The Vernon Company (PPAI 109323) recognized Showdown Displays with the 2017 Supplier of the Year Award during the Newton, Iowa-based distributor’s annual National Sales Meeting last month at The Peabody Hotel in Memphis, Tennessee.

“Showdown Displays is a terrific partner to The Vernon Company and our account executives,” says Vicki Palm, director of marketing (above, right). “Our sales growth with Showdown over the past few years is indicative of their commitment to our partnership. They always rise to the occasion and do whatever it takes to make our customers happy. They have impressed us with their commitment to quality, delivery and excellent customer service. They definitely stand out among the crowd.”

Shari Garvalia, strategic account manager at Showdown Displays (above left), says, “I was honored to accept the award on behalf of the Showdown Displays team. Exceeding our customers’ expectations is a company-wide goal, so to be recognized as the Supplier of the Year by a top 30 distributor is truly an exciting accomplishment for our entire team. The Vernon Company is a top-notch distributorship which values integrity and transparency, and we are elated to be a trusted partner with the Vernon account executives as well as the management team. We look forward to a fabulous 2018!”

The Supplier of the Year Award is given annually to the industry supplier that provides the best overall service to The Vernon Company and its customers. The award is based on important quality considerations, including product selection and quality, pricing, customer service, problem resolution and marketing support programs.