Women Sweep Awards At IRTA
The International Reciprocal Trade Association bestowed a
number of awards to deserving recipients at its 34th Annual
International IRTA Convention, held last month in Las Vegas.
Annette Riggs received a President's Excellence Award
from the association�s Global Board of Directors for her
outstanding leadership and advocacy work on behalf of IRTA
and the retail barter, complementary currency, corporate
barter and counter-trade sectors of the industry.
Lois Dale was named 2013�s Hall of Fame recipient for her
29+ years of devoted service to IRTA and the barter
industry. Terry Brandfass received the 2013 David Wallach
Outstanding Achievement Award for her energetic and
passionate efforts to enhance the industry.
A record number of twenty-four individuals took the
registered trade broker (RTB) and certified trade broker (CTB)
programs, additionally Kim Strabley and Dea Allgood both
received Paul St. Martin Awards for their tireless
contributions to these important, industry educational
Also, Legend of Barter Awards were presented to John
Strabley (IMS), Lois Best-Mercier (Metro Trade), Mike Krane
(Greenapple Barter), Debbie Lombardi (BBU), Scot Mathewson (iTradeearth),
Paul Bolte (Bartercard) and Bruce Kamm (Virtual Barter).
Trevor Dietz, COO of Bartercard, received an Outstanding
Achievement Award for his selfless service and assistance to
IRTA has recognized excellence in the barter and trade
industry for the last thirty-four years. IRTA encourages all
industry participants to help IRTA preserve, protect and
enhance the barter and trade industries by getting involved
with IRTA and its international trading platform, Universal
Currency Clearinghouse Inc. (UC).
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