iPROMOTEu Announces Winners of Dunk Fest 2011
With the University of Connecticut winning the NCAA men's college basketball championship Monday night, Dunk Fest 2011 officially came to an end. The overall winner of Dunk Fest 2011 was Timothy Gladden, manager of affiliate services for iPROMOTEu, correctly choosing the UConn Huskies to win the championship game. Gladden scored in the 99.6 percentile of the millions of brackets submitted nationally on ESPN.com.
"I really enjoyed watching the tournament unfold. It's always fun to be a part of Dunk Fest and it's even more fun to win," said Gladden.
Kim Gasparini, sales manager for Numo, came in second place, followed by Aaron Stopler of iPROMOTEu in third place.
Dunk Fest is the annual NCAA men's college basketball tournament challenge exclusively for the promotional products industry. The top three winners will each receive trophies courtesy of Norwood Promotional Products, and the top 25 scorers will each get commemorative Dunk Fest 2011 T-shirts courtesy of Bodek and Rhodes.
"This year's tournament was a lot of fun and generated spirited conversation and competition among the 235 industry participants," said Ross Silverstein, the president and CEO of iPROMOTEu, the organizer of Dunk Fest 2011.
Dunk Fest was started in 2008 as a way to generate enthusiasm, spirit and friendly competition among those working in the promotional products industry; participation has grown each subsequent year. Dunk Fest 2011 was organized and run by iPROMOTEu. Additional support is provided by Dunk Fest 2011 sponsors Norwood Promotional Products, Bodek and Rhodes, Promo Marketing and Promo-Cast.