Agenda for the TIADA Annual Conference July 29-31, 2018

Agenda

  • July 29, 2018

    11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
    Dealer Registration / Help Desk

    Welcome dealers! Stop by any time during these hours to pick up your registration packet.

    12:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.
    TIADA Board of Directors Meeting

    Association business.

    12:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
    Exhibitor Move-in / Sponsor Registration

    Sponsors may check-in and start setting up their booth(s).

    4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
    House of Delegates

    Special guest Senator Konni Burton

    All members are welcome as the House of Delegates walk through the association business.

    7:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
    First Time Dealer Attendee Meet & Greet

    Stop by for a quick drink and mingle with a few old timers, they’ll  help you navigate through some key parts of the conference.

    8:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
    Welcome Reception

    Everyone welcomed! Dress accordingly as we network inside/outside with the best dealers in Texas. Enjoy an hour of complimentary drinks on us.

  • July 30, 2018

    7:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
    Exhibitor Move-in / Sponsor Registration
    7:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
    Dealer Registration / Help Desk
    7:00 a.m. - 8:00 a.m.
    Morning Coffee / Pastries

    Grab a cup of java and get ready for a great start of our education lineup!

    8:00 a.m. - 9:15 a.m.
    Opening General Session

    Show Your Ink: Unleashing the Power of Authenticity presented by  Dr. Todd Dewett

    Special guest Senator Kelly Hancock

     

    9:15 a.m. - 9:30 a.m.
    Morning Break
    9:30 a.m. - 10:20 a.m.
    Learning Tracks

    Buy-Here, Pay-Here
     Tracking and Improving BHPH Portfolio Performance presented by  Jim Rhoads
    Compliance
    The Four Most Misunderstood Dealer Rules presented by Corrie Thompson
    Technology
     Meeting Digital Consumer Demands through Mobile Pay Solutions presented by Eugene O’Rourke
    Management
    Coffee is for Closers” presented by Erikka Tiffani
    Special Finance & Retail
    Setting Goals to Sell More Cars and Hold More Gross presented by Justin Osburn

     

    10:30 a.m. - 11:20 a.m.
    Learning Tracks

    Buy-Here, Pay-Here
     BHPH: Where Do We Go From Here presented by  Chuck Bonanno
    Compliance
    Repossession and Bankruptcy: Fine Tune Your Process presented by Michael W. Dunagan
    Technology
     Leveraging Facebook to Measurably Increase Sales presented by Andrew Street
    Management
    The Art of the Big Sell” presented by Lisa Copeland
    Special Finance & Retail
    Maximizing Value on Your Feet presented by Joe Keadle

     

    11:30 a.m. - 12:20 p.m.
    Learning Tracks

    Buy-Here, Pay-Here
     Capitalizing and Launching a Buy Here Pay Here Operation presented by  Jim Rhoads
    Compliance
    Deal Jacket Review presented by Huffman Lewis
    Technology
     Sourcing Inventory through Digital Acquisition Channels presented by Derek Hansen
    Management
    Hiring Techniques That Work” presented by Paul Webb
    Special Finance & Retail
    Bar Rescue for Auto Dealers presented by Shawn Foster

     

    12:20 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
    Exhibit Hall Grand Opening

    Lunch with the Exhibitors

    2:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.
    Outside the Box

    Outside the Box education in the expo hall gives dealers the chance to maximum engagement on a whole other level in a free-flowing open space learning environment!

    – Spotting Document Fraud
    – Toll Tag Account-ability: Steps to Address Fraudulent Toll Charges
    – Panels of Experts
    – Dealer Roundtables
    – Identifying Vehicle Damage and Reducing Risk
    – Walkaround Competition
    – Auto Reconditioning

    4:30 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
    Exhibit Hall Happy Hour

    All guests are welcome.

     

  • July 31, 2018

    7:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.
    Dealer Registration / Help Desk
    7:00 a.m. - 8:00 a.m.
    Past Presidents' Breakfast
    8:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.
    Exhibit Hall

    Breakfast with the Exhibitors and Booth Prize Giveaways!

    Don’t forget to get your Passport filled out!

