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Genesis Technologies Recognized as one of the 2019 “Chicago’s Best and Brightest Companies to Work For®

June 5, 2019

Genesis Technologies is recognized as one of the 2019 “Chicago’s Best and Brightest Companies to Work Chicago Best and Brightest Companies to Work For AwardFor®” by the National Association for Business Resources (NABR). This is the eighth year that Genesis has received this recognition. Genesis with the other selected companies will be honored by the NABR on Monday, September 16th at the Renaissance Chicago Downtown Hotel. This year’s symposium and gala will be in conjunction with the Inaugural best and Brightest National Summit.

The “Chicago’s Best and Brightest Companies to Work For®” award program honors companies that distinguish themselves as having the most innovative and thoughtful human resources approach.

National Association for Business Resources is hosting their first ever Best and Brightest National Summit alongside the Chicago Best and Brightest Awards, taking place September 15 - 17 in Chicago, Illinois. The event is designated to build employee enrichment and enhance company culture through featured keynote speakers Patrick Lencioni, Dr. Gustavo Grodnitzky and John O’Leary.

The National Summit will offer attendees the highest quality of diver and motivating breakout sessions where they can gain a wealth of instantly implementable strategies, plans and programs in their personal and professional paths. Both HRCI and SHRM credits can be received for keynote and breakout sessions. The National Summit will include health and wellness activities, entertainment after the breakout sessions and connection of hundreds of winning companies and professionals focused on leadership and workplace dynamics at the National Awards Celebration.

The winning companies of Chicago’s Best and Brightest Companies to Work For® will compete for 13 elite awards, one granted for each category. Also, an overall winner that has excelled in all categories will be honored with a “Best of the Best Overall” award. The elite award winners will be revealed during the luncheon.

The annual symposium and awards program will begin with registration, networking and exhibit gallery preview at 7:00 a.m. followed by education. The breakfast and awards presentation is emceed by Judy Hsu of ABC7 Chicago and Pat Cassidy of WBBM AM News Radio. The awards presentation will adjourn at 11:30 a.m.

An independent research firm evaluates each company’s entry, based on key measures in various categories. They include Compensation, Benefits and Employee Solutions; Employee Enrichment, Engagement and Retention; Employee Education and Development; Recruitment, Selection and Orientation; Employee Achievement and Recognition; Communication and Shared Vision; Diversity and Inclusion; Work-Life Balance; Community Initiatives; and Strategic Company Performance.

“Genesis Technologies is honored to be recognized by the NABR as one of “Chicago’s Best and Brightest Companies to Work For®” for the eighth time,” said Michael Kahn, Genesis CEO. “We believe that our employees are the foundation of our business and we provide a workplace environment that strikes a balance between work and fun. Genesis is noted for its integrity and grounded values. We invest the time and the resources to continually improve our environment and the culture of our company. We work with our employees to develop and achieve mutual goals for mutual success.”

“Now with the war on talent hitting the door steps of the Best and Brightest, this achievement means even more than a year ago. As we continue to raise the bar, these companies rise to the challenge through their cultural innovation by maximizing their workforce potential,” said Jennifer Kluge, President and CEO, Best and Brightest Programs.

The Best and Brightest Companies to Work For® is a program of the National Association for Business Resources that provides the business community with the opportunity to gain recognition, showcase their best practices and demonstrate why they are an ideal place for employees to work. This national program celebrates those companies that are making better business, creating richer lives and building a stronger community as a whole. The “Best and Brightest Companies to Work For® has annual symposium and award galas presented in Atlanta, Boston, Chicago, Dallas, Detroit, Grand Rapids, Houston, Milwaukee, San Diego and San Francisco.


Genesis Recognized by Canon with the "Top Dealer Award" for the 2018 Sales Year.

Canon Top Dealer Award 2018April 18, 2019 - For the third time, Genesis was recognized by Canon with the "Top Dealer Award" for our accomplishments in the 2018 sales year. This award is presented to dealers who meet or exceeded their baseline targets for the year.

"Genesis is proud to achieve this award yet again from Canon," commented Michael Kahn, CEO. "We continue to have a great partnership with Canon. We continue to show great success in selling Canon devices which reflects the dedication of our sales staff who do a great job in recommending Canon products that best meet our customers' needs."

Executive Vice President and G.M., Shinichi Yoshida along with Senior Vice President and G.M., Mason Olds said, "Your continued success in 2019 is critical as we endeavor to increase our market share in all segments of the black and white and color markets. We look forward to working with your dealership."


Genesis Recognized for HP Platinum Partner Status Again for Fiscal Year 2019.

HP Inc. once again congratulated Genesis Technologies on their Platinum Partner status in fiscal year 2019 for their work as a HP Partner.HP-Partner-First-Platinum-Partner-2019-Award

HP Inc.’s Gary Simms, Vice President of AMS Commercial Channel Programs, Enablement, & U.S. Consumer Market Sales, in a letter on this accomplishment wrote, “A new era is truly underway, and together, we’re laying the foundation for an amazing future. We have the strongest, most innovative product portfolio in our company’s history, a robust R&D pipeline, and a network of high-performing Channel Partners like you, who help further accelerate our business and bring our innovation to life amidst changing market and customer dynamics. We have already accomplished so much together, and we believe our best years lie ahead.”

