Verizon’s executive briefing program wins top industry award

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May 16, 2016, New York – Verizon Enterprise Solutions was awarded the “2016 World Class Briefing Program of the Year” by the Association of Briefing Program Managers (ABPM). This is the industry’s highest honor and recognizes Verizon’s overall excellence in management, customer experience, measurement and planning. In fact, in addition to winning Program of the Year, the company achieved World Class status in each of the above categories.

“This award recognizes the quality and value of a program that brings together thought leaders and business leaders to drive better results for our clients,” said Stacy Cummings, director of customer engagement for Verizon Enterprise Solutions. “The doors to our executive briefing centers are always open and provide the perfect environment to work side by side with our clients to map out their futures.”

Verizon operates five executive briefing centers located in San Francisco, Ashburn, Va., Basking Ridge, N.J., and Waltham, Mass.; as well as London. The company also has four technical centers focused on network and IT capabilities in Miami, Pittsburgh, Cary, N.C., and Culpeper, Va. These centers can be completely customized to provide clients with exclusive access to Verizon’s latest products and services, and the ability to directly collaborate with Verizon and other industry-leading technology companies on potential new, innovative technology solutions that transform industries and drive faster business results. Verizon hosts approximately 600 hundred customer briefings each year at these facilities.

The ABPM fosters world-class standards, collaboration, insight and thought leadership for the briefing program industry and comprises more than 400 members from more than 100 Fortune 500 companies. The ABPM's Advisory Board develops, monitors and continually revises the characteristics that constitute a world-class briefing program. Award criteria for this year were raised and there were a record number of entrants.

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