– International I, II & III
– Congressional, Colonial, Augusta &
Olympic Meeting Rooms


June 24, 2018

Networking

10:00a - 12:00p  

Networking| 10:00a - 12:00p

Speed Networking
Sponsor: eMentor Connect
Moderator: Subi Ghosh Senior Director of Dealer Strategy | Stream Companies
Welcome

1:00p - 1:15p  

Welcome| 1:00p - 1:15p

WIA Board and Emcees
MC: Eliana Raggio Director of Industry Relations | Digital Air Strike
MC: Charlie Vogelheim Principal | Vogelheim Ventures
Keynote

1:15p - 1:35p  

Keynote| 1:15p - 1:35p

Creative Trespassing: How to Sneak Creativity into Companies, Jobs and Life
You will leave this talk with tools for embracing your inner caped crusader and engaging in your everyday work and life with more gusto, curiosity and happiness!
Tania Katan CEO | Creative Trespassing
Keynote

1:40p - 2:00p  

Keynote| 1:40p - 2:00p

Rewriting the Rules: Building a Career and a Brand Where No Path Exists
Writing your own rules are the key to success. Creating a path ensures the future. Living these ideals connects brands and consumers. Kia’s Kimberley Gardiner shares her experiences to guide your journey.
Kimberly Gardiner Director, Marketing Communications | Kia Motors America
Sponsored Break

2:10p - 2:20p  

Sponsored Break| 2:10p - 2:20p

Refreshments Sponsored by ACV Auctions
Workshop

2:20p - 3:05p  

Workshop| 2:20p - 3:05p

Dealership Strategies & Tactics
Trends for Women: Selling, Marketing, Employment
Personal Development
Leadership
Dealership Strategies & Tactics
Driving Results: A Daily Guide to Better Managing Your Opportunities
Do you manage your customers, or do they manage you? Drive results by better management of your customers! Learn CRM strategies you can leverage to maximize your people, processes and results.
Tiffany Peeler Success Management Director | Proactive Dealer Solutions
Trends for Women: Selling, Marketing, Employment
Part of the Change
In this collaborative session, I will share the physiological differences in men & women, open the floor to discussion and provide takeaways on how to build relationships with female consumers.
Katie Mares Founder, CEO | Katie Mares Consulting Inc.
Personal Development
Step into the Spotlight & Make Your Next Goal a Reality
“Step into the Spotlight” to move your next goal to reality by reviewing data and real-life examples designed to help you create a personalized 6-month “spotlight action” plan for success.
Tiff Arcella VP Sales | Automotive Finance Corporation
Leadership
Moving past our Biases: How to Become a More Inclusive Leader to Build a Winning Team
It's easier to understand the impact of bias on our careers than realize our own unconscious biases. This interactive workshop will tackle this topic to help you to be a more inclusive leader.
Kerri Wise VP, Industry Education and Relations | TrueCar
Break

3:05p - 3:15p  

Break| 3:05p - 3:15p

Break
Workshop

3:15p - 4:00p  

Workshop| 3:15p - 4:00p

Dealership Strategies & Tactics
Trends for Women: Selling, Marketing, Employment
Personal Development
Leadership
Dealership Strategies & Tactics
Marketing for MadWomen – Create Strategic Game Plans for Your Dealership’s Marketing
A comprehensive walkthrough of a proven process employed by numerous successful companies, to create a blueprint that you can take back to the dealership and act upon right away.
Brent Wees Director of First Impressions | Nextup
Trends for Women: Selling, Marketing, Employment
Tune Up Your Sales With Gen Z
Claire Coder (Gen Z) will share the best tactics to connect to the youngest female buyers. Claire's data-driven approach provides audience members tangible takeaways that can be implemented tomorrow.
Claire Coder Founder / CEO | Aunt Flow
Personal Development
How To Receive Recognition for Your Work, Get Sh*! Done and Not Alienate Your Coworkers
Jessica Ruth discusses how women can get the important work done and receive recognition for it - all while managing to develop strong relationships - without compromising authority or respect.
Jessica Ruth VP Product | Clarivoy
Leadership
Disciplined Innovation: How to Build Creativity into Your Culture
Change is all around us. Market disrupters, manufacturer mandates and generational behavior. Dealers, now more than ever, must embrace innovation or accept the possibility of decreasing market share.
Dan Schneider Partner | The Rawls Group
Adriana Puente Associate | The Rawls Group
Sponsored Break

