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

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Rep Roundtable, Powered by SEMA's Manufacturers' Representative Network (MRN)

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When: 
November 1, 2015 - 3:30pm - 6:00pm
Where: 
Las Vegas Convention Center, Upper North Hall, N256

Exclusive for Manufacturers' Representatives, the MRN will host a collection of business-critical discussions moderated by industry experts. Through these intimate roundtable discussions, attendees will have the opportunity to ask questions and receive practical solutions to real-world manufacturer rep opportunities and issues.

Cost: $25 for SEMA members; $35 for non-members

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Keynote & Coffee: The Power of One Voice in Social Media: "United Breaks Guitars" (KC1)

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When: 
November 2, 2015 - 9:00am - 10:00am
Where: 
Las Vegas Convention Center, Upper North Hall, N258

Presented by: Dave Carroll, award winning singer-songwriter, professional speaker, author and social media innovator

SEMA Data Co-Op: What Every CEO Needs to Know About Sales & Product Data, presented by Channel Advisor (SDC4)

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When: 
November 2, 2015 - 9:00am - 10:00am
Where: 
Las Vegas Convention Center, Upper North Hall, N261

Presented by: Curt McDowell, Channell Advisor

 

 

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Business Management: The Next 2 Years: Your Cash Flow (BM1)

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When: 
November 2, 2015 - 10:00am - 11:00am
Where: 
Las Vegas Convention Center, Upper North Hall, N252

Presented by: Gene Marks, The Marks Group, P.C.

How smart business people will double their cash through 2017.

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Legal & Regulatory: Curbing Resale Price Erosion in the Automotive Aftermarket: Everything You Always Wanted to Know, But Didn’t Know Who to Ask (LR1)

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November 2, 2015 - 10:00am - 11:00am
Where: 
Las Vegas Convention Center, Upper North Hall, N253

Presented by: Eugene F. Zelek, Jr., Co-Chair Antitrust and Trade Regulation Group, Freeborn & Peters LLP

Consolidating distribution, the growth in big-box retailing and the explosion of online sales have caused corrosive price competition among traditional resellers in the automotive aftermarket and those with lower costs of doing business, leading to resale price erosion that jeopardizes brand equity, consumer service and reseller viability.

In a realistic, no-nonsense presentation, various lawful approaches that can be taken to prevent or manage this situation will be discussed, as well as which alternatives work best in particular circumstances. Recent developments and innovative options will be highlighted.

SEMA Data Co-Op: How Great Data Improves Your Business: Introduction to PIES & ACES (SDC1)

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When: 
November 2, 2015 - 10:00am - 11:30am
Where: 
Las Vegas Convention Center, Upper North Hall, N261

Presented by: Craig Schmutzler, Director of Member Support, SEMA Data Co-op

Just getting started with product data? Our introductory course will explain the industry data standards in easy to understand terms, giving you the confidence to begin managing your product data like a pro!

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Women Driven: Communication Roadmap for Men and Women, Powered by SBN (WD1)

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When: 
November 2, 2015 - 10:30am - 11:30am
Where: 
Las Vegas Convention Center, Upper North Hall, N254

Presented by: Joanne Lipman, Wall Street Journal

Author Joanne Lipman joins the SEMA Show to discuss the demystifying of women in the workplace and sharing advice for the men who work with them.

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Customer Service & Sales: 7 Reasons You Need to Be Using Social Media As Your Customer Service Portal (CS1)

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When: 
November 2, 2015 - 11:00am - 12:00pm
Where: 
Las Vegas Convention Center, Upper North Hall, N258

Presented by: Corey Perlman, Digital Marketing Author and Consultant, eBootcamp.com

"People are much more motivated when they’re unhappy than when they’re happy.”

Negative reviews can crush a business - especially when they outnumber positive ones. This is why it’s so critical to be proactive and take control of your company's online reputation. Come to this session and learn:

- Why you want customers to go to YOUR social media sites to complain instead of sites like Google+ or Yelp.
- How to respond to these reviews and turn a critic into a champion.
- How to be proactive in getting positive reviews about your business. 
- Other best practices to protect your online reputation.

Your digital reputation is critical to the future success of your business - don’t miss this session!

