2016 North America OEM Littelfuse CVP Rep Award Winner

Heather Heath News

From the desk of Craig Beschorner, North America OEM Sales Manager for Littelfuse Commercial Vehicle Products: Every rep is vital to the success of our organization and we appreciate the work each of you do. Each year we like to recognize standout performance through our sales rep awards. The OEM sales team would like to take a moment to congratulate the …

21st Annual Distributor/Rep Bowling Tournament

Heather Heath Fundraising

Each year the Carolinas Electronic Representatives Association awards three scholarships. To raise these funds, CERA hosts a Disty/Rep bowling tournament at AMF Pleasant Valley Lanes in Raleigh, NC. On Wednesday, May 3, 2017, the Pinnacle Team competed in this fun event helping support the CERA Scholarship Fund. This year’s team consisted of Perry Thornton, Bob Stenhouse and Heather Heath. Participation …

Why I Love to Find My Competitors’ House Accounts

Heather Heath News

First Generation Co-Owner of Pinnacle Marketing Doyle Evans has had his article Why I Love to Find My Competitors’ House Accounts published several times in MANA’s Sales Agency Magazine. Doyle’s article is one of the most popular articles ever to appear in Agency Sales magazine. MANA’s Charles Cohon interviewed Doyle Evans about the inspiration for publishing the article and produced …

JK Excellence in Rep Support Award for 2016

Heather Heath News

Pinnacle Marketing honored Curt Taylor of General Cable as the 21st recipient of the Jaime Koroslev Excellence in Rep Support Award for 2016. Curt’s willingness to travel at a moment’s notice and teaching us along the way ▬ all with a smile ▬ makes it a pleasure working with him. The award was presented to Curt at dinner with PMI …

2016 Holiday Celebration at TTI

Heather Heath Distributor, Fundraising

The holidays are for traditions, and on Friday, December 2nd TTI – Raleigh held their annual charity breakfast event. Once again we were all spoiled with pancakes, sausage, and bacon generously donated to TTI by IHOP. This year had a new twist with their own Barista on site fixing up all manner of Espresso, Cappuccino and Lattes! We shared food, …

Teamwork Divides the Task and Multiplies the Success

Heather Heath Distributor

In an effort to encourage the design of their products, Sanyo Denki America, Inc Cooling Systems Division offers a Design Registration Program.  The program is closely monitored through their representatives and Sanyo Denki Regional Sales Managers to insure accuracy and integrity. In addition to price protection, Sanyo Denki offers monetary incentives and doubles that incentive for all assemblies. Laura Miceli …

EAO Receives Two IMPACT Awards from ECN Magazine

Heather Heath News

EAO Corporation, the expert partner for innovative, intuitive and reliable Human Machine Interfaces (HMI), was recently presented with two 2016 ECN IMPACT Awards. Now in its third year, the ECN Impact Awards recognize top products and services across the design engineering landscape. The Series 84 Halo Compact, a unique multi-functional switching element, was victorious in the “Electromechanical/Mechanical Devices” category. Additionally, …

13th Annual Dick Paden Memorial Golf Tournament

Heather Heath Fundraising

Carolinas Electronics Representatives Association (CERA) recently held the 13th Annual Dick Paden Memorial Golf Tournament. For many years prior to 2004, Dick Paden planned and worked to provide scholarships to CERA members/dependents and their distributor partners/dependents through proceeds from the annual CERA golf tournament. Attendees are still honoring this tradition into 2016. Last year CERA awarded three $1000 scholarships. CERA …

PMI Collaborates With Local Distributor for Mutual NBOs

Heather Heath Distributor

Pinnacle Marketing invited Sager Electronics to our office for product training and POS Data Scrub. The purpose of the meeting was to provide strategic product training, as well as review our customer base. Using Sager’s current customer list, we looked for opportunities to promote our shared product lines. The program took an entire day capped with dinner at a local …

Crushin’ It With General Cable!

Heather Heath Distributor

When General Cable announced their Amazon Echo giveaway last month, we took our sample of orange hook up wire and ran with ideas to assist in promoting. Our outside representatives immediately hit the streets to visit each local Allied Electronics branch within the Dixie states to deliver a “Carol Crush” gift bag for each team member along with the literature. …