Million and Multi-Million Dollar Members' sales range from one to 35 million dollars with members earning additional recognition at the five, ten and 25 million dollar sales levels.
Franchise Gator, a business ownership information and research organization, has recognized Proforma as one of the Top 100 Franchising Opportunities of 2017. The Top 100 list is a yearly ranking of franchise opportunities based on several key factors including financial stability, growth, transparency, continuity and sustainability.
January 10, 2017
Proforma is proud to announce it has been recognized by Entrepreneur magazine as one of the top franchise opportunities of 2017 in the publication's annual Franchise 500. This annual ranking conducted by Entrepreneur analyzes franchise opportunities and lists the world's best franchise systems.
Proforma Signature Solutions, a Brooklyn Heights-OH based global marketing solutions provider, has announced a merger with Creative Image Advertising, a Crowley-TX promotional products distributor specializing in awards and incentives. Proforma Signature Solutions will service Creative Image Advertising clients from its Arlington-TX location.
November 22, 2016
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.
November 14, 2016
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.
November 07, 2016
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.
November 01, 2016
Brian Kwiatkowski, Owner of Eastern Advertising Novelty Powered by Proforma in Palmer, MA, has announced the acquisition of DeRoy Advertising Specialties in Monson, MA. Financial terms of the agreement will not be disclosed.
Proforma Professional Business Solutions is excited to announce it has expanded its international presence by opening new offices in Sydney, Australia and Jiangsu, China. The Austin-based distributor also has offices located in England and Canada. The decision to penetrate the Australian and Asian markets was made to strategically serve international enterprise level accounts with localized products and services.
September 12, 2016
The Branding Agency Powered by Proforma is proud to announce it has partnered with a leading global supermarket chain to support its employee recruitment efforts. The annual spend is estimated at $1 million and will include print, promotional products, apparel and eCommerce services.
August 17, 2016
Proforma is proud to announce 14 of its Member Owners have been namedto Inc. Magazine's 2016 list of the 5,000 fastest-growing, privatecompanies in America. With Owners experiencing business growth ranging from 44to 415 percent, Proforma has the most franchiserepresentation from a single organization on the list, as well as the greatestpresence in the printing and promotional products industry.
August 02, 2016
Industry leaders gather to celebrate success and learn strategies to grow their business.
July 11, 2016
"Proforma has made it easy for me to acquire partners that fit my business model and style. Through my most recent acquisition, I was able to secure a partnership with a company that complemented my offerings and will enable me to enhance the products and services the clients were previously receiving, while also increasing my sales by nearly a quarter million dollars."
June 06, 2016
Proforma is excited to announce that on Thursday, June 2, 2016, it achieved its first $5 million billing day. This is the first time in company history that Proforma has reached this sales mark in just one day, contributing to Proforma closing out the month with sales exceeding $40 million. Proforma has reached $40 million in monthly sales four times prior to June 2016.
Proforma has been recognized in two recent articles by CNBC, featuring top low-cost business opportunities for entrepreneurs to achieve wealth. The two articles, "9 low-cost franchises that can make you rich" and "50 big franchise success stories: America's Star Franchisees 2016" emphasize the advantages of joining a low-cost network such as Proforma to enjoy more work/life balance, unlimited earning potential and the ability to pursue entrepreneurial aspirations.
Rich Bewley, Co-Owner of Proforma Signature Solutions, recently made the Print + Promo magazine's list of Rising Stars under 40.
Tony Zayas, Proforma's Director of Sales & Marketing, will be a featured presenter at AMPlify
Owners celebrate a record sales year at PGA National.
Proforma is excited to announce Terri Tolmack, Co-Owner of Proforma Hi-Rez in MissionViejo, CA, has been recognized by CounselorMagazine on their 2016 Hot 25 List. This list is comprised of up-and-coming moversand shakers in the industry, working to provide unique services, successfulsales and take on challenging and innovative projects.
March 14, 2016
Agreement Makes Proforma the Only Provider of the Lost Property andRecovery System in the U.S. Promotional Products Industry
Proforma is proud to announce it has been recognized by Entrepreneur magazine as the #74 top franchise opportunity in the publication's annual Franchise 500. Entrepreneur also ranked Proforma as the #1 franchise in the Business Services category, the #13 best home-based franchise opportunity and the #58 top franchise opportunity for veterans.
Proforma is proud to announce it has been ranked the #68 Top Franchise opportunity by Franchise Gator. The Top 100 list is a yearly ranking of franchise opportunities based on several key factors including financial stability, growth, transparency, continuity and sustainability.
March 04, 2016
Terri Tolmack, Owner of Proforma Hi-Rez in Mission Viejo, CA, and Team 500 Member, was recently named to Counselor magazine's 2016 Hot List.
March 02, 2016
Inaugural "Million Dollar Idea Exchange" Between Proforma Owners and Suppliers Held in Conjunction with the Seven City Event
January 21, 2016
2015 was a record-breaking year for Fred and Suzette Albrecht, and the Proforma Albrecht & Co. family in Milford, Ohio. Proforma is proud to announce the Albrecht's have exceeded more than $30 million in annual sales for the first time in 2015.
January 20, 2016
Proforma is pleased to announce it has been awarded a 2016 Bronze Image Award from Promotional Products Association International (PPAI). The PPAI Image Awards recognize members for creative, insightful and effective branding activities that convey their company's identity, products or services. Proforma's 2015 Promotional Products Catalog was recognized in the competition.
January 04, 2016
Ralph Petty, Co-Owner of Petty Marketing in Cleveland, TN, has announced winning a three year, $6 million dollar contract with a $6 billion healthcare provider. Petty will be providing the client promotional products and tradeshow materials.
