Johnstone Supply Hosts Owner’s Meetings and Vendor Expo
Johnstone Supply – The Petit Group held their Owner’s Meetings & Vendor Expo on Thursday, February 21st at the Crowne Plaza located at 2829 Williams Boulevard in Kenner.
Johnstone Supply Goodman, Liberty and Daikin brand dealers were invited as well Johnstone Supply general dealers. The event lasted from 7am to 8pm and was jam packed with interesting meetings, presentations, meals surrounding the very popular Vendor Expo which lasted from 10am to 2:30 pm. The expo featured more than 40 HVAC/R vendors showing of the latest products to help dealer deliver better solutions while increasing profits.
Mark Matteson was the keynote speaker at one of the breakout sessions discussing “Sales Success Strategies”. In another breakout session, Hector Jimenez, Johnstone Supply Regional Sales Director, spoke about “TIME: The Most Perishable Commodity Known to Man.” Hector used a Dealer from the audience to help provide a live demonstration of the Johnstone eCommerce Calculator which reveals the opportunity in net profit gain with some simple operating changes in respect of time.
The last session of the evening attended by Johnstone’s DCPs (Daikin Comfort Pros) featured Mark Matteson’s group workshop on his best-selling book “Freedom from Fear.” Dealers left inspired and motivated to take on 2019.
Many awards for top performance categories were given out during the event, but the Harold Petit, Sr. Award, went to Mr. Brian Culpepper of CPR A/C & Heat and Mr. Sam Gowland of Gowland’s Heating and A/C. This award is given in honor of the late Harold Petit, Sr. to the dealers of exceptional integrity, leadership, and stewardship in the HVAC/R community.
Additional photos of this event are available here.