4:00p - 4:10p  

Sponsored Break| 4:00p - 4:10p

Break
Keynote Panel

4:10p - 4:40p  

Keynote Panel| 4:10p - 4:40p

Dealer Panel: Becoming a Leading Woman in Automotive Retail
Moderator: Lisa Copeland CEO/Founder | Cars Her way
Panelist: Evelyn Chatel Co-Owner / General Manager | Freedom Auto Group
Panelist: Eve Knudtsen Dealer Principal and GM Women’s Dealer Advisory Council Member-Western Region | Knudtsen Chevrolet
Keynote

4:40p - 5:00p  

Keynote| 4:40p - 5:00p

Building Your Personal Brand Through Purpose Driven Leadership
Let’s explore how we can collaborate and support each other to do more, have more, and give more through purpose driven leadership. As we continually run out of time in our daily lives, it’s critical that we make the most of what we have and when we have it.
Tammy Darvish Chief Operating Officer | Capital Automotive Real Estate Services, Inc
Video Break

5:05p - 5:15p  

Video Break| 5:05p - 5:15p

WiA Annual Video
Get Social Break

5:15p - 5:30p  

Get Social Break| 5:15p - 5:30p

Break
Keynote

5:30p - 5:45p  

Keynote| 5:30p - 5:45p

Automotive News “Project XX”
Automotive News' Project XX survey finds that persistent sexism in the auto industry - an industry that says it wants and needs more female leaders - stalls careers and leaves women feeling unsafe.
Mary Beth Vander Schaaf Managing Editor | Automotive News
Keynote

5:45p - 6:20p  

Keynote| 5:45p - 6:20p

Hot Topics: How We Fit in and Where We Go from Here
Moderator: Jody DeVere CEO | AskPatty.com
Panelist: Mary Beth Vander Schaaf Managing Editor | Automotive News
Panelist: Kynzie Sims Legal Content Product Manager | Compli
Panelist: Julie Brinkman Chief Operating Officer | Hireology
Panelist: Candice Crane People Strategist |
Keynote

6:25p - 6:45p  

Keynote| 6:25p - 6:45p

Just Eat The Burrito. It Could Save Your Life
Joni Stuker is a notable figure in the Automotive Industry, spending the last three decades consulting dealership owners and automotive manufacturers on processes and techniques to maximize their performance. As the president and founder of Owner Connect, which provides automotive dealerships training and resources to grow and improve their businesses, Joni has become a force within the industry. Along with Owner Connect, Joni Stuker is a four-time speaker at the renowned National Auto Dealer's Association (NADA) Conference - finishing in the top 10 of 100 speakers during 2016 NADA Conference. She has consulted for NASCAR, conducted hundreds of training events, and is the author of her autobiography, Eat The Burrito. She is also a founding member of Women in Automotive. As a female climbing the success ladder in a male-dominated industry, Joni has faced her share of adversity- from overcoming bias to a near-death car accident that threatened to take everything she worked for. Through it all, she has never lost her sense of humor. Joni's mission is to be an example of resilience and determination to women and entrepreneurs everywhere.
Joni Stuker President and Founder | Owner Connect
Thanks / Closing Remarks

6:45p - 6:50p  

Thanks / Closing Remarks| 6:45p - 6:50p

WIA Board and Emcees
MC: Eliana Raggio Director of Industry Relations | Digital Air Strike
MC: Charlie Vogelheim Principal | Vogelheim Ventures
Entertainment / Cocktail

