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Proforma Welcomes Industry Veteran Megan Erber as Director of Sales

2/27/24

Proforma, the $650 million technology and business success leader, is proud to announce the newest addition to its team, Megan Erber, as Director of Sales. Erber, formerly a Regional Sales Representative for S&S Activewear, comes to Proforma with an impressive background. With nearly 25 years of experience in the print and promotional products industry, Erber brings a wealth of knowledge and a proven track record of success to her new role at Proforma.

PROFORMA VP OF TECHNOLOGY INDUCTED INTO UNIVERSITY HALL OF FAME

2/6/24

Proforma, the $650 million technology and business success leader, proudly announces that Michael LaPlante, Vice President of Technology, has been chosen as one of six distinguished inductees into Full Sail University's Hall of Fame for 2024. With over 14 years of industry experience, this prestigious recognition underscores LaPlante’s significant impact in the technology sector and dedication to mentoring the next generation of emerging leaders.

PROFORMA EMPOWERS GROWTH AND COLLABORATION AT THE 2024 PPAI EXPO

1/24/24

Proforma, the $650 million technology and business success leader in the print and promotional products industry, marked its impactful presence at the 2024 PPAI Expo in Las Vegas with a Welcome Reception, collaboration sessions, and unrivaled community-building conversations. The event provided a dynamic platform for Proforma’s Team Members to engage with industry professionals and kick off the new year together.

PROFORMA HONORS MARTIN LUTHER KING JR. WITH SECOND ANNUAL "PROFORM-A-SERVICE" DAY

1/16/24

Proforma, the largest family-owned and operated distributor in the printand promotional products industry, honors the enduring legacy of Martin Luther King Jr. by providing its Support Center Team Members with a floating holiday so they may partake in acts of service within their local communities.

PROFORMA JOINS FORCES WITH LOCAL ORGANIZATIONS FOR THE HOLIDAYS

1/2/24

Proforma, the largest family-owned and operated distributor in the print and promotional products industry, proudly partnered with three local organizations to close out the holiday season. The collaboration between Proforma and Providence House, The Salvation Army’s Angel Tree Program, and Sunrise of Parma Senior Assisted Living signifies a shared dedication to making a positive impact on the lives of vulnerable members in the Ohio community.

PROFORMA HONORED AS A 2023 WEATHERHEAD 100 COMPANY

12/19/23

Proforma, the largest family-owned and operated distributor in the promotional products and printing industry, is excited to announce its recognition as a 2023 Weatherhead 100 company. This prestigious accolade, awarded by Case Western Reserve University's Weatherhead School of Management, celebrates Proforma's impressive growth and its significant contributions to the Greater Cleveland business community. Notably, 35 years ago, Proforma secured its place on the inaugural Weatherhead 100 list, and today, three and a half decades later, the company stands tall among the honorees once again.

PROFORMA JOINS FORCES WITH JOSHUA HOUSE TO BRIGHTEN THE LIVES OF CHILDREN IN TAMPA BAY

12/12/23

Proforma, the largest family-owned and operated distributor in the promotional products and printing industry, proudly partnered with Joshua House, a nonprofit organization dedicated to improving the lives of children in need across the Tampa Bay community.

PROFORMA UNVEILS CERTIFIED BRAND SPECIALIST PROGRAM

11/28/23

Proforma, the $600 million technology and business success leader, is excited to unveil its latest initiative – the Certified Brand Specialist training and certification program. This pioneering program is open to all who join the Proforma Family and represents a significant step forward in training and onboarding. It showcases Proforma's commitment to excellence and innovation within the print, promotional products, and packaging industry.

PROFORMA CEO VERA MUZZILLO TAKES HOME THE SILVER STEVIE AWARD

11/14/23

Proforma, the $600 million technology and business success leader, celebrates Chief Executive Officer Vera Muzzillo, who was named the Silver Award winner in the Female Executive of the Year category at the 20th annual Stevie® Awards for Women in Business – an international competition that honors women executives, entrepreneurs, and employees, and for decades has been hailed as the world’s premier business award.

