Calgary Student Entrepreneur Receives $35,000 as the recipient of Sandler Training in Calgary’s Student in-kind Scholarship for 2017
CALGARY, ALBERTA – December 16, 2016
Calgary student entrepreneur Allan Luu received a $35,000 present today as he was announced as the recipient of Sandler Training in Calgary’s Student in-kind Scholarship for 2017. He owns and operates 16a, a digital marketing company, while attending Mount Royal University full time studying Management.
“No matter what business you may have; sales is what keeps you operating day in and day out. I am very excited to begin my journey with Hamish at Sandler Training to grow my business and reach my goals for 2017,” said Allan.
Allan will have the opportunity to network with Calgary business leaders and accelerate the growth of their business by implementing Sandler’s award winning attitudes, behaviors and techniques. Through over 200 hours of sales and leadership training in addition to private coaching and consulting delivered by Hamish Knox, President of Sandler Training in Calgary between January and December of 2017.
“It was challenging to pick a recipient, but Allan’s entry told a compelling story about their commitment to both their education and their business,” said Knox. “We look forward to supporting the development and growth of them and their business in 2017 and beyond.”
To schedule an interview with Allan Luu or Hamish Knox please contact:
16a is a local digital marketing startup that supports small businesses in their growth in a millennial driven marketplace. For more information on 16a please visit http://16a.ca
About Hamish Knox
Hamish works with Chief Executives, Owners and Presidents of companies in Calgary to develop and grow the economic engine of their business.
Hamish is a 2016 BDC Mentor of the Year Finalist, a former Sandler Global Rookie of the Year, and a current member of Sandler’s Franchisee Advisory Council. His first book, Accountability the Sandler Way, was published in November 2014 and his second book, Change the Sandler Way, was published in September 2016.
Hamish is an active mentor with Futurpreneur Canada, a Maple Leaf Club donor to Enactus Canada and a volunteer judge for regional and national student entrepreneur competitions.
About Sandler Training
Headquartered in Owings Mills, Maryland, Sandler Training’s global training network, comprised of over 250 local training centers in major US cities and 27 countries, offers training materials that have been translated into 20 languages, allowing this best-in-class training and coaching company to support entrepreneurs and enterprises almost anywhere in the world. Sandler has been recognized as the “#1 Sales Training Company” and has been featured among the “Top 20 Sales Training Companies” in the US by TrainingIndustry.com for six consecutive years.