Top 100: 2014 winners packages announced

Publish Date: 
Jul 23, 2014

SANTA MONICA, Calif. - Dealernews has announced the list of benefits Top 100 Dealers and special prize winners will receive for the 23rd Annual Top 100 Dealer Competition. Entries are due Sept. 1, 2014. (To enter, click HERE)

The 2014 Top 100 Dealer Awards Dinner Gala will be held Thursday evening, Dec. 4, in downtown Chicago, in conjunction with the 2014 Dealer Expo and National Retail Conference. (To register, visit

Entrants named to the 2014 Top 100 Dealer list will receive:

  • Certificate of achievement
  • Two complimentary tickets to the Awards Dinner Gala
  • National consumer marketing benefits, including promotion through the Progressive International Motorcycle Shows, mass-media news releases and Dealernews promotional channels
  • Promotional marketing materials for the winning dealer's use, including logo files and sample press releases

The Top 10 Dealers of the Year will receive all of the Top 100 benefits above, plus:

  • Two additional tickets (four total) to the Awards Gala
  • Top 10 Dealer certificate of achievement
  • In addition, Dealer of the Year runners-up (third, second and first place finishers) will receive plaques and on-stage recognition at the Awards Gala

Special Merit Awards -- 15 awards will be given in specialized performance categories, including Best Display, Best Customer Service  Program and Best Social Media Campaign, and, for the first time, according to two size categories -- for stores less than 10,000 sq. ft. and those over 10,000 sq. ft. in size. Merit Award winners will receive all of the Top 100 benefits, plus:

  • Winner's plaque and on-stage recognition at the Awards Gala
  • Promotion of the Merit Award through Dealernews and mass media press releases

The 2014 Dealer of the Year will receive all of the Top 100 winners' benefits, plus the Dealer of the Year trophy, Dealer of the Year gold ring for the owner/principal (see photo, left), complimentary tickets to the Awards Gala, and complimentary round-trip transportation and hotel for the Awards Gala, the National Retail Conference and Dealer Expo. The Dealer of the Year also will be inducted into the Top 100 Dealer Hall of Fame.

Top 100 Dealers will be announced in early October. The Dealer of the Year, Top 10 Dealers and the Merit Award winners will be revealed at the Dec. 4 Awards Gala. 

To enter the Top 100 competition, CLICK HERE