Las Vegas, NV (PRWEB) January 31, 2013
Aquatherm Industries, manufacturer of solar swimming pool heaters located in Lakewood, NJ, held its 2013 National Master Dealer and Distribution Center Meeting last week in Las Vegas. Dealers and Distributors of the manufacturer's solar pool heaters gathered from across the country for the three-day meeting.
The meeting included sales and marketing breakout sessions where Dealers were able to share success stories, as well as a discussion on new and updated products - including the Ultrasun Solar Pool Heater, Aquatherm's latest addition to its flagship line of solar pool heating systems.
The meeting culminated with an awards banquet, where Dealers and Salesmen were recognized for outstanding sales performances in 2012.
The 2012 Top Ten Salesman in the Nation were:
- Mark Naylor of Mark Naylor Solar Specialists (San Diego, CA)
- Bill Long of Stilwell Solar (Estero, FL)
- Terry Naylor of Naylor Solar Specialists (Las Vegas, NV)
- Bill Park of Central Florida Solar (Altamonte Springs, FL)
- Scott Bologna of Stilwell Solar (Estero, FL)
- Brandon Chase of SunChaser, Inc. (San Diego, CA)
- Richard Good of Solar Services (Virginia Beach, VA)
- Jim Roark of Roark Solar (Sarasota, FL)
- Dave Setter of M & K Solar (Longwood, FL)
- Rick Vasquez of Vasco Solar (Huntington Beach, CA)
Top Salesman in the Nation was presented to Mark Naylor, who has claimed the award for the past 8 years in a row.
This year, both Top Salesman for the manufacturers flagship Solar Industries and Ecosun brands were also representing the two respective top Dealers in the Nation; The Top Solar Industries Salesman in the Nation was Bill Long of Stilwell Solar, while the Top Ecosun Salesman in the Nation was Bill Park of Central Florida Solar. The Number One Solar Industries Dealer in the Nation was Stilwell Solar, and the Number One Ecosun Dealer in the Nation was presented to Central Florida Solar.
The Rising Star Award, which is given by the manufacturer for Outstanding Sales achieved by a new Master Dealer, was presented to Roy Aghdam of Catersolar in Woodland Hills, CA. The High Impact Award for Largest Percentage Increase over last year was presented to Todd Franzen of Todd Solar Engineering in Norco, CA.
Customer Satisfaction Awards were awarded to Solar Services, Vasco Solar and M & K Solar for the Solar Industries brand, and United Solar (Merritt Island, FL), Central Florida Solar and Compass Solar (Pensacola, FL) for Ecosun. The recipients of these awards are chosen as a direct result of satisfaction surveys collected by the manufacturer.
Finally, invitees were announced to the 2013 Summer Sales Retreat, which will be in Guanacaste, Costa Rica in late July.
Aquatherm Industries is the largest manufacturer of solar pool heating systems in the United States, the only U.S. manufacturer of NSF listed solar pool heaters, and the only U.S. solar collector manufacturer to achieve the ISO 9001:2008 quality standard. Aquatherm manufactures several of the industry’s leading brands of solar pool heating collectors, including the Solar Industries and Ecosun collectors.
Aquatherm’s entire manufacturing process takes place at its 50,000-square foot technology center in Lakewood, NJ - the most modern facility of its kind in the world. For more information on Aquatherm Industries, its products or its dealer network, contact Molly Friar, Aquatherm’s Sales & Marketing Manager at 1-800-535-6307, extension 226.