Recognition and motivation for PAGE members
The PAGE group launched its 2016 catalogue to members before its 2016 conference and awards dinner where it celebrated its distributors. Held at Brandon Hall Hotel & Spa in Coventry on 2 June 2016, the conference was followed by a table top exhibition where 33 suppliers showed the products that had been selected for the new catalogue. The awards dinner was attended by 150 dinner guests including the top UK business gift suppliers and distributors.
Brian Hayward, of PAGE Partnership, introduced guests and presented the awards. Distributor awards are based on scores for a PAGE member’s service and efﬁciency, taken from an annual survey. The PAGE 2015 Gold Distributor of the year award was presented to Angela Wagstaff of Allwag Promotions. Silver awards went to Chris Dickinson of LSi, Blair Carroll of Boosters, Suzie Munday of Hambleside Merchandise, and Andrew Nash of Sussex Promotions.
Supplier silvers were presented to Sally Deakin of the Bizz Badge Company, Godfrey O’Donnell of Keramikos, John Barrett of PF Concept UK, and Lynn Corrigan of Senator Pens. Nick Clewlow of The Pen Warehouse picked up the Gold PAGE Supplier of the Year Award. The following day the networking continued with a Mud & Mayhem driving event, with the winning team comprising ﬁve times in a row winner Peter Slater of Silk Group, Richard Roberts of Castelli Diaries, Angela Andrews of Arrow Corporate Promotions, Tim Farnﬁeld of Bright Ideas
Quad bike racing the day after Business Gifts, Rachel Ross of Goldstar Europe, Stuart Ackland of Just Balls and Andy Knight of CHX Products.
Brian Hayward notched the fastest lap of the day on the grass karts, as well as the most spins, while Melissa Chevin of Cross UK, revealed previously hidden skills in a Terex digger.