Cleaning & Restoration Breaking News

Connections Awards Recognize Industry Standouts

September 11, 2009
/ Print / Reprints /
ShareMore
/ Text Size+
Each year at Connections, awards are presented to individuals in recognition of the leadership, humanitarian and industry efforts they put forth. This year's lunch banquet ceremony highlighted some truly unique and deserving individuals.



LAS VEGAS – Each year at Connections, awards are presented to individuals in recognition of the leadership, humanitarian and industry efforts they put forth. This year’s lunch banquet ceremony spotlighted some truly unique individuals.

Joe Kowalski accepting for the late Ed York

The Industry Connections Award was presented posthumously to Ed York in recognition of his decades-long efforts to forge connections and partnerships between the cleaning and restoration industry and other industries.

(l-r) Paul Thompson and Craig Kersemeier

Paul Thompson was honored with the Connections Kenway Mead Leadership Award for his vision, leadership and tireless energy on behalf of the cleaning and restoration industry on a regional, national and international level.

(l-r) Cary Adler and ICS Publisher Evan Kessler

And finally, the ICS Cleaning Specialist Ralph Bloss Humanitarian Award, an award that “honors members of the floor care industry whose compassion, self-sacrifice, leadership and creativity produce significant and outstanding benefits for mankind,” was awarded to Cary Adler of Fourstar Cleaning & Restoration in Fremont, Calif.

Did you enjoy this article? Click here to subscribe to i Cleaning Specialist Magazine.

You must login or register in order to post a comment.

Multimedia

Videos

Image Galleries

The 2014 Experience Conference and Exhibition

A look in photos at the 2014 Experience Conference and Exhibition, which was held from April 24-26 at the Embassy Suites Convention Center and Spa in Frisco, Texas.

Podcasts

Have a limited marketing budget but realize the importance of neighborhood marketing? Try doorknob hangers, a low-cost, yet highly effective way to drum up more business. In this episode, John Braun discusses the value of this tactic as well as what you should include on the materials you're hanging.
More Podcasts

ICS Cleaning Specialist Magazine

CoverImage

2014 September

The September issue of ICS features stories on moisture detection, disinfectant services, neighborhood marketing, then we discuss the last level of being phenomenal, and cool products.

Table Of Contents Subscribe

Social Media

Social media is a good way to regularly keep in touch and interact with current clients and reach potential ones. What social mediums do you use in your cleaning/restoration business?
View Results Poll Archive

THE ICS STORE

Get Paid! book cover
Get Paid! (ebook)
Over 30 authors – over 40 articles…from attorneys, contractors, consultants, instructors and others, both inside and outside the restoration industry. R & R, C & R and Cleanfax, opened their archives and gave us the best they had, other chapters were created just for the “Get Paid!” book and its readers. And every one of them has ideas for how to get paid what you are owed.

More Products

ICS DIRECTORY AND BUYING GUIDE

Director_Buyer.jpgThe premier resource and reference guide for the cleaning and restoration industries.

Click here to view

TRUCKMOUNT EQUIPMENT AND ACCESSORIES GUIDE

Truckmount.jpgEquipment listings and specifications from the leading industry manufacturers.

Click here to view

STAY CONNECTED

facebook_40.png twitter_40px.png youtube_40px.pngcrc logo