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Central Illinois Chapter Summer Event a Huge Splash!

Members of the Central Illinois Chapter of the National Customer Service Association hosted a summer social at Sheedy Shores Winery on Thursday, August 3rd. The Winery was open exclusively to the Central Illinois Chapter of the NCSA and well over 100 members and guests were in attendance.
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Central Illinois Chapter Recognizes Organization

The Residence Inn Springfield South was recently recognized in two (2) award categories at the Annual Marriott General Manager's Conference in New Orleans, Louisiana.
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2017 NCSA Conference Impressions

Prepared by NCSACFL: The 2017 National Customer Service Conference in Atlanta, GA was even bigger, better and bolder than last year's event..
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NCSA Service BuilderMake The Promises You Can Keep And Keep The Promises You Make!

We have all had the experience of making a promise or commitment to another person and then falling short on meeting it. It may be picking your kids up late, missing their game or not delivering on a work assignment. All constitute commitments/promises you made and did not fulfill. The promise could have been verbal, in writing, inferred, direct. Regardless of its format, YOU know it is a promise and YOU know you are not keeping it.
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Avoiding Lawsuits Through Effective Customer Service

When our clients call us to defend a customer lawsuit, or to reply to the applicable State consumer protection agency, a governmental authority, or the Better Business Bureau, it’s too late. As the Wall Street Journal (“WSJ”) recently stated: “…it’s crucial for companies to realize that the way they handle customer complaints is every bit as important as trying to provide great service in the fist place.” If you want to save time and money and give your lawyer a pink slip, read more. » Read More
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Customer First Featured Article

Atlanta AirportOne Airport, Same Exceptional Level of Service

As the world’s busiest airport, Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport (ATL) is the subject of a famous and often-heard Southern joke: "When you die, whether you're going to heaven or hell, you'll have to connect through Atlanta."
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ServiceNCSA Service All-Stars Awards!

Congratulations to our 2017 Service All-Star Award winners.  If you want your organization, team or know of an individual that exemplifies Excellence in Service, be sure to submit a nomination for the 2018 awards.

Now through December 31, 2017, the NCSA will be accepting online nominations for NCSA Service All-Stars in three categories.

There are two Team and Organization Awards as follows:

  • Organizations with fewer than 100 employees
  • Organizations with more than 100 employees

Service Individual of the Year
Presented to the individual who best exemplifies putting the customer first.

Service Team of the Year
Presented to the group or team that, through their collective actions, lives service excellence on a daily basis.

Service Organization of the Year
Presented to the business that consistently maintains a focused culture of service excellence.

Both NCSA Member Organizations and their employees, as well as non-members, are eligible to make nominations and to win awards. An individual, a team or an organization may be nominated for serving internal or external customers.

» Read award guidelines and make your nomination.