Pittsburgh, PA – March 2013 – TRASA (The Three Rivers Advertising Specialty Association) held its annual awards ceremony on March 12, 2013. This year, Founder & CEO Howard Schwartz was awarded with the Pioneer Award.
The Pioneer Award recognizes pioneers of the promotional products industry with ten or more years of experience who have had an impact on changing the landscape of the industry in the TRASA region. TRASA Board Member Tom Clouser stated, “Howard has had a significant impact on the industry not only here in Pittsburgh, but nationally as well.”
Howard stated, “I am humbled and honored to receive the Pioneer Award this year. It brings me great pride to represent HDS and have this type of impact on our industry.” Howard received his award in front of over 120 TRASA member distributors and suppliers.