CINCINNATI—The International Automotive Remarketers Alliance (IARA) announces its 2007 Summer Remarketing Roundtable Series July 24th - 26th in Cincinnati, Ohio at the Marriott Rivercenter. Industry experts will tackle key topics that surround the fleet industry and discover solutions to selling vehicles through the marketplace. Register today!
IARA Meeting Schedule:
Tuesday July 24, Welcome Reception, 6:00pm
Wednesday July 25, IARA Annual Opening Session
Salvage Panel Discussion
Moderator: Pat Walsh, Adesa Impact
Panelists: Michael Lasini, Manheim Remarketing Solutions; Doug Jensen, Balboa Insurance; Kevin Heersink, Enterprise Rent-A- Car; and Doug Mellette, Vemark
Dealers Panel Discussion
Moderator: Layne Weber, Citi Financial
Luncheon & Awards
Keynote Speaker: Tom Searcy, The Whale Hunters, LLC. (www.Thewhalehunters.com), will present how techniques used by The Whale Hunters can successfully be applied to large account sales.
Session I - Performance Metrics
Co-Moderators: Dave Sutton, VW Credit and Jill Tarallo, Network Remarketing Solutions
Session II - Inspections/Grading Scales
Co-Moderators: Bob Graham, ARI Fleet and Jay Fahrendorff, ABC Minneapolis
Evening Riverboat Dinner Cruise
Thurs. July 26th
Data Mining Panel Discussion
Moderator: Lynn Morgan, Manheim
Panelists: David Lever, NMAC; Don Meadows, Auto IMS; Tom Kontos, Adesa; Ty Brewer, AuctionPipeline
Power Sports/RV's/Boats Panel Discussion
Moderator: Karen Braddy, Manheim
Panelists: Ricky Beggs, Blackbook; Tom Thornton, M&T Bank;, David Woods, Harley Davidson; Mark Melton, Brashers AA; Evan Davidson, GE Money.
Afternoon testing session for IARA Certification Program Candidates
Dinner Riverboat Cruise-6-9:30pm. $30 per person payable at registration. Dixieland Jazz included.
For additional event details call Matt Marks at (973) 398-2774 or visit iaraonline.org or www.vehicleremarket.com/stage/epromos/07/IARA/062007_iara4/default.htm.