SEMA Show by Day (Friday, November 8, 2013)

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Keynote & Coffee: Tapping Your Inner Futurist: The Future of Transportation & Mobility. (KC2)

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November 4, 2014 - 9:00am - 10:00am
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Las Vegas Convention Center, Upper North Hall, N258

Presented by: Garry Golden, Future Elements

The automotive world is absorbing a wave of claims around innovation promoted from within and outside the industry. The human driver is becoming a Captain in charge of connected devices and intelligent systems. Some changes will be oversold in the short-term while others accurately reflect the fast speed of change transforming the industry. In this session we will look at how Futurists approach the slow pace of fast change – and how business leaders can manage expectations and capture value in a future shaped by both incremental and disruptive innovations to products, service and business models.

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Legal & Regulatory: Schedule a Free Private Meeting with a Trademark, Patent, Copyright, Customs/Enforcement or Antitrust Attorney. (LR5)

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November 4, 2014 - 9:00am - 12:00pm
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Las Vegas Convention Center, Upper North Hall, N242

Experts: Merritt Blakeslee, The Blakeslee Law Firm; Steve Lustig, Dickinson Wright; Robb Roby, Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear; Eugene F. Zelek, Jr., Co-Chair Antitrust and Trade Regulation Group, Freeborn & Peters LLP, Freeborn & Peters

Sponsored by ETTN, HRIA, MPMC & WTC Councils.

Truck Tires at 10: CSA and the Changing Face of Truck Tire Service (TM2)

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November 4, 2014 - 10:00am - 11:30am
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Las Vegas Convention Center, South Hall, S106-107
This presentation outlines the Compliance Safety Accountability (CSA) program from Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) and demonstrates how it is affecting the way that fleets maintain their vehicles. It will provide a brief history of the program and address the updates/changes that have been made since its inception in 2010. It also shows how expectations are changing in the fleet maintenance business and how dealers can capitalize on these changes. FREE Seminar-Click Here to Pre-Register!

SCRS Repairer Driven Education: RDFree1 – FREE SESSION - Dispelling Common Collision Repair Myths

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November 4, 2014 - 10:00am - 10:45am
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Las Vegas Convention Center, North Hall, SCRS Collision Repair & Refinish Stage
SCRS REPAIRER DRIVEN EDUCATION (RDE) series will feature seminar offerings. Each of the courses has been individually selected or crafted by SCRS because the content specifically focuses on issues and information that are relevant to collision repair professionals operating in today’s marketplace, and appeals to the diverse array of marketplace perspectives that exist within the collision repair industry. FREE SESSION - Dispelling Common Collision Repair Myths Presented by Shawn Collins, 3M FREE seminar; pre-registration is required. Click here to register for the SCRS Repairer Driven Education (RDE) series. For more information, visit the SCRS RDE website.

TPMS at 10: Tire Dealers Share TPMS Success (TM1)

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November 4, 2014 - 10:00am - 11:30am
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Las Vegas Convention Center, South Hall, S115-116
Now that we are years into TPMS service, we have invited several independent dealers to come and talk about how TPMS has impacted their businesses. Come hear how these dealers were able to turn TPMS headaches into TPMS profits. FREE Seminar-Click Here to Pre-Register!

Leadership: Everything Starts and Stops With Motivation: Displaying Dynamic Motivation in Your Business. (L1)

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November 4, 2014 - 10:15am - 11:15am
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Las Vegas Convention Center, Upper North Hall, N252

Presented by: Doug Dvorak, Dvorak Marketing Group

Customer Service & Sales: Status Quo to Status Grow: 4 Elements of Explosive Business Growth. (CS1)

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November 4, 2014 - 10:15am - 11:15am
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Las Vegas Convention Center, Upper North Hall, N253

Presented by: Kordell Norton, Revenue Mechanic

In this humorous, highly interactive and entertaining presentation you will get insights on how to grow your business. Laugh and learn as you discover the secrets used by giant corporations to connect, and motivate their customers to take action . . . now. Come and get the cure for being a “best kept secret”. In this session you will get: Ways to stand out and be noticed with easy and simple methods of communicating your value; How to sell and market when you have no budget and want to win against the “big guys”; Learn how to shorten your sales cycle and land bigger customers.

