The two distribution nominations are for “Pleasure Products Distributor of the Year” and “Progressive Distributor of the Year,” recognizing excellence in the field of adult sensuality distribution.
“It is a tremendous honor to be nominated,” Honey’s Place CEO Bonnie Feingold says. “We strive everyday to provide Honey’s Place clients with the best products and incomparable customer service.”
“I also contribute Honey’s Place success to my employees,” she adds. “They are the reason why we are so successful.”
In addition to the distribution nominations, Honey’s Place and Build the Store garnered three Executive Leadership nominations.
Director of Technology and creator of Build the Store Erik Van Riper is nominated for excellence in Tech Leadership, saying that “I am really happy to be nominated, and honored to be included in a group of such hard working, dedicated professionals.”
Inga Van Riper, Brand Strategist with Build the Store program, received a nod as “Brand Ambassador of the Year” for her stellar works in cultivating and growing the Build the Store brand.
“The nomination was a huge surprise,” Van Riper says. “Many of the people who were nominated in this category, were the same people I looked to as mentors when I first started in the industry.”
Erik and Inga Van Riper are the first husband and wife team to gain nominations in the same XBIZ awards show.
Finally, Bonnie Feingold garnered a nomination for “Businesswoman of the Year.”
“I am very humble being nominated for the second year in a row,” Feingold says. “Being the past winner in this category, I still believe that this is such a huge honor to be recognized by the industry and my peers.”
For more information, visit XBIZAwards.com.