Northwest Chamber Ambassador Stefanie Fields Shares this exciting news from her company, Skyline Exhibits
Skyline Exhibits Wins Outstanding Innovator Award
The Product Development and Management Association (PDMA) announced that Skyline Exhibits has won their conveted Outstanding Corporate Innovator (OCI) Award. The OCI is the only global innovation award that recognizes companies for demonstrating sustained and quantifiable success in developing new products and services.
Skyline is the first company from the exhibit industry to win the OCI award. “The award confirms that our front-end approach of identifying market trends and defining unmet customer needs is paramount to creating products that are so well received,” stated Jon Althoff, Director of Global Marketing, Skyline Exhibits. “In fact, twenty-four percent of current sales are attributed to products that did not exist five years ago.”
Skyline is committed to customer-focused innovation. “Innovation is a vital part of who we are because we strive each and every day to provide novel solutions to our customers’ challenges,” added Bill Dierberger, Presidet, Skyline Exhibits. “This award is validation that we provide exhibiting solutions better than anyone else in the industry.”
For over 25 years, the OCI Award selection process has identified companies that create and capture value through innovation in developing new products. The prize recognizes sustained success in launching new products, growth from new product success, well-defined development practices and processes, and distinctive innovative characteristics and intangibles. The OCI selection committee, comprised of ten of the world’s leading innovation and new product development experts, selected the trade show products and services company after a rigorous nine-month selection process.
“We are honored and very excited to win this award,” stated Dierberger. “It recognizes the culture of innovation that’s at the core of this compnay, and has been since inception.”
Skyline Exhibits is North America’s leading brand of exhibit systems. Known for high-quality manufacturing, cost-saving portability, innovative functionality, creative design and exhibitor education, Skyline has nearly 100 Design Centers in North America, service centers in all the major exhibition venue cities, and representation in nearly 40 countries. The company manufactures a broad range of products for trade shows and events- from banner stands and pop-up displays to large custom modular exhibits. With over 20 integrated exhibit systems, state-of-the-art production of large-format graphics and options for exhibit rental and services. Skyline provides exhibit solutions for virtually any size or budget. For more information, go to www.skyline.com