6:45p - 8:45p  

Entertainment / Cocktail| 6:45p - 8:45p

Cocktails & Entertainment

June 25, 2018

Breakfast

8:00a - 8:45a  

Breakfast| 8:00a - 8:45a

Breakfast & Networking
Welcome

8:50a - 9:00a  

Welcome| 8:50a - 9:00a

Welcome Day 2
MC: Ted L. Smith CAE, President | Florida Automobile Dealers Association (FADA)
MC: Eliana Raggio Director of Industry Relations | Digital Air Strike
MC: Charlie Vogelheim Principal | Vogelheim Ventures
Welcome/Kickoff

9:00a - 9:10a  

Welcome/Kickoff| 9:00a - 9:10a

WIA Board and Emcees
MC: Eliana Raggio Director of Industry Relations | Digital Air Strike
MC: Charlie Vogelheim Principal | Vogelheim Ventures
Keynote

9:10a - 9:30a  

Keynote| 9:10a - 9:30a

Leading Today for Tomorrow
Kristen uses her experience to help you understand the unique obstacles facing the next generation. She will show you the leadership shift required to help millennials thrive in your dealership, as well as what it will take to keep them highly engaged. If a cleaning company can do it, anyone can.
Kristen Hadeed Founder | Student Maid™
Keynote

9:35a - 9:55a  

Keynote| 9:35a - 9:55a

The Good, the Bad and the Ugly – Three trends that are shaping 2018 and beyond
These are interesting times. Shifting global priorities, rampant political upheaval, and a spotlight on social inequality have upended the status quo and left many feeling disoriented. Worldwide, there is less patience for the frivolous
Sheryl Connelly Manager, Global Consumer Trends and Futuring | Ford Motor Company
Interview

9:55a - 10:05a  

Interview| 9:55a - 10:05a

Speaker Interview
Moderator: Scotty Reiss Founder | A Girls Guide To Cars
Sheryl Connelly Manager, Global Consumer Trends and Futuring | Ford Motor Company
Keynote

10:05a - 10:25a  

Keynote| 10:05a - 10:25a

The Age of Assistance
The Age of Assistance shares Google’s Point of View on the Future of Marketing. Join us to gather innovative & valuable ideas for future-proofing your dealership & getting a leg up on the competition.
Ashley Lepczyk Retail Sales Development Manager | Google
Keynote

10:25a - 10:45a  

Keynote| 10:25a - 10:45a

The Future of Retailing; Thinking the Unthinkable.
Learn how to eliminate the friction and have explosive growth, regardless of market conditions. The future is frictionless and that's where we're going.
Brian Benstock General Manager / VP | Paragon Honda
Interview

10:45a - 10:55a  

Interview| 10:45a - 10:55a

Speaker Interview
Sponsored Break

10:55a - 11:05a  

Sponsored Break| 10:55a - 11:05a

Coffee Break Sponsored by Bridgestone
Workshop

11:05a - 11:30a  

Workshop| 11:05a - 11:30a

“Ask The Experts” Roundtables
Keynote

11:30a - 11:50a  

Keynote| 11:30a - 11:50a

Challenge Accepted: Choosing Your Positive Path through Adversity
Rebecca Jenkins of Cars.com will share ways women can overcome adversity and succeed in the automotive industry, drawing from her personal experiences. Her keynote, “Challenge Accepted” will rely on a storytelling style to provide a compelling narrative about a single mom winning in a male-dominated industry.
Rebecca Jenkins Director of Sales | Cars.com
Keynote Award

11:50a - 11:55a  

Keynote Award| 11:50a - 11:55a

Cars.com – Innovation & Inspiration Award
Keynote

11:55a - 12:10p  

Keynote| 11:55a - 12:10p

Fireside Chat: Unconscious Bias and the Responsibility of Diversity in Manufacturing
Nicole Koesling, Volkswagen Chattanooga’s Senior Vice President of Human Resources, discusses the value of diversity in the workplace, and explores the challenges facing the manufacturing industry in this area.
Nicole Koesling Senior Vice President Human Resources | Volkswagen Group of America Chattanooga Operations, LLC
Lunch

