ISN Tool Dealer Expo Welcomes Over 3,500 Attendees

ISN Tool Dealer Expo Welcomes Over 3,500 Attendees

Integrated Supply Network (ISN) hosted 3,500 attendees at Tool Dealer Expo 2015 in Orlando, FL, at the Gaylord Palms Resort June 26-27, 2015, bringing together key tool and equipment industry suppliers and distributors.

ISN-crowdIntegrated Supply Network (ISN) hosted 3,500 attendees at Tool Dealer Expo 2015 in Orlando, FL, at the Gaylord Palms Resort June 26-27, 2015, bringing together key tool and equipment industry suppliers and distributors.Monsterbooth

To provide the best experience possible for attendees, ISN partners with exhibiting vendors to provide the chance to win exciting prizes such as a brand-new Chevy Camaro and $20,000 cash, while providing complimentary spa services including massages.

CamaroAlong with great prizes and a location where attendees to bring their families and make it a vacation, ISN also partners with suppliers to provide top-notch training, live show floor demos and the introduction of many new products. Tool Dealer Expo 2015 offered training sessions from Launch, Ingersoll Rand, Bartec, OTC, Autel, Milwaukee, Sunex and many more participating vendors. ISN also hosted training sessions on the new ToolWeb.com and MobileDealer.com websites. A sneak peek at the new full line catalog, Tool Book, was also shared with all attendees.

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General Technician Equipment’s Nick Mazza, a former tech, demonstrated the company’s innovative new tools.

Some of the new products which were launched at the expo included: Shop-Vac Portable Air Blowers; Shinn Fu 25-Ton Blackhawk Platinum Truck Axle Jack; General Technician Equipment’s “The Grid” docking station with power strip, USB and Surge Protector; Hickok Waekon Auto Wave; JPW Industries BASH Special Edition 6-1/2″ Vise includes a Free BASH 4lb 12″ Hammer; and Monster Cart/Locker Combo.

New tools from Lisle Corp.
New tools from Lisle Corp.

This year, over $1.2 million in cash was awarded throughout the show and attendees also were entered for a chance to win over $300,000 in prizes, including a 2015 Chevy Colorado, $35,000 in cash given away by Ingersoll Rand, $10,000 from Lincoln, a pair of 2015 Kawasaki ATVs from Sunex Tools, a 2015 Jeep Wrangler Sport from Irwin, a 1928 Dodge Brothers Roadster from SteelmanPro, a 2015 Polaris Ranger from Wilton Jet, a 72” Roller Cabinet from Extreme Tools, a 2015 Can-Am Outlander ATV from Makita and a trip to Australia from RedBack Boots.

Vendor Ingersoll Rand brought in a deejay to keep the crowd pumped all day long, as well as Richard Rawlings, owner of Gas Monkey Garage and star of “Fast N Loud.” The company also unveiled the IR VW “tool van,” which was inspired by Howard Hurd’s original “Tool Van.” The Hurd family would drive to the first NASCAR stock car races, selling and servicing tools from the van.

DJ Copp unveils the IR Tool Van
DJ Copp unveils the IR Tool Van

There was much more excitement across the show floor from money booths and pool tables to celebrity appearances from Rusty Wallace and Miss Senorita Makita.

Distributors utilize this time to network with other distributors and meet one-on-one with key suppliers and their sales associates at ISN.

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Kevin Barbier, Ind-Tek Solutions, Inc., winning the $20,000 cash prize from Ingersoll Rand.

The show concluded with a Saturday night Farewell Awards Dinner hosted by comedian John Heffron. Prizes were awarded throughout to first vendors for: Best in Show, Most Spirit, Best New Vendor and Best New Product, voted on by attendees, and sales awards to vendors based on performance. Then the fun begins for attendees awarding the big cash and vehicle prizes. Kevincheck

For more information and photos on this year’s Tool Dealer Expo visit: http://tooldealerexpo.blogspot.com/

 

 

 

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