LOS ANGELES — Williams Trading Co. has received two nominations in the 2017 XBIZ Exec Awards, to be held at the Andaz Hotel on Hollywood’s Sunset Strip in January.
Bethann Smith, the only female co-owner of Williams Trading, has been nominated for Businesswoman of the Year. And Scott Dantis, director of sales and marketing, has been nominated for the Tech Leadership Award.
“Bethann, our sweetheart of the industry, develops longstanding, positive relationships with every major manufacturer,” Williams Trading said. “She guides the growth and success of Williams Trading with the unique point of view only today’s savvy businesswoman can bring to the table."
Williams Trading said that Dantis “catapulted Williams Trading Co. into the 21st century, bringing his mainstream consumer electronics sales expertise into the adult industry. His vast knowledge of software, SEO analytics and trend-spotting guarantees all Williams’ marketing campaigns and programs can best promote, market and increase sales across the board and throughout the industry.”
The online industry edition of the 2017 XBIZ Exec Awards will take place at an exclusive ceremony on Jan. 10, followed by the retail edition on Jan. 11.