Press Room

September 12, 2018

The 39th Annual International Reciprocal Trade Association's Convention was held September 6-8, 2018 at the Bally's Hotel in Las Vegas, Nevada.

Scott M. Whitmer was recognized for the "Outstanding Contribution" award. In addition, he accepted on behalf of Florida Barter, the Universal Currency, #5 Top Trader for 2018. Scott was inducted into the IRTA "Hall of Fame" in 2010. He has also earned the "Paul St. Martin Award" three times and in 2016 he was awarded the "Dave Wallach Outstanding Achievement" award.

Scott has served on the IRTA Board of Directors for over 30 years. The IRTA Board of Directors elected him "Chairman of the Board" at this year's convention.

Ron Whitney, IRTA President and CEO stated, "Scott Whitmer exemplifies the dedication and excellence in his success and contributions to the Barter industry spanning the past 36 years! His new role as Chairman of the Board is well deserved."