ARLINGTON, TEXAS - The National Independent Automobile Dealer's Association's (NIADA) Second Annual National Dealer Compliance and Profitability Expo will be held Dec. 11, 2006, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. EST at the Columbus Fair Auto Auction in Columbus, Ohio.
NIADA General Counsel and noted industry attorney Keith Whann will host the expo and moderate all panel discussions. The program will be co-hosted by D.J. Harrington and produced by NIADA's CEO Michael Linn. Panel discussions cover a range of topics, including: Marketing and Selling Vehicles on the Internet, Acquiring the Right Inventory for Your Dealership, and 2007 and Beyond: What Does the Future Hold and Developing a Complete Lender Portfolio.Panelists from AutoTrader.com, Cars.com, eBay Motors, Chase Vehicle Remarketing, Manheim, Microsoft, and Finance Express, are expected to attend.
The event is intended to provide dealers and automotive industry professionals with an opportunity to focus on increasing dealership compliance and improve overall profitability. Also participating in this year's expo will be 35 of the industry's top Vendors.
This spring, NIADA.TV will also launch its new consumer television network.AGENDAMORNING9:25: "Industry Update and Q&A with the Car Counselor, Keith Whann."
10:15: "Marketing and Selling Vehicles on the Internet."
11:20: "Acquiring the Right Inventory for Your Dealership."
12:25: "How to Conduct your Own Dealership Compliance Walk-Thru."
1:40: "2007 and Beyond: What Does the Future Hold?"
2:45: "Developing a Complete Lender Portfolio."
Dave Huber, president, Finance Express; Darryl Sanders, sr. VP, First Bank of Ohio; Paul Rule, Sr. VP, custom finance, Chase Auto Finance; Ben Stefanovski, credit manager, Central Ohio Credit Corp.