Phorest Software Officially Launch US Office in Philadelphia
Phorest Salon Software officially launched its US Headquarters in Philadelphia. The Irish owned tech company will base all US operations out of the newly refurbished Hale Building in centre city.
Barry Quinn, general manager of Phorest USA, welcomed everyone to the Hale Building, the new office base and drew attention to the industry the software firm is intertwined with. He commented: “It’s very special, and we here at Phorest are incredibly grateful that the salon community have accepted us with such a warm embrace – I think that it’s the best industry in the world.”
After Barry, the owner of Joseph Anthony Retreat Spa and Salon, Joe Gaglioti, spoke on behalf of the company’s clients. He shared that the software firm might be the best thing that happened to his business. went on explaining the difference Phorest made for his business. He shared: “Getting introduced to Phorest was probably the best thing that happened to my business. I’ve been in the industry close to 30 years and my father has been in the business close to 45 years and through that time period we have had 3 softwares, Phorest being our newest and probably our last software that we’ll have.”
Others speakers included Joe Burke, Department of Community and Economic Development of Pennsylvania (DCED) and Sylvie Gallier Howard, first deputy director of commerce of Philadelphia, who also cut the purple ribbon to officially open the office.
The software brand is also bringing the Salon Owners Summit Roadshow to town on October 21 2019. The flagship Salon Owners Summit, exclusive to Phorest clients, is hosted in Dublin each January, but earlier this year they rolled out a roadshow of events in the US. The Salon Owners Summit is taking place on Monday 6th January 2020 at the Convention Centre Dublin.