Samsung HVAC America recently held its 2017 Samsung Annual Partner Summit for nearly 300 attendees in Dallas. The three-day summit was a chance for its North American partners to see future models of its residential and commercial VRF systems, as well as learning about product benefits, new sales, marketing and dealer programs, and the future of the organization.
During the summit, Samsung recognized key partners for their efforts over the past 12 months:
• Marketing Award: Awarded to a champion of the brand achieved by leveraging resources to maximize brand exposure. The winner is Shearer Supply of Carrollton, Texas.
• Samsung Edge Award: Awarded to a VRF project application that takes full advantage of Samsung DVM S products, offering a complete and compelling solution. The winner is Michigan Air Products of Troy, Mich.
• Committed Partnership Award: Recognizing overall collaborative excellence through self-driven investment in Samsung. Distributor winners are Penstan Supply of Pittsburgh; Tampa Bay Trane of Tampa Bay, Fla.; and McCall’s Inc. of Johnsonville, S.C.
Spec Rep winners are Pennergy Solutions of Royersford, Pa.; Jacco & Associates of Hudson, Ohio; and Northeast VRF Solutions of Cos Cob, Conn.
• Pinnacle Award of Excellence: Recognizing outstanding sales performance and partnership. The distributor winner is Shearer Supply and the spec rep winner is National Sales Co. of St. Louis.