RSVP Columbia Earns Repeat Honors as Leading National Franchise

March 4, 2008

COLUMBIA, SC  – RSVP Columbia, one of 125 national RSVPÒ franchises delivering upscale, direct marketing publications, received three top franchise honors at the RSVP national conference recently.

RSVP Columbia “The Post Card People” was presented the President’s Club Award, The 500,000 Club Award and the All Stars Award by franchise President Dave Tropf at the St. Petersburg Beach function.  Criteria for the awards included sales growth, number of repeat clients, and number of new clients.  The President’s Club Award, given to only the top five markets nationwide identified RSVP Columbia as one of the top five percent of all RSVPÒ franchises in the country. Accepting the awards for RSVP Columbia was owner and publisher Greg Kilgore.  Kilgore is also the owner of RSVP Greenville/Spartanburg and RSVP Asheville.

This year marks the fourth consecutive year that RSVPÒ Columbia has qualified for these awards.

“We are very pleased at the award results,” said Kilgore.  “Our selection is a testament to the effectiveness of the product and the loyalty of our customers.  I appreciate all of the support we have received from the greater Columbia market,” he added.

RSVP Publications, Inc., is a twenty-three year old franchise with corporate headquarters in Tampa, Florida.  They are one of the nation’s largest direct-mail marketing companies and the industry leader in direct mail postcard publications.