12:10p - 1:00p  

Lunch| 12:10p - 1:00p

Lunch
Workshop

1:00p - 1:45p  

Workshop| 1:00p - 1:45p

Dealership Strategies & Tactics
Trends for Women: Selling, Marketing, Employment
Personal Development
Leadership
Dealership Strategies & Tactics
Overcoming the Fear of Managing the Service Department
With 25+ years in the industry successfully leading fixed and variable ops departments, Andrea offers tips to overcome the fear of leading the service team to become a more well-rounded manager.
Andrea Baker Moderator Consultant Instructor | NCM Associates
Trends for Women: Selling, Marketing, Employment
Are They Coming Back? Using Predictive Analytics to Keep the Customers You Have.
Are you using outdated metrics to truly understand who your customers are? Learn how predictive analytics can save you time, help you increase loyalty, sales, and create a better customer experience.
Michelle Melecio Taylor Dealer Relations Manager | automotiveMastermind
Personal Development
Shake Feeling Like a Fake, Fraud or Impostor: How to Be Powerful, Remove Self Doubt and Own Your Skills and Voice
Many high achieving and educated women seek external validation instead of giving it to themselves. Learn about this mostly female phenomenon known as ‘Impostor Syndrome’, as well as solution steps.
Mary Bicknell CEO/Owner | See The Signs LLC (DBA Marybicknell.com)
Leadership
IMPROV Your Business
Get your funny on. Using improvisational training games to enhance active-listening skills and team-building talents to enhance profit and morale.
Joe Webb President and Founder | DealerKnows Consulting
Danny Benites Chief Operating Officer | Roberts Auto Group
Break

1:45p - 1:55p  

Break| 1:45p - 1:55p

Break
Workshop

1:55p - 2:40p  

Workshop| 1:55p - 2:40p

Dealership Strategies & Tactics
Trends for Women: Selling, Marketing, Employment
Personal Development
Leadership
Dealership Strategies & Tactics
Improve Your Process to Get 75% Internet Lead Engagement
Talk to more people = Sells more cars. Why do we make it soooo difficult? What is your engagement rate? Can you measure it? How you engage the customer affects the experience they will have.
Steve Roessler VP of Sales | DriveCentric
Trends for Women: Selling, Marketing, Employment
Isolation and Onboarding: Identifying and Altering Gender Bias in Training Documents
The presence of gender bias, no matter how subtle, in training materials can cost automotive companies talented candidates. Research presented on how to identify and remove gender bias.
William Hart Region Training Manager | AutoNation
Personal Development
Fast ‘n Fueled with Emotions: Accelerating Conversions with EI
Does emotional intelligence impact sales? If you answered yes, then you are already one step ahead of the curve.
Magda Vargas Battle President | Great People Inside, Corp.
Leadership
How to Improve the Customer Experience and Meet Your Customer’s Needs
For businesses, social media means that they can talk to their customers directly with relevant and customizable offerings. For customers, social media enables them to engage directly, praise brands online, and communicate service and product issues in real time. Dealers who want to succeed in this dynamic marketplace need to understand their customers and provide an optimal buying experience.
Evelyn Cardenas CEO | Central Florida Auto Dealers Association
Break

2:40p - 2:55p  

Break| 2:40p - 2:55p

Refreshments Sponsored by Facebook
Workshop

2:55p - 3:40p  

Workshop| 2:55p - 3:40p

Dealership Strategies & Tactics
Trends for Women: Selling, Marketing, Employment
Personal Development
Leadership
Dealership Strategies & Tactics
5 Steps to Maximize Your Pre-Owned Margins
Put it back to the bottom line! Identify the 5 areas your Pre-Owned Department is most vulnerable to profit leaks & learn how to fix them! Don't fall victim to the market constriction.
Trends for Women: Selling, Marketing, Employment
Sales Team Facebook Pages, Done Right!
Sales Team Facebook Pages. I know it is a whole new world out there, but you can control it if you embrace it. Let me show you how to help promote your team on social while protecting your database.
Robin Wilson CEO | SCP AGENCY
Personal Development
Unleash the Power of YOU Through Your Personal Brand: Standing out as a Thought Leader and Building a Career You Love!
Learn how your personal brand supports your career success; the 3 Cs of personal branding to position you as a thought leader & help you stand out; & how to build a personal brand to build your career.
Diane Diaz CEO & Personal Brand Strategist | The Brand Teacher
Leadership
Cultivating Women In Automotive
“Cultivating Women in Automotive” will provide practical application techniques and roleplay recruiting & interviewing scenarios to determine the women who will flourish in the automotive industry.
Tony Dupaquier Director | The Academy
Cyndi Guillot Training and Development Field Manager | The Academy
Break

