Industry Events

Ignite! Dealer Summit

image of Ignite! Dealer SummitA quick reminder – the Ignite! Dealer Summit is right around the corner. Considering the vendors and speaker line-up, I should figure out how I too can make may my way to the Twin Cities…

Wednesday September 7th 2011 8:00am – 6:00pm

Hilton Minneapolis/St. Paul Airport Mall of America
3800 American Blvd East
Bloomington, Minnesota 55425-1658

Click here to register!

Who Should Attend:
Just about anyone involved in the growth and continued success of your business. Ignite will feature workshops that will benefit every role and position at your dealership. Dealer principals/owners, general managers, senior dealership managers and directors, Internet sales managers, business development managers, F&I managers, key dealership leaders, sales leadership, advertising and marketing consultants, controllers and key decision makers.

Why Should You Attend:
You’ll have access to the best vendors, hear industry keynote speakers, see product demonstrations and choose from a number of specialized workshops. The agenda includes breakfast, lunch, cocktail hour…and many door prizes including an IPAD GIVEAWAY!

In one day, you will learn valuable and proven methods to:

  • Increase sales
  • Maximize online marketing
  • Manage SEM and SEO
  • Increase brand recognition
  • Improve sales processes
  • Learn about emerging technologies
  • Gain market share
  • Reduce costs
  • Increase gross profit
  • Maximize your social media
  • Maximize your additional profit centers
  • Create digital dealer strategies

Workshop topics will include:
The latest digital trends and products as well as many other topics to help your dealership succeed. Sales and Process Training, Phone Coaching, Reputation Management, Social Media, Digital Strategies, Conversion Marketing, Analytics, E-commerce, Marketing SEO, SEM, Websites, Mobile, Behavioral Marketing, Traditional Media blends, Innovative Technologies.

Speakers Include:
Todd Smith
CEO, ActivEngage

Brian Pasch
CEO, PCG Digital Marketing

Katie Jackson-Richter
Director of Accounts, Cuneo Advertising

John Hanger
CEO, Contact at Once!

Joe Webb – Read Joe’s latest article here on DealerRefresh
Founder, Dealer Knows Consulting

Kristen Judd
President, 3 Birds Marketing

Phil Sura
VP Sales UnityWorks Media

Jerry Thibeau
President, Phone Ninjas

Ben Anderson
CEO, AutoMotion TV

David Metter
President, HookLogic

Jason Ezell
President and Co-Founder, Dataium LLC

Click here for the updated list of speakers..

Wednesday September 7th 2011
7:00 – 8:00 Registration
8:00 – 9:45 Breakfast/General Sessions
10:00 -11:00 Four breakout sessions
11:00 – 12:00 Four breakout sessions
12:00 – 1:00 Lunch/General Session
1:00 – 2:00 Exhibitor Tour
2:00 – 3:00 Four breakout sessions
3:00 – 4:00 Four breakout sessions
4:00 – 6:00 Cocktail Reception

Dealer Registration
First person from dealership/group price: $499
Additional persons from dealership/group price $399
Early Registration (Before August 1st) SAVE $100
First person from dealership/group price: $399
Additional persons from dealership/group price: $299
Industry Professional price: $499
Day of Registration price: $599

Please contact [email protected] for group discounts.

Founder of DealerRefresh - 20+ Years of dealership Sales, Management, Training, Marketing and Leadership.
Jeff thank you for posting. We are extremely excited about this event and I hope you are able to attend we'd love to have you.