Register Now | April 9-10, 2017 | New York, NY
Join us at Presidents Club 2017
DrivingSales Presidents Club is an individually unique and exclusive event for owners and general managers. Instead of a conference focused on keynotes from opinion leaders, Presidents Club is crafted around critical operations discussions led 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.
This event allows you to engage at a deeper level with invite only dealer executives, like yourself, who are pioneering new practices for their stores and groups. Presidents Club 2017 is structured around in-depth, facilitated conversations selected by our dealer panel as the most important for the health of dealer businesses. Join the conversation and take home actionable strategies to your dealership.
Vital Topics for Your Dealership’s Success
Hiring and Motivating the Perfect Sales Team
Everyone is adjusting their pay plans to keep their people and hire the best, but turnover is still 67%. Hear what is being done beyond pay plans to attract and keep high performing sales teams.
How will used car sales look in 5 years? Find out what economic impacts experts and dealers predict will affect the used vehicle market. Set your winning strategy for this vital profit center.
Mobile, online purchasing, social media, ride sharing… Find out how this pivotal demographic is changing everything about the buying process and what strategies are winning them over.
Fixed Ops Retooled
Predictions of softening sales numbers means now is the time to refocus on Fixed Operations growth. Learn how others have leveraged their strengths to effectively compete with the independents… and not on price.
Marketing in a Mobile
Today there are more people visiting your website from a mobile device than a desktop, but have you adjusted your focus? A mobile first world has a completely new set of rules of engagement, we’ll review the playbook.
Overcoming New Dealer Model Threats
New competition to the dealer model is coming from everywhere: direct to consumer, online purchasing, ride sharing. Hear where the biggest threats are centered and strategies to advance against new competition.
Customer experience is the new battleground to building lifetime/referencing customers. Discuss what emerging technologies and strategies that will be the way to competitive advantage.
Want to Participate in a Session?
You have the opportunity to be a presenter and discussion leader during a workshop session. We are currently accepting applications. Information and Application here
Here’s a quick glance at the event agenda!
The Most Valuable Insight Competition is designed to reveal and showcase never-before-released data and research unique in the automotive industry. The Competition was created in the spirit of progress and industry thought leadership.
Taking the conversations to the highest level, auto industry professionals share their research findings and insights live on stage with the highest-level dealership executives to foster inspiration, progression, and celebration of a better automotive retail industry.
The Most Valuable Insight Competition encourages automotive professionals to provide an innovative insight supported by research and dealer experience that dealer executives can apply to their operations and achieve competitive advantage. The deadline is February 3. Sales Pitches will not be accepted.
Ready to apply? Here are some important things to remember:
1. Most Valuable Insight is a platform to reveal new research, findings and studies that have been released in the last 12 months.
2. The insight should not have been released on outside media sites previously. The insight may have been released on the company site.
3. There will be three finalists selected and the winner will be invited to present at DrivingSales Executive Summit in October from the main stage.
Want to create a winning submission? Check out last year’s winner CDK Global’s presentation on the DSES site.