10 October 2007 — Des Plaines (IL): TriMega Purchasing Association’s National Convention and Tradeshow, Driven 2007, attracted a record number of visitors.
The convention, which took place at The Rosen Shingle Creek Resort in Orlando, was attended by more than 860 people, while the tradeshow featured the latest products and programmes from more than 110 OP suppliers.
Charlie Cleary, president of TriMega, said: "TriMega members today represent a diverse group of very entrepreneurial dealers who embody the fabric of America. They have clearly proven themselves capable by focusing on the key elements needed to compete successfully, increase market share and drive their business. The success of our Driven 2007 was just a reflection of the success of our very passionate dealer members."
TriMega also chose the backdrop of the convention to announce that this year it will make record rebate payments to members, projected to reach $29 million.