JUNE 2018



Keeping You Informed

By Mark Miller, President of Eakes and Chair of the Sharp Dealer Council 

As chair of the Sharp National Dealer Advisory Council, it remains an honor to serve all North American document systems dealers and to speak on their behalf to the leaders of Sharp SIICA. Your council, made of a wide array of dealership owners from throughout the U.S., works hard to listen to its dealers and to share concerns and feedback with SIICA Executive Leadership.

The Pulse

National Demo Contest Ends on a High Note in NYC

By Grace Hellmold, Director, Communications and Events

On June 1, six talented dealer sales reps traveled to NYC for the final showdown of Sharp’s 2018 National Demo Contest.  They came from near and far to impress us with their presentation skills, and did not disappoint!  Along the way, they had fun, made new friends, and enjoyed some of New York’s coolest pastimes, including the celebrated Billy Joel concert at Madison Square Garden, where the music rocked!

On The Road

There are days when we are reminded of what a great industry we all work for ...

By John Sheehan, VP, Channel Sales, Sharp Imaging & Information Company of America

There are days when we are reminded of what a great industry we all work for, and more importantly, the extraordinary people that we get to meet. On May 24, Sharp President and CEO Mike Marusic and our Sharp team experienced one of those days when we were invited to Stones Office Equipment in Richmond, VA, as we were both sponsors of the annual “Jillian Ride.”

One Cool Thing

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Partner Spotlight


Pharos pioneered student printing solutions over twenty-five years ago and they continue to innovate today. They are an industry leader in both cloud-based and on-premises print management software and services. With Uniprint, Pharos helps make print more secure, cost-effective, and sustainable for colleges, universities and libraries all over the world.

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