Leed's Garners High Industry Honors
New Kensington, Pennsylvania-based Leed’s, a member of Polyconcept North America, accepted awards in January from the Promotional Products Association International (PPAI), based in Austin, Texas, the Advertising Specialty Institute (ASI), based in Trevose, Pa.; and Promotional Products Professionals of Canada (PPPC), based in Saint-Laurent, Québec. In addition, Leed's received awards from leading distributors Jack Nadel International of Los Angeles, the multilocation PeerNet Group and San Jose, California-based Brandvia. Several sales and service representatives from Leed's also received honors from distributors and associations.
At the ASI Orlando trade show, Leed’s was honored as Counselor magazine’s Supplier of the Year and set a Distributor Choice Award record by winning eight product categories.
In Las Vegas at the PPAI 2009 Expo, Leed’s took home the Supplier Web Award for visual design/creativity. Leed’s was also recognized for the third year in a row as a top supplier by taking home a Supplier Award of Merit. In 2008, Leed’s also received a Supplier Award of Merit, after taking home the Gold Supplier Star Award in 2007.
During the PPPC National Convention held in Toronto, Leed’s accepted the Supplier of the Year award, plus three other PPPC Image Awards: best Web site, best catalog and best internal for yourself (marketing campaign). Also, Jen Carver, business development representative for Leed’s, was honored as PPPC’s Supplier Rep of the Year, and Agence Imapro Inc. and West Pointe Marketing Group, which represent Leed’s, received the Multi-line Agency of the Year Awards.
In other award news, Jack Nadel, PeerNet, and Brandvia gave Leed’s top honors. Jack Nadel acknowledged Leed’s with its Supplier Partner of the Year Award; PeerNet and Brandvia both crowned Leed’s Supplier of the Year. Distributor awards were also accepted by sales and service representatives at Leed’s. Chrystal Love, partner development representative, received the Customer Service Rep of the Year Award from the Partnering Group. Brandvia recognized regional sales manager Nina Davi as the top sales representative of the year. Finally, Heather Nigh, regional sales managers at Leed’s, received the Supplier Sales Rep of the Year Award from the Organization of Promotional Products Salespeople.