Rileys and HP awarded Partner of the Year and Vendor of the Year by ReproMAX

Rileys (Calgary, Alberta with locations across Canada and in the U.S.) has been named the ReproMAX 2018 Partner of the Year, and HP was named Vendor of the Year, at the ReproMAX Conference held recently in Las Vegas, Nevada. Each award was voted on by over 100 ReproMAX Partners – one of the industry’s largest and most progressive wide-format print service providers. Each company faced significant competition in both the Vendor and Partner Award sectors. The recipients were selected via a ReproMAX Partner vote.

Wade Sparks (left) President and CEO of Rileys, accepts his award from Rick Bosworth, President of ReproMAX.

Each year, the ReproMAX Partner of the Year Award is presented to a leading ReproMAX Partner company that actively participates with and contributes to ReproMAX and their Partner companies, demonstrates technical and process innovation/adaptation, and shows generosity towards company employees, customers, the community and the industry. Wade Sparks, President and CEO of Rileys accepted the award and added: “Rileys is extremely humbled and very proud to accept the ReproMAX 2018 Partner of the Year Award. We truly owe this success and more to the ReproMAX community. the most important principle in ReproMAX is information exchange with great partners. It’s this principle, along with continuous education, research and development, and the buying power of ReproMAX, that has helped Rileys reach its current success.” Past recipients include Beeline and Blue, Capital Imaging, Duncan-Parnell, Franklin Imaging, BluEdge, KalBlue, Barker Blue and Thomas Printworks.

Representatives of HP accept the Vendor of the Year Award from Rick Bosworth, President of ReproMAX. From left are: HP’s Kevin Warner, National Sales Manager; Danny Ionescu, Technical Sales Director; Rick Bosworth, President of ReproMAX; Frank DeMartino and Ryan Brigman, Business Managers, and Michael Moso, Channel Manager.

ReproMAX is a network of independent digital print service providers that provides information, technology and a community where print service providers can use the skills and advice of other like-minded companies to grow their own businesses. Its ‘Partner Companies’ are just that – they’re partners in the creation of ReproMAX and have access to the knowledge and capabilities of other Partner Companies around the world.

Founded in 1984, ReproMAX is an international network that leverages the power of a wide range of independent print service providers so that they can deliver high quality services to their customers. ReproMAX companies are recognized leaders and a global source for wide-format print and visual communications services. The network provides Partner Companies and their customers with competitive advantages and a global network through industry-leading technology, information sharing and industry education.



Tony Curcio is the editor of Graphic Arts Magazine.