HALO/Lee Wayne, Sterling, Ill., presented the company's 2009 Supplier of the Year award and 2009 Supplier Representative of the Year award at its annual awards gala held at the Las Vegas Four Seasons Hotel, Las Vegas.
Dan Jellinek, vice president of talent acquisition for Touchstone, Mason, Ohio, announced the acquisition of C3 Marketing, Atlanta, and the addition of Becky Cross to the company's leadership.
Wayland, Massachusetts-based iPROMOTEu announced 17 promotional products distributors affiliated with iPROMOTEu in December 2009. These new affiliates, in aggregate, have an estimated annual sales volume of more than $6,000,000. Presently, more than 470 distributors from 46 states (plus Puerto Rico and the District of Columbia) are affiliated with iPROMOTEu.
Proforma, Cleveland, announced record-setting expansion in 2009 with the addition of 150 new members to the company's network, bringing the total number of Proforma owners to 722. The number of new owners added in 2009 surpasses the company's previous best year when 118 new owners were added in 2004.
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