PROFORMA CELEBRATES 15 YEARS OF COMMUNITY SPIRIT AT HALLOWEEN IN THE VILLAGE ON DAVIS ISLANDS

10/31/23

Proforma, the largest family-owned and operated distributor in the promotional products and printing industry, proudly participated in the 15th Anniversary Halloween in the Village event on Davis Islands, marking its 9th consecutive year as a sponsor. The event, which attracts hundreds of families, celebrates the Halloween spirit with a vibrant community gathering filled with fun, creativity, and excitement.

PROFORMA ENERGIZE SUMMITS CONCLUDE, ELEVATING PARTNERSHIPS AND INNOVATION IN THE PROFORMA NETWORK

10/18/23

Proforma, the $600 million technology and business success leader,successfully wrapped up its highly anticipated annual Energize Summits. This year’s gatherings were held in San Diego and Charlotte. These dynamic events marked a significant milestone in fostering collaboration, strategic planning, and innovation within the Proforma Network.

PROFORMA RANKS 126 ON FRANCHISE TIMES TOP 400 LIST, DEMONSTRATING REMARKABLE GROWTH

10/10/23

Proforma, the largest family-owned and operated distributor in the promotional products and printing industry, has achieved a significant milestone by securing the 126th position on the prestigious Franchise Times Top 400 list.

PROFORMA WELCOMES MIKE DOBOZY AS CHIEF TECHNOLOGY OFFICER AND PROMOTES BRIAN CAROTHERS TO CHIEF INFORMATION OFFICER

09/26/23

Proforma, the $600 million technology and business success leader, announces Mike Dobozy as its new Chief Technology Officer and promotes Brian Carothers to Chief Information Officer effective immediately.

EVAN GALL PROMOTED TO VICE PRESIDENT OF SALES AT PROFORMA

09/12/23

Proforma, the $600 million technology and business success leader, proudly announces the promotion of Evan Gall to the position of Vice President of Sales. With an extensive career spanning 16 years in the industry, Evan has consistently showcased his exceptional leadership, strategic insight, and unwavering dedication to driving results.

PROFORMA NAMES CHARITY GIBSON CHIEF MARKETING OFFICER

08/29/23

Proforma, the $600 million technology and business success leader, is ecstatic to welcome Charity Gibson to their executive leadership team as Chief Marketing Officer. An industry veteran with more than two decades of industry tenure, Gibson brings with her experience as a supplier, distributor, and service provider.

PROFORMA CELEBRATED RECORD NUMBER OF OWNERS NAMED TO EXCLUSIVE 2023 INC. 5000 LIST

08/15/23

Proforma, the $600 million technology and business success leader, proudly celebrates 32 of its Distributor Owners who have been recognized on the prestigious 2023 Inc. 5000 list of fastest-growing private companies in America. This accomplishment highlights Proforma’s continued dedication to excellence, growth, and success within the industry.

WOMEN IN PROFORMA NETWORK COME TOGETHER FOR INSPIRING, CHARITABLE EVENT

08/01/23

Proforma, the largest family-owned and operated distributor in the promotional products and printing industry, partnered with various Supplier Partners to host an inspiring Women’s Session as well as serve a charitable cause at its Annual Convention and Family Reunion.

PROFORMA REACHES FOR THE STARS AT ANNUAL CONVENTION AND FAMILY REUNION

07/27/23

Proforma, the $600 million technology and business success leader, wrapped up an amazing experience at its largest event of the year, The Proforma Annual Convention and Family Reunion. More than 600 Distributor Owners, Supplier Partners, Sales Professionals, and Support Center Staff gathered together at the Gaylord Palms in Orlando, Florida for an unforgettable week of events.

RECORD NUMBER OF PROFORMA DISTRIBUTOR OWNERS QUALIFY FOR INC 5000 LIST

07/20/23

Proforma, the $600 million technology and business success leader, celebrates the feat of nominating nearly 50 of its Distributor Owners to the Inc 5000 List.

