Orlando, FL (PRWEB) October 08, 2013
The Florida Barter Team distinguished itself at the 2013 convention for the International Reciprocal Trade Association (IRTA). The 34th annual convention was held in Las Vegas, September 19th to the 21st at the Venetian Hotel.
IRTA is a non-profit organization that serves as a global hub and support system for trade, barter and alternative capital systems. Florida Barter is one of hundreds of member organizations from around the world who attended the eagerly anticipated annual conference.
The Florida Barter team achieved important recognition and milestones during the IRTA conference:
Scott M. Whitmer, President of Florida Barter was elected to the IRTA Board of Directors and chosen as Vice President of the Board. Scott is also serving as the Committee Chairman of the Universal Currency program.
Florida Barter was also represented by Peter Sayles, Trade Broker, who earned the elite designation of Certified Trade Broker. This certification requires weeks of preparation and study with a high score on a comprehensive exam. Florida Barter commends Pete on his excellent achievement.
Joyce Bingman is the Florida Barter Director of Travel and earned the IRTA “Broker of the Year Award." "I'm very proud of the work Joyce has done on behalf of Florida Barter members," said Scott Whitmer, Florida Barter President.
Patty Weston, Trade and International Universal Currency Broker (UC) with Florida Barter was honored with the IRTA, "Appreciation Award" for her help in coordinating the global convention and running the Broker session.
“Florida Barter would like to thank our members for making the company thrive and for giving the management team the motivation and platform to achieve success. The entire Florida Barter team is committed to the mission of helping companies achieve new sales and increased profits by effectively incorporating bartering into their business model,” said Scott M. Whitmer, President Florida Barter.
Florida Barter has been in operation since 1982 and it is now the largest independent trade exchange in the Southeastern United States. There are eight Certified Trade Brokers on staff serving two major markets; The Orlando area and the Tampa Bay area. Dominic Berardi, CTB, is the Vice President of Florida Barter and runs the Tampa Bay branch.
For more information about Florida Barter, please visit us at http://www.FloridaBarter.com or contact our award-winning staff at (321) 397-2050 Orlando, and (727) 524-6800 Tampa.