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Sunday, 23 February

Big Bell Yellout for National Telephonists' Day

National Telephonists’ Day has been launched by Rapport and ComXo. The event has been set up to recognise the work done by professional telephonists.


Mr. Watson, come here, I want to see you

10 March is the anniversary of the first telephone call made by Alexander Graham Bell in 1876.

The organisers are calling on the corporate and hotel industries to take part by being engaged (forgive pun) with their employees, take the opportunity to acknowledge their work and shine the spotlight on team members who otherwise might often go unnoticed. If successful, National Telephonists’ Day will become an annual event.

Rapport and ComXo have planned a range of events at each of their switchboard operations, from competitions and prize-givings to special team lunches. Meanwhile Greg Mace, and Andrew Try, MDs respectively of Raport and ComXo, are heading back to work on the front line for the day at a site in London. – has been set up to encourage both organisations and individuals to participate in online and telephony activities. Telephonists across the UK are being invited to interact by posting photos and sharing amusing stories, as well as phoning in with their favourite tongue-twister. Winners will be decided in an online vote.

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ComXo is a provider of managed communication services. Rapport Guest Services is part of compass and is a provider of front of and back of house Guest Services

Article written by Brian Shillibeer


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