3:40p - 3:50p  

Break| 3:40p - 3:50p

Break
Keynote

3:50p - 4:15p  

Keynote| 3:50p - 4:15p

Transformational Leadership Begins with You. Create a Mindset of Innovation, Empowerment and Growth
Change is the new constant in business. Understanding how leaders must participate in, drive (both professionally and personally) and manage their organizations through change is critical to their success. Transformational Leadership is about inspiring others to change their expectations, perceptions and motivations to achieve the desired goals.
Dan Flynn President CDK North America | CDK Global
Keynote

4:20p - 4:40p  

Keynote| 4:20p - 4:40p

The US Automotive Outlook
Automotive headlines communicate total sales performance, however true industry health cannot be measured by volume alone. Join us for a brief, but comprehensive look at underlying industry dynamics.
Charity Taylor Managing Director, Data & Analytics | J.D. Power
Julie Knakal Senior Director, PIN Consulting | J.D. Power
Keynote Award

4:45p - 4:50p  

Keynote Award| 4:45p - 4:50p

Cox Award: Breakthrough Leader of the Year
Keynote

4:50p - 5:20p  

Keynote| 4:50p - 5:20p

Lessons in Confidence, Career Building and Fostering Culture
Gain insights from four leading women about how they found their voice, navigated their way to positions of influence and incorporate practices that advanced women in their organizations.
Moderator: Nicole Ashe Senior Vice President Talent, Diversity and Culture | Cox Automotive
Panelist: Cheryl Miller VP & General Manager | F&I Solutions, Dealertrack
Panelist: Melinda Welsh Head of Consumer Direct and Chief Marketing Officer | Chase Auto Finance, JPMorgan Chase & Co.
Panelist: Dionne Mack Sr. Director of Global Diversity and Inclusion | Cox Automotive
Getting Social Break

5:20p - 5:40p  

Getting Social Break| 5:20p - 5:40p

Break
Keynote

5:40p - 6:00p  

Keynote| 5:40p - 6:00p

Swimming Upstream: Simple Strategies to Find Support and Overcome Difficulties
In this positive and actionable session, learn several powerful strategies to develop support and overcome challenges. We’ll examine the difficulties many of us face within this industry, and focus on how to find support and strength within relationships.
Laura Madison Vice President, Sales and Training | Alan Ram’s Proactive Training Solutions
Keynote

6:05p - 6:25p  

Keynote| 6:05p - 6:25p

Salary Negotiation 101: How to Get Paid What You Deserve
Are you getting paid what you deserve? Ladies Get Paid founder Claire Wasserman will give you the tools you need to make a compelling case for why you're worth the big bucks. The session is for anyone who is serious about getting to the next level in their careers and their paychecks.
Claire Wasserman Founder | Ladies Get Paid
Closing Remarks

6:25p - 6:30p  

Closing Remarks| 6:25p - 6:30p

WIA Board and Emcees
MC: Eliana Raggio Director of Industry Relations | Digital Air Strike
MC: Charlie Vogelheim Principal | Vogelheim Ventures
Cocktail Party

6:30p - 8:30p  

Cocktail Party| 6:30p - 8:30p

Cocktail Reception Sponsored by Chase Auto

June 26, 2018

Breakfast

8:00a - 8:50a  

Breakfast| 8:00a - 8:50a

Breakfast & Networking
Welcome

8:50a - 9:00a  

Welcome| 8:50a - 9:00a

Welcome Day 3
MC: Evelyn Cardenas CEO | Central Florida Auto Dealers Association
Welcome

9:00a - 9:10a  

Welcome| 9:00a - 9:10a

WIA Board and Emcees
MC: Eliana Raggio Director of Industry Relations | Digital Air Strike
MC: Charlie Vogelheim Principal | Vogelheim Ventures
Keynote

