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CAR Conference Program Announced

February 05, 2008

LAS VEGAS – The Conference of Automotive Remarketing reports a strong lineup of speakers for the upcoming conference, March 26-27 at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas. 

The CAR 2008 conference will be co-located with the IARA Roundtable Conference which will be held on March 26, also at Caesars Palace.


Conference Highlights:

Wednesday, March 26

IARA Roundtable Series

8:00am- 9:15am: Breakfast and Keynote Presentation 

9:30am - 11:00am: Remarketing Town Hall Meeting 2008


11:30am - 1:15pm: IARA Circle of Excellence Award Luncheon And Keynote Address


Wednesday, March 26 

1:30pm - 1:40pm: Welcome to CAR 2008 Sherb Brown, Bobit Business Media 

1:40pm - 2:10pm: Keynote Address

2:10pm - 2:40pm: Key Issues Facing Factory Consignors 

2:40pm - 3:10pm: Remarketing Initiatives Among Institutional/Fleet Portfolio Managers

3:30pm - 4:15pm: Used-Vehicle Buying Strategies of Dealer Groups

4:15pm - 5:00pm: How to Increase Online Conversion Percentage Rates

5:00pm - 5:30pm: Awards Ceremony

5:30pm - 7:30pm: Opening Networking Reception & Expo in Exhibit Hall

Thursday, March 27

8:00am - 9:00am: Continental Breakfast and Expo in Exhibit Hall

9:00am- 9:30 am: How Technology Will Change Traditional Remarketing Channels

9:30am - 10:00am: J.D. Power All-New CPO Study

10:00am - 10:30am: How to Reduce Days to Sale

10:50am - 11:30am: Is Your First Money, Your Best Money? The Analytics of No Sales 

11:30am - 11:45am: Industry Update from NIADA

11:45am - 12:00pm: Industry Update from NAAA

12:00pm - 2:00pm: Lunch and Expo in the Exhibit Hall

2:00pm - 2:40pm: Concurrent Breakout Sessions:

  • Lender Remarketing for Repos and Off-Lease
  • How Can Remarketing Channel Vendors Attract More Consignor Business?

2:40pm - 3:20pm: Concurrent Breakout Sessions:

  • What is the ROI on Self-Certification Programs? 
  • New IARA Benchmarking Study and Certification Initiative

3:40pm - 4:15pm: Impact of Risk Vehicles on the Wholesale Market

4:15pm - 5:00pm: Future Trends in Residual Values: A Panel Discussion of Guide Book Editors 

5:00pm - 5:30pm: Establishing Metrics for Upstream Selling 

5:30pm - 7:30pm: Networking Reception and Expo in Exhibit Hall

The Conference of Automotive Remarketing, co-located with the International Automotive Remarketers Alliance (IARA), is a high-powered, compelling mix of the top remarketers and suppliers, featuring the top leaders of the automotive remarketing industry, focusing on the current and future state of vehicle remarketing in the U.S and Canada.

Register now and join more than 500 industry professionals! The Conference of Automotive Remarketing, co-located with the International Automotive Remarketers Alliance (IARA), is bringing together key dealers, consignors managing institutional, fleet and factory portfolios, and key remarketers for the most effective networking and educational event of the year.

To register:, or call (817) 635-0302 to register by phone. Call (800)576-8788 for additional conference information. Mention promo code: EMAIL3.

Make your CAR 2008 Hotel Reservations Now!

Register before February 26, 2008 and SAVE $100!


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