Eastern Industrial Supplies held its 2014 Annual Sales Meeting and Field Marketing Summit in Greenville, SC, February 6-7th…

Eastern Industrial Supplies held its 2014 Annual Sales Meeting and Field Marketing Summit in Greenville, SC, February 6-7th, with this years theme of The Case for the Independent. In addition to Eastern’s managers and sales force from the company’s 13 southeast locations, 65 other participants representing 30 Supplier Partners were on-hand for the two-day event.

At Thursdays sales meeting, Mr. Richy Milligan, Vice President-Sales & Marketing, was privileged to introduce Affiliated Distributors Chairman and CEO, Mr. Bill Weisberg, honored guest and keynote speaker for this years event. The meeting also included Sales Associate Spotlight speakers, as well as informational segments focusing on the direction of technology and social media advances for the independent in the PVF industry.

Easterns Annual Awards Dinner, recognizing achievement in sales for FY2013, as well as announcing the companys 2013 AD Vendor Partner of the Year, was held Thursday evening, with over 150 in attendance. Fourteen Outside Sales Representatives received Hustle Award recognition for having exceeded their sales profit goals, four other Associates received leading producers-inside sales honors, with the highest recognition of the evening going to the Top Inside Sales and Top Outside Sales Producers for 2013.

On hand representing Crane Energy Easterns 2013 AD Vendor Partner of the Year were Mr. Rick Casey, Ms. Megan Jones, and Mr. Ron Matheny to accept the award presented by Mr. Alyn Judkins, Vice President-Procurement.

Friday mornings Eastern Cares Faith Breakfast, featuring Mr. Bill Weisberg, was well attended followed by Mr. Weisberg leading the charge for this years Field Marketing Summit, as the Eastern Sales Team and Supplier Partner Representatives met throughout the day to discuss sales goals and market planning activities that will serve to foster long-term growth and deeper relationships.

Eastern Industrial Supplies is a Member of Affiliated Distributors’ PVF Division.