Meeting and destination are hits with 2003 Dealer Trip attendees
North St. Paul, Minnesota - December 22, 2003 - Last month, 340 security dealers, employees, and their families attended the 18th annual GE Interlogix Dealer Sales Meeting in Costa del Sol, Spain. Attendees raved about the extraordinary destination, flawless weather, and luxurious accommodations at the Hotel Torrequebrada. Winning dealers met or exceeded their six -month sales quota to earn the spectacular getaway from November 5 -12.
Of the companies that earned trips by selling GE Interlogix products:
· 39 received the Winner's Circle Award for meeting their contest quotas
· 47 are Quota Busters for surpassing their quotas
· 22 earned the prestigious President's Club Award
Dealer Sales Meeting attendees received a wealth of marketing, sales, and product information from presentations by GE Interlogix Vice President of Strategic Marketing Duane Paulson, Vice President of Residential Dave Mayne, and Vice President of Engineering Jim Stevens. The guest speaker was Dave McCurdy, CEO of Electronic Industries Alliance and former chairman of the U.S. House of Representatives Intelligence Committee, who spoke on Homeland Security.
"The trip to Costa Del Sol was amazing," said Ken Bradley of Rocky Mountain Alarm in Denver, CO. "Networking with other dealers was very important for me, and all accommodations, tours, and meetings were informative and first -class. It was truly a trip of a lifetime that I will never forget!"
About GE Interlogix, Inc.
GE Interlogix, part of GE Industrial Systems, is a wholly owned subsidiary of the General Electric Company (NYSE: GE) focused on communication and information technologies for security, safety and lifestyle enhancements. GE Interlogix has operations in more than 25 countries and is represented by some of the best -known brand names for intrusion and fire detection, access and building control, video surveillance, explosive and drug detection, key management and structured wiring. For more information about GE Interlogix and our product offerings, please visit www.GE -Interlogix.com.
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