3-4:30 p.m: Board of Directors’ Meeting (Board members only).
5-7 p.m: Welcome Cocktail Reception. Thursday, July 28
(Meeting held at Manheim DRIVE Center.) 7-8 p.m: Registration Table Open.
8:15 a.m: Buses depart for Manheim DRIVE Center.
9:30 a.m: Tour of Manheim DRIVE Center.
10:30 a.m: IARA Annual Meeting & Committee Reports:
Steve Houston, IARA President; Matt Marks, IARA Executive Director.
12 p.m: Luncheon & Guest Speaker: Tony Moorby, Flying Lion Dealer Services.
1:30 p.m: Concurrent Roundtable Sessions: 1) Vehicle Values
2) Technology & Selling Best Practices
Moderators: Chuck Parker, Automotive Digest & Scott Kolb, The SKI Group. 2:45-3 p.m: Break
3-4:15 p.m: Concurrent Roundtable Alternate Sessions resume.
5-6:45 p.m: Cocktail reception with heavy hors d’oeuvres at the Drivecenter, sponsored by Manheim.
6:10, 6:30, 6:50 p.m: Busses depart for CNN and hotel with up to 40 people each.
7, 7:20, 7:40 p.m: CNN tours begin. Tours last 45 minutes. For those going to the Embassy Suites, the bus will proceed across the street from CNN to the hotel. Friday, July 29
(All functions at Embassy Suites Hotel)
7-9 p.m: Registration Table Open.
7:30 a.m: Benchmarking in the Remarketing Industry. Panel moderator: Steve Houston, WFS Financial.
Panelists: Carl Scandura, Toyota Financial Services; Bob Graham, ARI Fleet; Stuart Angert, RSA-Fiserv; Mark Griffiths, Manheim; others TBA.
8:45-9 a.m: Break.
9-10:15 a.m: Dealer Centric Panel with Atlanta Area Vehicle Dealers, Layne Weber, Donlen Corp., Moderator.
10:20-10:40 a.m: Meeting Wrap-up
Matt Marks, IARA Executive Director. To learn more visit: www.iaraonline.org/.
Originally posted on Fleet Financials