NATDA Magazine Nov/Dec 2017 NM_Nov2017_FINAL2 - Page 42

For the second year in a row, the 2017 NATDA Trade Show & Convention’s New Product Display broke records in participation. The display contained 45 of the newest products to hit the trailer industry. Located in the Dealer Lounge sponsored by Nuera Transport, the products, housed dead-center in the middle of the Indiana Convention Center, were in the midst of hundreds of dealers throughout the show. Dealers could not only see and touch the products, but they were able to vote on which product they thought should be win the “2017 Best New Product of the Year” award. 42 Fitting for the NATDA’s 10 th anniversary, the 2017 New Product Display was the largest in the association’s history with 40% of the products raffled off to the voting dealers. Thank you to everyone who participated in voting. The winners of the “2017 Best New Product of the Year” awards were: 1 st Place – Gen-Y Hitch (Torsion Gooseneck Coupler) 2 nd Place – The Raynor Company (Self-Winding Spring Assist for Ramp Doors) 3 rd Place – Ready Jack for Trailers (Ready Jack) continued on page 44 NATDA Magazine