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I-CAR: Inter-Industry Conference on Auto Collision Repair

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November 3, 2015 - 8:00am - November 6, 2015 - 12:00pm
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Las Vegas Convention Center

I-CAR, the Inter-Industry Conference on Auto Collision Repair: I-CAR training is structured around individual’s roles as collision industry professionals and helps achieve the knowledge required to advance in the industry.

Get the recognition you deserve. When an individual takes an I-CAR course and successfully completes the post-test, he or she will earn points valid towards their I-CAR Gold Class Professionals designation or I-CAR Platinum Individual designation requirements.



2015 SCHEDULE

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

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November 3, 2015 - 9:00am - 4:00pm
Where: 
Las Vegas Convention Center, Upper North Hall, N242

Sponsored by ETTN, HRIA, MPMC, WTC & ARMO Councils.

SEMA members have a unique opportunity to schedule a free one-on-one meeting with an intellectual property rights, Customs or antitrust attorney. Private meetings are available in 20 minute segments. Please specify your area of interest when you schedule your appointment(s), so that we can pair you with an attorney specializing in that discipline. Among the topics covered by our experts:

SCRS Repairer Driven Education (RDE) Series

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November 3, 2015 - 9:30am - November 6, 2015 - 2:30pm
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Las Vegas Convention Center

SCRS Repairer Driven Education (RDE) Series - SEMA Show

 

SCRS Repairer Driven Education: RDE1 - Getting Paid for Investing in Facility, Equipment and Training $

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November 3, 2015 - 9:30am - 11:30am
Where: 
Las Vegas Convention Center, Upper North Hall, N233

Repairer Driven Education, RDE, SCRS, SEMA Show

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 - Getting Paid for Investing in Facility, Equipment and Training

Presented by: Tim Ronak, AkzoNobel Automotive and Aerospace Coatings

SCRS Repairer Driven Education: RDE2 - Scheduling and Work in Progress (WIP) $

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November 3, 2015 - 9:30am - 11:30am
Where: 
Las Vegas Convention Center, Upper North Hall, N237

Repairer Driven Education, RDE, SCRS, SEMA Show

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 - Scheduling and Work in Progress (WIP)

Presented by: Tom Hoerner, BASF Corporation

SCRS Repairer Driven Education: RDE3 - Competing with Consolidators $

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When: 
November 3, 2015 - 9:30am - 11:30am
Where: 
Las Vegas Convention Center, Upper North Hall, N241

Repairer Driven Education, RDE, SCRS, SEMA Show

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 - Competing with Consolidators

Presented by: David Luehr, Elite Body Shop Solutions, LLC

Business Technology: Cloud Computing-Is It Right for My Business? (BT3)

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November 3, 2015 - 10:00am - 11:00am
Where: 
Las Vegas Convention Center, Upper North Hall, N253

Presented by: Larry Blair, Partner, Goals HQ

Describe in business language the functionality of Cloud computing, its trending in ERP systems and key functionality SEMA members need, including SDC interface.

Add this FREE seminar to your itinerary through your SEMA Show Registration dashboard: Register today!


Tires: New Developments in TPMS & Tool Technology (TM1)

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November 3, 2015 - 10:00am - 11:30am
Where: 
Las Vegas Convention Center, South Hall, S115-116

Come hear straight from the original equipment manufacturers what has just come out and what the future holds for TPMS. The 2015 model year is proving to be a little more challenging to the technicians in field, compared to the last couple years. Many of the OE sensor manufacturers will be in attendance to educate attendees on what to look for on the newer vehicles hitting the road.

Today’s TPMS tools can offer many benefits to your service center. This is a one-stop shop where you will hear directly from the TPMS tool manufacturers about many of the tools available today. Plus, you’ll learn how these pieces of equipment can help turn TPMS service into the profit center it should be for your business.

Conversations: Shifting Gears-Industry Interviews with Leaders & Legends (CV1)

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November 3, 2015 - 10:00am - 11:00am
Where: 
Las Vegas Convention Center, Upper North Hall, N258

Add this FREE seminar to your itinerary through your SEMA Show Registration dashboard: Register today!

