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Jeremy Reisler

Session: ‘TikTok x Auto’

Jeremy Reisler oversees Automotive and Financial Services for TikTok in Canada, focused on helping brands and business leaders discover how TikTok can help ignite growth and exceed business goals. Prior to TikTok, Jeremy spent 3 years at Flipp building business strategies for key decision-makers across the largest retail brands and agencies in North America. With 10 years of experience in digital media and advertising, Jeremy has supported tech platforms and advertising agencies in accelerating their digital adoption, driving forward campaign excellence in Canada.

Key Topics:

  • TikTok Overview
  • Auto, UGC & Brand Campaigns
  • How to Activate

Brent Wees

Session: “Lipstick On An Automation” – Making Sense of Trending Technologies

The automotive tech landscape is chock o’ block full of fantastic technology touting the latest and greatest in “AI-based” approaches to best serve your dealership. This session will debunk what is “artificial intelligence”, what is simply an “automation” and pit both sides of the conversation against one another so attendees can make educated decisions that make the most sense for their dealership needs. Brent Wees is back to challenge our thinking, give actionable takeaways and have a little fun before it’s all over.

Key Topics:

  • Gain a firm understanding of the fundamental differences between artificial intelligence and automation.
  • Understand the PROS and CONS of both approaches and how that affects your dealership’s efforts.
  • See how both approaches can affect more than your marketing efforts and start to look at all aspects of your operation to how technology best serves the store.

Dan Moore

President of Vistadash, and author of “Do Moore, Get Moore,” Dan Moore draws on his diverse knowledge of marketing and leadership, giving him a unique perspective on growing businesses. Being a creative thinker and strategist, with management experience at a variety of companies, has awarded him a favorable reputation in the marketing and software community. In addition to his other endeavors, Dan has spoken at events like Tedx Roseville, Gary Vayberchuck’s Agent 2021, Google, and other Conferences.

Micah Birkholz

High performing SaaS sales executive. Consistent performer. Continually exceeds quota. Engaging public speaker/presenter. Speaker credits include: Digital Dealer UAAMG AAAS DMSC IDS

Jason Mistry

Session: The End of Arbitration

Jason brings over 20 years of auction-industry experience to our team spanning coast to coast. Starting out as a vehicle inspector, Jason advanced through various leadership positions including Commercial Accounts, E-Business and Operations roles. With a real passion for the auction business, Jason leads EBlock operations to deliver a best-in-class, end-to-end wholesale experience for dealers across Canada.

Arbitration costs dealers thousands of dollars – and hundreds of headaches – every year. It’s time to change the game in arbitration. Enter the new wave of sales resolution: how technology and trusted partnerships help your bottom line. This session will outline what to look for with wholesale partners – from seamless processes to transparent condition reports. In this session, you’ll hear from Jason Mistry, a seasoned expert in auction logistics and operations, on the new standards you should expect, such as:

  • Seamless ways to deal with problems.
  • Confidence-building inspections
  • Guarantees that make sense

Shaun Raines

Session: New Rules of Fixed Ops For Performance Improvement and Revenue Increase

In 1991, Shaun became the youngest facility manager for parts and accessories giant Worldpac. As the digital age was emerging, Shaun landed an opportunity with the Reynolds and Reynolds team that launched Microsoft Carpoint and Automark Web Services. He also led automotive teams at ReachLocal , DrivingSales and DealerOn. Currently, Shaun is the owner of Dealer SuperHero and specializes in dealership strategy and operational efficiency.

Key Topics:

  • Identify opportunities to simplify online parts and accessories sales
  • Learn how to improve service department communication and increase revenue
  • Understand FixedOps advertising options for best results