Seventeen Vernon Company account executives and their clients were recently honored as winners of the company’s annual Galaxy Awards competition.

Vernon’s Galaxy Awards program is a national awards competition that honors and rewards account executives and their clients for the creative use of promotional products to achieve a desired objective.  Entries were judged for their creativity, effectiveness of program, appropriateness of product and results in marketing and corporate branding programs.

Awards are given at three levels, Gold, Silver and Bronze.  Twenty awards were given out nationwide.  Winning account representatives are:

Gold Galaxy Award
Patty Canfield
Judy Ellington
Bonnie Raad
Patrick Watercott

Silver Galaxy Award
Bricklie Bertagnolli
Jerry Delgado, MAS
Brian Goughnour
Richard Lamberts
Pat Rondeau (winner of 2 Silver awards)
Jennifer Splittorff
Jim St. Louis
Nicole Van Vleck

Bronze Galaxy Award
Jane Bruce
Jodi Conner & Susan Watson
Barb Kratt
Tom Robinson
Phyllis Still
Nicole Van Vleck
Patrick Watercott

Vernon account representatives were presented their Galaxy Awards at the company’s annual Award and Recognition Banquet, held during the Vernon National Sales Meeting, in Orlando, Florida, in April.  Winning clients were presented their Galaxy Awards in personal award presentations from their account executives following the meeting.

Vernon’s Galaxy Award program was introduced in 2005 and has awarded 93 account executives and their clients for their creative use of promotional products over the past six years.

About The Vernon Company
The Vernon Company, a fourth-generation family business founded in 1902, manufactures and markets promotional products designed to help other businesses increase sales and improve profits.  The company has over 30,000 customers, served by 330 account executives and sales managers throughout the United States and Puerto Rico and 190 administrative and production employees in its Newton, Iowa, headquarters and two sign graphics manufacturing subsidiaries based in Missouri and New Jersey.