IMARK Conducts First Spring Meeting
AURORA, OH — The IMARK Plumbing Division, formerly known as the Omni Buying Group, has conducted its first Spring Meeting under the IMARK name, the buying group announced. The recent meeting took place at the Hyatt Regency Grand Cypress in Orlando, FL, the Aurora, OH-based IMARK said.
“We want to protect independent distribution,” stated IMARK Plumbing Division President John Aykroyd, adding that IMARK Plumbing Division is the largest buying group in the plumbing products category, with buying power of $7 billion in annual sales.
“We’re ready to launch several key initiatives this year that will make a positive difference for our members and vendors,” Aykroyd observed.
Frank Marchese, CEO of Atlantic Plumbing Supply, and a member of the IMARK Board of Directors, described the meeting as “an absolute success.
“This was our largest-ever event with a record number of members and vendors in attendance,” Marchese said. “The excitement was evident as members listened to the new opportunities that will be available to us going forward. We are growing in our membership, enhancing vendor programs and opportunities and securing a future for independent distributors to come and grow with us.”