9:10a - 9:30a  

Keynote| 9:10a - 9:30a

Be the Ally: Building Inclusion in the Workplace
When women succeed, we all win. When we are allies, we get there faster. Michelle Morris leads a discussion on how to build a diverse and inclusive community in Auto.
Michelle Morris VP, Global Marketing Solutions | Facebook
Interview

9:30a - 9:40a  

Interview| 9:30a - 9:40a

Speaker Interview
Keynote Award

9:40a - 9:45a  

Keynote Award| 9:40a - 9:45a

Keiser University Flagship Campus Scholarship Award
Host: Martha E. Rader Program Director Business & MBA | Keiser University & Rader Coaching, Training & Consulting
Keynote

9:50a - 10:10a  

Keynote| 9:50a - 10:10a

GRIND: Get Ready, it’s a New Day
The daily grind is something that is often talked about, and even more often misunderstood. While you will have a plethora of people telling you that you must be working during every waking hour, I believe that you can get your work accomplished without sacrificing quality time with your family. Through planning, time management and breaking up the tasks of your day, you will be able to grind steadily without grinding out!
David Villa Founder & CEO | iPD
Sponsored Break

10:15a - 10:25a  

Sponsored Break| 10:15a - 10:25a

Coffee Sponsored by DealerRater
Workshop

10:25a - 11:10a  

Workshop| 10:25a - 11:10a

Dealership Strategies & Tactics
Trends for Women: Selling, Marketing, Employment
Personal Development
Leadership
Dealership Strategies & Tactics
Be the Driving Force for Your Dealership’s Organic Traffic and Conversions
Learn proven strategies that will empower you to become the driving force behind netting the greatest increases in traffic and conversions - and ultimately, more sales.
Chelsea Nodine SEO Strategy Manager | Reunion Marketing
Trends for Women: Selling, Marketing, Employment
Automotive’s Got Talent – Taking Action to Attract and Retain Talent
Tired of turnover? Concerned about career paths? Come learn three key ways to attract, develop and retain talent in your business. Develop a plan to bring more women to the leadership table and thrive.
Susan Lane Director of Public Relations & Community Engagement | Hoffman Auto Group
Gloria Purdy Director of the Talent Engagement Center | Hoffman Auto Group
Personal Development
Maybe It’s you: How Do You Manage Your Shopping Cart?
Personal development is well, personal. It requires self-examination which can be challenging. It’s hard to ask yourself “why should I change?” when sometimes it feels like others need to do the changing! Set your course on being the person you want to be while becoming the person others admire! How to Manage Your Shopping Cart is a personal story that provides tips, techniques and shortcuts on your personal development journey.
Molly Curry Owner | vendorDBauto
Leadership
Preparing leaders today to lead the workforce of tomorrow
This fun & interactive workshop will equip you with the skills and insights required for tomorrows challenges around leadership, employee engagement and talent management. We will examine the next wave of leadership skills that will be needed for the modern dealership.
Break

