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John Beard

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RVIA's 61st Annual RV Show, Pomona, CA
« on: September 10, 2013, 06:51:38 AM »
Is anyone else attending the Pomona Show? It looks like it is going to be a pretty full show this year.

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TonyDtorch

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Re: RVIA's 61st Annual RV Show, Pomona, CA
« Reply #1 on: September 10, 2013, 09:05:08 AM »
I'm going, but I'm going there just to get some "Dream fuel".
I always feel bad about wasting salesman's time.

Mermaideyes2

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Re: RVIA's 61st Annual RV Show, Pomona, CA
« Reply #2 on: September 16, 2013, 06:47:46 AM »
We are definitely going, it will be loads of fun
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Jeff

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Re: RVIA's 61st Annual RV Show, Pomona, CA
« Reply #3 on: September 16, 2013, 09:44:34 AM »
I'm going, but I'm going there just to get some "Dream fuel".
I always feel bad about wasting salesman's time.


I was involved with trade shows for over 20 years and we used to have a 2 hour presentation on handling customers during a busy show. There are many ways to "qualify" a prospect but the most motivating statement made was "Remember that most attendees did not come to buy so enjoy talking to the first 49 to get to number 50 who will."

John Beard

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Re: RVIA's 61st Annual RV Show, Pomona, CA
« Reply #4 on: September 16, 2013, 11:05:36 AM »
There are many ways to "qualify" a prospect but the most motivating statement made was "Remember that most attendees did not come to buy so enjoy talking to the first 49 to get to number 50 who will."

I attend shows really to look at what is on the market. I have been in contact with a few of the manufacturers, i.e., Thor, Winnebago, etc. who indicate that they will be well represented at the Pomona Show. If I did purchase at a show it would be a near miracle, as I don't make expensive decisions in an hour or two.

I am upfront with sales people and tell them straight out that I am more interested in looking more than buying. 
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Jeff

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Re: RVIA's 61st Annual RV Show, Pomona, CA
« Reply #5 on: September 16, 2013, 11:40:30 AM »
If they know what they are doing they will say "Have a nice show" and get on with it. The high pressure ones who keep pushing do nothing but irritate me.

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Re: RVIA's 61st Annual RV Show, Pomona, CA
« Reply #6 on: September 16, 2013, 01:56:50 PM »
Amen to that, Jeff!

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Re: RVIA's 61st Annual RV Show, Pomona, CA
« Reply #7 on: September 16, 2013, 09:07:13 PM »
I will be going the last week. But I will be going with a buddy that is thinking of getting into the RV lifestyle. Should be an interesting trip!
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Re: RVIA's 61st Annual RV Show, Pomona, CA
« Reply #8 on: October 15, 2013, 12:48:10 PM »
We're getting ready to head out to the RVIA Show on Thursday morning, I hope to find the motor home we will eventually purchase...and if the price is right, who knows maybe I'll drive one home.
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Re: RVIA's 61st Annual RV Show, Pomona, CA
« Reply #9 on: October 15, 2013, 01:58:15 PM »
Hope you find the one you're looking for. But even if you don't, enjoy the show :)

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Re: RVIA's 61st Annual RV Show, Pomona, CA
« Reply #10 on: October 15, 2013, 04:50:52 PM »
The weather is supposed to SoCal perfect for this weekend, so it should be a great time. I love looking at all of the new floor plans, and the new gadgets.
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Re: RVIA's 61st Annual RV Show, Pomona, CA
« Reply #11 on: October 19, 2013, 08:11:42 AM »
We just got back from the RVIA Show and we were pretty pleased with the entire event. There was about a gazillion trailers and fivers. We were able to see most of what we wanted to see. The weather was nice (a little warm), the staff was pleasant, the food over-priced, and the sales people were on the job...
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Re: RVIA's 61st Annual RV Show, Pomona, CA
« Reply #12 on: October 19, 2013, 08:20:50 AM »
It also appeared the crowd was larger that the last couple years, it's good to see the economy starting to come back.

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Re: RVIA's 61st Annual RV Show, Pomona, CA
« Reply #13 on: October 19, 2013, 03:22:16 PM »
There were tons of dealers selling rigs, but surprisingly few vendors in the big tent. Maybe their prices have gotten too high for the vendors?
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Re: RVIA's 61st Annual RV Show, Pomona, CA
« Reply #14 on: October 19, 2013, 05:09:47 PM »
I went today, while out here for work.  We also went to Hershey this year.  It seems the prices are a little lower than the show prices in the east.

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Re: RVIA's 61st Annual RV Show, Pomona, CA
« Reply #15 on: October 19, 2013, 05:47:38 PM »
I am planning to go tomorrow (Sunday). 

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