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Monday, October 30

 

8:30 AM - 9:30 AM | Keynote & Coffee: Opening Keynote: Max Major is a World-renowned Mentalist and Magician.


10:00 AM - 11:00 AM | Business Management: Real Stopping Power: Using MAP and Resale Price Policies to Control Online and Other Discounting


10:00 AM - 11:00 AM | Finance & Operations: What your accountant is not telling you


10:00 AM - 11:00 AM | SEMA Data Co-op: Top 10 Tricks to Healthier Data Content


10:15 AM - 11:15 AM | Talent Management: HR Hacks: Demystify HR in your small business


11:00 AM - 12:00 PM | International: Middle East: Opportunities for SEMA Member Manufacturers


11:15 AM - 12:15 PM | Business Management: Tales from the Front: A No-Nonsense Panel Discussion on Braking the Resale Price Erosion Cycle


11:15 AM - 12:15 PM | Marketing & Sales: SNAP! First Impressions and Body Language


11:15 AM - 12:15 PM | Industry Trends: Leveraging Vehicles in Operation Data to Drive Your Business


11:30 AM - 1:00 PM | Launch Pad: SEMA Launch Pad: The Next Great Business


12:00 PM - 1:00 PM | International: Australia/New Zealand – Downunder Opportunities for SEMA members


1:00 PM - 2:00 PM | Business Management: If General Patton ran your business


1:00 PM - 2:00 PM | SEMA Data Co-op: Product Data ROI:  A Business Case for Data Management


1:00 PM - 2:30 PM | Vehicle Technology: Advanced Driver Assist Systems: Customizing with Confidence, powered by ETTN

1:00 PM - 3:00 PM | SEMA Show Student Program: Career Day


2:30 PM - 3:30 PM | Marketing & Sales: Success Signals Body Language in Business

 

2:30 PM - 3:30 PM | Builders: Building the Best Boosted Engines of Your Career


3:00 PM - 4:00 PM | International: China: Insider Tips  Sell Specialty Equipment Products In The World's Largest Emerging Automotive Market


3:00 PM - 5:00 PM | SCRS: Current and Future Technologies 2017 and Beyond -$


3:00 PM - 5:00 PM | SCRS: Culture, Culture, Culture – Would you work in your own shop?!  -$


3:00 PM - 5:00 PM | SCRS: Severity – Why it does not matter and what to do about it! -$


3:30 PM - 5:00 PM | Women Driven: WOMEN ONLY: Gear Up Girl Networking Event, powered by SBN


4:00 PM - 5:00 PM | Vehicle Technology: 3D Printing: Transforming Automotive Manufacturing - Now and in the Future

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Tuesday, October 31

 

8:00 AM - 9:00 AM | Builders: Builder Peerspectives: Resto, Hot Rod, Off-Road, Tuner


8:00 AM - 11:00 AM | I-CAR: Synchronizing Workflow through Team Communication - $


9:30 AM - 11:30 AM | SCRS: Navigating the World of Automotive Glass Repair and Replacement - $


9:30 AM - 11:30 AM | SCRS: The Basics of Blueprinting - $


9:30 AM - 11:30 AM | SCRS: The Forgotten Art of Relationship Building: How to Reconnect Without Technology


10:00 AM - 11:00 AM | Business Technology: Run Your Business Like a Mobile Monster


10:00 AM - 11:00 AM | Industry Trends: Truck and Off-Road Insights, Powered by LTAA


10:00 AM - 11:00 AM | Industry Trends: Retail Trends…And How They Affect Your Business


10:00 AM - 11:00 AM | Tires: TPMS at 10: Next Generation of TPMS Tools


10:00 AM - 11:00 AM | Tires: Truck Tires at 10: Jacking and Lifting Trucks and Trailers


11:15 AM - 12:15 PM | Talent Management: Good to great: Taking your career to the next level


11:15 AM - 12:15 PM | Marketing & Sales: Creating Profitable Content - Presented By YEN


11:30 AM - 12:15 PM | SCRS: The creation of car colors of the next 3 to 5 model years


12:30 PM - 2:30 PM | SCRS: Preparing and conducting Negotiations for Collision Repair Shops - $


