National Telephonists' Day – March 10th 2017


Competitions and Activities running on the day, March 10th 2017

Take part on Facebook and win lots of prizes for your team to share:

The following games will be run in the build up to, and on the day, monitored by Rapport and ComXo:

Telephone themed Poetry Competition – PRIZE: Afternoon Tea for Two

Submit your brilliant prose to for consideration. Some of the best entries will be uploaded to Facebook. Andrew Try (ComXo) and Greg Mace (Rapport) will judge the poems and the winner will be announced on Tuesday 14th March.

Competition opens at 9am on Wednesday 8th March and closes at 5pm on Friday 10th March.

Telephone themed Cake Decorating Competition – PRIZE: Chocolate making workshop for two people

The National Telephonists’ Day bake-off is really getting serious! Submit photographs to of your telephone themed bakes to be judged by Mark Tilling a world famous ‘Chocolate Master’ and winner of Bake Off Crème de la Crème. As Mark sadly isn’t able to visit everyone he will be judging purely on the aesthetics of the submissions. The only rule is that the cakes must be ‘homemade’ and not decorated by experts, its only fair! The winner will be announced on Tuesday 14th March.

The Competition opens at 9am on Wednesday 8th March and closes at 5pm on Friday 10th.

Just for fun… on the day – 10th March 2017

  • Team Photograph/ video – Why not dress up for the day and take a photograph or video of your team. Send to to be uploaded to Facebook.
  • Word Bingo – Use this word bingo placemat mat with your teams throughout the day and award the winner with a small prize!
  • Guess the baby competition – Why not ask your team to bring in photos of themselves as babies and ask everyone to guess who’s who! Give a small prize for the most correct answers.
  • Secret Telephonist – Like secret santa but held in March! Place everyones name in a hat a few days before your celebration day and ask your team to pick a name out. They then purchase a small gift for that person for them to open on the day.

Ask other parts of your business to support your team on Facebook on the day. This will help to raise awareness for each other and create team spirit.

Important Notice: ENJOY YOUR DAY!

UK's leading provider of high quality front and back of house Guest Services. Providing in-house telephony services on receptions, switchboards and other call services for a range of blue chip clients who have chosen to outsource this business critical area.

Greg Mace, Managing Director of Rapport

“Our telephonists are often our guests’ first point of contact with our clients’ organisations and we appreciate how hard they work to ensure that they make a brilliant first impression. Launching National Telephonists’ Day was a chance for us to celebrate the great work they do and to raise their profile within our operations. We hope that every single telephonist who takes part will feel proud about the important job they do."
ComXo are the voice of 200+ professional service firms across the City of London and beyond. Experts in delivering an exceptional client experience at the first point of contact, 24seven365 and multi-lingual. Skilled operators assisted by world-class technology provide bespoke switchboard services, fit for the 21st Century global law firm. With more than 40 top 100 law firms among their clients, and relationships stretching back 15 years, they have developed in-depth knowledge of the legal sector.

Andrew Try, Managing Director of ComXo

“Telephonists are the unsung brand guardians for thousands of businesses up and down the country.  Our customers use us because they know that their brands first impression is often a defining moment of a new business relationship that must reflect exceptional service and trust. This day is a chance for us to bring the uniquely challenging nature of the professional Telephonists skills and responsibilities to the fore and celebrate it.”