SEMA eNews Vol. 19, No. 44, November 3, 2016

PRO Award Winners Announced at SEMA Show Reception

By SEMA News Staff

  Restyler of the Year
Craig Marsh (middle left) and Mike Gherardi (middle right) of Auto Image were honored as the 2016 PRO Restyler of the Year.
   

The Professional Restylers Organization (PRO) held its annual industry awards reception on Tuesday evening of the 2016 SEMA Show on the pool deck of the Westgate Hotel, providing a relaxing ambiance under the lights with a live band. Attendees enjoyed food and beverage while networking and honoring leading companies and professionals in the restyling segment.

PRO Manufacturer of the Year
Representatives of Webasto Products North America accept the PRO Manufacturer of the Year.
 
   

Mike Gherardi and Craig Marsh of Auto Image were honored as the 2016 PRO Restyler of the Year. The award was established to honor outstanding restylers and installers whose creativity, dignity, integrity, industriousness and accomplishments have enhanced the stature and growth of the industry within the candidate’s community.

Webasto Products North America was named PRO Manufacturer of the Year. The award was established to honor outstanding manufacturers in the restyling industry whose professionalism, business practices and accomplishments serve as a benchmark for others to achieve and have enhanced the stature and growth within the aftermarket community.

Jeff Varick of Brandmotion received the Nat Danas Person of the Year Award.

The PRO Person of the Year has acted with a high degree of integrity and professionalism and has contributed to the general stature of the industry. Membership in and contribution to SEMA and PRO should be a primary consideration, with significant impact on the local level.

Jeff Varick
Jeff Varick of Brandmotion received the Nat Danas Person of the Year Award.

Larry Kramer of Texas Auto Tops received the Jim Borre´ Lifetime Achievement Award.

The award honors an individual in the restyling, trim or light-truck accessory industry who has made significant contributions toward the betterment of the aftermarket at the local and national levels. This individual represents the highest mark of professionalism, service and integrity.

Learn more about the Professional Restylers Organization at www.SEMA.org/pro.

 

 

 

 

 

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