Clearview National May 2017 - Issue 186 - Page 58

FIT SHOW 2017 INSTALLER SCHEME TO BE UNVEILED » » Spectus is to launch Excellence as Standard installer scheme at the FIT Show. Carmen Velilla, Spectus’ Brand Manager, says: “The core aim of Excellence as Standard is to enhance loyalty and trust between installers and their homeowner customers. By signing up to the Excellence as Standard charter and obtaining member status, installers will be demonstrating that they are fully committed to raising standards and will profit from tangible benefits that will help them to grow their business.” Benefits of signing up to the new charter include access to qualified leads via the Excellence as Standard lead generation programme, access to Level 2 & Level 3 NVQ training courses at discounted rates, access to branded marketing material with bespoke options and potential kickback offers from trusted partners. ‘enhance loyalty and trust’ Spectus will also be showcasing its product portfolio at the FIT Show including the Elite 63 and Elite 70 systems for casements and tilt and turns, the newly enhanced Spectus VS for vertical sliders, the FRW reversible system and flush casement and flush tilt and turn styles. Stand B34 at the FIT Show, 23rd-25th May at the NEC in Birmingham. PARTY AND RELAX AT NEC So, you’ve had a hard – but productive – day at FIT Show 2017, and naturally you want to unwind. » » Well, with the glass and glazing industry show being held at the NEC in Birmingham, you’re spoilt for choice when it comes to deciding what to do at the end of each day. And the genius part? It’s all on the doorstep of the exhibition halls. First off, there are hotels on site to suit every budget, including the Hilton, the Crowne Plaza and the luxurious 4-star Genting, all an easy walk from the exhibition centre. If you need a quick bite the NEC has it all, from the High Line New York Bar and Lounge, to Andy Waters’ Brasserie and TGI Fridays, plus many more High Street eateries, such as Nandos and Starbucks. Also, there are bars aplenty including the Bottega Prosecco Bar, the Sky Bar, and the World Bar. Or to relax after a long day on the exhibition floor, or indeed if you need prepare for one, why not check into the Santai Medispa, complete with its own 15-metre long pool, sauna, fitness suite and state- of-the-art treatment rooms. STANDING OUT » » PatioMaster is set to launch new product innovations at this year’s FIT Show. Carmen Velilla, PatioMaster’s Brand Manager, comments: “At this year’s FIT Show we will be highlighting how we intend to make PatioMaster stand out even further with some great innovations including a new Triple Track system that will open up all sorts of possibilities and Palette, our improved and enhanced colour range.” Sales of patio doors are continuing to grow, even against other types of sliding doors, so it makes sense to have a strong product in your portfolio to meet demand 58 M AY 2 01 7 and PatioMaster more than fits the bill not least because it has got excellent brand recognition with thousands of fabricators, installers and ho meowners thanks to a compelling package of benefits. When you become a PatioMaster installer, you give your customers the best of all worlds: the personal commitment and passion of a committed local business, the backing and recognition of a national brand and the satisfaction of supporting a privately owned, local firm. You also get the technical support and marketing back up of one of the sector’s biggest names. Stand B34 23 – 25 May at the NEC in Birmingham.