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Keynote & Coffee: THE PUMPKIN PLAN: A Simple Strategy for Growing a Remarkable Business in Any Field. (KC1)

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When: 
November 3, 2014 - 9:00am - 10:00am
Where: 
Las Vegas Convention Center, Upper North Hall, N258

Presented by: Mike Michalowicz, Entrprenuerial Advocate

There is a big lesson to be learned from farmers. Not the everyday guys, but those county fair geeks who grow one ton pumpkins. They hold the secret to explosive growth, and Mike will show you how it applies directly to your business. It’s your turn to grow an award winning, explosive company!

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SCRS Repairer Driven Education (RDE) Series

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When: 
November 3, 2014 - 10:00am - November 7, 2014 - 2:30pm
Where: 
Las Vegas Convention Center

 

Legal & Regulatory: Healthcare Reform Law: What You Need to Know! (LR1)

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When: 
November 3, 2014 - 10:15am - 11:15am
Where: 
Las Vegas Convention Center, Upper North Hall, N256

Moderated by: Stuart Gosswein, SEMA Senior Director Gov't Affairs

Presented by: Gene Marks, The Marks Group

Digital Marketing: Building a Sustainable Social Media Strategy. (DM1)

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When: 
November 3, 2014 - 10:15am - 11:15am
Where: 
Las Vegas Convention Center, Upper North Hall, N252

Presented by: Jennifer Cario, SugarSpun Marketing

This 45-50 minute session takes a practical, step-by-step approach to building a social media strategy founded on actual business goals. Perfect 101-201 level course for everyone from C-Suite to Marketing.

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Emerging Markets & Trends: 20 Questions: Examining the Economic Climate. (EM1)

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When: 
November 3, 2014 - 10:15am - 11:15am
Where: 
Las Vegas Convention Center, Upper North Hall, N254

Presented by: Tim Gallagher, The 2020 Network; Dr. Watkins, Center for Economic Research and Forecasting at Cal Lutheran University

International: Opportunities for SEMA Member Manufacturers in the Middle East. (IT1)

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When: 
November 3, 2014 - 11:00am - 12:00pm
Where: 
Las Vegas Convention Center, Upper North Hall, N259

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

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Legal & Regulatory: Pricing Policies 101: Combating Resale Price Erosion with Resale Price and MAP Policies—Adopting a New Policy or Improving an Existing One. Powered by MPMC. (LR2)

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November 3, 2014 - 1:00pm - 2:00pm
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

This is everything you wanted to know about pricing policies, but didn’t know who to ask. Resale price erosion is an increasingly common problem faced by suppliers that is caused by corrosive competition among traditional resellers and those with lower costs of doing business, such as online sellers. Various lawful approaches that a supplier can take to prevent or manage this situation will be discussed in a realistic, no-nonsense fashion, along with which options work best in particular circumstances.

Business Innovation: 10 Economic, Political, and Tech Trends That Will Affect Your Business Tomorrow (BI1)

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When: 
November 3, 2014 - 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Where: 
Las Vegas Convention Center, Upper North Hall, N252

Presented by: Gene Marks, The Marks Group.

Join Gene for an interactive presentation he explains what today’s winning companies are doing to make sure they’re earning big profits tomorrow.

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International: The Developing Russian Specialty Equipment Market. (IT2)

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November 3, 2014 - 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Where: 
Las Vegas Convention Center, Upper North Hall, N259

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

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Legal & Regulatory: Pricing Policies 201: Advanced Topics—Once You Have A Good Resale Price or MAP Policy, What to Do With it and the Issues that Arise. Powered by MPMC. (LR3)

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When: 
November 3, 2014 - 2:00pm - 3:00pm
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

This interactive program will discuss effective pricing policy management and enforcement, including such things as successfully dealing with powerful resellers (online and otherwise), account or channel-specific variations, cheat avoidance and coping with the parade of excuses. Other practical topics include policy add-ons, internal enforcement guidelines, violation letters and distribution agreements. Participants are encouraged to raise other subjects of interest.

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Legal & Regulatory: Patents, Trademarks & Copyrights: Ask the Experts. (LR4)

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When: 
November 3, 2014 - 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Where: 
Las Vegas Convention Center, Upper North Hall, N252

Moderated by: Stuart Gosswein, SEMA Senior Director Gov't Affairs

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International: Insider Tips to Sell Specialty Equipment Products in China-the World s Largest Emerging Automotive Market. (IT3)

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When: 
November 3, 2014 - 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Where: 
Las Vegas Convention Center, Upper North Hall, N259

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

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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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When: 
November 4, 2014 - 9:00am - 12:00pm
Where: 
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.

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

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November 4, 2014 - 9:00am - 10:00am
Where: 
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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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
Where: 
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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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
Where: 
Las Vegas Convention Center, Upper North Hall, N252

Presented by: Doug Dvorak, Dvorak Marketing Group

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

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

Presented by: Kordell Norton, Revenue Mechanic

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

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

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

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

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When: 
November 5, 2014 - 9:00am - 10:00am
Where: 
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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Powersports: Side-by-Side Vehicle Opportunities with Aftermarket Electronics. (PS1)

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When: 
November 5, 2014 - 10:00am - 11:00am
Where: 
Las Vegas Convention Center, Upper South Hall, S204

Presented by: Jeff Meece, President of Meece Car Audio

Digital Marketing: It’s a Mobile First World: How Responsive Web Design Can Win Customers and Increase Sales. (DM3)

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When: 
November 5, 2014 - 10:15am - 11:15am
Where: 
Las Vegas Convention Center, Upper North Hall, N254

Presented by: Tyler Tanaka, CIE Studios

Mobile devices are changing the way people interact with your company. If you haven't already created or aren't currently planning to create a mobile friendly website, you are seriously in danger of losing sales and market share. If you rely on your website to reach consumers, educate dealers and ultimately drive sales you need to know why responsive web design is so important. This session will teach you what responsive design is and is not, give convincing stats, answer crucial mobile web questions and share key pitfalls and must-dos.

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Auto Dealer: Accessory Trends that Will Boost Your Business. Powered by PRO. (AD1)

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When: 
November 5, 2014 - 10:15am - 11:15am
Where: 
Las Vegas Convention Center, Upper North Hall, N252

Presented by: Scott Wolin, AVG-OEAM; Dan Hall, Auto Pacific; Gavin Knapp, SEMA; Sindey Haider, Add-on-Auto; David Stringer, Insignia

It takes more than selling a few colorful accessories to maximize your restyling dollars. Explore the dynamics of the ever-evolving accessory market. Gain insights into emerging trends as experts share their vision for the future of accessorization. Learn how accessories help attract new buyers of all ages and build customer loyalty for years to come.

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Leadership: Get Your Motor Running. (L3)

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When: 
November 5, 2014 - 10:15am - 11:15am
Where: 
Las Vegas Convention Center, Upper North Hall, N256

Presented by: Maria Grande, Grande Consulting

Find out what areas you tend to slack in and get tips on how to be more productive and accept no excuses...not even your own!

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