Genesis’s CEO, Michael Kahn remarked, “This is an incredible milestone and a true testament to our commitment to our partnership with HP. Platinum is the highest tier of HP partnership,” he continued, “reflecting our sales, solutions, and service expertise. We are proud to continue our long-standing partnership with this elite group, which enables us to provide our clients with unmatched business solutions.”

Genesis Technologies provides first-rate sales, service, and a broad array of print solutions for companies of every size and industry. Contact us to learn more about how Genesis can assist you in reaching your business’s productivity goals in relation to equipment, service, managed print services, and document and workflow solutions.

About HP

HP Inc. creates technology that makes life better for everyone, everywhere. Through our portfolio of printers, PCs, mobile devices, solutions, and services, we engineer experiences that amaze. More: www.hp.com.

About Genesis Technologies, Inc.

Genesis Technologies is a leading provider of managed print services (MPS) and multi-function printers (MFPs) from HP and Canon, specializing in workflow assessment and infrastructure optimization. Since 1991, Genesis has helped companies understand and reduce their total cost of ownership, optimize device utilization, and implement continuous improvement initiatives. Genesis works with Fortune 100 companies as well as mid-sized organizations in every industry – from education and healthcare to manufacturing and non-profit organizations – to improve their bottom line, achieve operational efficiency, and keep all office equipment devices secure. More: www.genesistechnologies.com.


Genesis Recognized with GreatAmerica Dealer of Distinction Award for 2017

2017 Dealer of Distinction Award

Genesis was recognized by GreatAmerica Financial Services, a nationwide provider of commercial equipment and technology financing, with the 2017 GreatAmerica Dealer Distinction Award.

This award was presented to Michael J. Kahn (left), Genesis CEO, by Jennie Fisher (right), GreatAmerica Senior VP/General Manager because of the value of our partnership and our growth that GreatAmerica has seen.

In announcing the award, Jennie Fisher stated, “This growth is evidence of your innovative approach to the market, integrity and pursuit of excellence.”

2017 Dealer of Distinction Award Recipient Mike Kahn and Presenter Jennie FIsherThe year 2017 marked the 25 Year Anniversary of GreatAmerica – 25 years of uninterrupted organic growth.  Chairman and CEO of GreatAmerica, Tony Golobic, said earlier this year, “Our longevity and success has had everything to do with the bond between our loyal partners and our expectational employees.”  In further congratulating Genesis, Jennie Fisher stated, “We fully understand that our success is directly linked to YOUR success, and we appreciate your business and friendship.  We are committed to working together with you to achieve great things in the coming year and beyond.”


Genesis Named HP MPS Best in Class Partner FY17

Genesis Technologies, one of the nation's leading providers of managed print services (MPS) and multi-function devices (MFDs) from HP, was named an HP Best in Class Partner for Managed Print Services (MPS) for the third year in a row.

The distinction, which Genesis has received every time since the award's inception, recognizes top-notch service for HP MPS customers, significant contract value, and consistent year-over-year growth. As one of only 10 HP MPS partners in the country to have earned the Best in Class accolade this year, Genesis continues to be a pivotal partner in HP's ongoing success.

HPAwardMarch2018webMichael Kahn, CEO of Genesis Technologies, received the crystal pedestal award from Stan Frackowiak, HP's Partner Business Manager. Pictured left to right for the award presentation are:  Stan Frackowiak; Michael Kahn; Beth Zody, HP Pre-Sales Channel Technology Consultant; and Dennis Reese, HP Great Lakes MPS Channel Specialist. 

"On behalf of all the hard working people at Genesis, we are delighted to be named Managed Print Specialist (MPS) Best in Class, once again by HP. Genesis is the only MPS provider that has won this recognition every time since its inception in 2015," said Kahn. "HP is a valued partner and we look forward to providing great MPS solutions for a long time."

In praising Genesis for the distinction, Grad Rosenbaum, VP of Americas Solutions Business at HP, said, "Genesis Technologies joins a select group of HP Managed Print Services (MPS) partners who qualify for this special recognition because of a strategic focus on growing our joint MPS business. We look forward to achieving continued success with Genesis Technologies."

Genesis Technologies has been awarded the following by HP:

Partner First Platinum 2017
Top 10 "Best In Class" HP MPS channel partners for 2016 and the first and second halves of 2015 (the designation was made twice that year)
HP Qualified Supplies Partner for 2016
Gold Document Solutions Specialist Partner 2016
Gold Managed Print Advanced Specialist Partner 2016
Gold Printing and Computing ServiceOne Specialist Partner 2016

One secret to its success is that Genesis Technologies offers genuine HP toner for the same cost as remanufactured (reman) toner as part of its Managed Print program.

