Ambius Honored with 12 Awards at PIA Plantscape Industry Expo
Des Plaines, Ill., Sept. 4, 2013 — Ambius, the global interior landscaping leader and part of the Rentokil family of companies, was honored with 12 awards at the Plantscape Industry Alliance (PIA) Hall of Fame and Awards Celebration at the Plantscape Industry Expo, Aug. 13-15, 2013 at the South Point Hotel in Las Vegas, Nev. These awards recognize the company’s commitment to customer excellence, innovation and professionalism in the interior plantscaping industry.
The awards recognized the Ambius designers and sales consultants for their unique designs, including: a living green wall on a two-story cruise ship that utilized bamboo, palm trees and tall grasses; a 2,400-square-foot concrete patio deck in an office building providing a tropical respite with silk and replica foliage plants, and a holiday display in a commercial building complete with 1,000 origami paper cranes and stars surrounded by birch branches, potted redwoods and Japanese wrapping papers.
“It is a true honor for our Ambius designers to have been selected for these awards by such a prestigious organization as the Plantscape Industry Alliance,” said John Myers, president and CEO of Rentokil North America. “These awards recognize the hard work and dedication of our designers who are focused on advancing our customers interior environment through design, innovation and outstanding horticultural work.”
Of the 24 awards by the independent judges, Ambius received 50 percent of them:
-Denise Eichmann, www.ambius.com/denise, accepted three awards, including:
Living Wall - Cummins Inc. Parking Structure (Award of Excellence)
Major Renovation - Royal Caribbean Cruises Rhapsody of the Seas Ship Revitalization (Award of Excellence)
Living Green Wall - Starwood Hotels and Resorts Vertical Garden Systems (Award of Excellence)
-Laura Burns-Lambert, www.ambius.com/laura, accepted three awards, including
Major Renovation - Stonestown Galleria (Award of Merit)
Special Event & Holiday - Commonwealth Partners (Award of Merit)
Special Event & Holiday – Cushman & Wakefield (Award of Excellence)
-Jon LaDow, www.ambius.com/jon, accepted two awards, including:-
Major Renovation - CBRE 475 14th Street (Award of Excellence)
Special Event & Holiday - Tishman Speyer – 1 Bush Holiday ’12 (Award of Excellence)
-Debbie Weaver accepted two awards, including:
Special Event & Holiday - General Growth Properties Baybrook Mall (Award of Excellence)
Silk, Replica and Preserved – Insperity (Award of Merit)
-Patti Moody, www.ambius.com/patti, accepted an award for Design - Irving Convention Center at Las Colinas (Award of Merit)
-JOanne Craft, www.ambius.com/joanne, accepted an award for Horticultural Service - Telus Atrium (Award of Excellence)
Ambius is the world’s largest provider of plants, holiday décor, replica foliage and flowers for commercial environments. Ambius also offers a broad range of products and services including ambient scenting and artwork which can help improve employee productivity, reduce absenteeism and boost well-being in the workplace. Founded in 1963, Ambius is a division of Rentokil-Initial, plc. For more information, visit Ambius at www.ambius.com and follow Ambius on Twitter or Facebook.