International: Opportunities for SEMA Member Manufacturers in the Middle East. (IT2)

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When: 
November 2, 2015 - 11:00am - 12:00pm
Where: 
Las Vegas Convention Center, Upper North Hall, N259

Moderated by: Linda Spencer, Director, SEMA International and Government Relations

Learn how to cash in on this lucrative region. The United Arab Emirates and surrounding countries provide some of the best opportunities for U.S. specialty-parts manufacturers. Off-roading, classic-car collecting and motorsports are all growing in popularity. Attendees will also learn about the details of the fifth one-on-one matchmaking program to be held in Abu Dhabi on March 29–April 2, 2016.

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Legal & Regulatory: Addressing the Mess in Resale Pricing: A Practical Panel Discussion (LR2)

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When: 
November 2, 2015 - 11:00am - 12:00pm
Where: 
Las Vegas Convention Center, Upper North Hall, N253

Presented by: Eugene F. Zelek, Jr., Co-Chair Antitrust and Trade Regulation Group, Freeborn & Peters LLP; Dave Ziozios, CEO, Motovicity

Resale price erosion affects every level of distribution—manufacturers, warehouse/distributors and both brick-and-mortar and online dealers and retailers. With this in mind, this interactive discussion involves a knowledgeable, sometimes provocative, representative from each of the primary stakeholders to talk about the key issues, the actions often taken or ignored and the effects on the market and the players. Attendees are encouraged to participate with their own questions and comments.

International: Australia – Downunder Opportunities for SEMA Members (IT1)

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November 2, 2015 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Where: 
Las Vegas Convention Center, Upper North Hall, N259

Moderated by: Linda Spencer, Director, SEMA International and Government Relations

Legal & Regulatory: Don't Overpay Your Taxes! An Introduction to the R&D Tax Credit (LR3)

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November 2, 2015 - 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Where: 
Las Vegas Convention Center, Upper North Hall, N253

Presented by: Kirk Chen, Co-founder & Managing Director, Meritum Consulting

This session will address the history of the R&D (aka Manufacturer’s) Tax Credit; what the IRS considers to be R&D; capturing R&D expenditures; the potential risks and rewards; actual-case examples; and how this applies to SEMA members.

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Business Management: The Next 2 Years: Your People (BM2)

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November 2, 2015 - 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Where: 
Las Vegas Convention Center, Upper North Hall, N252

Presented by: Gene Marks, The Marks Group, P.C.

The latest trends, techniques and tools for finding and motivating your very best people.

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Vehicle Technology: Vehicle Dymanics Forum: Customizing with Confidence and Ensuring Compliance (TBS1)

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When: 
November 2, 2015 - 1:00pm - 2:30pm
Where: 
Las Vegas Convention Center, Upper North Hall, N258

Moderated by: John Waraniak, VP, SEMA Vehicle Technology

Leading SEMA companies customize with confidence by knowing how advanced vehicle technologies impact their products and businesses. If you want to ensure your suspension products and modifications can be successfully integrated with the latest vehicle active-safety systems and vehicle dynamics technologies, as well as comply with federal motor vehicle safety regulations, then this Forum is for you.

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International: The Developing Russian Specialty Equipment Market. (IT3)

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November 2, 2015 - 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Where: 
Las Vegas Convention Center, Upper North Hall, N259

Moderated by: Linda Spencer, Director, SEMA International and Government Relations

SEMA Data Co-Op: How SEMA can Help You Create Great Data to Sell More Parts (SDC2)

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November 2, 2015 - 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Where: 
Las Vegas Convention Center, Upper North Hall, N261

Presented by: Stephanie Jones, Senior Manager eBusiness & Data Content, SEMA Data Co-op

A seminar for data managers and company executives, learn more about getting the most out of your data sets from our team. We will discuss how to improve the quality of your data with the goal of your customers selling more of your parts!

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2015 SEMA Emerging Leaders Conference (ELC)

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When: 
November 2, 2015 - 1:00pm - 6:00pm
Where: 
Las Vegas Convention Center, Upper North Hall, N262

The 2015 SEMA Emerging Leaders Conference is a half-day leadership program for outstanding professionals and aspiring executives. Leadership qualities, community networking, and entrepreneurial motivation are just some of the things you will walk away with after attending the conference. All attendees must be nominated.

