Industry Award Winners

POPAI Hall of Fame

This award is an industry lifetime achievement award. All inductees have at least 25 years of experience in the in-store marketing industry, have made a significant contribution to the industry in his/her community, and observed ethical business practices during his/her career.

Inductees

2013

  • Mr. Bill Kolb – MRM and Commonwealth
  • Mr. Gary Forman – Henschel-Steinau

2012

  • Mr. Andy Edelman – Applied Merchandising Concepts
  • Mr. Bill Smith – Duracell at The Procter & Gamble Company

2011

  • Mr. Richard Nathan – RTC
  • Mr. Kurt Witzel – Anheuser Busch
  • Mr. Robert Gorrie – Gorrie Marketing
  • Mr. Gerald Molitor – Trans World Marketing

2010

  • Mr. David Abramson – Rapid Displays
  • Mr. Sandy Carrigan – United Displaycraft
  • Mr. Jim Einstein – RockTenn Merchandising Displays
  • Mr. Richard Fellinger – Mechtronics Corporation

Members

  • Mr. Earl Abramson
  • Mr. P. Jan Anstatt
  • Mr. Walter Ash
  • Mr. Elliot J. Axelrod
  • Mr. Donald Baker
  • Mr. Douglas Ballinger
  • Mr. George F. Barnes
  • Mr. Joel A. Baum
  • Mr. Sol Berger
  • Mr. Carl Bergmann
  • Mr. Joseph P. Berhalter
  • Mr. Gene Bokor
  • Mr. John L. Bourquin
  • Mr. Kenneth J. Brenner
  • Mr. Tom Brugger
  • Mr. James J. Burlingame
  • Mr. Charles Cargill
  • Mr. Dick Carrigan
  • Mr. James Cavaluzzi
  • Mr. Corky Chapman
  • Mr. Don P. Christensen
  • Mr. Fred C. Clarke
  • Mr. M. D. Cloud
  • Mr. Gerald A. Conway
  • Mr. Roy Crocker
  • Ms. Barbara Daugherty
  • Mr. Vincent DeVita
  • Mr. Donald Elmslie
  • Mr. George T. Evans
  • Mr. Harry Fenster
  • Mr. Donald E. Ferguson
  • Mr. Joe Fish
  • Mr. Fred Fisher
  • Mr. David L. Foster
  • Mr. John W. Garabrant
  • Mr. James Goff
  • Mr. Harold S. Gorschman
  • Mr. Edward L. Grant
  • Mr. David E. Harrold
  • Mr. Lawrence Haugen
  • Mr. Lawrence F. Haverkost
  • Mr. Ken Hedrick
  • Mr. John Heelan
  • Mr. John Heelan
  • Mr. H. Aaron Henschel, CPP
  • Mr. Patrick J. Higgins
  • Mr. Patrick H. Joyce
  • Mr. Sam Kamin
  • Mr. Lawrence S. Katz
  • Mr. Jack Keeler
  • Mr. Homer King
  • Mr. Ted Kingsford
  • Mr. Rudy Kral
  • Mr. Louis C. Krueger
  • Mr. Mike Lanaghan
  • Mr. Michael R. Lauber, MaRc
  • Mr. Douglas B. Leeds
  • Mr. Richard H. Leeds
  • Mr. N.J. Leigh
  • Mr. W. Parlin Lillard
  • Mr. Chris Lopin
  • Mr. Gordon S. Lundgren
  • Mr. Allen B. Marks
  • Ms. Andrea Martin
  • Mr. Frank G. Mayer, Sr.
  • Mr. Frank W. Mayer
  • Mr. Mort Mazor
  • Mr. William M. Mee
  • Mr. Thomas V. Murphy, Sr.
  • Mr. Ralph Murray
  • Mr. Cal Myer
  • Mr. Walter Nathan
  • Mr. Joseph Palamara
  • Ms. Janet Paris
  • Mr. Henry T. (Ted) Parker Jr.
  • Mr. Henry T. Parker Sr.
  • Ms. Roberta A. Peters
  • Mr. WP “Red” Pluth
  • Mr. Harry S. Purnell, Jr.
  • Mr. Phil Renzoni
  • Mr. Roger Rex
  • Mr. Joseph T. Ricci
  • Mr. T. Edward Roddy
  • Mr. C. B. Rollins, Jr.
  • Mr. Walter Roosli
  • Mr. Albert S. Saia
  • Mr. John A. Sakaley III, CPP
  • Mr. Lloyd Sauer
  • Mr. J. Anton Schiffenhaus
  • Mr. Jack Scriba
  • Mr. Thomas H. Sculthorpe
  • Mr. Dewees F. Showell
  • Mr. Robert Snediker, Sr.
  • Mr. Bob Staada
  • Mr. O. H. Stark
  • Mr. Ralph W. Stern, CPP
  • Mr. Paul Storin
  • Mr. Howard Stumpf
  • Mr. O. Morley Tanney
  • Ms. Ethel Taub
  • Mr. Julius R. Teich
  • Mr. Budd Thalenfeld
  • Mr. David R. Thalenfeld
  • Mr. Chester L. Thomson
  • Mr. Lawrence Thornton
  • Mr. Carl Wamser
  • Mr. Bruce Watson
  • Mr. Donald J. Weber
  • Mr. Walter R. Whiteman
  • Mr. Bruce Young III
  • Mr. Edward Zarucha

The Chief Award

This award is presented to a retailer or brand that shows effective and innovative use of in-store marketing in their overall marketing strategy and adheres to the highest business standards. 

  • 1984

    R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co.

  • 1985

    Hallmark Cards, Inc.