    10:20 a.m. - 11:10 a.m.
    Learning Tracks

    Buy-Here, Pay-Here
     9 Steps to a Successful Collection Call presented by  Brent Carmichael
    Compliance
    The Four Misunderstood Dealer Rules presented by Corrie Thompson
    Technology
     Embracing Technology: 5 Simple Things You Can Do Immediately to Help Your Dealership be more Successful Online presented by Owen Moon
    Special Finance & Retail
    Setting Goals to Sell More Cars and Hold More Gross presented by Justin Osburn
    Management
     Becoming the Uncommonly Successful Business Person presented by  Michael York

     

    11:20 a.m. - 12:10 p.m.
    Learning Tracks

    Buy-Here, Pay-Here
     Is Bigger Really Better? presented by Keith Hagler with Special Guest James Wood
    Compliance
    Deal Jacket Review presented by Huffman Lewis
    Technology
     The Power of Texting: It’s Not Just for Sales presented by Paul Johnson
    Special Finance & Retail
    Fine Tune Your F&I Skills for Success presented by Jay Rose
    Management
     “Effective Advertising for Any Demographic” presented by  Marco Camacho

    12:30 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
    Legislative Luncheon

    Full conference attendees only.

    Special guests:
    State Representatives Capriglione, Flynn, Koop, Lucio III, Rose, Workman

    Sponsored by SAIADA, FWIADA and DCADA

    2:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.
    Dealer Networking Excursions

    All NEW Dealer Excursions!

    These Tuesday afternoon excursions are a perfect way to experience the Hilton Anatole Hotel, see what Dallas has to offer or simply relax and have some fun while networking with fellow dealers.

    Note: All excursion participants must be registered for the conference as a dealer (full conference pass, day pass or expo hall only pass). Once you register for the conference you will receive an email that will allow you to select your excursion. Space is limited with some excursions. Transportation will be provided for excursions when necessary.

    7:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
    Awards Ceremony Reception
    7:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
    Presidential Awards Banquet

    Our closing gala event will include the announcement of the 2018 Texas State Quality Dealer of the Year.

  • July 29, 2018

    11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
    Dealer Registration / Help Desk

    Welcome dealers! Stop by any time during these hours to pick up your registration packet.

    12:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.
    TIADA Board of Directors Meeting

    Association business.

    12:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
    Exhibitor Move-in / Sponsor Registration

    Sponsors may check-in and start setting up their booth(s).

    4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
    House of Delegates

    Special guest Senator Konni Burton

    All members are welcome as the House of Delegates walk through the association business.

    7:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
    First Time Dealer Attendee Meet & Greet

    Stop by for a quick drink and mingle with a few old timers, they’ll  help you navigate through some key parts of the conference.

    8:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
    Welcome Reception

    Everyone welcomed! Dress accordingly as we network inside/outside with the best dealers in Texas. Enjoy an hour of complimentary drinks on us.

    July 30, 2018

    7:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
    Exhibitor Move-in / Sponsor Registration
    7:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
    Dealer Registration / Help Desk
    7:00 a.m. - 8:00 a.m.
    Morning Coffee / Pastries

    Grab a cup of java and get ready for a great start of our education lineup!

    8:00 a.m. - 9:15 a.m.
    Opening General Session

    Show Your Ink: Unleashing the Power of Authenticity presented by  Dr. Todd Dewett

    Special guest Senator Kelly Hancock

     

    9:15 a.m. - 9:30 a.m.
    Morning Break
    9:30 a.m. - 10:20 a.m.
    Learning Tracks

    Buy-Here, Pay-Here
     Tracking and Improving BHPH Portfolio Performance presented by  Jim Rhoads
    Compliance
    The Four Most Misunderstood Dealer Rules presented by Corrie Thompson
    Technology
     Meeting Digital Consumer Demands through Mobile Pay Solutions presented by Eugene O’Rourke
    Management
    Coffee is for Closers” presented by Erikka Tiffani
    Special Finance & Retail
    Setting Goals to Sell More Cars and Hold More Gross presented by Justin Osburn

     

