SnowSports Industries America honors sales representatives of snow sport products

Posted By: The Ski Channel on November 24, 2009 10:50 am

For the last four years, SnowSports Industries America (SIA)  has recognized outstanding snow sport product salesmen during the SIA U.S. SnowSports Regional Rep of the Year Award. Outstanding sales reps always find ways to increase sales of product, no matter what state the economy is in. They foster solid relationships with the retailers to ensure that business continues to thrive.

There are nine regions identified, and this year, almost 900 nominations were received by retailers. Nomination criteria focuses on five main components including: relationships with retail shops, communication with retailers, proactively helping stores manage inventory, conducting shop clinics; and timely response to retail shops’ calls and emails.

The awards will be given out during the 2010 SIA Snow Show in Denver, Colorado on January 28th-31st. Each winner will receive an award to recognize their commitment to the industry, as well as a one-year SIA Rep Membership and $150 American Express Gift Card.

The 2009 winners are:

  • Region: Northeast (ME/ VT/ NH/ MA/ RI/ CT)
    Winner: Chad Waters
  • Region: Atlantic (NY/ PA/ NJ/ DE/ MD)
    Winner: Kent Fried
  • Region: Eastern Lakes (MI/ OH/ IN)
    Winner: Tim Parker
  • Region: South (WV/ VA/ KY/ TN/ NC/ SC/ GA/ AL/ MS/ FL/ AR/ LA)
    Winner: Mike Lamb
  • Region: Midwest (ND/ MN/ WI/ SD/ IA/ IL/ NE/ MO/ KS/ OK)
    Winner: Tom Blair
  • Region: Rockies (WY/ UT/ CO/ NM/ TX)
    Winner: Jeff Braun
  • Region: Northwest (WA/ OR/ ID/ MT/ AK)
    Winner: Dane Stevenson
  • Region: Northern CA
    Winner: Josh Hoyer
  • Region: West (Southern CA/NV/ AZ/ HI)
    Winner: Mike Day

Congrats to all the winning sales reps!