Dealer Representatives Attend National Dealer Conference


FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Stephanie Anderson, Grady-White Boats, P.O. Box 1527, Greenville, NC 27835 TEL 252-752-2111

Hobby Lobby Marine Representatives Attend Grady-White Boats Dealer Conference with a Focus on Sales and Product Training.

GREENVILLE, NC: Bob and Tom Tweer of Hobby Lobby Marine were awarded a 2015 Product Specialist Certificate upon their completion of the 2015 Grady-White Boats Dealer Conference, on December 9-11, 2014, in Greenville, NC. The goal of these annual seminars is to help Grady-White sales representatives further refine their detailed product knowledge and enable them to be exceptional sales consultants for Grady-White customers.

The conference opened with dealers from across the world thoroughly inspecting the new and upgraded features on all of the 27 Grady models on display at the Greenville Convention Center and the Grady-White manufacturing facility. Instruction also included a detailed review of Grady's complete line up of family sport fishing boats including the company's newly redesigned 33-foot Express 330 Express Cabin. These combined experiences enable Grady-White sales representatives to better share with customers all the exciting changes for the 2015 model year and the incredible value in every Grady-White.

The seminar continued with presentations given by leaders of Grady's sales, marketing, and engineering teams. Each presenter explored key sales and marketing specifics, all of which were designed to strategically position sales representatives for a highly successful sales year. In addition to the in-depth look at the new Express 330 and upgrades to all of the 2015 Grady-White product line, topics included an overview of sales and marketing goals and a refresher on the latest technical resources and professional sales tools Grady-White provides its dealers. Tours of Grady-White's manufacturing facility were also a part of the conference, and participants attended breakout sessions focused on all aspects of the building and assembly process.

Established in 1959, Grady-White crafts a variety of versatile, high-quality center console, dual console, express cabin, walk-around cuddy cabin and coastal explorer family fishing boats from 18 to 37 feet.

Grady-White is a private family-owned company where boats are designed through close customer input and built by craftsmen with a longstanding, sincere focus on exceptional attention to detail, in everything they do.


Local Grady-White Dealership Receives Awards


Grady-White Boats, P. O. Box 1527, Greenville, NC 27835; TEL 252-752-2111

Grady-White Boats Recognizes Hobby Lobby Marine for Model Year 2010 Sales and Service Excellence

GREENVILLE, NC: Hobby Lobby Marine of Toms River, NJ, has been recognized for excellence in sales volume and customer service by Grady-White Boats for the model year 2010, and received the manufacturer’s Sales Achievement and Service Excellence awards at the Grady-White dealer conference held August 15-17 in New Bern, NC. Grady-White CEO Eddie Smith and President Kris Carroll made the presentation.

Grady-White closely measures customer satisfaction index scores as rated in customer surveys. Service Excellence winners must meet at least 9.25 on a 10-point scale for the model year. Sales Achievement is noted for Grady-White dealers that have met or exceeded retail sales of at least $700,000 for the model year.

“Hobby Lobby Marine knows how to attract and satisfy customers,” said Joey Weller, Grady-White’s vice president of sales and marketing. “The superior product knowledge, customer skills and service excellence of Hobby Lobby, plus Grady-White’s heritage of quality, reliability, safety, and performance, deliver the ultimate boating experience enjoyed uniquely by Grady-White customers.”

Established in 1959, Grady-White manufactures 25 models of high quality center console, dual console, express and walkaround cuddy cabin sportfishing and coastal family boats, from 18 to 36 feet. Grady-White boats are built by craftsmanship through customer input and a sincere focus on customer satisfaction.