SAN DIEGO, CA (January 23, 2017) – A+ Wine Designs was recently honored as double awardee at the 2017 Promotional Products Association International (PPAI) annual awards celebration. A+ Wine Designs took home the coveted Supplier Star Award for outstanding customer service, as well as an Achievement Award (Silver) for design in the Etching/ Engraving/ Laser category.
The PPAI Awards Presentation & Reception was held on January 9, 2017 at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center, in conjunction with The PPAI Expo in Las Vegas. A+ Wine Designs, based in San Diego, was one of less than a handful of companies to garner multiple awards, and one of eleven suppliers to receive the Supplier Star award.
The PPAI Supplier Star competition brings annual recognition to supplier members for excelling in communication, service and quality as voted on by over 14,000 PPAI member distributors. The PPAI Supplier Star is one of the most sought after and prestigious awards for supplier members and is the mark of a true professional partner that delivers excellence in product, decoration and overall customer service to their distributor customers.
“Supplier Star winners offer truly outstanding promotional products solutions combined with the highest level of customer service excellence,” said Paul Bellantone, CAE, president and CEO at PPAI. “We congratulate A+ Wine Designs as one of the industry’s top-performing companies of the year.”
Additionally, the company also received a supplier Achievement Award (Silver) for its excellent etching quality. A+ Wine Designs was the only company recognized with an award in the “Etching, Engraving and Laser” category.
“Receiving this recognition, for a company of our modest size, is such a huge achievement,” says Jim Ristuccia, chief operating officer, A+ Wine Designs. “It’s a real testament to the dedication of our employees and the attention to detail that they put into every order on a daily basis. We are very pleased and proud to have this recognition.”
About A+ Wine Designs
A+ Wine Designs, founded in 1992 and located in San Diego, specializes in creating amazing wine gifts. The company creates custom deep-etched and custom-labeled wine, liquor, and olive oil bottles. We are proud to have just been awarded a 2017 Supplier Star Award, as well as being included on the Counselor Magazine’s Best Places to Work list for 2016. Also, we have been rated the top wine company on ESP and SAGE for over 20 years in a row by offer award-winning customer service, quality, and design. We offer top name brand options, individual personalization, fulfillment services, nationwide delivery, and free virtual samples. Please visit our website: www.apluswinedesigns.com or call us at 800.201.9463
Founded in 1903, the Promotional Products Association International (PPAI) is the world’s largest and oldest not-for-profit association serving more than 14,000 corporate members of the $20.8 billion promotional products industry which is comprised of more than 33,700 businesses and a workforce of more than 500,000 professionals. PPAI represents the industry in Washington, D.C., and advocates on its behalf. PPAI operates The PPAI Expo, the industry’s largest trade show; provides the leading promotional products safety and compliance program, a prestigious professional development and certification program; and publishes industry trade journals and periodicals. The multi-billion-dollar industry includes wearables, writing instruments, calendars, drinkware and many other items, usually imprinted with a company’s name, logo or message. For more information about the PPAI awards program visit www.ppai.org/awards or contact the PPAI Awards and Recognition department at email@example.com.