12:30 PM - 2:30 PM | SCRS: Leadership: What Game Are We Playing? - $


12:30 PM - 2:30 PM | SCRS: Social Media Mania - $


1:00 PM - 2:00 PM | Social Media: Building a Sustainable Social Media Strategy


1:00 PM - 2:00 PM | Automotive Electronics: Opportunities – What’s New, Exciting and Profitable


1:00 PM - 2:30 PM | Vehicle Technology: Racing and Performance Forum: Golden Age of New Performance, powered by ETTN


1:00 PM - 5:00 PM | I-CAR: Plastic and Composite Repair - $


2:00 PM - 3:30 PM | Tires: Tires at 2: Successful Tire Dealers Share Their Secrets


2:15 PM - 3:15 PM | Finance & Operations: Mobile Monster 101 - 3 Key Mobile Solutions


2:15 PM - 3:15 PM | Talent Management: Landing a Great Job through LinkedIn


3:00 PM - 5:00 PM | SCRS: Building a bulletproof estimate through proper documentation- $


3:00 PM - 5:00 PM | SCRS: Adhesive Joining in Modern Repairs - $


3:00 PM - 5:00 PM | SCRS: The Time Has Arrived For Change: Lead with Service, Stop processing and Start Servicing - $


3:30 PM - 4:30 PM | Social Media: Unlocking the Facebook Algorithm


4:00 PM - 5:00 PM | Brew Talks: It's Five O' Clock Somewhere

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Wednesday, November 1

 

8:00 AM - 12:00 PM | I-CAR: Vehicle Technology Trends and Diagnostic Overview 2017 - $


8:00 AM - 12:00 PM | I-CAR: Hazardous Materials, Personal Safety, And Refinish Safety - $


9:00 AM - 10:00 AM | Social Media: #SocialMediaExperts: How to grow your follower count


9:00 AM - 4:00PM | Legal & Regulatory: ASK THE EXPERTS: Schedule a Free Private Meeting with an Intellectual Property, Tax, or Antitrust Attorney or Investment Banker


9:30 AM - 11:30 AM | SCRS: Creative Compensation Solutions – How to Develop, Pay and Motivate Employees in a Team Environment - $


9:30 AM - 11:30 AM | SCRS: Building the Business Case for Diagnostics in Collision Repair - $


9:30 AM - 11:30 AM | SCRS: Building a Bigger Estimating Toolbox - $


10:00 AM - 11:00 AM | Tires: ATS at 10: The Art of Balancing


10:00 AM - 11:00 AM | Tires: Truck Tires at 10: Truck Tire Service after 7 Years of CSA


10:15 AM - 11:15 AM | Marketing & Sales: Modern Marketing in a Post-Web World


10:15 AM - 11:15 AM | Industry Trends: Planning for the Future: New Vehicle Technologies. Powered by PRO


11:15 AM - 12:15 PM | Builders: Restoration Builder's Panel, powered by ARMO


11:15 AM - 12:15 PM | Business Technology: Powerful Sales and Marketing Techs To Increase Sales


11:15 AM - 12:15 PM | Marketing & Sales: Marketing. It's Different, but Here's How to Succeed


12:00 PM - 1:00 PM | Tires: TIA’s 2017 Legislative Review: How has President Trump and the Republicans inCongress impacted the Tire Industry


12:30 PM - 2:30 PM | SCRS: Which Certifications Are Right For My Business? - $


12:30 PM - 2:30 PM | SCRS: 100% Disassembly Best Practices - with Parts Mirror Matching - $


12:30 PM - 2:30 PM | SCRS: Get Attached to Following Procedures: A Comprehensive Guide to OEM Joining - $


1:00 PM - 2:00 PM | Business Technology: Maximizing LinkedIn to Grow Your Business


1:00 PM - 2:00 PM | Automotive Electronics: Fabrication Techniques – 3D Machining on a Router Table


1:00 PM - 2:30 PM | Vehicle Technology: Performance Branding and Design Forum: Cars and Car Culture, powered by ETTN


1:00 PM - 5:00 PM | I-CAR: Understanding the Cycle Time Process - $


1:00 PM - 5:00 PM | I-CAR: Measuring - $


2:00 PM - 3:00 PM | Tires: Management at 2: Growing Your Tire Business in the Millennial Age


2:15 PM - 3:15 PM | Talent Management: The Latest HR Techs That Smart Companies Are Using


2:15 PM - 3:15 PM | Marketing & Sales: Improve Your Sales and Customer Loyalty in 30 Seconds!