PROFORMA WINS GDUSA INHOUSE DESIGN AWARD FOR 12TH CONSECUTIVE YEAR

07/11/23

Proforma, the $600 million technology and business success leader, celebrates another victory as its esteemed Marketing Team wins two of Graphic Design USA’s American Inhouse Design Awards.

PROFORMA SURPASSES 8,000 PROSTORES BUILT

06/26/23

Proforma, the $600 million technology and business success leader, has achieved the remarkable feat of launching its 8,000th eCommerce store, made possible by the company’s built-in-house and customizable eCommerce solution – ProStores.

PROFORMA’S VICE PRESIDENT OF TECHNOLOGY INSPIRES THE NEXT GENERATION OF TECHNOLOGISTS

05/23/23

Proforma, the $600 million technology and business success leader, recognizes the outstanding contributions Michael LaPlante, Vice President of Technology, delivered to a new generation of technology students in pursuit of their dreams at Full Sail University, a Florida Association Postsecondary Schools and College “School/College of the Year” honoree.

PROFORMA’S ACQUISITION TEAM ARCHITECTS A $3 MILLION DEAL

05/10/23

Proforma, the largest family-owned and operated distributor in the promotional products and printing industry, is excited to announce that Jay Vento, President and Owner of Proforma Spectrum Graphics has completed his acquisition of DataGuide, a $3+ million-dollar printing and promotional products distributor headquartered in Boston, Massachusetts.

PROFORMA CEO, VERA MUZZILLO, NAMED TAMPA BAY TECHNOLOGY BUSINESS WOMAN OF THE YEAR

04/25/23

Proforma, the $600 million technology and business success leader, celebrates the recognition of its CEO, Vera Muzzillo, as the Tampa Bay Technology Business Woman of the Year by Tampa Bay Business & Wealth Magazine (TBBW).

PROFORMA SPREADS THE MAGIC OF DISNEY+ RENNERVATIONS: JEREMY RENNER

04/11/23

Proforma, the largest family-owned and operated distributor in the promotional products and printing industry, spreads the magic of Disney+ new original series, Rennervations: Jeremy Renner through branded merchandise offered on ProStores, its proprietary eCommerce platform, for The Base, a recipient organization.

PROFORMA CELEBRATES RECORD-BREAKING SALES AT ITS ANNUAL MILLION DOLLAR CLUB EVENT

03/28/23

Proforma, the largest family-owned and operated distributor in the printing and promotional products industry, celebrated its 2022 record-breaking sales performance by hosting its coveted Million Dollar Club celebration at The Vinoy Renaissance Resort & Golf Club in St. Petersburg, Florida.

PROFORMA CTO BRIAN CAROTHERS NAMED PROMOSTANDARDS DISTRIBUTOR PERSON OF THE YEAR

02/22/23

Brian Carothers, Proforma’s Chief Technology Officer, was awarded the PromoStandards Distributor Person of the Year at the Annual Tech Summit and Hack-a-Thon hosted in Tampa, Florida.

PROFORMA TEAM MEMBERS COMPLETE ACTS OF SERVICE TO HONOR DR. KING’S LEGACY

02/14/23

Proforma, the $600 million technology and business success leader, celebrated a “Day On” for Martin Luther King Day through individual acts of service.

PROFORMA CONTINUES TO GROW WITH $600 MILLION IN SALES

01/24/23

Proforma, is no longer the $500 million technology and business success leader after breaking its own record by achieving a staggering $600 million in sales by the end of 2022.

PROFORMA GIVES BACK TO THE CHILDREN OF CLEVELAND

12/27/22

Proforma, the $500 million Technology and Business Success leader, partnered with Providence House to support the local community this holiday season.

PROFORMA GIVES BACK TO TAMPA BAY’S AT-RISK CHILDREN

12/21/22

Proforma, the $500 million Technology and Business Success leader, partnered with Joshua House to support the children of our local community.

