TMC invites ADVODA to Participate in Inaugural Agent Advisory Council

Santa Barbara, CA (March 31, 2009) – TMC Communications, a leading national telecom provider for corporate and enterprise customers, today announced the launch of its 2009 Agent Advisory Council.  The Advisory Council will provide guidance to TMC’s senior management on ways for the company to help its agents win new business.

“The Agent Advisory Council provides great insight into improvements to our award-winning agent program.  At TMC, we embrace new ways of doing business, we continue to develop new systems and introduce new products so that our agents have the sales tools and products to build a profitable revenue stream with us,” said Ron Ireland, President and CFO of TMC Communications.

The 2009 Agent Advisory Council is comprised of eight TMC agents located across the country.  The inaugural meeting was held on March 2nd at the Channel Partners Show in Las Vegas.  TMC is hosting the next meeting at its corporate headquarters in Santa Barbara, CA.  Advisory Council members receive complimentary airfare and hotel to attend the meeting to be held over the weekend of June 5-7.  The weekend will include the general meeting, training on TMC products as well as social activities with the entire TMC team. Subsequent meetings are scheduled for September and December.

“The first meeting was a lively exchange of ideas. It was also a great opportunity for TMC agents to meet and share sales challenges and successes with their peers,” said Sarah Graham Linares, VP of Revenue Assurance and Product Development of TMC Communications.

By establishing the Agent Advisory Council, TMC will gain invaluable knowledge on how to better support its agents and how to package and present its line of next-generation products to the agent’s business customers. TMC sells all of its services exclusively thru the agent channel.

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