The International Automotive Remarketers Alliance (IARA) will hold the next in its series of remarketing roundtables January 15–17, 2003 at the Hilton Tampa Airport Westshore Hotel in Tampa, FL.

On Thursday, January 16, three remarketing roundtables will be held. The topics include:
  • The Internet: Its Role Between Consignors and Auction: Roundtable Facilitators – Rob Chesney and Peter Levy, AIS.
  • Alternative Remarketing Outlets: Roundtable Facilitators – Tony Long, president of Airport AA and incoming president of NAAA; and Pierre Pons, TPC Management.
  • Ethics: Gifts and Gratuities to Sales Reps, Including Dinner and Events — How Much is Too Much?, and Rebates to Buyers and Sellers: Roundtable Facilitators – Don Meadows, AutoIMS; and David Gryglewicz, PAR.

    In addition to the regularly scheduled roundtable discussions, this event will include an Auction Event on Friday, January 17. The topics include:

  • Condition Report Writing.
  • Frame and Structure.
  • The Detailing Process.

    To register for the conference, a registration form is available online at We have also sent IARA members a hard-copy brochure to review and use or pass on to a colleague. (IARA accepts payment via Visa, MasterCard, or American Express.)

    A block of rooms at a special rate of $139.00+tax has been reserved for conference attendees. To make your reservations, please call Hilton Reservations at 1-800-HILTONS or (800) 445-8667 and tell them you are with the International Automotive Remarketers Alliance — IARA, for the special room rate. To contact the hotel directly, phone: (813) 877-6688 or fax: (813) 879-3264. The Hilton Tampa Airport Westshore Hotel is at 2225 North Lois Avenue, Tampa, FL, 33607-2355.

    For more information, or if you have any other questions regarding IARA educational events, contact Pam Richards, IARA Conference/Membership Services, at or call (310) 545-5227.