Held at the Woodlands Resort and Conference Center, the highlight of the meeting was the first annual awards presentation. Top Achiever Awards were given to Roy Montalbano for Azrock Standard Tile, Charlie Peer for Azrock Premium Tile, John Tomei for Tarkett, Doug Squires for Tarkett Sommer, and Dave Wilson for Nafco. Shawn Butler won the Spirit of Specification Award for his success in specifying Domco Tarkett Commercial products. The special award for Innovation was given to Rick Zelley for his Easy-Opening Collapsible Container (U.S. patent 6,364,202).
The top accolade given was the President's Award, which included a $5,000 cash prize for the salesperson who promotes unity, plans well, is a top performer, and consistently meets or exceeds his or her sales budget. David Poole garnered this award.