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Facilisgroup’s Annual Supplier Showcase Highlights Industry Excellence and Innovation 

St. Louis, MO – March 6, 2024 — Facilisgroup, a leading software-as-a-service company, and partnering community within the promotional products industry, successfully hosted its annual Supplier Showcase last week in Atlanta, Georgia. The event united Facilisgroup Distributor Partners and Preferred Suppliers, offering the opportunity for industry leaders to connect, collaborate, and celebrate innovation and excellence. 

Chris Lee, President of Facilisgroup, shared his thoughts on the event, stating, “The Facilisgroup Community came together in Atlanta to celebrate, connect, and learn. There is a unique atmosphere created by the quality of distributors and suppliers that unite under the Facilisgroup umbrella and now 2024 is truly under way. Together, we are focused on creating an environment of mutual success within our community, and I am excited to be part of this journey.” 

The showcase began with the 15th annual TASA ceremony, recognizing and celebrating top sales professionals, Distributor Partners, Preferred Suppliers, and more than 300 Facilisgroup Achievers within the community for accomplishments made in 2023.  

Top Award Winners Include:  

  • Partner of the Year: You Name It Specialties, Inc. 
  • Supplier of the Year: Starline Inc. 
  • Facilis Cares Awards – Demonstrates love, service, and social responsibility to their community: Jeckil Promotions – Distributor Partner winner and S&S Activewear – Supplier winner 
  • Preferred Champion – Exemplifies dedication to Facilisgroup’s Preferred Supplier Network: Stackable Sensations 
  • Excellence in Electrifi Award – Outstanding performer of the Electrifi Program: Andrew Spreter, KB Graphics 
  • ThreeSixty Award – Outstanding performer of the ThreeSixty Program: Michelle Fessak, Inkwell Global Marketing 
  • CSR of the Year – Excellence in Customer Service:  Christy Workman, Advertising Plus Inc. 
  • Finance Person of the Year – Exceptional leadership in Finance: Deloris Burnell-Marsh, Promotional Source 
  • Randy Shippam Award – Honors the joyful spirit of founding Facilisgroup Distributor Partner, Randy Shippam: Tena Frank, MyBrandPromo 
  • Inspire Award – Demonstrates exceptional and inspiring leadership: Amanda Clay, Walker-Clay, Inc. 

Josh King, CEO of Facilisgroup’s Partner of the Year, You Name It Specialties remarked, “The Supplier Showcase in Atlanta was like three months of experiences rolled into three days. I never want to miss when the Facilisgroup Community comes together as there is so much knowledge to gain from the community friendships both new and old. We learn, grow, and celebrate together, like no other.” 

During the three-day event, attendees navigated the Supplier Showcase floor, a 39,000 square foot space that exhibited the latest and most innovative product assortments from emerging and top suppliers in the promotional products industry. 

Tom Spoltman, Vice President of Strategic Sales at alphabroder commented on the showcase, “The opportunity to engage, collaborate, and interact with distributors and leaders within Facilisgroup make the showcase an important event every year at alphabroder. Congratulations to all the Achiever winners from 2023, alphabroder looks forward to supporting your efforts in 2024!” 

Beyond the awards and showcase, expert-led educational panels were offered to attendees, and owners and key managers connected in smaller focus groups. During the evenings, attendees enjoyed a supplier-sponsored fashion show, musical entertainment, and networking opportunities during themed dinners.   

With every event, Facilisgroup commits to giving back to the local community in which the event is hosted. At the close of day two, attendees participated in Facilisgroup’s charity initiative, Facilis Cares, assembling resource bags in support of Ronald McDonald House Charities Atlanta.