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Brownell Academy


It’s been called “The Greatest Show on Earth,” and with good reason! Brownell Academy is our annual meeting with a focus on sharing, learning, growing and FUN. Our family of Independent Advisors, supplier partners and staff consider it a “can’t miss” event because of the valuable networking and enriching content. Each Brownell Academy is carefully planned over nine months by a team of seven to develop content and opportunities for professional growth.

Sample Training Topics:


  • SABRE Shortcuts
  • ClientBase Tips and Time-Savers
  • Supplier Deep Dives
  • Master Sales Strategies
  • Excellence in Entrepreneurship
  • Open Forum with Top Advisors
  • Work-Life Balance
  • Social Media
  • Axus Itineraries
  • Content Marketing
  • How to Work with Assistants
  • Pricing Onsite Itineraries

 

Jen Friday Training 2018

Jen Friday Training 2018

Beth, David, and Sam Friday Training 2018

Beth, David, and Sam Friday Training 2018

General Session 2018 Brownell Academy

General Session 2018 Brownell Academy

Ourisman Travel MVP 2018

Ourisman Travel MVP 2018

Rebecca Falkenberry General Session 2018

Rebecca Falkenberry General Session 2018

Saturday Award Dinner 2018

Saturday Award Dinner 2018

Sam McClure and Team Academy 2018

Sam McClure and Team Academy 2018

Tate, Kerry, Jessica at Academy 2018

Tate, Kerry, Jessica at Academy 2018

Sabrina and Blaire

Sabrina and Blaire

Brownell Academy Friday Cocktail Party 3

Brownell Academy Friday Cocktail Party 3

Austin, Mark, and Patterson

Austin, Mark, and Patterson

Brownell Academy 2018 Patrick Millard Award

Brownell Academy 2018 Patrick Millard Award

Brownell Academy 2018 Friday Cocktail Party 2

Brownell Academy 2018 Friday Cocktail Party 2

Brownell Academy 2018 Friday Cocktail Party

Brownell Academy 2018 Friday Cocktail Party

General Session 2018

General Session 2018

 


The Winner’s Circle


A fan-favorite of Brownell Academy is recognizing the valuable contributions our Independent Contractors, Suppliers and Support Teams make to the company each year.

 


Supplier & Team MVPs


Excellence
Passion
Integrity
Graciousness
Innovation

 


Recognition Awards


Spirit of Brownell
Sterling Award
Sales Support Award

 


Sales Awards


Devonian
1887 Club
Griffin


Brownell Academy History


What began in 1990 as a 1-day meeting to give remote ICs face-to-face time, has evolved into an energizing and rewarding “family reunion.”   The success of the meeting is illustrated by our attendance rate. Close to 90% of our ICs travel to attend Brownell Academy; and the “waitlist” for suppliers clamoring for a spot grows longer with each passing year.

 

 

 

 


Advisor Testimonials


Open QuoteThank you from the bottom of my heart for the AMAZING Brownell Academy!! It just reinforced, 200%, why I chose Brownell and I am so happy and proud to be a part of this family. You guys did an amazing job and it was so great to see you all! I am just so excited for what the future holds.End Quote

 

Open QuoteThank you for all of your planning, hard work, and imagination that came together in the perfect realization of the best annual meeting ever.End Quote

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Once again you all have reminded me how grateful I am to be a part of the Brownell Family. The Academy was fantastic and I loved seeing you all! I learned some new things and enjoyed networking with great partners. The Awards Dinner from start to finish was a perfect company celebration!End Quote

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What an amazing fabulous OVER THE BIG TOP time I had being welcomed into the Brownell family at Brownell Academy! There are not enough words in enough languages… truly, to describe the place of gratitude I am in right now. I really did feel at times that I was in a dream and that I had made up this imaginary place (tears are in my eyes as I type), but it really is all true.End Quote

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I really enjoyed meeting other ICs and hearing their stories and getting feedback and encouragement from them. The Brownell team is pretty phenomenal—it is really like a family. I came home encouraged and uplifted.End Quote

 

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I love the workshops, meeting with vendors, and being with friends—I loved it all!End Quote

 

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Truly, just about every aspect of the meeting was useful. I particularly enjoyed the IC session on Friday – lots of great information shared and discussed.End Quote

 

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The entire meeting was amazing! I came back motivated and thankful to be a part of Brownell!End Quote

 

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I cannot tell you how blown away I was by the level of detail at Company Meeting. From the welcome boxes at check-in to the presentations to the breakfast as we left—amazing!! I’m so proud to be part of Brownell.End Quote

 


Vendor Testimonials


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I just wanted to thank the supporting/organizing team for all the hard work and efforts that were put in to make such an amazing event. I know something this spectacular doesn’t happen by chance and I especially loved all the theming and special touches throughout, we were made to feel very special. I loved it all, especially the opportunities to join sessions and the learning opportunities.End Quote

 

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[I was] very impressed with the Brownell Summit and this was the first one I had attended (always heard great things). This event reinforced why I enjoy working with Brownell and the advisors—a great team of people! Thank you!End Quote

 

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The best agency event I have ever attended. Absolutely outstanding from beginning to end.End Quote

 

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A huge thank you! Not only are you the most hospitable and lovely people in the industry, you are also the most professional.End Quote

 

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Just a quick note to tell all of you how proud Classic Vacations is to be partnered with such a well-oiled organization. Brownell Travel is the epitome of success over the years.End Quote

 

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Great job as always. I walk away each year and know why Brownell is successful – your approach in providing the Brownell family (vendors and advisors) information on how to move forward and keep your company in the same focus for success.End Quote

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Testimonials

Phenomenal Education

“I am so thankful, grateful and honored to be a part of such a fantastic company. I said to a few of you one of the best parts of Academy is getting to see everyone and catch up but what I really want you all to know is how much I appreciate the phenomenal education I received this weekend. I was blown away. Just when you think it can’t get any better….it does!”

Kelly Millington, Fairfield, CT

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