TRUMBULL, Conn., Oct. 1, 2019 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Council's
(GNEMSDC) Supplier of the Year award at a ceremony held at MGM
Springfield, Massachusetts on
The Supplier of the Year Award recognizes minority-owned
suppliers who have demonstrated excellence in the areas of Customer
Service, Sales Growth, Quality, Delivery, Cost Competitiveness and
other areas deserving of recognition.
Inga Lee Puentes, who chairs the
Supplier Diversity Program at United Technologies (UTC), nominated
GBG for the award.
"GBG pays close attention to detail and they're always willing
to get the job done, even with a fast turnaround," Puentes said.
"When I place an order with GBG, I know I can trust them."
The small company has won numerous awards over the years but
this one is particularly special, GBG President Charlotte O'Banion said. "Everyone at GBG is
beyond thrilled to receive this recognition because we have so much
respect for the Greater New England Minority Supplier Diversity
Council. Knowing that the nomination came from UTC makes it even
more rewarding because they have such high standards. We're all
O'Banion, who lives in Fairfield,
CT, founded GBG in 1987. She and her team of five employees
have since grown the certified Minority Women-Owned Disadvantaged
Business into a multi-million dollar company that provides
promotional goods and services to a diverse range of industries
throughout the Northeast.
The GNEMSDC annual award ceremony was preceded by a diversity
supplier expo on September 10. Annual
corporate sponsors include United Technologies, Raytheon, Cartus,
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts, and over 30 other
About GBG The Corporate Gift Source
GBG The Corporate Gift Source, Inc., (http://www.gbginc.com) is
located in Trumbull, CT. The
company specializes in corporate gifts and promotional products.
GBG's products and services include a wide variety of promotional
items, logo branded apparel, catalog programs, warehousing and
fulfillment services, employee award redemption programs, and
premiums and sales incentives at competitive prices.
About The Greater New England Minority Supplier Diversity
The GNEMSDC (http://www.gnemsdc.org) was incorporated in 1975 to
provide increased procurement and business opportunities for
minority businesses. Its mission is to expand business
opportunities for Minority Business Enterprises (MBEs) and create
mutually beneficial links between corporate companies and MBEs. The
GNEMSDC advances business opportunities for certified Asian, Black,
Hispanic and Native American business enterprises and connects them
to corporate members. GNEMSDC is an affiliate of the National
Minority Supplier Development Council and is one of 24 regional
councils represented across the U.S. The GNEMSDC serves
Connecticut, Massachusetts, Maine, Vermont, New
Hampshire and Rhode
SOURCE GBG The Corporate Gift Source