Saturday – Sep. 21
Registration & Welcome Reception
7:00pm – 9:00pm – TBA
Cocktail Refreshments Kindly Sponsored By:
Sunday – Sep. 22
Sponsor Promotion Booths Open for Dealers
9:00am – 11:00am – TBA
Luncheon: 12:00pm – 1:30pm – TBA
Perry Itzcovitch, CADA Chair
Perry will provide an overview of activities related to the Government Affairs and Industry Relations files that are top of mind for Canadian Dealers.
Oumar Dicko, CADA Economist
Oumar will discuss the state of the Canadian & Alberta economy, trends at the national and Alberta car market, and the annual market forecast.
Workshop Presentations: TBA
Moderated by Jay Radke, Founder of R22.io
1:45pm – 2:30pm – Charlie Vogelheim
2:30pm – 3:15pm – Randy Barone – President, Pearl Technology Holdings
Presentation: Make Pre-owned Great Again!
In the past three years, pre-owned vehicle net profitability has sharply declined while vehicle and customer
acquisition costs have increased. This workshop will review today’s used-vehicle market and the flaws of most dealer strategies, then show the high-profit strategies some dealers are using. Attendees will learn five unique methods of acquiring inventory, marketing, stocking models, maximizing technologies and identifying potential profit centers.
3:15pm – 3:30pm – Networking Break
3:30pm – 4:30pm – Anders Gustafson – Senior Vice President Americas & President and CEO Volvo Car USA
5:00pm – 6:00pm – Cocktail Reception – TBA
Cocktails Kindly Sponsored By:
Monday – Sep. 23
Breakfast: 8:00am – 9:30am – TBA
Breakfast Kindly Sponsored by JudgeService Research Ltd.
8:30am – 9:00am – Neil Addley – Managing Director, JudgeService Research, LTD.
9:45am – 10:30am – Sandra Conrad, CPHR, SHRM-SCP, BA, ABCP, HR Specialist, and CSR – DealerPILOT
Presentation: Succession and Retention in the XYZ Climate
We will discuss the differences between the generations, how to best attract and work with each, some information on succession and retention and key points to evaluate dealership preparedness.
10:30am – 11:15am – TBA – Google
11:15am – 11:30am – Networking Break
11:30am – 12:15pm – TBA
Luncheon: 12:15pm – Chuck Seguin – President, Seguin Advisory Services
Presentation: The Future of Automotive Retailing in Canada & the Dealers’ Role
6:00pm – 7:00pm: Gala Dinner Cocktails: TBA
Cocktails Kindly Sponsored By:
7:00pm – 8:30pm: Gala Dinner: TBA
Dinner Wine Kindly Sponsored by:
8:30pm – KEYNOTE SPEAKER
Jessica Rector, Thought Leader | Keynote Speaker | #1 Best-Selling Author
Presentation: Rev Up Your Engine: Ignite the Power of Confident Communication
Companies lose over $11,000 a year per employee due to poor communication. How much money is
your organization losing?
To decrease this communication loss, Jessica shares the fundamental component of communication that
most people overlook which leads to conflict, misunderstandings, and stress.
Discover how to converse with different personalities, improve your communication confidence to talk to
anyone, anytime, anywhere about anything, and the single most important part of every conversation.
- Examine your assumptions and listening skills to improve relationships and bottom-line
- Discover why questions are crucial to successful communication to train and retain top talent
- Identify how to use change to enhance engagement and retention throughout a conversation.
Kindly Sponsored by WD Co-Auto