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Digital Marketing: Knowing Your Customers Before It's Too Late. (DM2)

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November 4, 2014 - 10:15am - 11:15am
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Las Vegas Convention Center, Upper North Hall, N254

Presented by: Tim Hayden, Mobile/Lifestyle Marketing Executive

Today's customers are armed with a constant connection to information and resources to achieve their needs. The rise of wireless device use and cloud computing presents both competing challengers and new business opportunities for a business to capitalize on such real-time connectivity. Let's dig into what customer expectations will be in 2015, and how best your business can prepare for success.

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SCRS Repairer Driven Education: RDFree2 - FREE SESSION - Considerations in Structural Repair Labor

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November 4, 2014 - 11:00am - 11:45am
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Las Vegas Convention Center, North Hall, SCRS Collision Repair & Refinish Stage
SCRS REPAIRER DRIVEN EDUCATION (RDE) series will feature seminar offerings. Each of the courses has been individually selected or crafted by SCRS because the content specifically focuses on issues and information that are relevant to collision repair professionals operating in today’s marketplace, and appeals to the diverse array of marketplace perspectives that exist within the collision repair industry.RDFree2 - FREE SESSION - Considerations in Structural Repair LaborPresented by Toby ChessFREE seminar; pre-registration is required. Click here to register for the SCRS Repairer Driven Education (RDE) series.For more information, visit the SCRS RDE website.

Powertrain Forum. (VTC2)

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November 4, 2014 - 11:00am - 12:30pm
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Las Vegas Convention Center, Upper North Hall, N258
Moderated by: John Waraniak, SEMA VP Vehicle Technology. FREE Session-Click Here to Pre-Register!

SCRS Repairer Driven Education: RDE2 - Aluminum Repair Procedures, Techniques and Requirements

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November 4, 2014 - 12:30pm - 2:30pm
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Las Vegas Convention Center, Upper North Hall, N235-N237
SCRS REPAIRER DRIVEN EDUCATION (RDE) series will feature seminar offerings. Each of the courses has been individually selected or crafted by SCRS because the content specifically focuses on issues and information that are relevant to collision repair professionals operating in today’s marketplace, and appeals to the diverse array of marketplace perspectives that exist within the collision repair industry. RDE2 - Aluminum Repair Procedures, Techniques and RequirementsPresented by Larry Montanez III, P&L Consultants, LLCThis program will cover cosmetic and structural repair techniques and procedures for aluminum components. Topics discussed will be outer panel repair and reshaping, structural component replacement, attachment and replacement methods, tools and equipment, precautions, welding and rivet-bonding. Additionally we will cover costs of investment in becoming an aluminum repair facility. After this presentation attendees should have a better understanding of the following: 1.

SCRS Repairer Driven Education: RDE1 - Creating Engaging Consumer Videos for Marketing

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November 4, 2014 - 12:30pm - 2:30pm
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Las Vegas Convention Center, Upper North Hall, N231-N233
SCRS REPAIRER DRIVEN EDUCATION (RDE) series will feature seminar offerings. Each of the courses has been individually selected or crafted by SCRS because the content specifically focuses on issues and information that are relevant to collision repair professionals operating in today’s marketplace, and appeals to the diverse array of marketplace perspectives that exist within the collision repair industry.RDE1 - Creating Engaging Consumer Videos for MarketingPresented by Kristen Felder, CollisionHubLet’s face it we live in a video driven world. Right now 69% of all mobile internet traffic is to watch video. Of all the internet traffic over 56% of it is for video consumption. If you're not doing video you’re missing out on over 1/2 of the internet traffic that could be going to your competitor. In today's collision repair industry it is more vital than ever that we make meaningful and personal connections with our current and potential customers on line.

