CH – The Swiss association of the promotional products industry invited its members to the Event Hotel Riverside in Glattfelden on May 12, 2017 for their General Annual Meeting. First of all, the President of the association, Roger Riwar, informed the numerous members present about Promoswiss‘ activities.
After the elections, Nadine Schneider, who is responsible for the theme Training, appealed to all of the members present to train apprentices as promotional products consultants and reported about the current status of the commercial apprenticeship. Schneider additionally made reference to the various specialised training seminars available to members. Thomas Oester took a satisfied retrospective view of the PSF Forum 2017 and gave an outlook of the next Forum, which is going to be staged at a new location. Adrian Schmidhäusler presented the association’s budget for the new year and gave an insight into the finances of the association.
For the first time, an honorary prize was awarded in the scope of the Promo Swiss Award at this year’s annual meeting, which went to Ralph Eckert for his invaluable services and commitment to the Swiss promotional products market. A guest speech by Michael Freter, Director of the PSI Show, and the presentation of novelties by the supplier partners rounded off the agenda of the day, which also left over plenty of time for an exchange between the members.