DrivingSales Presidents Club is an individually unique and exclusive event for forward-thinking Owners and General Managers. You will wrestle with automotive 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?
Craft a go-to-market strategy that meets the needs of today’s consumer
Optimize the fixed operations at your dealership by creating an advanced digital marketing plan
Develop a dealership brand that resonates with your team and market
Discover how to fully leverage your market data to make informed business decisions
All this and more.
Professor of Innovation
NYU Stern School of Business
How to Spark Transformation in Your Dealership
Today, there are many opportunities available for the dealership that is ready to disrupt. But these disruptive opportunities come at a cost. Is it possible to transform your organization without going backward first? How can you act now and seize these opportunities and transform your business before the market forces you to?
Senior Economist | NADA
NADA State of the Industry 2019
Challenges and opportunities abound in today’s retail automotive landscape. Understanding the economy and its impact on dealerships is vital to your operations.
Patrick will provide the an update on the state of the economy and present some major trends in auto industry. He will also provide an outlook for the remainder of 2019 and into 2020.
Moderator: Jared Hamilton
Chief Executive Officer and President
President and CEO
Founder and CEO
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.
These discussions will center around the most challenging topics in the automotive retail industry lead by dealers who’ve found real-world solutions.
Working Session Topics:
5:30 - 7 p.m.
LUKE WILLIAMS, NYU
PATRICK MANZI, NADA
MOST VALUABLE INSIGHT
MOST VALUABLE INSIGHT
JARED HAMILTON, DRIVINGSALES
5:00 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.
Location: Galleries on Lex
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