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I wonder if someone would be kind enough to give me some advice?

We have designed and about to launch the following product to the hotel industry but not sure where to start
Any advice with regards to who we should approach or how we should go about it would be very much appreciated.
Thank you.

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Blackburn & Fears Inc

Hi Matt. I have done a few hotel transactions over the years and was fortunate to work with some great marketers. If HOTELS are your customers I would redo the images showing 4-5 of these units on a nice hotel patio. What's in it for the hotel? You write about it but PIX are everything. The locking feature is very nice. Have you tested these at a local hotel? If you are calling Marriott or Shangri-La or HYatt you'll need testing. Does the plastic become chalky after X time in the sun? "NO we have three units in death valley for 12 months........" what about maintenance? extra cost for the hotels? be prepared to answer all the reason why they should not buy in advance. Warranties etc etc. I solid business plan will help you through all of that. At 50KG you won't be bringing a sample around with you so I would look at hotel supply conferences (so many buyers will see this set up). I gather this is at the high end of lounge chair costs so offering hotel color schemes or logos might be helpful. Hope this helps.

Cy Fears
Blackburn & Fears Inc

Apr 19, 2012
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The BAF Group LLC

Matt, do you have a Business Plan? That is your first step. I sent you a response via e-mail. You may also want to check our blogs, several of which may provide some insights. The one on Business Plans is:

Mar 27, 2012

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