Photo of Bill Walton during the opening keynote at CAR 2016 by Chris Wolski

Photo of Bill Walton during the opening keynote at CAR 2016 by Chris Wolski

The 2017 Conference of Automotive Remarketing (CAR) is preparing itself for the largest gathering of consignors that the conference has ever seen.

As of Jan. 6, 2017, consignors include:

  • Santander Consumer USA
  • Xchange Leasing, an Uber Company
  • Fifth Third Bank
  • Wells Fargo
  • LeasePlan
  • Lobel Financial
  • Avis Budget
  • Subaru
  • Wheels, Inc
  • Ford
  • Nissan
  • ARI
  • Kia
  • Element
  • Motorlease
  • Fiserv, Inc
  • J.D. Byrider
  • United Auto Credit Corp
  • Bank of America
  • FCA
  • General Motors
  • Merchants Fleet Management
  • Bridgecrest Acceptance

The conference also recently announced the keynote speaker who will be featured during the opening address.

Patti Wood, MA, CSP Communication Dynamics. Inc., will be presenting an address titled “SNAP! Making the Most of First Impression and Body Language." The address is sponsered by the  International Automotive Remarketers Alliance (IARA) and will be held during the IARA roundtable at CAR.

Other keynote speakers at the conference include Frank Abagnale, of Abagnale & Associates, a renowned cybersecurity and fraud prevention expert who was the subject of best-selling book and film "Catch Me If You Can." The keynote will be presented by NAAA.

Meanwhile, Sandy Schwartz, of Cox Automotive, will share his views on increasing wholesale supply and future trends shaping the automotive industry during the conference's keynote.

CAR will be held March 1 to 2 at the Paris Las Vegas Hotel. Attendees who sign on or before Feb. 3 will save $100 on registration fees. Save the date for the conference by clicking here