The Specialty Advertising Association of Greater New York (SAAGNY) announced the winners of its annual awards during its holiday party on December 6 at the Glen Island Harbour Club in New Rochelle, New York. In addition, Jonathan Riegel, MAS, was inducted into the SAAGNY Hall of Fame.

“Recognizing our membership for their achievements throughout the year is by far my favorite aspect of the holiday party,” says SAAGNY President John R. B. Cudahy, CAS. “What makes it even more special is many of the award recipients were selected by their peers. We are proud to have created these awards and to recognize the great work performed by our members and their employees. Congratulations to all of the nominees and winners.”
The winners were:
Company Awards
Supplier of the Year: SanMar
Distributor of the Year: Axis Promotions
Supplier Technology Award: Hub Pen
Distributor Technology Award: Axis Promotions
Individual Awards
John J. Pagano Multiline Rep. of the Year: Jason Bickoff, Jules Scheck Associates
Customer Service Rep of the Year: Lynn Londrie, BIC Graphic USA
Supplier Representative of the Year: Christian Brandt, Vantage Apparel
Humanitarian of the Year: Sharon Schiffelhuber, Beacon Promotions
Past President Scholarship: Gail Deutchman, MAS, Distinctive Promotions
Rising Star Award: Tim Howe, Spectrum Designs
Diamond Award – Internal Promotion: RiteLine
Diamond Award – Goodwill/Non-Profit/Fundraising: Shari Verrone, Stackable Sensations