SportsPower winners show how to party
SportsPower members, head office and brands showed they all know how to enjoy downtime during their buying get-together this week.
The three day event in Melbourne featured buying from seven major apparel and footwear brands, along with opening presentations from the SportsPower team, led by Group Manager Mark Delahunt, who was heading up his first conference.
A feature of the busy event was the support office showing the new livery, signage, shop fit and marketing guidelines to members who greeted the revamped marketing mix "With positive enthusiasm", says Delahunt.
The awards reception on Monday night also celebrated winners of the reps of the year awards, along with apparel supplier of the year (adidas) and footwear supplier of the year (ASICS).
State rep winners were:
VIC: Russell Athletics' Aaron McKeown;
WA : Champion's Paul Stockton;
QLD: ASICS' Cheyne Murphy;
NSW: Brad Howe for Champion;
TAS: Chris HArtinge for Adidas: and
SA/NT: Adidas' Stuart Jolly
Pictured: Collecting the apparel award from footwear and apparel manager Monique Maes (left) and Mark Delahunt (right) are Stuart Jolly and Elise Hunter of adidas.