    10:30 a.m. - 11:20 a.m.
    Learning Tracks

    Buy-Here, Pay-Here
     BHPH: Where Do We Go From Here presented by  Chuck Bonanno
    Compliance
    Repossession and Bankruptcy: Fine Tune Your Process presented by Michael W. Dunagan
    Technology
     Leveraging Facebook to Measurably Increase Sales presented by Andrew Street
    Management
    The Art of the Big Sell” presented by Lisa Copeland
    Special Finance & Retail
    Maximizing Value on Your Feet presented by Joe Keadle

     

    11:30 a.m. - 12:20 p.m.
    Learning Tracks

    Buy-Here, Pay-Here
     Capitalizing and Launching a Buy Here Pay Here Operation presented by  Jim Rhoads
    Compliance
    Deal Jacket Review presented by Huffman Lewis
    Technology
     Sourcing Inventory through Digital Acquisition Channels presented by Derek Hansen
    Management
    Hiring Techniques That Work” presented by Paul Webb
    Special Finance & Retail
    Bar Rescue for Auto Dealers presented by Shawn Foster

     

    12:20 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
    Exhibit Hall Grand Opening

    Lunch with the Exhibitors

    2:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.
    Outside the Box

    Outside the Box education in the expo hall gives dealers the chance to maximum engagement on a whole other level in a free-flowing open space learning environment!

    – Spotting Document Fraud
    – Toll Tag Account-ability: Steps to Address Fraudulent Toll Charges
    – Panels of Experts
    – Dealer Roundtables
    – Identifying Vehicle Damage and Reducing Risk
    – Walkaround Competition
    – Auto Reconditioning

    4:30 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
    Exhibit Hall Happy Hour

    All guests are welcome.

     

    July 31, 2018

    7:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.
    Dealer Registration / Help Desk
    7:00 a.m. - 8:00 a.m.
    Past Presidents' Breakfast
    8:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.
    Exhibit Hall

    Breakfast with the Exhibitors and Booth Prize Giveaways!

    Don’t forget to get your Passport filled out!

    10:20 a.m. - 11:10 a.m.
    Learning Tracks

    Buy-Here, Pay-Here
     9 Steps to a Successful Collection Call presented by  Brent Carmichael
    Compliance
    The Four Misunderstood Dealer Rules presented by Corrie Thompson
    Technology
     Embracing Technology: 5 Simple Things You Can Do Immediately to Help Your Dealership be more Successful Online presented by Owen Moon
    Special Finance & Retail
    Setting Goals to Sell More Cars and Hold More Gross presented by Justin Osburn
    Management
     Becoming the Uncommonly Successful Business Person presented by  Michael York

     

    11:20 a.m. - 12:10 p.m.
    Learning Tracks

    Buy-Here, Pay-Here
     Is Bigger Really Better? presented by Keith Hagler with Special Guest James Wood
    Compliance
    Deal Jacket Review presented by Huffman Lewis
    Technology
     The Power of Texting: It’s Not Just for Sales presented by Paul Johnson
    Special Finance & Retail
    Fine Tune Your F&I Skills for Success presented by Jay Rose
    Management
     “Effective Advertising for Any Demographic” presented by  Marco Camacho

    12:30 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
    Legislative Luncheon

    Full conference attendees only.

    Special guests:
    State Representatives Capriglione, Flynn, Koop, Lucio III, Rose, Workman

    Sponsored by SAIADA, FWIADA and DCADA

    2:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.
    Dealer Networking Excursions

    All NEW Dealer Excursions!

    These Tuesday afternoon excursions are a perfect way to experience the Hilton Anatole Hotel, see what Dallas has to offer or simply relax and have some fun while networking with fellow dealers.

    Note: All excursion participants must be registered for the conference as a dealer (full conference pass, day pass or expo hall only pass). Once you register for the conference you will receive an email that will allow you to select your excursion. Space is limited with some excursions. Transportation will be provided for excursions when necessary.

    7:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
    Awards Ceremony Reception
    7:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
    Presidential Awards Banquet

    Our closing gala event will include the announcement of the 2018 Texas State Quality Dealer of the Year.