Supplier MVS Award

Most Valuable Supplier Award (MVS) is awarded annually based on documented performance and activities in the previous year. Members are encouraged to view the MVS Application early in the  year so you can track your progress toward MVS status. Your company must satisfy criteria by December each year.

MVS Application


Vision Statement

The vision of the Most Valuable Supplier designation is to recognize MHEDA Supplier member companies who have achieved, through documented processes, an exemplary commitment to their dealer network, their employees and their community. These suppliers deliver a superior customer experience to their distributors.

MVS (Most Valuable Supplier) Award Program for Suppliers Eligibility Requirements

  • MHEDA membership in good standing for the past five consecutive years.
  • Support the MHEDA Convention with an employee attending at least three of the past five MHEDA Conventions
  • Have a Documented Safety Program
  • Company actively participates in a Give Back program or activity
  • Submit a Letter of Recommendation from a Dealer Member
  • Submit a list of 25 top dealers.
    • These companies will be sent a congratulatory announcement of your MVS Award; your list is confidential and is never shared. (If there are non-members on this list, MHEDA will work with you to encourage them to join.)
  • Provide documentation that your company has met criteria in each of Five Areas of Excellence

1. Industry Advocacy
2. Distributor Advocacy
3. Business Networking
4. Continuing Education
5. Best Practices

How Does MHEDA Recognize Award Winners

Recognition is an important component of the MVS program!

  • MHEDA will announce your award to Industry Trade Press and the MHEDA Membership.
  • Your company will receive a press release for you to personalize and send to your local press.
  • Your top dealers will receive an announcement congratulating your company on earning the MVS Award.
  • Your company will be recognized as a MVS Awardees at the Annual Convention.
  • Companies are listed on the MHEDA website with a link to their website.
  • The MVS logo is placed next to your company listing in the Annual Membership Directory
  • The MVS logo is made available for companies for use on their website, in customer proposals, on letterhead, on business cards, within marketing materials.
  • Winners can purchase high quality customized items at a discount rate.
  • A personalized plaque will be sent to your main location.

MVS Customized Merchandise

MHEDA is pleased to partner with Global Sourcing to allow MVS Award winners to purchase items with the award logo. This is a great way to brand your company’s excellence, reward employees and highlight your accomplishment with all your partners.

As our exclusive vendor for award branded products, Global Sourcing will make every effort to “group” orders so that the overall cost to members is kept as low as possible. Global Sourcing has put together a selection of high quality products that can be ordered with:
◾The MVS logo
◾Your company logo & the MVS logo
◾Your company logo & the MHEDA logo

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