Promo Marketing Announces the 2012 Supplier Excellence Awards Winners
Philadelphia-based Promo Marketing magazine, the source of product and marketing information for distributor sales professionals, has announced the winners of the 2012 Supplier Excellence Awards.
The Supplier Excellence Awards are the industry's objective standard for supplier achievement and name winners in 43 product categories. With hundreds of finalists and more than 70 winning companies, the list, determined by distributor sales professionals, represents the most popular and successful manufacturers in the promotional products industry.
"Each year, we ask thousands of distributors who they think are the top promotional products suppliers," said Dave Leskusky, president of Promo Marketing. "The winners of The Supplier Excellence Awards are the best of the best and truly represent the pulse of the industry."
The list of 2012 Supplier Excellence Awards winners can be found in the July issue of Promo Marketing, available now, along with examples of their top products in each category. For a list of the 2012 Supplier Excellence Awards winners, click here.
More than 275 suppliers were selected as finalists for this year's Supplier Excellence Awards, more than in any previous year of the awards' history. Finalists were determined by an elite panel of top distributors and Promo Marketing staff. A full list of the finalists can be found here.
In addition to the distributor-voted Excellence Awards, the Top 50 Suppliers list was also revealed, ranking the highest-earning companies in the industry based on 2011 revenue. Collectively, the top companies reported more than $5 billion in annual sales for 2011. Revenue for the year was up $450, a 9 percent from the 2010 numbers. Click here for the Top 50 Suppliers of 2012.
Every distributor who voted in this year's Supplier Excellence Awards was entered into a drawing to win a brand new Amazon Kindle Fire. Julie Zniewski, CAS from Image Builders in St. Cloud, Minn., is this year's prize winner.
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