The January event saw the unveiling of the new Anniversary model, the Beachcomber 730 with its all new Signature Cabinet and Star Trail lighting, plus all the other refinements you would expect of a Beachcomber Hot Tub.
There was ample opportunity to network with peers within the Canadian Beachcomber retail stores and presentations were made by Beachcomber Management and Sales leaders sharing ideas as well as innovations.
During the 3 days of events, Beachcomber dealers were able to experience first hand the manufacturing process of a Beachcomber Hot Tub highlighting the finest quality craftsmanship that goes into the build process of one of the most energy efficient Hot Tubs in the world. Keith Scott the CEO and founder of Beachcomber was on hand with his own style of presentation as well as sharing the emotions of his relationship with the Beachcomber Hot Tub over the decades. Keith hosted an evening with a Social networking party at the Scott Family City Home/Living Space designed in partnership with a Vancouver architect, R. Hollingsworth. The house covers 3 floors and is cut into the solid rock face of a cliff, with a lift to all floors with a Beachcomber Hot Tub taking prime position within the beautifully landscaped property.
The trip included a visit to a premier local Beachcomber Dealership store which had one of the top sales numbers within the region, subsequently travelling to the offices of the financing and marketing arm of Beachcomber vis a vis EMC Business Solutions based at headquarters in West Vancouver, BC. EMC specialize in driving growth for customers by building integrated strategies that help transform businesses for the digital age and connect them with prospective leads on a global scale. UK Dealers witnessed first hand the operations of EMC as well an enjoy the hosted cocktails and canapes laid out for the evening.
The highlight of the week was the visit to the Beachcomber Factory and Development Centre with its signature mural which was commissioned specially by Keith Scott the founder and CEO of Beachcomber Hot Tubs Canada.
The picture shown is taken in front of the Beachcomber Factory and presents from left to right Paul Jeffries (SCP Business Development manager), Anna Pumfrey (SCP Spa Division Customer Services), Glen Gardiner (Managing Director Harris Pools), Neil Brown (Harris Pools), James Bridge (Director Poolman Leisure Group), Dash Ganeson (Managing Director –SCP UK), Karen McCleave (Beachcomber Customer Care Rep Europe), Chris Whitton (Director-Exotic Palms and Spas), Steve Hammond (Director –A Bigger Splash UK), Michelle Hammond (Director - A Bigger Splash UK ), Hazel Gardiner (Director-Relaxatub Scotland ), Andy Emerson (Director-Allpools and Spas), Finlay Gardiner (Director –Relaxatub Scotland) and Pierre Suave (Business Development Manager –Beachcomber)
A team bonding event day was also held with a trip to the Whistler Mountain Resort taking in a full day of activities including Snowboarding , Snowmobiling, walking the Snow trails in the beautiful landscape of the mountain retreat. The accommodation for the trip was in downtown Vancouver in the heart of the city centre at the exclusive Boutique hotel, The Sutton Place Hotel.
Beachcomber continues to expand its frontiers within the UK and dealership enquiries are welcome. The next significant event in the SCP Spa calendar is the Wellness Academy and Show scheduled for the 20th and 21st March 2018, at the Gatwick Distribution Centre.