Press Release (edited) CAMARILLO, CA—Orca Design and Manufacturing, which distributes Focal and Mosconi, announced the winner of its top manufacturer’s rep sales award went to Marketing Pros, covering Texas, Oklahoma, Louisiana and Arkansas. The award is named the Bill McKinley Award, after Orca’s rep of 17 years, who passed away last year.
Additionally, Orca’s President’s Award for the overall top-performing rep firm, went to Paragon Sales and Marketing, founded by the late Bill McKinley and now led by Principal Wayne Smedile. Paragon Sales covers the territory of southern California, southern Nevada, Arizona, New Mexico and Hawaii.
Additional awards went to online consumer electronics retailer Crutchfield for E-Commerce Retailer of the Year, and Seattle-based Car Toys for Multi-Store Retailer of the Year.
“We are very proud of the strong, family-like relationships we have with our rep firms and their people,” added Nalaka Adikari, sales director for Orca.
Orca will exhibit and train retailers at the upcoming KnowledgeFest industry-only trade show, February 23-25, at the Long Beach Convention Center. For more information on the company, please visit orcadesign.com.
Photo: Orca awards Paragon Sales and Marketing