Organizations that spend a lot of money on print, toner, service and equipment can save a lot of money when working with Genesis. Genuine HP (OEM) toner provides superior print quality and reduces service calls by 37%. Genesis has helped many local and national clients save a lot of money over the years.

About HP

HP Inc. creates technology that makes life better for everyone, everywhere. Through our portfolio of printers, PCs, mobile devices, solutions, and services, we engineer experiences that amaze. More: www.hp.com

About Genesis Technologies, Inc.

Genesis Technologies is a leading provider of managed print services (MPS) and multi-function printers (MFPs) from HP and Canon, specializing in workflow assessment and infrastructure optimization. Since 1991, Genesis has helped companies understand and reduce the total cost of ownership, optimize device utilization and implement continuous improvement initiatives. Genesis works with Fortune 100 companies as well as mid-sized organizations – in every industry from education and healthcare to manufacturing and non-profit – to improve their bottom line, achieve operational efficiency and keep all office equipment devices secure.


Genesis Recognized as one of "Chicago's Best and Brightest Companies to Work For®" in 2017

ChicagoBBWin17logoGenesis Technologies is recognized as one of the 2017 “Chicago’s Best and Brightest Companies to Work For®” by the National Association for Business Resources (NABR). This is the fifth year that Genesis has received this recognition. 

The “Chicago’s Best and Brightest Companies to Work For®” award program honors companies that distinguish themselves as having the most innovative and thoughtful human resources approach.

An independent research firm evaluated the 2017 winning companies on key measures in various categories. These include Compensation, Benefits and Employee Solutions; Employee Enrichment, Engagement and Retention; Employee Education and Development; Recruitment, Selection and Orientation; Employee Achievement and Recognition; Communication and Shared Vision; Diversity and Inclusion; Work-Life Balance; Community Initiatives; and Strategic Company Performance.

“Genesis Technologies is honored to be recognized by the NABR as one of “Chicago’s Best and Brightest Companies to Work For®” for the fifth time,” said Michael Kahn, Genesis CEO. “We believe that our employees are the foundation of our business and we provide a workplace environment that strikes a balance between work and fun. Genesis is noted for its integrity and grounded values. We invest the time and the resources to continually improve our environment and the culture of our company. We work with our employees to develop and achieve mutual goals for mutual success.”

“Profitability and stability is essential for business in today’s economic climate.  Companies that recognize that their employees are the key to their success achieve staying power,” said Jennifer Kluge, President and CEO of the National Association for Business Resources. “Our 2017 winners create their human resource standards to ensure employee satisfaction and they set standards for every business to aspire toward.  We are proud to honor this year’s winners.”

The Best and Brightest Companies to Work For® is a program of the National Association For Business Resources that provides the business community with the opportunity to gain recognition, showcase their best practices and demonstrate why they are an ideal place for employees to work. This national program celebrates those companies that are making better business, creating richer lives and building a stronger community as a whole. It is presented annually in several markets including Atlanta, Boston, Chicago, Dallas, Detroit, Grand Rapids, Houston, Milwaukee, San Diego, San Francisco Bay Area, and nationally.


Genesis Named HP MPS Best in Class Partner FY16

hpaward2017Genesis Technologies Inc. was named an HP MPS Best In Class Partner for fiscal year 2016 by HP Inc. This recognition is extended to only a limited number of HP MPS Partners and is a unique honor. The award was recently presented to Michael Kahn (left), Genesis CEO, by Stan Frackowiak (right), HP Partner Business Manager. This is the second year that Genesis achieved this recognition since the HP award program began in 2015.

“Genesis has a long standing, valued partnership with HP and we are proud to be recognized with this Best in Class Partner honor.  We look forward to our continued partnership success in serving our customers’ managed print needs,” said Michael J. Kahn, CEO for Genesis Technologies.

In congratulating Genesis for the achievement, Grad Rosenbaum, HP Vice President and General Manager of HP Americas Managed Services, said, “Genesis Technologies has been inducted into an exclusive group of HP MPS partners who qualify for this special recognition. Thank you for your continued partnership and contributions to our joint success. I look forward to what we can accomplish together in 2017. It’s a very exciting time to be an HP MPS Best in Class Partner during this time of industry growth for MPS.”


Genesis Recognized with Canon Top Dealer Award for 2016

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For the second year in a row, Genesis was recognized by Canon with a Top Dealer Award for accomplishments in the 2016 sales year. This award is presented to dealers who meet or exceeded their baseline targets for the year. 

“Genesis is proud to achieve this sales award from Canon,” commented Michael Kahn, CEO.  “We have a great partnership with Canon. Our success in selling Canon devices reflects the dedication of our sales staff who do a great job in recommending Canon products that best meet our customers’ needs.”

In announcing the award, Canon top executives in the Canon Business Imaging Solution Group, said,  “We sincerely thank you (Michael Kahn) and all of the employees in your dealership.  Your continued success in 2017 is critical as we endeavor to increase our market share in all segments of the black and white and color markets.  We look forward to working with your dealership.”


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