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March 2, 2015

BTC Bahamas and FLOW Jamaica Recognized at 2015 Stevie® Awards for Sales and Customer Service

MARCH 3, 2015 – Rancho Santa Fe, CA - Caribbean-based companies, FLOW Jamaica and BTC Bahamas have each received silver and bronze awards for their performance in the area of Sales and Customer Service. The two companies were finalists in 4 categories presented by the internationally acclaimed Stevie® Awards. The official ceremony was held on February 27, 2015 at the Bellagio in Las Vegas, Nevada, where over 500 finalists from the USA and across the globe were in attendance.

FLOW Jamaica and BTC Bahamas won awards in the following categories:

2015 Stevie Award Silver


National Sales Executive of the Year

  • Gershan Major, Vice President, Corporate Sales Business Development
  • BTC Bahamas, Nassau, Bahamas

Sales Training or Education Professional/Leader of the Year

  • Beverley Thompson, Director, Consumer Sales and Retail Services
  • FLOW Jamaica, Kingston, Jamaica

2015 Stevie Award Silver


Global Sales Team of the Year

  • BTC Bahamas Corporate & Enterprise Sales Team
  • BTC Bahamas, Nassau, Bahamas

Sales Training or Coaching Program of the Year – All Other Industries

  • FLOW Jamaica’s Retail Sales Program
  • FLOW Jamaica, Kingston, Jamaica 

Both companies have implemented sales programs from ValueSelling Associates, which have enhanced their respective sales processes.

“We are thrilled to see the Caribbean represented at the Stevie Awards and congratulate FLOW Jamaica and BTC Bahamas on their wins. These awards recognize their continued hard work in realizing sales effectiveness and their successful implementation of the ValueSelling Framework®” said Julie Thomas, President and CEO of ValueSelling Associates.

The finalists were selected from a pool of more than 1,900 nominations in 54 award categories. Each nomination was judged by 139 professionals, where the top performing companies were selected based on a rigorous set of guidelines. FLOW Jamaica and BTC Bahamas were finalists alongside other top companies such as Cisco Networks, Adobe and NCR. Securing awards at this international level is a significant achievement for the Caribbean-based companies and speaks volumes to the calibre of their achievements in their respective categories.

The Stevie® Awards are the world's premier business awards. They were created in 2002 to honor and generate public recognition of the achievements and positive contributions of organizations and working professionals worldwide. In short order, the Stevie has become one of the world's most coveted prizes.

Watch interviews with the winners:

BTC Bahamas Enterprise Sales Team

Beverly Thompson, Director, Consumer Sales and Retail Service, FLOW Jamaica

Gershan Major, Vice President, Corporate Sales Business Development

About ValueSelling Associates

ValueSelling Associates, based in Rancho Santa Fe, Calif., is the creator of the ValueSelling Framework®, the sales methodology preferred by sales executives around the globe. Since 1991, ValueSelling Associates has helped FORTUNE 1000 business-to-business sales organizations compete and win in markets crowded with seemingly similar products and services. ValueSelling Associates has maintained its position as a leader in the industry by continually evolving to meet the new challenges sales forces face. Clients turn to the experts at ValueSelling Associates for classroom training, online training and consulting services that yield immediate impact, repeatable strategies and sustainable results. For more information, visit

About The Stevie Awards

Stevie Awards are conferred in five programs: the Asia-Pacific Stevie Awards, The American Business Awards, The International Business Awards, the Stevie Awards for Women in Business, and the Stevie Awards for Sales & Customer Service. Honoring organizations of all types and sizes and the people behind them, the Stevies recognize outstanding performances in the workplace worldwide. Learn more about the Stevie Awards at