  • 1986

    The Coca-Cola Company

  • 1987

    Procter & Gamble

  • 1989

    McDonald’s Corporation

  • 1990

    Warner Lambert Co.

  • 1991

    General Motors

  • 1992

    Nintendo of America, Inc.

  • 1993

    Anheuser Busch, Inc.

  • 1994

    The Gillette Company

  • 1995

    Pepsi-Cola Company

  • 1996

    Miller Brewing Company

  • 1997

    Estee Lauder Inc.

  • 1998

    Sony Computer Entertainment

  • 1999

    Sony Computer Entertainment

  • 2000

    Frito-Lay, inc.

  • 2001

    E.&J. Gallo Winery

  • 2002

    The Kellogg Company

  • 2003

    BP America, Inc.Wrigley Company

  • 2004

    Walgreens

  • 2005

    Hershey Foods Corporation

  • 2006

    BMW North America

  • 2007

    N/A

  • 2008

    Safeway, Inc

  • 2009

    7-Eleven, Inc.

  • 2010

    Gillette

  • 2011

    LG Electronics, Duane Read

  • 2012

    Roundy’s Inc.

  • 2013

    CVS/pharmacy

Industry Achievement Award

Established in 1997, this award 

is presented to producers, brand marketers and retailers who merit recognition for their industry achievements but have fewer than 25 years of service. 

The award honors those who have been responsible for a program highlighting the use of in-store marketing or who have throughout their careers had a positive impact on the use of in-store marketing in their professional area – such as creative, merchandising, production, promotion or purchasing.

  • 1998

    Mr. Jim Arasim
    Mr. Michael R. Lauber, MaRC
    Ms. Andrea L. Martin

  • 1999

    Ms. Nancy Bruner
    Mr. William L. Smith, Jr., MaRC

  • 2000

    Ms. Julia Allenby, MaRc
    Mr. Thomas Juedes

  • 2001

    Mr. Richard Winter, MaRC
    Ms. Barbara Daugherty

  • 2002

    Ms. Cindy Berkow
    Mr. Jim George

  • 2003

    Ms. Arlene
    Mr. William Kolb
    Ms. Diana Mill

  • 2004

    Mr. John Bourquin
    Ms. Diana Campbell
    Mr. Kurt Witzel

  • 2005

    Mr. Andy Edelman

  • 2008

    Mr. Michael Heneghan

  • 2009

    Mr. William Gerba

  • 2010

    Ms. Michelle Adams

  • 2011



Andrea Martin Volunteer Of The Year Award

Inaugurated in 1999, the Andrea Martin Volunteer of the Year Award is presented to the POPAI volunteer whose significant contribution and dedication in a particular area has helped the association to grow and progress. The Volunteer of the Year gets involved by working on many committees and volunteering his/her time and ideas to finding solutions in POPAI.

This award is named for Andrea Martin President, Point of $avings, Andrea Martin & Associates, formerly of E. & J. Gallo Winery. No other volunteer has been more dedicated or given more of their time to POPAI than Ms. Martin.

  • 1999

    Ms. Cin

  • 2000

    Mr. Michael H. Sybilrud

  • 2001

    Mr. Frederick Sklenar, MaRC

  • 2002

    Mr. Chris Bull, MaRC Mr. Rick De Herder

  • 2003

    Mr. Kurt WitzelMr. Thomas Ujfalussy

  • 2004

    Mr. Jack BriggsMs. Terri Phillips GroschMr. Richard Heyderman Mr. Brian McCormickMs. Nancy Tucker

  • 2005

    N/A

  • 2006

    Ms. Diana CampbellMr. Jeff SheetsMr. Guy Vaughn

  • 2007

    Ms. Barbara DaughertyMr. Matt Nelson

  • 2008

    Mr. Michael Heneghan

  • 2009

    Mr. William Gerba

  • 2010

    Ms. Michelle Adams

  • 2011

    Mrs. Mary Westerhaus

  • 2013

    Mr. Keith Arndt

Dick Scott Award

The Dick Scott Award is the west coast POP show’s highest honor that recognizes industry leaders who have made their mark in this industry through significant contributions. The award is named after Dick Scott, a West Coast P.O.P pioneer, who was well known for his commitment and significant contributions to our industry.

  • 1978

    Earl Smith

  • 1979

    Jane Marz

  • 1980

    Ron LaRocca

  • 1981

    Doug Ballinger

  • 1982

    Julius Spector

  • 1983

    Aaron Friedman

  • 1984

    Allen Marks

  • 1985

    Albert Seidel

  • 1986

    Jerry Pottoff

  • 1987

    Waybe Bebb

  • 1988

    Sylvia Rubins

  • 1989

    Shirlee Munn

  • 1990

    Bob Viguie

  • 1991

    Bill Shannon

  • 1992

    Corky Chapman

  • 1993

    Andrea Martin

  • 1994

    Walter Roosli

  • 1995

    Tag Iwai

  • 1996

    Jerry Carter

  • 1997

    Chuck Thompson

  • 1998

    John Bourquin

  • 1999

    Barry Friedman

  • 2000

    Mark Dolin

  • 2001

    Rick Morris

  • 2002

    Lorie Churich

  • 2004

    Ed Shimmon

  • 2005

    Alan Blevins

  • 2006

    Tom Brugger
    Sal Cantatore

  • 2006

    Chris Lopin

  • 2007

    Chris Shadix
    Tomy Drissi

  • 2008

    Dallas Baer

  • 2009

    Mark Neumann

  • 2010

    Steve Sprinkle

  • 2011

    Andrew Rice

  • 2012

    Joe Visola
    Jack Ruszel

  • 2013

    Morley Justman