The Synergy Group - Pellerin Milnor and Chicago Dryer, along with Energenics - hosted their North American dealer network at the Omni Hotel in Louisville, KY from September 25-27, 2018.
The biennial sales meeting provided manufacturers and dealers a valuable opportunity to review product lines, discuss the laundry industry's innovations, and listen to guest speaker Steve McClatchy discuss time management and productivity tips. Synergy attendees were also able to tour the hotel's on-premise laundry, which employs a Milnor PulseFlow® tunnel system and Chicago flatwork finishing equipment. To wrap up the conference, attendees toured the Kentucky Derby museum, where Milnor and Chicago also distributed awards for outstanding sales achievements in 2017.
Milnor's individual award recipients included:
Bulldog - Joe Rossitto, Direct Machinery Sales Corporation
Market Dominator - Barry Speizman, TLC Tri-State Laundry Companies
Star Performer - Gerry Guertin, Yankee Equipment Systems
Star Performer - Bryan Maxwell, Western State Design
Rising Star - Alex Sirmans, TLC Tri-State Laundry Companies
Rookie of the Year - Grant Ellis, Pellerin Laundry Machinery Sales Company
Rookie of the Year - Robb Vacek, Horwath Laundry Equipment
Top Brass - Craig O'Dell, O'Dell Equipment
The President's Award, presented by both Pellerin Milnor and Chicago Dryer, is reserved for the individual who has made the most outstanding contributions to the success of Milnor, Chicago, and the individual's own dealer organization. This year's President's Award recipient was Frank Costabile of PAC Industries and was accepted by Joe Leo on his behalf.