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Bridgepointe Hosts 7th Annual Year-End Celebration

California-based telecom and IT services master agency Bridgepointe Technologies hosted more than 200 guests, including suppliers and subagents, at its seventh annual year-end party and presentation of sales contest prizes.Bridgepointe Technologies founders Scott Evars (left) and Brian Miller (right) take a break from their hosting duties.

The 2014 sales contest – the company’s largest and most productive to date – had 29 suppliers focused on cloud and connectivity services participating, with more than 200 subagents selling in hopes of collecting a piece of the $240,000 in prize money. Top prize in the contest, which ran from September to December of 2014, was $55,000. 

Music was provided by "The Best '80s Band," Tainted Love.The awards presentation and year-end party took place at The Chapel in San Francisco. Guests were treated to great food and drink, with music provided by the ‘80s cover band Tainted Love.

Platinum Sponsors for the event were AT&T, Comcast, Equinix, Masergy, QTS, Sonic.net, TelePacific, Telx, tw telecom and Zayo.

More than 200 agents and suppliers were in attendance.Gold Sponsors for the event were 8×8, ACC, CenturyLink, CoreSite, Cologix, Internap, Level 3, BCM One, NaviSite, Nextiva, Pacnet, ShoreTel Sky, Sungard, Time Warner Cable, Thinking Phones, Unitas Global, Windstream, WiLine, and XO.

Gary Jacobs (left), Bridgepointe's vice president of channel sales, chats with Ira Feuerstein, director of North America channel and strategic partner programs at Nextiva. Bridgepointe reports that feedback on the event was “over the top” and expects 2015’s contest and party to be even better.


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