Premier Group Welcomes Accolades, Inc., AAA Innovations
Premier Group, an alliance of suppliers and distributors, added Atlanta, Georgia-based distributor Accolades, Inc. (PPAI 103067) and Norwood, New Jersey-based supplier AAA Innovations (PPAI 110972) to its membership.
Accolades, Inc., owned by Daryll Griffin, MAS, has been in business for 28 years and has worked with companies such as The Coca-Cola Co., The Home Depot and UPS. Griffin has volunteered with the Georgia Association of Promotional Products Professionals (GAPPP) and PPAI and is an active member of the Atlanta Business League, Women’s Business Enterprise National Council and National Minority Supplier Development Council.
“I am looking forward to immersing myself and my team in the group, getting to know the other members better and contributing to the success of Premier Group,” says Griffin. “I met many members at the group’s breakfast at PPAI Expo and immediately felt a kinship with those I met. I am excited to be involved with Premier Group and know this opportunity will be mutually beneficial.”
AAA Innovations is a 109-year old company and offers a wide range of products, including umbrellas, outdoor products such as metal coolers, chairs, grills and games, and a broad range of retail inspired totes and bags, a selection of which are made in the U.S.
AAA Innovations President Jeffrey Nanus says, “We have been working hard to join the Premier Group for several years and are very excited to be their newest member. Our participation affords us the opportunity to work more closely with the distributor members and build stronger relationships with each of them. We are thrilled to have been invited and look forward to much success together.”
Premier Group Chair Paula Shulman, CAS, says, “Accolades has been an award-winning and leading distributor in the Atlanta marketplace for many years and AAA Innovations has been a progressive, accomplished supplier for more than a century. I am very happy to welcome these two prestigious and well-respected companies to our ranks and know the group will be stronger with them as a part of it.”