The Advertising Specialty Institute honored the winners of the 2006 Counselor Distributor Choice Awards last week at Hard Rock Live at Universal Studios CityWalk, as a part of the ASI Show held in Orlando.
The awards recognize top-performing supplier firms, based upon the ASI Supplier Performance Ratings and as voted for by distributors.
To qualify, supplier finalists had to:
- Achieve a minimum rating of four stars from the ASI Supplier Performance Ratings
- Have a minimum of 40 distributors report on them in the past year
- Have at least 5% of their business fall into the product category being considered for
This year was the first for the Supplier of the Year award, which recognizes an outstanding supplier member firm. The award went to SNUGZ/USA.
Winners of the 2006 Counselor Distributor Choice Awards were:
Badges & Buttons—, Inc.
Clocks & Watches— Company LLC
Decals, Labels & Bumper Stickers— Studios, Inc.
Drinkware: Glass & Ceramic— Glass Company, Inc.
Drinkware: Plastic & Other— Line, Inc
Electronic Products— Resources Corp.
Food Gifts— Ridge Farms, Inc.
Golf Accessories— Bond, Inc.
Housewares & Tools— Line, Inc.
Inflatables— Balloon Co.
Key Tags & Luggage Tags— Mfg. Co., Inc.
Luggage & Bags—’s
Office & Desk Items—’s
Pencils & Erasers— Pencil
Pens— Graphic USA
Shopping Bags— Makers, Inc.
Stress Relievers— Premium Supply, Inc.
Towels & Robes— Towel Mills
Wearables: Caps & Hats—