Marketing Strategies: Email Marketing for Small Businesses in the 21st Century (MS2)

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November 3, 2015 - 10:00am - 11:00am
Where: 
Las Vegas Convention Center, Upper North Hall, N252

Presented by: Karl Stearns, KMS Marketing Solutions

Email as a marketing tool has the highest ROI (returning $40.56 per dollar spent) of any medium a small business can use. In this program we review best practices for email marketing including:

  • Creating compelling content
  • Proper length of emails
  • How to use hyperlinks - video and document download links
  • Integrating email campaigns with social media
  • Repurposing and reusing content
  • Increasing the size of your database

This information is based on Constant Contact’s 15 years of experience and nearly 1 trillion emails delivered for customers. All attendees will receive a free 60-day trial account from Constant Contact.

Tires: Road Service Safety (TM2)

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November 3, 2015 - 10:00am - 11:00am
Where: 
Las Vegas Convention Center, South Hall, S106-107

Road service trucks are the backbone of the commercial tire industry. But servicing tires on the side of a road or highway creates a number of additional safety hazards. This seminar will analyze the risks associated with emergency road service and provide valuable tips that dealers can use to protect employees.

Add this FREE seminar to your itinerary through your SEMA Show Registration dashboard: Register today!

Women Driven: Leveraging Differences to Drive Success: 5 Best Practices for Building a Diverse Workforce, Powered by SBN (WD2)

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November 3, 2015 - 11:00am - 12:00pm
Where: 
Las Vegas Convention Center, Upper North Hall, N256

Presented by: Michelle Krebs, Director of Automotive Relations, Auto Trader

To be profitable in a diverse, globalized marketplace, savvy companies are making efforts to look more like the community around them. If you employ only those who identify with a small portion of the market, you just don’t have access to the insights, experiences and worldviews of the full marketplace.

When planning to expand your staff, make an effort to recruit a diverse set of employees to help your company. Learn five best practices for building a diverse workforce.

Add this FREE seminar to your itinerary through your SEMA Show Registration dashboard: Register today!

Exhibitor Product Training: Procomp Electronics : The real cost of Upgrading to a 12v Ignition

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November 3, 2015 - 11:00am - 11:30am
Where: 
Las Vegas Convention Center, Exhibitor Product Training Stage, New Products Showcase, S230

Over the years the most common muscle car upgrade is the simple Points to Electronic Ignition installation. I, Jason Kencevski, would like to explain the simple do's and don'ts that have cost Ignition manufactures time, money and goodwill. I would also like to talk about how Speedmaster have evolved and designed ways around the problem which has cost companies thousands of hours and dollars to deliver what we call Excellence.


Customer Service & Sales: Creating Awesome Customer Experiences (CS2)

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November 3, 2015 - 11:00am - 12:00pm
Where: 
Las Vegas Convention Center, Upper North Hall, N254

Presented by: Kordell Norton, KordellNorton.com

Stop Being a Best-Kept-Secret . . . How to get Engaged Customers and have THEM Sell You to Others. Is your phone ringing? Are your customers singing your praises to others? Awesome Customer Experiences will give you DRASTIC methods to market and brand your business. Come and explore the corporate secrets of the biggest corporations on how to communicate your value, and get the customers to buy . . . now. Entertaining, interactive and filled with example this session will:

SCRS Repairer Driven Education: FREE1 - 2015 F-150 Repair Information

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November 3, 2015 - 11:30am - 12:15pm
Where: 
Las Vegas Convention Center, SEMA Collision Repair & Refinish Stage, Booth #10879, North Hall

Repairer Driven Education, RDE, SCRS, SEMA Show

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.

FREE1 - 2015 F-150 Repair Information

Presented by: Gerri Bonnani, Ford Customer Service Division

Tires: Using Digital to Your Advantage (TM7)

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November 3, 2015 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Where: 
Las Vegas Convention Center, South Hall, S106-107

Presented by: Jamie Reutershan, Strategy Development Manager, Auto, Google

Join Jamie Reutershan from Google as he presents data from the new 2015 release of the Google/Critical Mix Tire Buyer’s Path to Purchase Survey to examine how tire buyers use digital when shopping for new tires. These trends are used as a basis for suggesting strategies to increase consideration with shoppers and to turn them into buyers.

