awards

2012 Virginian Pilot’s “ Best of” Contest

2012

Year after year, local area residents vote on the best companies to do business with in southeastern Virginia. In 2012 (and for 14 years), Great Atlantic Hot Tubs, Pools & Saunas' commitment to customer satisfaction has been recognized with its selection as the best place to buy a hot tub, spa or pool.

2012 Territory Dealer of the Year

2012

In January 2013, Great Atlantic Hot Tubs, Pools & Sauna was named the 2012 Territory Dealer of the Year by Hot Spring Spas. This honor is awarded annually to a select number of companies from among more than 950 Hot Spring Spa dealers worldwide and recognizes the company’s commitment, professionalism, product knowledge and outstanding customer service. Great Atlantic Hot Tubs, Pools & Sauna also received this award in 2010, 2009, 2008, 2007, 2004 and 2002. In 2000, Great Atlantic Hot Tubs, Pools & Sauna received the Retailer Excellence Award for Superior Consistency . And, in 1995 and 1998, Great Atlantic Hot Tubs, Pools & Sauna earned the Retailer Excellence Award for Marketing.

2012 Innovative Excellence Award

2012

When FreeFlow Spas recently announced its 2012 Dealer Awards and Great Atlantic Hot Tubs, Pools & Sauna was named the 2012 Innovative Excellence Award. A company spokesperson noted that “this award is not given every year, but Great Atlantic’s willingness to think outside the box and share new and creative ideas has helped Freeflow Spas get a lot of people into hot water…in a good way! Thank you to owners Rich and Eileen Werber and their team for a great 2012”.

2010 Spa Search Certified Retail Store

2010

Spa Search Certified Retail Store

2005 Aqua 100 Hall of Fame

2005

Great Atlantic Spas, Pools & Patios’ recognition as a 5 time Aqua 100 winner earned it a spot in Aqua Magazine’s Aqua Hall of Fame in 2005. This annual award, given to the top 100 businesses in the pool and spa industry by a group of industry judges, recognizes a company’s excellence in categories, including: product knowledge, customer service, store design, quality craftsmanship and advertising/promotion.

1997 Leaders to Watch in the Industry

1997

Owned and operated by a professional dedicated to the industry Great Atlantic Hot Tubs, Pools & Sauna's owner Rich Werber was named to Swimming Pool/ Spa Age Magazine’s “Leaders to Watch in the Industry” in 1997 for his many years of contributions to the industry. He has served in a number of local, regional and national, including that of President of the Board of Directors of the International Association.