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Surya Awards Top Reps With $100,000 Cash At High Point Show

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Surya, a leading manufacturer of area rugs and home accessories, announced yesterday the winners of a special sales contest at an award ceremony held at High Point Market. More than 60 Surya sales representatives, operating nationally, have been competing for cash prizes totaling $100,000 over the last year. As part of the contest, sales representatives were challenged to open new accounts, grow existing accounts, and grow their overall territory. Winners of the four $25,000 awards are:

  • The Woolard Group: recognized for adding the most retailers to the Surya family and positioning them to succeed in accessory sales 
  • Jeff Hagedorn: recognized for driving the most growth for his existing customers by continually placing the most relevant Surya tools and products in their stores
  • Jim Govola: recognized for leveraging Surya solutions to improve the performance of all Surya dealers, resulting in highest overall territory growth
  • Jane Reed: recognized for best representing the Surya brand by following all elements of the Surya sales program

Surya President Satya Tiwari said: “At Surya, we believe that treating our employees well translates into positive interactions that really ’wow’ our customers. We focus on engaging our employees, including sales reps, so that they feel good about being a meaningful part of the Surya brand. This friendly contest is a reflection of the special things we do to make our sales reps know how much we value them. We congratulate these reps on their outstanding service to Surya and to our customers.”
Award recipients will be at Showplace, Suite 4100 this High Point Market to provide customers a personalized showroom experience. This market, Surya is showcasing over 500 new introductions in rugs and coordinated accessories across varying colors, designs, and price points.

About Surya: Now moving into its 36th year in the home fashion industry, Surya is a vertically integrated manufacturer of fashion-forward area rugs and home accessories. Known for its innovative designs and progressive business practices, the company capitalizes on its expert understanding of the latest trends in apparel and interior design. The company interprets these styles across each of its product lines – blending thoughtfully crafted combinations of color, pattern and texture. Currently, Surya exhibits in Atlanta, High Point, Las Vegas, New Delhi, New York and Tupelo.

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