iPROMOTEu Honors Top Affiliates and Suppliers
iPROMOTEu, Wayland Mass., hosted its Tenth Annual "Thank You" Reception in Las Vegas during The PPAI Expo. The event featured the world's greatest Elvis Presley impersonator who provided unbelievable entertainment throughout the evening.
Paul Bellantone, president and CEO of PPAI, extended words of welcome to the crowd of approximately 350 iPROMOTEu Affiliates, guests and representatives of some of iPROMOTEu's leading Preferred Suppliers.
iPROMOTEu's Top Ten Preferred Suppliers for 2013 were recognized and honored. The award winners were: SanMar, Polyconcept, alphabroder, Bodek and Rhodes, Hit Promotional Products, BIC Graphic, Logomark, Prime Line, Bag Makers and ETS Express. Gill Studios was the recipient of iPROMOTEu's Supplier Appreciation Award for exceptional support of iPROMOTEu during 2013. Kim Richardt of BIC Graphic was named iPROMOTEu's Supplier Representative of the Year.
In addition to the "Thank You" Reception, iPROMOTEu hosted its annual Awards Luncheon to recognize and honor Affiliates for their impressive accomplishments in 2013. 50 Affiliates were recognized as "Top Affiliates" based on their 2013 order volume and another 25 Affiliates were honored for their tremendous sales growth in 2013 compared to 2012. Several other Affiliates were recognized for their large orders in excess of $100,000. Two Rising Star Awards, two Most Profitable Affiliate Awards, and the annual Tommy Joyce Memorial Award were presented as well. iPROMOTEu also recognized those Affiliates in its Million Dollar Club and Multi-Million Dollar Club for their cumulative career sales volume.
"A record number of more than 200 iPROMOTEu Affiliates attended The PPAI Expo and participated in many iPROMOTEu-hosted events. The company's visibility, energy, enthusiasm, and pride were obvious to all. We are such a great organization, and our Affiliates are the best in the business," said iPROMOTEu president and CEO Ross Silverstein.
iPROMOTEu and an Affiliate also received two Pyramid Awards from PPAI. iPROMOTEu earned a PPAI Bronze Pyramid Award for Business to Business Programs and iPROMOTEu Affiliate Pica Marketing Group received a PPAI Silver Image Award.
In addition to the awards programs, iPROMOTEu hosted a company-wide event at the dueling piano bar in the New York New York hotel and casino and rented the roller coaster exclusively for its Affiliates. "The event at New York New York was so much fun and the roller coaster was awesome. This was a great way to kick-off the Expo," an iPROMOTEu Affiliate said.
iPROMOTEu is a service provider to promotional products distributors. Its selling network consists of nearly 1,000 experienced distributors and salespeople throughout the United States and Canada. In addition to many other important services, iPROMOTEu finances orders, processes orders, provides sales and marketing and accounting/technology tools, and obtains discounted pricing from industry suppliers. For more information about iPROMOTEu, visit its website at www.ipromoteu.com or call (800) 850-3370.