HomeNewsSea Ray Dealer Meeting Draws 350 from Around the Globe KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (Date) – Sea Ray’s 2013 Dealer Meeting brought together more than 350 dealers from around the globe to usher in the 2014 model year boats and toast to numerous successes from this past year. The event was held Sept. 12- 14 at Georgia’s luxurious Lake Lanier Islands Resort. “The theme of this year’s gathering was a consistent focus on enhancing the boating experience,” said Tim Schiek, president of Sea Ray. “It is exactly that focus that drives Sea Ray’s ‘Next Wave’ initiative, our commitment to innovative thinking and inspired execution across all of our boat categories. The Dealer Meeting offered a prime opportunity to share with our partners the many cutting-edge advancements on our models, while also celebrating their efforts, achievements and continued support.” The awards presented at the 2013 Sea Ray Dealer Meeting were as follows: #1 Retailer Worldwide – MarineMax Southeast Florida – Pompano Beach, Fla. # 1 Independent Retailer – Prince William Marine Sales – Woodbridge, Va. # 1 International Retailer – CBC City Boats GMBH – Hamburg, Germany 2013 Customer Satisfaction Achievement – 100% Score – Colony Marine Sales and Service – St Claire Shores, Mich. – MarineMax of Ohio Inc – Port Clinton, Ohio – B&E Marine – Michigan City, Ind. Another cause for celebration at this year’s Dealer Meeting was the addition of four new Customer Satisfaction Index (CSI) Awards from the National Marine Manufacturers Association (NMMA) to an already substantial collection, bringing Sea Ray’s total to 55 awards over the last ten years. “We are honored to be recognized once again as ‘excellent’ by the people who use our boats,” Schiek said. “Customer satisfaction is one of Sea Ray’s highest priorities, and we’re able to achieve CSI recognition year-after-year in large part, because of our fantastic network of dealers. Recognizing them for their dedication and continued loyalty to the Sea Ray brand is the best part of the annual Dealer Meeting.” For more about Sea Ray Boats and the MY 2014 lineup, head to www.searay.com or visit your local Sea Ray dealer.