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1997 NSPI Consumer Influence
The National Spa & Pool
Institute is the industrys "governing body" and trade organization. In
November of 1997, they presented their first annual Consumer Influence Awards to a few of
the Nations leading pool & spa firms. The award signifies excellence in
promoting the industry and its products to the public in a variety of media. Among this
years winners were some of the biggest names in the industry - Hayward, Fort Wayne,
BioLab, Pacific Industries, Watkins Manufacturing (Hot Springs Spas), ICI Acrylics,
Pacific Industries, Sun Pool Chemicals, Thermo Spas - and a little company named
Island Hot Tubs) !
Yes, we were given the award for the Best
Retail Consumer Web Site in the entire USA. Needless to say, we were flattered to be included in
a listing of the biggest pool & spa manufacturers in the world. A big "Thank
you" goes out to the folks at NSPI !