Add this FREE seminar to your itinerary through your SEMA Show Registration dashboard: Register today!

SCRS Repairer Driven Education: RDE4 - Compensation Solutions $

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When: 
November 3, 2015 - 12:30pm - 2:30pm
Where: 
Las Vegas Convention Center, Upper North Hall, N233

Repairer Driven Education, RDE, SCRS, SEMA Show

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 - Compensation Solutions

Presented by: Mike Lanza, The Sherwin-Williams Company

SCRS Repairer Driven Education: RDE5 - Paint Shop Performance $

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When: 
November 3, 2015 - 12:30pm - 2:30pm
Where: 
Las Vegas Convention Center, Upper North Hall, N237

Repairer Driven Education, RDE, SCRS, SEMA Show

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 - Paint Shop Performance

Presented by: John Fagan, PPG Refinish

SCRS Repairer Driven Education: RDE6 - Aluminum Damage Analysis and Joining Methods $

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When: 
November 3, 2015 - 12:30pm - 2:30pm
Where: 
Las Vegas Convention Center, Upper North Hall, N241

Repairer Driven Education, RDE, SCRS, SEMA Show

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.

RDE6 - Aluminum Damage Analysis and Joining Methods

Presented by: Larry Montanez, P&L Consultants

I-CAR: Full-Frame Partial Replacement (FFR01) $

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November 3, 2015 - 1:00pm - 5:00pm
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.

 

Full-Frame Partial Replacement (FFR01)

I-CAR: 2015 Ford F-150 Structural Repair Training Course-Part 1 (FOR06) $

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When: 
November 3, 2015 - 1:00pm - 5:00pm
Where: 
Las Vegas Convention Center, Upper North Hall, N240

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.

 

2015 Ford F-150 Structural Repair Training Course-Part 1 (FOR06)

Social Media Marketing: Staying Sane as a One Person Social Media Department (SM1)

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November 3, 2015 - 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Where: 
Las Vegas Convention Center, Upper North Hall, N253

Presented by: Michael Brown, Founder, The Brainzooming Group

A study from last year found that 65% of people working on social media do it part-time along with other job responsibilities. Additionally, 42% of people who work on social media full-time are one person departments. That means there's typically too little time available to craft social strategy, create and share content, manage a community, and stay on top of all the latest and greatest changes in tools and practices.

Trying to make social media work as a one person department demands being more efficient, effective, and smart about how you invest your time and energy to make everything work smoothly. This session provides answers from someone who is a veteran of making a part-time, solo social media "department" work. Attendees will learn tested tips and ideas for:

Vehicle Technology: Racing & Performance: The Future of Motorsports (TBS2)

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November 3, 2015 - 1:00pm - 2:30pm
Where: 
Las Vegas Convention Center, Upper North Hall, N258

Moderated by: John Waraniak, VP, SEMA Vehicle Technology

What is the future of racing and performance? Attendees will hear directly from a full grid of frontline leaders and experts on the latest powertrain technologies and product innovations being used in racing and adapted to production, as well as the direction, relevance and importance of motorsports and technology to the future of motor racing and the performance industry.

Add this FREE seminar to your itinerary through your SEMA Show Registration dashboard: Register today!

Automotive Electronics: Installing High Fidelity Audio in Cars (AE1)

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November 3, 2015 - 1:00pm - 2:30pm
Where: 
Las Vegas Convention Center, Upper North Hall, N252

Presented by: Andy Wehmeyer, CEO, Audiofrog, Inc.

Customer Service & Sales: Spontaneous Combustion: How to Become a Trusted Advisor Using Consultative Selling Skills that DRIVE Results! (CS3)

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

Presented by: Kordell Norton, KordellNorton.com

Discover the magic of consultative selling skills combined with the customers demand for trusted advisers. Highly interactive and customized, you will learn how successful business people are stealing the simple and easy to use methods that doctors and lawyers use to build creditability, professionalism and power. You can Drive High Performance Sales:

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