2011 Golden Carrot Award Winners

Coby Electronics Corporation and Ingram Entertainment Inc. were selected as this year’s Golden Carrot Award winners by demonstrating a solid commitment to providing innovation, service and cutting-edge products to the incentive market. They were presented with their award during a ceremony at Hinda’s headquarters in Chicago on Tuesday, Oct. 4.

Hinda’s Golden Carrot Award honors supplier partners who have consistently demonstrated dedication to the field of incentives. Dave Peer, Executive Vice President of Hinda, shared the following on this year's award recipients.

"Ingram Entertainment has been a key partner in the launch of our infinitE® award offer with the thousands of SKU's they add to our assortment. We are so pleased to be working with them as we launch this expanded offer." Peer continues, "Coby has proven to be one of the emerging brands in the consumer electronics industry and we are very happy to be working with them. They have provided great support to us and we know we can rely on them to respond and perform, as top tier suppliers do. We are pleased to recognize both Ingram and Coby with Golden Carrot Awards."

Jeffrey Beck, Director of Interactive Media Sales for Ingram Entertainment, accepted the Golden Carrot on behalf of his company, while Craig Hassler, Director of Sales, accepted the award on behalf of Coby Electronics Corp. 

Selection for the Golden Carrot Award is highly competitive. The extensive list of criteria for winning suppliers include innovation, high quality products, timeliness of deliveries, prompt follow-up, the ability to provide updated product information and reliability, among others.

Rick Bowen (L), Merchandise Manager, and Dave Peer (R), Executive Vice President, stand with representatives from Ingram Entertainment Inc.

Rick Bowen (L), Merchandise Manager and Dave Peer (R), Executive Vice President, stand with representatives from Coby Electronics Corporation.