Automotive Conferences You Should Attend In 2017
By Summer Nowak
NADA100 Convention and Expo
The NADA convention is the world’s largest international gathering of franchised new-vehicle dealers. You will be able to meet face-to-face with major automakers and attend workshop’s with the industry’s best speakers. The convention also features hundreds of exhibitors that are showcasing the latest equipment, services and technologies.
Where: New Orleans
When: January 26-29, 2017
The Auto Remarketing conference brings together the remarketing and used-vehicle industry of Canada. You will be able to choose from 33 different workshops with experts who will teach you many new things and how to put them into action. You will also have ample time to network with decision makers from some of the auto industry’s leading company’s and interact with top automotive companies that will be exhibiting their products.
Where: Toronto, Ontario
When: April 3rd-4th, 2017
DrivingSales Canadian Dealer Forum
The Driving Sales Canadian Dealer Forum is a gathering of the most progressive dealers in Canada to receive a high level education on automotive retail and how to drive the industry forward. Listen to speakers addressing the top issues that are facing Canadian car dealers and create strategic plans to drive measurable results at your store.
TADA Auto Dealers Innovation Series
The Auto Dealers Innovation Series will feature presentations from industry leaders that are experts in innovation. You will receive insights on leadership; key sales strategies and a look where the industry is headed.
Where: Ottawa, Ontario. Toronto, Ontario
When: March 22nd 2017. March 23rd 2017
DrivingSales Executive Summit
The executive summit it designed for dealer principals, general managers and dealership directors. It provides insights and innovations that will guide strategic planning for the coming year.
Where: Bellagio, Las Vegas
When: October 22nd-24th 2017
Best Practices For Automotive
Best Practices for Automotive is an interactive experience rather than a sit down conference. It is specifically designed to show innovative solutions, strategies, and fresh ideas to improve your organization’s overall business performance.
Where: MGM Grand Detroit, Michigan
When: September 18th-20th 2017
Digital Dealer Conference and Expo
Choose over 100 educational sessions throughout the weekend and demo the latest products and services from over 100 technology-focused providers. Learn best practices from similarly sized dealerships and receive counsel from expert keynote speakers.
Where: Tampa, Florida
When: April 11th- 13th 2017
Western Canadian Dealers Summit
Western Canadian auto dealers from Manitoba, Alberta and Saskatchewan will come together for top rated speaker sessions and networking.
Leading experts and auto dealers come together for an intensive one-day exchange of ideas, networking and best practices.
Where: Toronto, Ontario
When: February 15th, 2017
Presidents Club Driving Sales
This event lets you engage at a deeper level with invite only dealer executives who are pioneering new practices for their stores and groups. It is structured around in-depth facilitated conversations selected by their dealer panel.
Where: New York, New York
When: April 9th-10th, 2017
CBT Automotive Conference & Expo
This conference addresses every part of the industry including leadership and management, marketing, social media, technology, sales strategy, BDC, Fixed-Ops, customer experience and more. It will give you a fresh perspective on the automotive industry and will give you the tools and strategies you will need to succeed.
When: March 7th-9th, 2017
Innovative Dealer Summit
This conference is a management education forum that addresses the most pressing sales, profitability, technology, best practices, social media and other topics regarding dealership operations
Where: Denver, Colorado
When: April 4th-5th 2017