Irving, TX, May 21, 2012 – In an effort to continue to connect field professionals with suppliers and vendors, the Sporting Goods Manufacturers Association (SGMA) is releasing the 2012 edition of the premier online tool for the sporting goods industry.
The 2012 version of the SGMA Industry Marketplace contains updated company and product listings, as well as the same great features from previous editions.
The Marketplace provides consumers with a clutter-free way to browse for goods and services, searching only within the parameters of the sporting goods industry. Professionals can utilize either a basic search by keyword or an advanced search using company name, exact phrase or geographic location.
Not only does this comprehensive Marketplace aid sporting goods industry professionals in providing convenient, industry-specific search capabilities, it gives suppliers a unique opportunity as well. Vendors can present their catalog of products to those industry-specific buyers they have been looking to target.
Listed suppliers can further connect with users through a completed listing, featuring: contact information, a quick e-mail option, location, links to the company’s website and social media pages and more. Suppliers also have the option to highlight specific products in the Product Showcase section of the Marketplace.
The SGMA Industry Marketplace is easily accessible through the SGMA website at www.SGMA.com and www.SGMAIndustryMarketplace.com.
SGMA, the trade association of leading industry sports and fitness brands, enhances industry vitality and fosters sports and fitness participation through research, thought leadership, product promotion and public policy. SGMA produces signature industry events including the Spring Market trade show, Sports + Technology Convergence, Industry Leaders Summit and National Health-through-Fitness Day on Capitol Hill. More information about SGMA membership and SGMA's Sports Research Partnership can be found at www.sgma.com. The Sporting Goods Manufacturers Association is the premier trade association for more than 750 sporting goods manufacturers, retailers and marketers in the sports products industry; representing over 3,000 business locations, plants and distribution centers; employing more than 375,000 people; and generating $60 billion in domestic revenue and $15 billion in international revenue, wholesale dollars.
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