PROFORMA SPREADS JOY THIS HOLIDAY SEASON

12/13/22

Proforma, the $500 million technology and business success leader, recently sponsored the tree lighting event at the May Dugan Center, a foundation that provides comprehensive services and programs to individuals and families throughout the Cleveland area.

PROFORMA CONTINUES TO GROW ITS ECOMMERCE CERTIFICATION PROGRAM

11/15/22

Proforma, the $500 million technology and business success leader, continues to see exponential growth of its in-house eCommerce Training Program, with almost 5,000 unique enrollments in the training classes it provides.

PROFORMA OWNER WINS WOMEN IN BUSINESS AWARD

11/14/22

Proforma, the $500 million technology and business success leader, celebrates Suzette Albrecht, President and Co-Owner of Proforma Albrecht & Co who was named a Bronze award winner in the Best Female Entrepreneur category at the 19th annual Stevie® Awards for Women in Business.

PROFORMA PROVIDES FAMILY-FRIENDLY FRIGHTS AT ANNUAL HALLOWEEN EVENT

10/31/22

Proforma, the $500 million technology and business success leader, sponsors the annual “Halloween in the Village” event on Davis Islands for yet another year. This is Proforma’s 8th time sponsoring this spectacular community tradition that attracted over 1,200 families this year.

PROFORMA RENEWS FAMILY COOKING SHOW FOR A SECOND SEASON

10/18/22

Proforma, the $500 million technology and business success leader, is pleased to announce the renewal of the Proforma Family Cooking Show for a second season. This series allows the Proforma Family the opportunity to connect with one another by sharing recipes and family stories. With hundreds of creative recipe submissions for season one, this series has proven to be a hit among the Proforma Network.

PROFORMA CONNECTS OWNERS WITH SUPPLIER PARTNERS IN COLLABORATIVE ENERGIZE SUMMIT

10/05/22

Proforma, the $500 million technology and business success leader, recently hosted its 2022 annual Energize Summit in Savannah, Georgia. Owners had the opportunity to participate in 1-on-1 strategic planning sessions with their Supplier Partners, creating long-lasting relationships to help them achieve record sales in 2023 and beyond.

PROFORMA RECOGNIZES OUTSTANDING SUPPLIERS AT ANNUAL CONVENTION AND FAMILY REUNION

09/14/22

Proforma, the $500 million technology and business success leader, recently recognized key Supplier Partners at the Annual Convention and Family Reunion for their enhanced levels of innovation, sustainability, quality, social conscience, and service.

PROFORMA CELEBRATES OWNERS NAMED TO EXCLUSIVE 2022 INC. 5000 LIST

09/07/22

Proforma, the $500 million technology and business success leader, proudly celebrated nine Owners named on this year’s Inc. 5000 list. This list ranks the fastest-growing private companies in America based on revenue growth in the last three years.

PROFORMA HOSTS ANNUAL CONVENTION AND FAMILY REUNION

08/17/22

Proforma, the $500 million technology and business success leader, hosted its largest event of the year, the Proforma Annual Convention and Family Reunion, Ignite 2022. This event reunited more than 400 members of the Proforma Family including Owners and their teams, Supplier Partners, industry leaders, and the Support Center Team at the beautiful Paris Hotel in Las Vegas.

PROFORMA REACHES 6,000 ECOMMERCE STORE MILESTONE

06/30/22

Proforma, the $500 million technology and business success leader, recently celebrated the launch of its 6,000th eCommerce store, made possible by the company’s built-in-house, user-friendly, and customizable eCommerce solution – ProStores.

PROFORMA ANNOUNCES NEW VICE PRESIDENT OF MARKETING

06/08/22

Proforma, the $500 million technology and business success leader, recently announced the promotion of Patrick Magyar as its new Vice President of Marketing.

PROFORMA HOSTS ITS LARGEST MILLION DOLLAR CLUB EVENT IN COMPANY HISTORY

04/13/22

Proforma, the $500 million technology and business success leader, hosted its largest Million Dollar Club trip at the luxurious Fairmont Scottsdale Princess Hotel.

