AVW-TELAV's Bob Walker.MONTREAL, QUEBEC, CANADA--AVW-TELAV Audio Visual Solutions is pleased to announce that Bob Walker, vice president, creative services, Dallas branch, received the award for 2007 International Supplier of the Year on July 29, 2007 during the Meeting Professional (MPI) WEC in Montreal, Quebec.
Awarded by Meeting Professionals International (MPI), the Supplier of the Year award is presented annually to a member of MPI in recognition of association, industry and community contributions, outstanding contributions to MPI's strategic plan, leadership and professionalism.
Walker joined AVW-TELAV in 1976 and has been involved with MPI in various capacities since 1986. He was a proud member MPI's International Marketing Committee, which made significant contributions to the organization and meetings industry, such as the changing of MPI's name from Meeting Planners International to Meeting Professionals International, and the inception of the Global Paragon Awards. An animated and inspiring speaker, he has presented at numerous speaking engagements pertaining to issues affecting meetings professionals. He has also written numerous, non-paid articles to share his veteran knowledge with the entire industry.
"I feel that I am given these opportunities so that I may champion the development and achievement of others," said Walker. "It's an honor for me to be recognized by an organization like MPI as its Supplier of the Year, and being recognized for a job I have loved for over 30 years is a real bonus to me. I am grateful to everyone, particularly my family, for the support they have given me over the past three decades." For more information visit www.avwtelav.com.