The Exclusive Event For
Owners & General Managers

The Exclusive Event For
Owners & General Managers

APRIL 16-17, 2019 | GRAND HYATT MANHATTAN

"Presidents Club is a super-20 Group I've put together. It's a chance to get fresh ideas and a fresh perspective on all of the changes happening in the industry...."

Jared Hamilton

Founder, DrivingSales

What To Expect At Presidents Club 2019

DrivingSales Presidents Club is an individually unique and exclusive event for forward-thinking Owners and General Managers.  You will wrestle with topics, dealer to dealer, and dissect the operations of your dealership and focus on the innovative aspects of how to advance your store. This intimate event emphasizes three factors you need to address when planning your dealership strategy.


Capital: how should you allocate your financial resources to accomplish your goals?  Where should you be investing and why?

Brand: how can you build a strong brand that resonates with your customers and staff?  How can you capitalize on your brand equity to grow your business?

People: how should you develop your human capital?  How can you improve the customer experience by improving your people?

Keynotes

World-renowned experts and professors from top business schools provide market insight on today's challenges and opportunities. 

Luke Williams

Professor of Innovation

NYU Stern School of Business

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Patrick Manzi

Senior Economist

NADA

Jared Hamilton

Founder and CEO

DrivingSales

Workshops

The DrivingSales Presidents Club Workshops are a 20 Group-style moderated discussion around key topics that will impact dealerships today and in the future. This unique format creates an environment where assumptions can be challenged and executives work through key strategies.


These sessions include panelists made up of industry thought leaders in a stimulating forum where dealership executives can interact and solve problems, wrestle with opportunities, and develop plans to improve their capital, brand and people.


In addition to  keynotes from industry experts, Presidents Club contains working sessions that leverage a 20 Group-style format.   These working sessions feature critical operations discussions moderated by real-life experts.


These discussions will center around the most challenging topics in the automotive retail industry lead by dealers who’ve found real-world solutions.

Agenda

  • APR 16
  • APR 17

7:30 a.m.

BREAKFAST

8:30 a.m.

WELCOME

8:40 a.m.

KEYNOTE

LUKE WILLIAMS, NYU

9:20 a.m.

KEYNOTE

PATRICK MANZI, NADA

10:10 a.m.

MORNING BREAK

10:20 a.m.

DISRUPTIVE INNOVATION

 PANEL

11:05 a.m.

WORKING SESSIONS

12:20 p.m.

LUNCH

1:15 p.m.

MOST VALUABLE INSIGHT

PRESENTATIONS

2:35 p.m.

WORKING SESSIONS

3:50 p.m.

AFTERNOON BREAK

4:10 p.m.

MOST VALUABLE INSIGHT 

AWARDS

4:20 p.m.

KEYNOTE

JARED HAMILTON, DRIVINGSALES

5:00 p.m.

ADJOURN

The Venue

Grand Hyatt Manhattan

Elevate your stay in New York City from good to grand at Grand Hyatt New York, the only hotel connected to the majesty and advantages of Grand Central Terminal. Our 42nd Street location places you within walking distance to the City's best dining, shopping, and attractions.


WE DRIVE
INNOVATION
AND EXCELLENCE
IN THE RETAIL AUTO INDUSTRY BY OPTIMIZING A DEALERSHIP'S GREATEST ASSET, ITS PEOPLE

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