December 17, 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.
November 15, 2015
The national franchise market research firm recognizesProforma as a leading franchise opportunity
November 11, 2015
Proforma has announced two acquisitions, estimated to be worth $1 million each, were closed by Member Owners in the first week of November. Mike and Melinda Durkee, Owners of Proforma Durkee in Huntsville, NC, acquired Print Focus, located in Hickory, NC, and Dennis Funk and Rich Bewley, Owners of Proforma Signature Solutions in Brooklyn Heights, OH, have acquired The Parts Connection located in Arlington, TX.
November 03, 2015
Proforma is proud to announce Founder Greg Muzzillo and CEO Vera Muzzillo have maintained their status on Counselor magazine's Power 50 list, ranking #5. This is the seventh consecutive year the Muzzillos have earned a spot on this list of the most influential executives in the ad specialty industry.
Proforma is excited to announce it has been named a Top 20 Low-Cost Franchise Opportunity by Fit Small Business. The list consists of the 20 best franchise opportunities with minimum total investments below $10,000. The total initial investment includes all startup costs, from franchise fees to equipment, property lease, training and more.
October 19, 2015
Proforma, the nearly $500 million industry leader, is excited to announce the launch of Global Graphics Network (GGN), a sister network focused exclusively on helping commercial printers grow their businesses. GGN will help commercial print shop owners significantly increase their sales.
October 16, 2015
Proforma is proud to once again be named a Top Ten distributor on the Advertising Specialty Institute (ASI) Counselor magazine's "Best Places to Work" list. This is the third consecutive year Proforma has been ranked in the Top Ten workplaces. Proforma earned a #2 ranking in the "Large Company with More Than 100" employees category.
September 14, 2015
Kevin Montecalvo, Owner of InMotion Brand Strategies powered by Proforma in Byfield, MA, has secured a $1 million eCommerce contract with Structure Tone, a $4 billion international full-service construction services provider. The eCommerce site will feature more than 100 branded merchandise items, as well as printed collateral and marketing pieces.
August 28, 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.
August 17, 2015
Proforma is proud to announce eight of its Member Owners have been named to Inc. magazine's 2015 list of the 5,000 fastest-growing, private companies in America. With growth ranging from 56-258%, 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.
Proforma is excited to introduce the industry's first and only 100% guarantee for new Owners to join its Member Network. The new program guarantees new Member Owners will find complete satisfaction in their business, through the success, profits, cash flow and fun they are seeking, within their first six months of joining Proforma or 100% of the service fees they have paid will be refunded. The new policy assures Owners they can request a refund, leave the system and continue to own all the customer accounts they brought with them with no questions asked, no hassle and no fine print.
June 16, 2015
Greenville-based Proforma Business Impact is proud to announce the Klokwerks/Proforma Deep Orange Fellowship. The two-year, $30,000 commitment from Proforma Business Impact to Deep Orange 6 and 7 will support one graduate student at Clemson University's International Center for Automotive Research (CU-ICAR).
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.
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.
May 12, 2015
Proforma is excited to announce three of its members were named to Counselormagazine's list of the 10 Fastest-Growing Distributors. Proforma was the only distributor organization to have more than one business represented on the list, which identifies the largest growers in the print and promotional products industry by sales increases between 2012 and 2014.
"Proforma's Million Dollar Club represents more than $200 million in sales and the most successful group of distributors in our industry," said Greg Muzzillo, Founder of Proforma. "I am very proud of their hard work and dedication to their businesses. This year we are celebrating record sales growth in 2014, our first 25 Million Dollar Club Members and our largest group of Owners to qualify for the Inc. 5000 list of fastest growing companies. The energy here is incredible."
March 09, 2015
Proforma is excited to announce Bob Lanier as the newest multi-million dollar distributor to join its Member Network. Lanier retired from professional basketball in 1984 and launched Bob Lanier Enterprises, a premium promotional and marketing services business. The company recently joined Proforma to further expand its product and service offerings while also tapping into award-winning Business Development tools.
February 16, 2015
Proforma is excited to announce Gail Berkowitz, owner of Corporate Selections, a multi-million dollar distributorship based in East Gurley, AL, has joined its Owner Network. Berkowitz founded Corporate Selections in 1994 and now is turning to Proforma to grow her business through expanded marketing capabilities and services.
February 02, 2015
Proforma is proud to announce Fred and Suzette Albrecht, Co-Owners of Proforma Albrecht & Co. in Milford, OH, as the first members of its 25 Million Dollar Club. With more than 100 Owners and sales representatives in Proforma's Million and Multi-Million Dollar Clubs, the Albrechts are the first in Proforma history to achieve the $25 million milestone, with their total sales reaching $26.9 million in 2014.
January 08, 2015
"Play to Win!" is the theme of Proforma's 2015 Regional Meeting series, kicking off January 11th in Las Vegas. The seven city tour will bring new ideas, strategies and resources for Proforma Owners and Sales Representatives to win new accounts, big opportunities and grow their businesses.
January 06, 2015
Greg Muzzillo, Proforma Founder, will share his proven strategies for prospecting, marketing and growing sales at the 2015 Promotional Products Association International on Sunday, January 11th. In two sessions, "Three Words You Need to Know to be a Marketing Expert" (2:00 ‒ 3:30 PM PST) and "Seven Essential Steps to Turn a Prospect Into a Customer" (4:00 ‒ 5:30 PM PST), Muzzillo will offer his step-by-step process for achieving success in the print and promotional products industry.
November 26, 2013
Proforma is proud to once again be named a Top Ten distributor on the Advertising Specialty Institute (ASI) Counselormagazine's "Best Places to Work" list.