Friday, 23 March 2001
Martin Professional held its annual Distributor Awards Ceremony and Gala Dinner at the historic Danish restaurant Terrassen in hometown Aarhus on March 11. The awards dinner, which bestowed accolades for distributor excellence in the year 2000, was the culminating event of Martin Professional’s Distributor Conference 2001. Martin Professional President and CEO Kristian Kolding welcomed the enthusiastic guests to the ceremony, which included representatives from over 45 Martin distributors (representing 85% of Martin turnover) from around the globe. Sales and marketing director Pio Nahum presented the annual Martin Distributor Awards which included distributor Erikson Pro of Canada collecting the top honor for Martin’s Preferred Partner of the Year. Nahum said: "Erikson Pro deserves this honor because of their outstanding professionalism and excellent performance in an often challenging market." Other top honors included Martin France as Subsidiary of the Year and A&T of Russia as Lighting Distributor of the Year.