(L-R) are Tom Owen, VP National CE Sales of Hyundai Construction Equipment Americas Inc.; Kerry Vickar, chairman of the board of NED; and MS Kang, president of Hyundai Construction Equipment Americas Inc.
Hyundai Construction Equipment Americas held its annual dealer meeting on Feb. 5, 2019, in conjunction with the 2019 AED Summit in Orlando, Fla.
More than 80 dealer management attended Hyundai Construction Equipment's annual dealer summit, which was designed to celebrate the continued success of the Hyundai brand and gain feedback from Hyundai dealers across North America, about how to continue growing at a sustained pace year over year.
According to Hyundai's management team, Hyundai sales grew by more than 20 percent year over year in 2018.
"Our sustained growth and increased market share across all product categories is a direct result of product quality, excellent dealer support and unmatched value," said Corey Rogers, marketing manager.
To celebrate the successful 2018 sales record, Hyundai recognized the top performing dealers by presenting them each an award.
2019 Hyundai Dealer of the Year: National Equipment Dealers (NED)
NED now represents Hyundai Construction Equipment across the Carolinas, Florida and parts of Texas, through a recent merger of Four Seasons Equipment, May Heavy Equipment, Rob's Hydraulics Inc. and Earthmovers Equipment. Kerry Vickar, chairman of the board of NED, accepted the award on behalf of NED.
In addition to the dealer of the year award, additional top dealer awards were presented to the following Hyundai dealers: Chappell Tractor, Highway Equipment Company, MECOM Equipment, Porter Group USA, RECO Equipment Inc.
Modern Group, Bristol, Pa., also was recognized with the Hyundai Marketing Edge Award, for outstanding marketing and promotion of the Hyundai brand in 2018.
For more information, call 877/509-2254 or visit www.hceamericas.com.