Lifetime Sales Achievement, Sales Contest recognize chamber of commerce sales professionals

Alexandria, Va. (July 16, 2019) — ACCE, the Association of Chamber of Commerce Executives, has awarded D’Andre Allegra of McKinney Chamber of Commerce with its Circle of Champions Sales Contest awards for the number of new personal sales and dollar value of new personal sales.

Allegra placed first place in the $500,000 to $1,500,000 dues income category for number of new personal sales and third place for the dollar value of new personal sales. Four categories—over $1.5 million, $500,000 to $1.5 million, $200,000 to $499,000 and under $200,000—correlate to different sizes of chambers of commerce, based on annual revenue from membership dues.

“The McKinney Chamber has been one of the fastest-growing Chambers for many years due to our engaged business community investing in our mission,” stated Lisa Hermes, President.  "D’Andre joined our Chamber 16 months ago and was able to continue our record-breaking new member investment. She has been instrumental in growing our Chamber to over 1400 members, which maintains our position as the third-largest Chamber in North Texas”

Circle of Champions Sales Contest and Lifetime Achievement awards were presented during the 2019 ACCE Annual Convention in Long Beach, California July 15. To be considered for an award, sales professionals must submit quarterly sales figures to ACCE.

About ACCE  Established in 1914, ACCE is an association of 9,000 leaders from 1,300 chambers of commerce, including 93 of the top 100 U.S. metro areas. The combined membership of ACCE chambers is close to one million businesses. Chamber leaders look to ACCE for best practices, networks and new ideas that will help them advance the interests of their communities. ACCE recommends successful programs and strategies, and identifies trends, partners and business models that show promise. For more information, visit