Philadelphia Area Promotional Products Association (PAPPA) announced its 2018 PAPPA Award winners on February 5 at an event held during the PAPPA Winter Showcase in Springfield, Pennsylvania. All of the evening’s award recipients were nominated by their peers.

The regional association’s highest honor went to Mike Valentini, Sr. of MVP Promos, who was inducted into the PAPPA Hall Of Fame because of his outstanding support of PAPPA. Through various leadership roles on the PAPPA board and his continued support of the association, Valentini was recognized for his continued instrumental role in the association’s success.

Hub Promotional Products was named Supplier of the Year based on its on-time delivery record, superior customer service and quality products, while James Przybyszewski of Hit Promotional Products was named Supplier Sales Person of the Year for his professionalism and consistent effort to go above and beyond to make sure orders are delivered without problems.

Matt Riehl of Jules Scheck & Associates was named Multi Line Rep of the Year as he continuously tends to the ongoing needs of distributors through returned phone calls and emails, onsite visits and new product/idea generation. Apex Advertising, Inc. was awarded Distributor of the Year as the company consistently operates with the highest ethical standards.