TIADA CONFERENCE & EXPO
Tuesday, 11:00 a.m. Sessions
National Dealer Panel Discussion
Panelists: Darla Booher (Deal Depot, SC); Govinda Romero (Motory Group, FL); Lawrence Meade (Easton Motors, WI)
The most attended session at every conference every year providing a unique opportunity to hear from three of the best dealers in the country. There are no slick PowerPoints or presentations in this session –it is real dealers talking about real problems and real successes. The panels are designed to be interactive and educational for the largest dealer or the one-man operation. Have questions about marketing, collections, underwriting, operations, make ready, or anything BHPH related? Then this is the session for you. Let’s talk business and don’t forget to bring your questions.
Best Practices: Spotting Document Fraud & Dealership Security
Presented by Sergeant Darren Schlosser Houston Police Department, Auto Theft Division – Vehicle Fraud Unit
The number one enemy of vehicle fraud, Sergeant Darren Schlosser is back to train dealers on how to identify fake IDs, counterfeit pay stubs, fabricated utility bills and much more. When you’re trying to help a customer get financing make that sure the customer is who they say they are by having good sound practices in place. Auto and catalytic converter theft is on the rise, this session will also include techniques to help address physical security at your lot. Sergeant Schlosser travels the state training law enforcement officers on how to combat auto theft and vehicle fraud, today he is here to train you.
TxDMV: webDEALER and Temporary Tag Allotments
Presented by Monique Johnston – Director of Motor Vehicles Division & Roland Luna – Director of Vehicle Titles and Registration Texas Department of Motor Vehicles
TxDMV is here to answer questions about the new rules setting temporary tag allotments and webDEALER. TxDMV Director of Vehicle Titles and Registration, Roland Luna will present on WebDEALER and how dealer temporary tag allotments are calculated. TxDMV Director of Motor Vehicles, Monique Johnston will discuss the process for dealers to request additional tags from TxDMV. This is your opportunity to hear from temporary tags and webDEALER experts.
Making Your Inventory Turn Work for You… Not Against You
Presented by Ed Curry – Senior Moderator NIADA
Aging inventory has always been one of the biggest challenges for retail dealers and may become the single greatest challenge dealers will face in the post pandemic environment. In this session, attendees will gain an understanding of why inventory turn is so critical. They will also gain the skills necessary to develop an ongoing Inventory maintenance program to drive better turn results. Finally, they will see a ten-step program that they can implement to better manage the inventory aging process.