Soundings Trade Only hosts ‘Pitch the Pros’


On Tuesday and Wednesday afternoon this week, more than 530 marine professionals logged on to Soundings Trade Only’s “Pitch the Pros,” where 18 marine companies introduced products, technologies and innovations during a one-hour virtual session each day.

Presenting companies included:

• A/Sea

• Attwood

• Derema Group

• CZone

• Dometic (Optimus, Xtreme Power Assist)

• Engineered Marine Products

• Far Sounder

• Gougeon Brothers (West System)

• Kicker

• Mastervolt

• Pettit

• Scania

• Sea-Dog Line

• TACO Marine

• Vetus

• Maxwell

• Xantrex

• Xylem

“We want to thank all of the companies who presented, the many industry professionals who attended, and the marine associations, boat-buying groups, retailers and our sponsor the NMDA that helped to promote the event,” Soundings Trade Only publisher Michele Goldsmith said in a statement. “Pitch the Pros was a new way to present all of the innovation happening in the industry and easily share it in a fast, engaging, informative and convenient format.”

If you missed Pitch the Pros or would like to see the product pitches again, videos of the presentations will be available next week at


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