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AutoCon 2014 is the best practices conference designed to help dealers of any size and market stay ahead of the curve and thrive using the latest trends in the industry. The conference will offer the chance to hear from 10 thought leaders in the industry. There will also be educational sessions focusing on 15 different categories including advertising, digital marketing, social media, retention, certified pre-owned and more. All-in-all, over 150 best practices will be shared over the course of three days.

 


 

AutoCon 2014 General Schedule: 

September 3, 2014
8:00 am Registration Opens
12:00 pm – 1:00 pm Lunch
1:00 pm Exhibit Hall Opens

4:00 pm Opening Keynote Address: Dr. Willie Jolley, Bestselling Author, Attitude and Achievement Expert
Presenting: “How to Build a Winning Team”

5:00 pm Cocktail & Wine Reception in Exhibit Hall

September 4, 2014
7:30 am Breakfast
8:00 am – 12:00 pm Keynote Addresses

8:00 am:  Lon Safko, Bestselling Author, Speaker and Trainer
Presenting: “Build Your Five Step Social Media Marketing Plan”

9:00 am: Richard Bustillo, General Manager, Rick Case Honda (Davie, FL)
Presenting: “Discover Three Secrets on How to Make More and Spend Less”

10:00 am: David Lewis, Author and President, David Lewis & Associates
Presenting: “Learn Seven Tips for Increasing Sales this Month”

11:00 am:  Joe Verde, President, Joe Verde Sales & Management Training, Inc.
Presenting: “The Five Biggest Changes To Make 2014 A Record Year”

12:00 pm Lunch

1:00 pm – 5:00 pm Workshops

Click here to learn more about our Workshop Speakers!

5:00 pm Cocktail & Wine Reception in Exhibit Hall

September 5, 2014
7:30 am Breakfast
8:00 am – 12:00 pm Keynote Addresses

8:00 am: Jonathan Bernard, Senior Vice President of Automotive, Univision
Presenting: “The Hispanic Marketing Opportunity”

9:00 am: Trace Przybylowicz, Client Partner: Global Marketing Solutions, Facebook
Presenting: “From Social Objectives to Business Objectives”

10:00 am: Brian Benstock, Vice President and General Manager, Paragon Honda and Paragon Acura (New York)
Presenting: “How we became the #1 CPO dealership in America.”

11:00 am: Chris Collins, CEO, Chris Collins, Inc.
Presenting: “Increasing Fixed Absorption and Customer Retention”

12:00 pm Lunch

1:00 pm – 5:00 pm Workshops

Click here to learn more about our Workshop Speakers!

5:00 pm Cocktail & Wine Reception in Exhibit Hall