11:10a - 11:15a  

Break| 11:10a - 11:15a

Break
Workshop

11:15a - 12:00p  

Workshop| 11:15a - 12:00p

Dealership Strategies & Tactics
Trends for Women: Selling, Marketing, Employment
Personal Development
Leadership
Dealership Strategies & Tactics
A Thumb Stopping Experience: Get Your Social Consumers to Stop Scrolling Past Your Ads, Engage with You, and Convert.
Online shopping is the backbone of sales for many businesses worldwide. That’s not just applicable to the big-name sites; it trickles into social media as well. Consumers are now making purchases from social media outlets like Facebook and Instagram. This workshop centers on how cost-effective social advertising can be, and how emotionally driven ads can target the audience that is most likely to buy what you're selling.
Denise Casagrande President | PCG Digital
Trends for Women: Selling, Marketing, Employment
The Science Behind Selling Based on Gender
As gender continues to be the topic of conversation in not solely automotive, but also in business, culture, education, politics, and more, considering gender in relation to booking performance is more pivotal than ever. How does the average dealership do when booking male versus female callers? Is there even a contrast? How can your sales team adjust their approach to deliver the highest quality customer service experience, boost ROI, and enhance the bottom line? The Science Behind Selling Based on Gender explores all this and more to help you and your team see optimal results.
Cassie Broemmer Executive Vice President, Business Development | CarWars
Personal Development
Reach the Unreachable – Psychology of Dealer Principals
Learn Linda's systematic approach to generate revenue in the Automotive Industry. What matters most to the highest level decision maker in a Dealer Group. How to receive return phone calls, emails, and prepare proposals that turn into new clients. Linda has successfully utilized this approach to reach many of the top 125 automotive industry leaders and developed meaningful relationships that grew her business nationally.
Linda Meade Barnette Principal | MDJohnson
Leadership
Digital Trust: The New Currency of Commerce that leaders must embrace
Is your dealership trusted? Studies show that 8% of people actually believe what your sales reps tell them. This statistic-based presentation offers 5 tips that will help you build a foundation of trust.
Jennifer Sanford Vice President of Marketing & Industry Relations | Dominion Dealer Solutions
Lunch

12:00p - 12:50p  

Lunch| 12:00p - 12:50p

Lunch
Keynote Award

12:50p - 12:55p  

Keynote Award| 12:50p - 12:55p

NCM Scholarship Award
Keynote

12:55p - 1:10p  

Keynote| 12:55p - 1:10p

Embrace the “I Don’t Know” and 5 Other Life Lessons that can Fuel Your Success
Joe will be sharing with you his biggest life lessons that he credits to making him the person he is today. He hopes you can use his experiences to spark your own passion, and fuel your journey with the confidence to make your ideas and plans a reality. Whether you're running a dealership, company or team, this session will be applicable to you.
Joe Chura CEO | Dealer Inspire
Keynote

1:15p - 1:35p  

Keynote| 1:15p - 1:35p

The Importance of Risk and Disruption
As a longtime veteran of the automotive industry, Joan shares her experience of pivoting from a traditional car company background to join Tesla on its journey to accelerate the world’s transition to sustainable energy; and discusses why risk and disruption are important.
Joan Edwards Senior Manager of Design Quality | Tesla
Keynote

1:40p - 2:00p  

Keynote| 1:40p - 2:00p

The Untapped Power of Emotional Intelligence
Get Awkward; Tap Into Your Emotional Intelligence
Justin Byrd President | Team Velocity
Getting Social Break

2:00p - 2:15p  

Getting Social Break| 2:00p - 2:15p

Break
Keynote Award

2:15p - 2:20p  

Keynote Award| 2:15p - 2:20p

Colors on Parade Scholarship
Keynote

2:20p - 2:40p  

Keynote| 2:20p - 2:40p

Fireside Chat: Advertising Today
Scotty Reiss Founder | A Girls Guide To Cars
Keynote

2:40p - 3:00p  

Keynote| 2:40p - 3:00p

Sell Like a Woman: Empowering Women to Sell Without Sacrificing One Ounce of Integrity
Sell Like a Woman is a movement that changes the conversation about how to get anything you want in both your personal and professional life by tapping into what makes you feminine. No more tiptoeing around or feeling nervous, like a fraud, failure, fatigued. Sell Like a Woman teaches you to break the mold and create your own success in sales, business, and life.
Kendrick Shope Founder | Authentic Selling®
Keynote

3:05p - 3:25p  

Keynote| 3:05p - 3:25p

The Art of The Big Sell – Stop Selling, Start Mobilizing
I will show you how to build an army of ardent influencers that will sell you and your products to millions. I will teach you to inspire a mindset that drives loyalty and ignites passion and determination.
Lisa Copeland CEO/Founder | Cars Her way
Final Closing Remarks

3:25p - 3:30p  

Final Closing Remarks| 3:25p - 3:30p

WiA Board / Emcees – Sponsors Thanks, Attendee Thanks, Next Conference Date and Locations FL/So Cal
MC: Eliana Raggio Director of Industry Relations | Digital Air Strike
MC: Frank Lopes Vice President | Forrest & Blake Marketing - Advertising