Left: Bob Bartels of The Calvert Company (left) and Michael Rosenberg of Norco, Inc. accept the Premier Group Partnership Award. Right: Chairman Dan Weisberg (far right) and Lynn Guterman of the Premier Group present the Chairman’s Award to Most Total Dollar Volume Purchased from Member Suppliers to Roger Luchnick of Barker Specialty Company.
On May 6, the Premier Promotional Group (PPG) held an awards ceremony at its annual meeting in Scottsdale, Arizona, to recognize the achievements of organization members in 2010. These awards reflected recipients’ strong sales performances and service levels in the past year and were determined using sales numbers reported by PPG supplier and distributor members.
The ceremony recognized 11 distributor members, with Holden Custom Products (UPIC: HOLDENCP) of Dallas, Texas, leading the group with seven awards. Barker Specialty Company (UPIC: BARKER) of Cheshire, Connecticut, received six awards, and Winter Park, Florida’s DBG Promotions (UPIC: DBGPROMO) took home four awards. Among PPG’s supplier members, nine received awards at the Scottsdale event. Woodstock, Illinois-based American Ad Bag (UPIC: ADBAG) and Towel Specialties (UPIC: TOWLSPEC) of Baltimore, Maryland, both received three awards; Calconix, Inc. (UPIC: timezone) of Ardmore, Pennsylvania, and Garwood, New Jersey’s Norco (UPIC: norco18) was each awarded two awards.
The PPG was established in 1997 and represents an alliance of 41 suppliers and 48 distributors of promotional products in the United States and Canada.