PROFORMA’S ECOMMERCE PLATFORM SUPPORTS NEARLY $1 MILLION IN SALES FROM ONE STORE’S SUCCESS

12/28/21

Proforma, the $500 million technology and business success leader, powered a storefront that reached close to $1 million in sales over a three-day period this holiday season.

PROFORMA GIVES BACK TO ITS COMMUNITIES THIS HOLIDAY SEASON

12/14/21

Proforma, the $500 million Technology and Business Success leader, partnered with Joshua House and Providence House to support its Support Center communities. The company and its employees came together this month to gift children in need items from Amazon Wish Lists curated by the nonprofits.

PROFORMA PREPARES FOR LARGEST MILLION DOLLAR CLUB EVENT IN HISTORY

11/30/21

Proforma, the $500 million Technology and Business Success leader, was onsite October 19th, 2021 at the lovely Fairmount Princess in Scottsdale AZ to begin preparation for Proforma’s largest Million and Multi-Million Dollar Club celebration in the company’s history. “Nowhere else will you see this concentration of the top producing promotional and print product Owner distributors in the world,” stated Billie Jo Mathusek, Proforma’s Chief Marketing Officer. “Every sales tool, marketing campaign, business development program and support service that Proforma offers is strategically developed to turn million dollar dreams into reality.”

PROFORMA TALKS TECHNOLOGY AT THE UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA

11/15/21

Proforma, the $500 million Technology and Business Success leader, presented an overview on technology in the promotional products world at the Career Showcase at the University of Florida. The presentation was led by Stan Maxwell, Proforma’s Chief Strategy Officer and Brian Roney, Proforma’s Director of eCommerce, and it focused on promotional product industry trends and the importance of technology including the explosive growth of eCommerce.

PROFORMA CONVENTION BRINGS INDUSTRY LEADERS TOGETHER FOR FIRST IN-PERSON EVENT AFTER 2 YEARS

08/13/21

Proforma kicked off its “Together” themed 2021 Convention & Family Reunion at the Gaylord Palms Resort and Convention Center in Orlando, Florida. Proforma brought together Owners, Sales Representatives, Support Staff, and Preferred Supplier Partners, to celebrate the business success of the Owners, participate in over 80 educational seminars, network with industry leaders, and experience hands-on workshops designed to build a comprehensive success tool kit.

Proforma Annual Kick-off Meeting in Las Vegas Hosts 1,000 Attendees

01/20/20

Proforma, the Technology and Business Success Leader, recently held their Elevate 2020 Annual Kick-Off Meeting at The PPAI Expo in Las Vegas, NV. The meeting hosted approximately 1,000 total attendees which included Proforma Owner Affiliates, Preferred Suppliers and VIP prospects.

Steve Wozniak Celebrated Technology Innovation with Proforma

01/13/20

On Sunday evening, Co-Founder of Apple Steve Wozniak joined Proforma at The PPAI Expo in a celebration of technology innovation. A record-breaking number of Proforma Owners, Supplier Partners and special guests in the industry attended this private event.  Wozniak was the 2020 featured speaker to launch Proforma’s Annual Kick-Off Meeting. 

Proforma Gives Back to Local Community with Holiday Fundraising

12/18/19

Participating in charity fundraisers during this holiday season,Proforma’s Worldwide Support Center in Cleveland, OH collected numerous donations to help women, children and families in the local area. Each donation was brought in by employees to support three fundraisers: a Pack-a-Purse, an Adopt-a-Family program and a Food Drive.

Proforma Affilliate Owner Wins $6 Million Virtual Reality Contract

08/22/19

Rich Mitchell, Owner of ProMediaAspire, has secured a $6 million contract with a nuclear power company across 13 of their nuclear generation stations. The contract provides a format to train workers through the use of cutting-edge Virtual Reality technology to help reduce health risks to employees.  

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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