2009 Locksin Thompson Dealer of the Year
Allen Pools and Spas was selected from among 850 Hot Spring Spa Dealers worldwide to receive this symbol of excellence for their commitment, professionalism, sales distinction, outstanding customer service, and entrepeneurial spirit that enables them to recognize, adjust, and progress through ever changing challenges in the retail market and spa industry.
Vermont’s oldest and largest hot tub retailer, Allen Pools & Spas, was recently
honored with the Locksin Thompson Dealer of the Year Award for 2009 by Watkins
Manufacturing Corp., manufacturer of Hot Spring® Spas, the world’s number oneselling
brand of portable spas.
Ed Allen, owner, and staff members Kim Ghigliotty, Peter Southworth, Tom Colman,
and Larry Drake, were presented with the prestigious award in Washington, D.C. at
the 2010 Hot Spring Kick-Off Meeting. The award is the company’s highest retail
Allen Pools & Spas was selected because they embody the true entrepreneurial
spirit that enables them to recognize, adjust, and progress through the everchanging
challenges of the retail market and the spa industry.
“Their determination, dedication, loyalty and passion for customer satisfaction
never falters. They excel in every way and have kept their focus on their
customers, and that has proven to be their success,” said Mike Dunn, Vice
President of Sales of Marketing for Hot Spring Spas.
“Receiving the Locksin Thompson Dealer of the Year Award means a lot to the
entire team at Allen Pools & Spas,” said Ed Allen. “Owning a Hot Spring spa should
be enjoyable and carefree. With our Total Satisfaction Plan we guarantee to
always be there for our customers.”
Whether it’s online or through face-to-face communications, the Allen Pools &
Spas team takes customer communications seriously and is committed to
delivering the absolute best lifetime ownership experience. They even added a
live chat option to their website to make it easier for consumers to reach out to
them. To chat with the Allen team, or for more information about