IMARK Canada celebrated its 10th anniversary at its 2023 Annual Meeting. Starting with seven pioneering members in 2013, the group now includes 50 members and has established relationships with the most important manufacturers in the industry.
More than 200 key executives from IMARK Canada member companies and preferred suppliers attended the meeting, which was held in Ottawa from September 13-15.
At the meeting, IMARK Canada announced the winners of the 2023 Distinguished Performance Awards. Award-winning companies were selected based on superior results generated between July 1, 2022 and July 31, 2023.
The IMARK Canada members listed below were recognized for their effective implementation of IMARK Canada marketing programs and their strong and active support of IMARK Canada preferred suppliers.
Oscan Electrical Supplies Ltd., of Oshawa, Ontario is the 2023 IMARK Canada Member of the Year. The criterion for this award includes purchase volume growth, the number of IMARK Canada suppliers purchased from and effective joint market planning activities and success.
Aurora Electric Supply, Aurora, Ontario is the winner of the 2023 Purchasing Power Award. This award is based on the overall purchase volume of the company and the number of IMARK Canada suppliers purchased from and the percentage of those suppliers with positive purchase growth.
The IMARK Canada suppliers listed below were recognized for their effective implementation of IMARK Canada marketing programs and their exemplary support of IMARK Canada members.
Mersen is the 2023 IMARK Canada Supplier of the Year. Mersen earned this award based on the following criterion: Overall sales volume and growth, number of IMARK Canada members served and Joint Market planning activities and success.
Acuity Brands is the winner of the 2023 Sales Growth Achievement Award. Among other things, this award is based on the number of IMARK Canada members sold to and the percentage of member customers that increased sales volume during the designated time period.