The New England Promotional Products Association (NEPPA) has named seven winners of the regional association’s Beacon Awards, which recognize the outstanding achievements of distributor, supplier and multiline representative members. The award recipients were recognized at NEPPA’s Reception and Awards Dinner on February 22 at Four Points by Sheraton in Norwood, Massachusetts, the evening before its Season Opener Expo.

The 2015 Beacon Award Winners are:

Supplier of the Year – Non-Apparel: Hit Promotional Products

Supplier of the Year – Apparel: alphabroder

Supplier Representative of the Year: Tony Peruso, alphabroder

New England Supplier of the Year: Gemline

Technology Award: Prime Line

Multiline Representative of the Year: Dave Mattson, Dave Mattson Associates

Distributor of the Year: Walker-Clay, Inc.

In addition, Humanitarian Awards were presented to two NEPPA members for their charitable efforts throughout the year. A $500 donation was made on behalf of a charity of their choice.

Recipients were: Nick D’Ambrosia of N & D Sports, with the NEPPA Cares donation made to the North Haven Connecticut Rotary Club, and Charles River Apparel, with the NEPPA Cares donation made to Christmas in the City.