Geoshield Holds First Annual Dealer MeetingOctober 21st, 2009 by Editor
Geoshield of Baton Rouge, La., held its first annual dealer meeting last month in New Orleans. More than 25 of the company’s customers traveled from around the United States to attend the two-day event, which was held at the W Hotel.
During the meeting Geoshield took the opportunity to update its dealers on the National Fenestration Rating Council’s (NFRC) Component Modeling Approach (CMA) and its CMAST software.
“[The software] allows an Accredited Calculation Entity (ACE) to print custom NFRC labels for any specific window,” explains Burns Mulhearn, president of Geoshield. “It is also compatible with EnergyPlus Software, which can be used to determine return on investment.”
Several guest speakers also presented during the meeting.
Mike Feldman, owner of Advanced Film Solutions in Tampa, Fla., gave a presentation titled “Differentiation and Self Reliance.” He stressed that if companies don’t satisfy their customers’ someone else will be happy to take over that duty.
Rafeal Fernandez, owner of Confianza Window Films in Miami, talked about working with Geoshield’s new Lumenesse 8-mil, 70 percent safety and security film. He focused on Miami-Dade testing, how dealers can market safety film and sales techniques.
“Rafael’s speech was also very inspirational as he is a great motivational speaker,” says Mulhearn.
In addition, Brent Williams of Energy Control Consultants, presented on the importance of social networking to increase website search engine optimization. This includes blogs, Twitter, Linkedin, Facebook, Myspace as well as others.
“Our dealer’s really liked [the presentation] and have already begum implementing recommendations,” says Mulhearn.
A private awards dinner was also held at ACME oyster house. Sunbelt Window Films of Houston was recognized as the distributor of the year; Absolute Perfection in Sykesville, Md., was recognized as dealer of the year; and Confianza Window Tinting in Miami was recognized with the Visionary Award.