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Toshiba America Business Solutions - Sales Meeting of the Year


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Company: Toshiba America Business Solutions, Irvine, CA
Company Description: Toshiba America Business Solutions (TABS) is a subsidiary of Toshiba Tec Corporation, a global leader in office printing and retail solutions. TABS provides multifunction printers, managed document services and digital signage for businesses of all sizes throughout the United States, Mexico, Central and South America.
Nomination Category: Sales Awards Achievement Categories
Nomination Sub Category: Sales Meeting of the Year

Nomination Title: Toshiba Empowers the Art of Business at LEAD 2018

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Toshiba America Business Solutions and Toshiba Global Commerce Solutions teamed up to empower its business partners during LEAD (Learn, Engage, Act and Deliver) 2018 Sept. 5 and 6 at the Bellagio in Las Vegas.

The event’s theme of Empowering the Art of Business, celebrated the notion that each company is a unique collection of people, ideas, language, culture and brand. This concept epitomizes Toshiba’s collective belief that every client is unique. Their work is their art, their employees the artist.

Nearly 1,700 LEAD 2018 goers – comprised of customers, resellers and technology partners as well as industry media and analysts – received a first glance at Toshiba’s current and future retail and content management product portfolio.

The company’s 13 new additions to its award-winning e-STUDIO™ multifunction printers (MFPs) line delivering up to 50 pages-per-minute to tackle the print, document management and workflow applications organizations demand. Toshiba’s just-introduced products incorporate Elevate™ , the company’s customizable user interface enabling clients to enjoy a completely custom-tailored experience supporting each customer’s unique requirements at the push of a button.

Retail clients and resellers were additionally energized by the expansion of the company’s prominent point of sale (POS) printer line. The Toshiba TCx™ Single Station printer delivers the fastest receipt printing in the industry along with the reliability and manageability retailers have come to expect from the global market share leader in installed retail point of sale technology. The Toshiba T10 all-in-one POS System is part of Toshiba’s new Basics line; nicely complementing the company’s premium TCx portfolio. The T10 is designed to support the functionality, style and versatility that today's retail and hospitality environments demand.

Toshiba’s brand-building event also featured 35 information-jammed educational sessions tailored to help resellers increase profits while assisting organizations operate more efficiently, effectively and affordably.

Beyond receiving expertise from subject matter experts on trending industry topics as well as insight into Toshiba’s current and upcoming technology, attendees were inspired upon listening to LEAD 2018 keynote speaker, Shawn Achor. The New York Times bestselling author captivated the audience by delivering a stirring talk connecting happiness with success. Other noted speakers included Keith Kmetz, program vice president of imaging, printing and document solutions, IDC, Kasey Lobaugh, chief innovation officer, retail and distribution, Deloitte Consulting, Greg Buzek, founder and president of IHL Group and Judy Spitz, founding program director, Initiative for Women in Technology and Entrepreneurship in New York.

While it was the sixth LEAD, this year marked the third time Toshiba America Business Solutions and Toshiba Global Commerce Solutions have combined to host the event. The events serve to engage, educate, enlighten and entertain Toshiba’s diverse stakeholders located in the United States and Latin America.

Five of Toshiba's previous seven LEAD events have been recognized with Stevie Awards, the world’s top honor for customer service, contact center, business development and sales professionals.