During the recent SIB exhibition in Rimini, Italy, on Sunday evening, March 24, Martin's worldwide distributors were treated to a black-tie gala dinner followed by Martin's annual awards ceremony at the elegant Villa des Vergers just outside the city. Martin marketing director and Martin Italy CEO Pio Nahum presented Martin's distributor awards for 2001.

Left to right: Pio Nahum, Martin marketing director and CEO of Martin Italy; Enric Casimiro and Eduard Baro, of Ecler; and Anders Kryger, Martin international sales manager.

Martin Distributor Award Winners

Preferred Partner of the Year
Ecler, Spain

Stage, Studio & Event Distributor of the Year
Panou, Greece

DJ and Club Distributor of the Year
Pro Technica, Bulgaria

Architectural Lighting Distributor of the Year
AMAC, Lebanon

Martin Lighting Distributor of the Year
High Tech Design, Czech Republic

Mach Speakers Distributor of the Year
Factory Trading, Cuba

Jem Smoke Distributor of the Year
A&T Trade, Russia

Best MAC 2000 Dealer
EVDV, Belgium

Subsidiary of the Year
Martin Professional Singapore

Welcome to the Family Award
Martin Professional Japan

Encouragement Award
Martin Professional Argentina