The Emerging Leaders Conference will give attendees insight on leadership concepts and strategies to prepare them with the key variables of successful business leadership. Created for those with three to five years of industry experience, participants will enjoy a “learn through doing” program and walk away with a greater awareness of their skills and leadership styles.

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Legal & Regulatory: Patents: Your Automotive Products In a Changing World (LR7)

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November 2, 2015 - 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Where: 
Las Vegas Convention Center, Upper North Hall, N254

Presented by: Justin Poplin, Department Chairman, Intellectual Property Transactions/Partner, Lathrop & Gage LLP; Marshall Honeyman, Intellectual Property Lawyer/Partner, Lathrop & Gage LLP

New laws are changing the way patents should be pursued, and how you should view the patents of others. This course offers practical solutions to the challenges presented by your businesses inventions – the objective being to build leverage though the patent process. To achieve this, you will learn how to:

Emerging Markets: How Big is the U.S. Racing Market? (EM1)

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When: 
November 2, 2015 - 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Where: 
Las Vegas Convention Center, Upper North Hall, N256

Presented by: Gavin Knapp, Director, Market Research, SEMA Market Research

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Business Technology: Get the 411 on the 911 of Cyber Security Hackers (BT1)

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When: 
November 2, 2015 - 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Where: 
Las Vegas Convention Center, Upper North Hall, N253

Moderated by: Bob Corwin, First Vice President, Alliant Insurance Services, Inc.

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SEMA Data Co-Op: Private: User Group (SDC3)

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November 2, 2015 - 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Where: 
Las Vegas Convention Center, Upper North Hall, N261

Presented by: Jim Graven, Director of Membership, SEMA Data Co-op

For SDC Supplier and Receiver members only, this User Group experience is the forum to have your voice heard to your vendors and customers. Jim Graven will moderate the forum, and follow up the discussion with an outlook for the SDC in 2016 and beyond!

For more information and to register for this session, please contact Jim Graven at 888-958-6698 or jimg@semadatacoop.org


Business Management: Applying Lean Manufacturing Principles to Your Company-Big or Small-to Achieve Your Objectives (BM3)

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November 2, 2015 - 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Where: 
Las Vegas Convention Center, Upper North Hall, N252

Presented by: Joseph Mazzeo, Owner, Integrated Lean and Quality Solutions, LLC

Discusses the five principles of lean manufacturing and how to scale and apply the concepts to any size company and help to achieve improved business results.

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Women Driven: WOMEN ONLY: Gear Up Girl Networking Event, Powered by SBN (WD4)

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When: 
November 2, 2015 - 3:30pm - 5:00pm
Where: 
Las Vegas Convention Center, Upper North Hall, N264

Calling Female Professionals: The SEMA Businesswoman’s Network (SBN) will again host the Gear-up Girl Networking event at this year’s SEMA Show. Started in 2011, as part of the SEMA Education student program, Gear-up Girl is designed to connect female students with industry leading female professionals. Join us for this dynamic mixer that brings together generations of female professionals.

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I-CAR: Vehicle Technology and Trends 2016 (NEW16) $

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When: 
November 3, 2015 - 8:00am - 12:00pm
Where: 
Las Vegas Convention Center, Upper North Hall, N238

I-CAR, the Inter-Industry Conference on Auto Collision Repair, 2011 SEMA Show



I-CAR, the Inter-Industry Conference on Auto Collision Repair, is returning to the SEMA Show in 2015 with I-CAR training available to attendees each day of the SEMA Show. I-CAR training is structured around individual’s roles as collision industry professionals and helps achieve the knowledge required to advance in the industry.

 

Vehicle Technology and Trends 2016 (NEW16)

Keynote & Coffee: The Approachable Leader: The Nametag Principal (KC2)

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When: 
November 3, 2015 - 8:00am - 9:00am
Where: 
Las Vegas Convention Center, Upper North Hall, N258

Presented by: Scott Ginsberg, HelloMyNameIsScott.com

What happens when you wear a nametag twenty-four seven? Even to bed? Just ask author, speaker, consultant and identity junkie Scott Ginsberg. Follow his fifteen year journey from silly experiment to social enlightenment. Scott will share lessons learned, mistakes made and insights gained from creating a career out of wearing a nametag every day. Even to bed.

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