SCRS Repairer Driven Education: RDE3 - Leading For Results: Hiring, Coaching and Managing a Winning Team

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November 4, 2014 - 12:30pm - 2:30pm
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Las Vegas Convention Center, Upper North Hall, N239-N241
SCRS REPAIRER DRIVEN EDUCATION (RDE) series will feature seminar offerings. Each of the courses has been individually selected or crafted by SCRS because the content specifically focuses on issues and information that are relevant to collision repair professionals operating in today’s marketplace, and appeals to the diverse array of marketplace perspectives that exist within the collision repair industry.RDE3 - Leading For Results: Hiring, Coaching and Managing a Winning TeamPresented by Ted Williams, Sherwin-Williams Automotive FinishesThe course will focus on specific techniques that impact business results from a human resources perspective. Effective techniques for interviewing, coaching, and performance managing a team will be shared. Time will be spent relating concepts and providing tools that are effective for managing employee performance. Goal setting and crucial conversations will be covered as well.

Leadership: Charisma & Your Business: Discover the Secrets Used to Make Your Business Magnetic and to Create Highly Engaged Customers. (L2)

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November 4, 2014 - 1:00pm - 2:00pm
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Las Vegas Convention Center, Upper North Hall, N253

Presented by: Kordell Norton, Revenue Mechanic

Racing & Performance Forum (VTC3)

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November 4, 2014 - 1:00pm - 2:30pm
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Las Vegas Convention Center, Upper North Hall, N258
Moderated by: John Waraniak, SEMA VP Vehicle Technology. FREE Session-Click Here to Pre-Register!

Tires at 2: Successful Tire Dealers Share Their Secrets (TM3)

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November 4, 2014 - 2:00pm - 3:30pm
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Las Vegas Convention Center, South Hall, S115-116
The industry’s leading trade publications recognize three tire dealers for their accomplishments every year. Modern Tire Dealer presents the Tire Dealer of the Year to the independent dealer that demonstrates excellence in areas like business, marketing and management. Tire Business sponsors the Humanitarian Award, which is focused on a dealer who makes significant charitable contributions to their community. And Tire Business issues the Top Shop Award to a dealer who demonstrates a continued effort to be the best at everything in their respective market. This year’s winners will each give a brief description of their companies and then offer some insight on what they think has made them successful. Following the presentations, the winners will participate in a question and answer session that always includes some valuable information. FREE Seminar-Click Here to Pre-Register!

Customer Service & Sales: Fueling a High Performance Culture - Driving Business Growth. (CS2)

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November 4, 2014 - 2:00pm - 3:00pm
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Las Vegas Convention Center, Upper North Hall, N254

Presented by: Christine Corelli, Christine Corelli & Associates

Your success, even survival, depends on repeat business through loyal customer relationships. This presentation tells you how to stay on top and keep your customers coming back for more. Topics include treating customers as your personal friend, creating the right first impressions, defining your purpose, using the best measurements for success, implementing powerful customer retention techniques, coloring outside of the box customer relationships, learning ways to create delighted customers, eliminating internal competition, following up tactics, defining who are your real customers and competition, fitting in with the Disney model.

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Automotive Electronics: Electronics Restyling in Light Trucks – The Opportune Audience. Powered by LTAA. (AE2)

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November 4, 2014 - 2:00pm - 3:00pm
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Las Vegas Convention Center, Upper North Hall, N256

Presented by: Steve Brown, Restyle Development Manager for Alpine Electronics of America

SCRS Repairer Driven Education: RDE4 - Express Repair Workshop – ZERO Day Repairs

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November 4, 2014 - 3:00pm - 5:00pm
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Las Vegas Convention Center, Upper North Hall, N231-N233
SCRS REPAIRER DRIVEN EDUCATION (RDE) series will feature seminar offerings. Each of the courses has been individually selected or crafted by SCRS because the content specifically focuses on issues and information that are relevant to collision repair professionals operating in today’s marketplace, and appeals to the diverse array of marketplace perspectives that exist within the collision repair industry.RDE4 - Express Repair Workshop – ZERO Day RepairsPresented by Lee Rush, Sherwin-Williams Automotive FinishesThis workshop is designed to maximize throughput performance of light severity repairs and examines fundamental improvements that can be implemented on the shop floor and the processes associated with repairing “0” to “2” Day Repairs. By providing the participant the strategy to develop a sustainable program that will produce “Zero Day” repairs consistently and predictably.

