Buffet Crampon USA hosted their first School Music Dealer Summit Meeting on November 14 and 15 at Buffet Crampon headquarters in Jacksonville, Florida.
School music dealers from around the country were invited to participate in the two-day event that included a golf outing at the world famous TPC Sawgrass Golf Club, tours of the Buffet Crampon USA facilities, and the chance to discuss the current state and further development of the school music business. Participants included Mark Goff (Paige’s Music), Fred Schiff (All County Music), Bill Everitt (Brook Mays/H&H Music), Russ Beacock (Beacock Music), Pat Averwater (Amro Music), and Nick Marino (The Music Shop), who were hosted by Buffet Crampon USA President and CEO François Kloc, and director of Sales and Marketing Al Maniscalco.
Francois Kloc comments, “It was a great pleasure to welcome this distinguished group of dealers to our facilities.”
Buffet Crampon president Jérôme Perrod and senior vice president of Sales & Marketing François Billecard travelled from France to attend this important event. Says Perrod, “We enjoyed the opportunity to meet and learn more about the USA school music market from these very respected and successful dealers and were strongly impressed by their insight and achievements.”
Buffet Crampon USA will plan to repeat this event in 2019 and beyond, to continue to the progress and positive developments that come from an open dialogue and communication between dealers and manufacturers.