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Sleep Geek to Launch Campaign for 1,000th Geek University Graduate

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Leggett & Platt recently announced that Sleep Geek is approaching a momentous amount of graduates from Geek University, an online program designed to supplement sales training. To commemorate its 1,000th graduate, Sleep Geek will launch a campaign to celebrate the milestone, complete with special prize giveaways.

Now through July 24, enroll in Geek University for a chance to become the 1,000th graduate. Graduates during this time will receive a $10 Amazon gift card, their own badge, diploma, and name tag. The 1,000th graduate of Geek University will receive a $100 Amazon gift card.

Geek University graduates will also receive useful information to assist with their career. The free, seven-level professional development course helps retail sales associates (RSAs) and managers gain knowledge of the bedding industry and become a certified Sleep Consultant.

“The success of Sleep Geek and Geek University has been unimaginable, and it’s amazing to think we are approaching our 1,000th graduate,” said Mark Kinsley, Staff Vice President of Marketing for Leggett & Platt’s Bedding Group and co-host of Sleep Geek’s Dos Marcos podcast. “We certainly want to thank all of our existing Geek University graduates and we’re excited to launch this campaign for number 1,000.”

Retail mangers and RSAs in the mattress industry interested in enrolling in Geek University can visit Sleep-Geek.com and click on the red Geek U button at the top to do so. Once enrolled, the seven-level course must be completed to have a chance to become the 1,000th graduate.

More about Sleep Geek: Launched in May 2010, Sleep Geek’s mission is to serve the mattress industry by connecting members to ideas that invigorate their professional purpose. This site encourages retail managers and RSAs to become Sleep Consultants who advise people on their sleep and well-being. Sleep Geek offers a fun place for retail managers and sales associates to engage with each other and grow in their profession, along with sleep-related information and the world’s greatest mattress industry podcast hosted by Mark Kinsley and Mark Quinn. For more information, visit www.sleep-geek.com.

More about Leggett & Platt: Leggett & Platt (NYSE: LEG) is a diversified manufacturer (and member of the S&P 500) that conceives, designs, and produces a broad variety of engineered components and products that can be found in most homes, automobiles, and offices. The 135-year-old company (founded in 1883) is made of 15 business units, 22,000 employee-partners, and 120 facilities located in 18 countries. Leggett & Platt is the leading U.S. producer of: a) bedding components; b) automotive seat support and lumbar systems; c) components for home furniture and work furniture; d) adjustable beds; e) flooring underlayment; f) high-carbon drawn steel wire; and g) bedding industry machinery. For more information, visit www.leggett.com.

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