Monterey Boats hosts annual sales conference

Monterey Boats held its annual national sales summit Nov. 30-Dec. 1 in Tampa, Fla.
Author:
Updated:
Original:

Monterey Boats held its annual national sales summit Nov. 30-Dec. 1 in Tampa, Fla.

The event at the Marriott Waterside Hotel & Marina drew more than 120 people and more than 30 dealerships.

There were on-site display models on land and in the water and dealers were able to see new features for the 2016 model year. This year’s training session included the new 218SS and 238SS Roswell Surf Editions as part of the displays.

With Monterey’s staff of professional wakesurfers on hand to instruct and demonstrate, the models gave dealers the opportunity to experience the newest member of the Monterey family up close. The new-for-2016 258SS also was part of the in-water display.

During the presentation portion of the sales conference, Monterey regional sales managers presented information and suggestions about how to highlight and align the sales process with the customer’s buying process.

Volvo Penta and Mercury Marine also provided portions of the presentations, giving insight into the new engine lineups that both companies are offering for 2016.

Water Sports Industry Association director Larry Meddock and assistant WSIA director Kevin Michael made an educational presentation.

Click here for more.

Related

AIM to Hold Women in the Industry Virtual Breakfast

Active Interest Media’s Marine Group introduces a female-focused session for marine professionals June 3.

Great Lakes Dealer Rebrands

Now known as Trawlers Great Lakes, the former Bay Breeze Yacht Sales has been a Nordic Tugs dealer since 2002.

Registration for Outdoors Conference Opens

The Outdoor Recreation Roundtable’s June 1-2 virtual conference will include speakers and presenters from government agencies and ORR member partners.

Yamaha Sees Double-Digit Growth in Q1

The marine segment was up 7.4 percent, driven by demand for outboards in North America and Europe but tempered by supply-chain logistics.

Orion Announces SafetyPro Training

The factory-authorized courses are designed “to educate retail associates on how to match a boater’s type of boating with the different signal kits that we offer.”

A Truce on Tariffs?

The E.U. will suspend the June 1 increase of its retaliatory tariffs and agreed to negotiate with the U.S. to end steel and aluminum tariffs.

Argos 3D Forward Looking Sonar

For 20 Years, FarSounder has been developing and manufacturing 3D forward-looking sonar for vessels of all sizes.

Dometic Marine Appoints Executives

The company promotes a 20-plus-year employee and adds a vice president of aftermarket sales and e-commerce.

IMEA Launches Scholarship Program

The International Marine Electronics Alliance aims to recruit students into the field of marine technology.