Absolute North America announced that it will launch a unique VIP program that LH-Finance developed with partner Active Interest Media at the Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show, which opens Thursday and will continue through Monday.
Absolute North America does business as Forward Ventures Group Partners LLC, the distributor of Italian luxury yacht builder Absolute Spa. Trade Only Today is part of AIM.
The new program gives applicants the opportunity to get pre-qualified by LH-Finance for marine financing in advance of shopping for a yacht at FLIBS. Once pre-qualified, members will receive the LH-Finance VIP Card, which entitles them to two free entry tickets to the boat show, as well as preferred treatment when they visit the booths of participating yacht builders.
In addition, LH-Finance VIP cardholders will gain complimentary admission to the AIM Pavilion, an exclusive lounge in the heart of the FLIBS campus, where they can enjoy complimentary food, an open bar, air conditioning, Wi-Fi and a quiet spot to relax during the boat show.
Getting pre-qualified is the initial step in the boat loan process. All that applicants to the LH-Finance VIP program need to do is fill in a quick form on the LH-Finance website and the credit department will contact them for a quick review of their financials.
Partners in this innovative program include some of the biggest names worldwide in boating, such as Absolute Yachts and others.
“This innovative program will certainly entice serious customers who are attracted to Absolute Yachts to think about having their finance approval before they arrive to the boat show,” Constantinos Constantinou, president and CEO of Forward Ventures Group Partners LLC, distributors of Absolute yachts in North America, said in a statement. “And for potential clients considering to buy an Absolute Yacht but think financing is too complicated a process for them, this might just be the trigger they need to move forward.”