BONITA SPRINGS, Fla. - This year marks the fifth annual management and vendor meeting of 1st Source Servall. More than 100 company managers and preferred vendors participated in industry specific presentations, informational seminars, and management innovation implementation sessions. Bruce Merrifield, the 2013 keynote speaker, addressed the latest trends and developments in national distribution and procurement.
During the annual meeting the company presented awards to outstanding managers for their continued excellence in their positions and for exceptional performance on behalf of 1st Source Servall. The company also awarded various attending vendors for surpassing 2012 benchmarks and for providing superior services.
“I can’t express in words how important and beneficial it is to have all of our exceptional managers from across the country come together under one roof to discuss and share ideas on how to better achieve our goals and objectives,” said Kim Adler, president, 1st Source Servall. “This year by far proved to be the most valuable meeting ever. There were so many great ideas discussed collaboratively during the week that I know this will ensure that 2013 is the best year ever for 1st Source Servall.”
The meeting also included vendor presentations on numerous topics, including industry changes, manufacturing innovations, and new distribution upgrades. Managers were given opportunities to meet with the manufacturers to discuss best practices, exchange ideas on how to be more innovative, and offer suggestions on how to maximize distribution channels.