Pitch your products to West Marine

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West Marine will hold its sixth New Product Review Day July 24 at the company’s Watsonville, Calif., support center.

The event allows prospective vendors to pitch new products to various West Marine category managers, and the chance to be sold in West Marine’s 340 retail stores, as well as through its Web site, online catalog or other channels.

“Our New Product Review Day presents an exciting opportunity for vendors and inventors to bring to West Marine new high-quality products for boaters,” said Ron Japinga, executive vice president of merchandising, in a statement.

To set up an appointment, send an e-mail to vendorinfo@westmarine.com or contact Erayna Mickens at (831) 761-4434.

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9 comments on “Pitch your products to West Marine

  1. Ilan Abadie

    Hello,
    How can vendors that can not attened this day offer products to West Marine?
    Thank you,
    Ilan

  2. debbie runge

    We are also unavailable on that date how do we get our product seen?
    Debbie Runge
    TQM associates/RodSteward

  3. stan@linecaddy.com

    Same question.
     
    We are manufacturers of quality dock line holders http://www.linecaddy.com
    You may (and are encouraged ) to publish our website and email–ther may well be other retailers in need of our products.
    Stan
    Pres.
    Line Caddy Corp.

  4. BethR

    Anyone interersted in offering products to West Marine, should contact Erayna Mickens at 831-761-4434, or send an e-mail to vendorinfo@westmarine.com This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

     - Beth Rosenberg, Trade Only Today

  5. Rob King

    Hello,
      Will you be at the MAATS Show in Orlando, as I work and live in South Florida. I have a small manufacturing Company, and several of your store managers are selling our product now.
    If possible I would like to visit with you in Orlando.
    Thank you,
    Rob

  6. BethR

    Anyone interested in meeting with West Marine should contact them directly – that is the best way to make sure they see your request.
    You can call Eranya Mickens at (831) 761-4434
    Thank you -
    Beth Rosenberg
    Trade Only Today

  7. Dan Eckenroad

    I requested an appointment at the upcoming new product review day, last week had not heard back if we were invited to attend.
    Could you let us know if we can get a meeting time?

  8. Chris Allen

    We are a small company with a new product having been marketed the only the past 2 months. We have just learned this weekend of the “New Product Review Day” sponsored by West Marine held last Friday. We would very much like to present our new product to West Marine for consideration. Is there a protocol outside of the review day to do so?
    Safe boating…
    Captain Chris
    http://www.sternmate.com

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