Brainshark Announces 2015 Sharkie Award Winners

Winners Recognized for Outstanding Presentation Content – Improving Sales, Marketing and Training Communications Across Their Organizations

WALTHAM, Mass. — November 17, 2015 — Brainshark, Inc., delivering SaaS-based sales enablement solutions, today announced the winners of the seventh annual Sharkie Awards. These awards honor organizations that have created engaging and effective business presentation content, and demonstrated excellence in their use of Brainshark’s technology.

Every year, Brainshark receives hundreds of entries for consideration in the Sharkie Awards. This year’s presentations were judged on clarity, organization and impact, along with their use of key Brainshark presentation authoring capabilities – components within Brainshark’s larger product suite.

“Whether you’re closing a deal, delivering product training or updating customers, it’s critical to communicate with impact,” said Joan Babinski, vice president of corporate marketing at Brainshark. “We congratulate this year’s Sharkie winners on their creative and compelling presentation content, and ability to wow and engage their audiences.”

Winning presentations can be viewed at www.brainshark.com/gallery. The 2015 winners, listed by category, are as follows:

Sales Enablement Presentation
Extreme Networks
“SalesMasters SNAK: Wi-Fi and Analytics Promotion”

Training Presentation
Goodwill of Central Arizona
“The Quest for Success”

Training – External Audience Presentation
Goodwill Industries of the Columbia Willamette
“Virtual Classroom: Applying and Following Up”

Training – Internal Audience Presentation
Derema Group
“SeaStar Solutions Jackplate”

Marketing Presentation
Tyler Technologies
“Infinite Visions Introduction”

Corporate Communications Presentation
Trion, a Marsh & McLennan Agency, LLC Company
“Benefits Basics”

Creative Expression Presentation
Delta Dental of Tennessee
“Many Healthy Smiles From Delta Dental of TN”

Mobile Optimized Presentation
Pershing LLC, a BNY Mellon company
“Training Services Commercial_INSITE”

My First Presentation
Rappahannock Goodwill Industries, Inc.
“Trash Compactor”

Short Presentation
Rent-A-Center
“Got a Minute: VAN Tips”

VideoSync Presentation
Lincoln Financial Group
“Dynasty Stretch – Bob Lewis”

Voiceless Presentation
Bright Horizons Family Solutions
“Professional Development at Bright Horizons”

For more information about the Sharkie Awards, please see http://www.brainshark.com/customers/awards#sharkies.

About Brainshark

Brainshark’s data-driven sales readiness platform provides the tools to prepare client-facing teams with the knowledge and skills they need to perform at the highest level. With best-of-breed solutions for training and coaching, as well as cutting-edge insights into sales performance, customers can ensure their sales reps are always ready to make the most of any selling situation. With Brainshark, companies can: enable sales teams with on-demand training that accelerates onboarding and keeps reps up-to-speed; validate readiness with sales coaching and practice that ensure reps master key messages; empower teams with dynamic content that can be created quickly, updated easily and accessed anywhere; and use powerful scorecards to visualize sales performance trends and make real connections from improved readiness to increased revenue. Thousands of customers – including more than half of the Fortune 100 – rely on Brainshark to close performance gaps and get better results from their sales enablement initiatives. Learn more at www.brainshark.com.