SCRS Repairer Driven Education: RDE5 - Using Industry Statistics to your Advantage

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November 4, 2014 - 3:00pm - 5:00pm
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Las Vegas Convention Center, Upper North Hall, N235-N237
SCRS REPAIRER DRIVEN EDUCATION (RDE) series will feature seminar offerings. Each of the courses has been individually selected or crafted by SCRS because the content specifically focuses on issues and information that are relevant to collision repair professionals operating in today’s marketplace, and appeals to the diverse array of marketplace perspectives that exist within the collision repair industry.RDE5 - Using Industry Statistics to your AdvantagePresented by Mike Anderson, Collision AdviceThis seminar provides collision repair centers with the latest industry-related statistics. The seminar looks at industry trends, OEM trends, and statistics from the latest sources from across the country. The seminar also looks at legislation updates on laws and pending court cases that could impact your business.

99 Reasons Why Your Favorite Car Sucks: How to Be a Successful Car Builder. Powered by HRIA. (SS3)

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November 4, 2014 - 3:00pm - 4:00pm
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Las Vegas Convention Center, Upper North Hall, N258
How did some of the biggest names in hot rod and custom car building get their big break? What does it take to win some of the nation’s biggest hot rod awards? The answers from some of today’s best known and award winning car builders may surprise you. They’ve appeared on the covers of some of the industry’s most popular magazines and on countless television programs, but they are definitely not overnight sensations. For new and young builders, this is an opportunity to learn from the experience of industry icons. For manufacturers, this a chance to discuss the importance of your relationships with shops, builders and project vehicles. For everyone involved in the industry, the recipe for success in the world of hot rods is based on hard work, creativity and inspiration – but the path to success often involves detours, fallbacks and unexpected turns. Presented by: Eric Saltrick, Steele Rubber Products.

SCRS Repairer Driven Education: RDEOEM14 - SCRS Presents: OEM Collision Repair Technology Summit

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November 5, 2014 - 9:00am - 5:00pm
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Las Vegas Convention Center, Upper North Hall, N231-N241
SCRS REPAIRER DRIVEN EDUCATION (RDE) series will feature seminar offerings. Each of the courses has been individually selected or crafted by SCRS because the content specifically focuses on issues and information that are relevant to collision repair professionals operating in today’s marketplace, and appeals to the diverse array of marketplace perspectives that exist within the collision repair industry.A completely unique networking and learning opportunity designed to put SEMA show attendees in a room with a content-rich agenda focused on emerging trends and evolution in vehicle design, construction and technology as it relates to the collision repair environment. The format, featuring elevated discussions surrounding shop-floor issues, will include high level speakers, panel discussions, breakout sessions, hands-on technology displays and organized interaction with OEM representatives and others with direct impact on vehicular changes relative to collision repair.

Keynote & Coffee: The Future of Work Today: Insights from the New World of Work. (KC3)

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November 5, 2014 - 9:00am - 10:00am
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Las Vegas Convention Center, Upper North Hall, N258

Presented by: Seth Mattison, FutureSight Lab

We are entering the greatest period of business transformation the world has ever known. The constant state of disruption we are experiencing mandates a bold new approach to leadership. This program is designed to help leaders prepare to navigate a new business landscape. Seth will challenge conventional leadership thinking while introducing the 5 super trends shaping the Future of Work. Supported with cutting edge research and category leading case studies Seth will prepare audience participants today for what is going to be required to compete and thrive tomorrow.

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Side-by-Side Vehicle Opportunities with Aftermarket Electronics. (PS1)

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November 5, 2014 - 10:00am - 11:00am
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Las Vegas Convention Center, Upper South Hall, S204
Presented by: Jeff Meece, President of Meece Car Audio

Truck Tires at 10: Identifying Hazards in Commercial Tire Service (TM5)

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November 5, 2014 - 10:00am - 11:30am
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Las Vegas Convention Center, South Hall, S106-107
TIA has been tracking fatality data from the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) since 2009 and has participated in several OSHA investigations related to commercial tire service over the past 17 years. This seminar will identify the most significant hazards to technicians that service truck tires and wheels and provide specific examples of both fatal and non-fatal accidents. It will also include tips and guidelines that service providers can use to prevent the types of accidents that often result in serious or fatal injuries that typically happen prior to an OSHA investigation. FREE Seminar-Click Here to Pre-Register!
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