MT. ARLINGTON, NJ — Vehicle grading scales and performance benchmarking discussions will highlight the next International Automotive Remarketers Alliance (IARA) Roundtable, scheduled for Feb. 16 at the Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino in Las Vegas.

According to an announcement by Matt Marks, IARA executive director, Dave Langley, national manager of vehicle remarketing for American Honda Financial Services, has agreed to moderate the Grading Scale Roundtable and Scott Kolb, president of SKI Group, will moderate the Remarketers/Auction Panel on Creating Partnerships. Stuart Angert, CEO of RSA Solutions, will moderate the Performance Benchmarking Roundtable.

Co-located with the Conference of Automotive Remarketing (CAR) 2005, the IARA Roundtable meeting begins at noon with the Circle of Excellence Award Luncheon, followed by Roundtable discussions. An auction/remarketers' panel discussing “Creating Partnerships” will conclude the event.

According to Marks, the event is valuable for professionals involved in a variety of fleet-related industries, including auction management, fleet lease management, leasing, banking, manufacturing, remarketing services and technology, rental car, vehicle inspection and valuing, and used-car sales. For further information, visit the IARA Web site,