2:30 PM - 4:00 PM | Women Driven: Women in Leadership Roundtable, powered by SBN


3:00 PM - 5:00 PM | SCRS: Creating a Better Version of Yourself - $


3:00 PM - 5:00 PM | SCRS: Thorough Estimate Techniques for Special Finishes - $


3:00 PM - 5:00 PM | SCRS: How to Find, Read and Understand OEM Repair Procedures - $


3:30 PM - 4:30 PM | Vehicle Accessorization: Uncover the Secrets of Sales Success. Powered by PRO


4:00 PM - 5:00 PM | Brew Talks: It's Five O' Clock Somewhere

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Thursday, November 2

 

8:00 AM - 11:00 AM | I-CAR: Refining the Team and the Business - $


9:00 AM - 10:00 AM | Social Media: Working with YouTube and Facebook Stars to Reach the Next Generation of Automotive Enthusiasts


9:00 AM - 10:30 AM | SCRS: OEM Session I: How Automotive Research is Driving Change in Vehicle Design, Technology and Function - $


10:15 AM - 11:15 AM | Vehicle Accessorization: Five Key Trends to Boost a Restyling Shop’s Business. Powered by PRO


10:15 AM - 11:15 AM | Automotive Electronics: Smartphone Integration and the Connected Car


11:00 AM - 12:00 PM | Builders: Hot Rod Builder's Panel, powered by HRIA


11:00 AM - 12:30 PM | SCRS: OEM Session II: The Impact of Advanced Vehicle Systems on Routine Repair Process and Procedure - $


11:15 AM - 12:15 PM | Business Management: Don't be a Meeting Hack


11:15 AM - 12:15 PM | Social Media: Create Killer Content Using Images and Video

 
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM | SCRS: Choosing a Clearcoat is not so Clear: Helping You Understand Your Choices


1:00 PM - 2:00 PM | Social Media : How YELP has Changed the Trust Landscape in Business


1:00 PM - 2:00 PM | Industry Trends: Who are your customers?


1:00 PM - 2:30 PM | Vehicle Technology: Connected and Autonomous Vehicles: Smart, Cool and Connected, powered by ETTN 


1:00 PM - 5:00 PM | I-CAR: Squeeze-Type Resistance Spot Welding - $


2:00 PM - 3:30 PM | Legal & Regulatory: Legal Round Tables for Small Business Protection


2:15 PM - 3:15 PM | Finance & Operations: Maximize Cash Flow and Manage Risk: Secrets of Credit Management Revealed!


2:15 PM - 3:15 PM | Marketing & Sales: Tune Your Brand – Rev Your Brand’s Growth Potential


3:00 PM - 5:00 PM | SCRS: OEM Session III: The Hidden Dangers of Vehicle Technology, Improper Repair Methodology and Your Liabilities - $


3:30 PM - 4:30 PM | Finance & Operations: Don’t Overpay Your Taxes: An introduction to the R&D Tax Credit and IC-DISC Export Incentive

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Friday, November 3

 

8:00 AM - 12:00 PM | I-CAR: Understanding the Cycle Time Process - $


8:00 AM - 12:00 PM | I-CAR: Vehicle Technology Trends and Diagnostic Overview 2017 - $


9:00 AM - 10:00 AM | Keynote & Coffee: Profit First - How to make your business permanently profitable


9:30 AM - 11:30 AM | SCRS: You Schedule How? - $


9:30 AM - 11:30 AM | SCRS: Sales Training For Estimators - $


11:00 AM - 12:00 PM | Keynote & Coffee: The State of Social: What’s Now, What’s New and What’s Next


11:30 AM - 12:15 PM | SCRS: Keep It Simple – focus on doing the basic things well


12:30 PM - 2:30 PM | SCRS: Last Call for Sellers - $


12:30 PM - 2:30 PM | SCRS: Heavy Duty Truck Collision Analysis and Repair - $


1:00 PM - 2:00 PM | Keynote & Coffee: 6 Keys to Unlocking and Sharing Your Organization’s Engaging Stories through Social Media

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