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Metro Work Smarter not Harder - Buying Smarter: Understanding Alternative Buying Methods
Doubletree by Hilton
690 Rt. 46 East Fairfield, NJ 07004 973-227-9200


Work Smarter not Harder Series

Buying Smarter: Understanding Alternative Buying Methods

Tuesday, February 11

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Hilton By Doubletree, 690 US-46, Fairfield, NJ 07004

Jon Damaska, Director of Sales with United Aqua Group, will discuss industry buying groups and how they work. This will be an honest conversation qualifying what business profile works mutually best for the dealer and the manufacturer as well as the advantages and disadvantages of joining a group.  We will also discuss the personality differences between the industry buying groups and have a group discussion on the future view of our industry. 
Topics covered:  Manufacturer Loyalty Programs, Networking,  Early Buys, Bulk purchasing, Credit terms, Educational Programs/Training, Warranty, Proprietary Programs, and Unique product lines offered.  United Aqua Group is a wealth building organization that offers a very complete program.  Buying groups can be about much more than just buying product!

$30 Members | $50 Non-Members
Buffet Dinner to be served.

2 CEU Credits

Questions: kathy@metrochapter.com

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Jon Damaska
Director of Sales, The United Aqua Group

John is a 30-year veteran of the swimming pool industry.  From retail store management, territory sales management, managing sales teams for industry manufacturers, and Vice President of distribution/fulfillment companies,  Jon brings with him 30-years of business development, sales management, and most importantly relationship and team building skills. He believes success comes from a positive attitude and strong work ethic.  Known for his enthusiasm, Jon has an appetite for life that shines through in both his performance and character.  Jon and his wife Teresa are almost empty nesters with the youngest 2 of 5 children finishing college in the next 2 years.  Jon is an avid cyclist spending most weekends riding the shores of Lake Michigan near where he lives in Holland, MI. 

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