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Cars.com

Cars.com

Visit: https://www.cars.com


Founded in 1998 and headquartered in Chicago, Cars.com (NYSE: CARS) is a leading digital automotive marketplace that improves car decision making by connecting buyers and sellers more intelligently and efficiently. The company empowers consumers by connecting them to the resources they need to make better automotive decisions about the right product, price, place and person. Cars.com enables its advertiser partners by connecting them to its vast in-market audience and providing them the data-driven intelligence they need to increase turn and gain market share. A pioneer in automotive
classifieds, the company has evolved into one of the largest digital automotive platforms. Cars.com became an independent, publicly traded company on June 1, 2017. Cars.com companies include DealerRater®, Auto.com, PickupTrucks.com™ and NewCars.com®.


Executive Sponsors

Cars.com

Cars.com

Visit: https://www.cars.com


Founded in 1998 and headquartered in Chicago, Cars.com (NYSE: CARS) is a leading digital automotive marketplace that improves car decision making by connecting buyers and sellers more intelligently and efficiently. The company empowers consumers by connecting them to the resources they need to make better automotive decisions about the right product, price, place and person. Cars.com enables its advertiser partners by connecting them to its vast in-market audience and providing them the data-driven intelligence they need to increase turn and gain market share. A pioneer in automotive
classifieds, the company has evolved into one of the largest digital automotive platforms. Cars.com became an independent, publicly traded company on June 1, 2017. Cars.com companies include DealerRater®, Auto.com, PickupTrucks.com™ and NewCars.com®.


Chase Auto

Chase Auto

Visit: https://autofinance.chase.com/


In 2013 JPMorgan Chase launched Women on the Move, a program to empower women to own their careers and work together to overcome the unique barriers we face in the workplace. We use it as an outlet to exchange ideas with each other, industry leaders and members of the communities in which we live and work. We’re proud to share some of that work with Women in Automotive this week.

Chase has been a leading provider of auto financing for more than 60 years. More than 3 million customers trust us with their car financing. With a deep commitment to our clients and communities in which we work, we also provide commercial loans and floorplan financing to dealers and have relationships with more than 75% of all U.S. franchised automotive dealers. To learn more, visit chasedealer.com.


SCP (Social Climber Pro)

SCP (Social Climber Pro)

ELEAD1ONE

ELEAD1ONE

Visit: http://www.elead-crm.com


Experience the latest modern dealership technology in one core platform: innovative mobile CRM, automotive digital retail and dealership management, service CRM, personalized marketing and cutting-edge reporting.

ELEAD1ONE helps dealers bridge the gap between sales, service and marketing operations. The company’s automotive-only customer experience center (CXC), CRM, and service drive technologies are the foundations of its unique suite of products that drive clients forward through strategic business advantage. Schedule a demo at www.elead-crm.com.


Cox Automotive

Cox Automotive

Visit: https://www.coxautoinc.com/


Cox Automotive connects pillars of our industry to drive results for dealers, lenders, OEMs and consumers and makes buying, selling and owning cars easier for everyone. In addition to helping millions of car shoppers and our 40,000 auto dealer clients, we are passionate about fostering an environment that provides the support, tools and resources for women to thrive in our industry. Our company of 34,000- plus team members includes Autotrader, Dealer.com, Dealertrack, HomeNet, Kelley Blue Book, Manheim, NextGear Capital, VinSolutions, vAuto and Xtime, and is a subsidiary of Cox Enterprises Inc., a privately-owned, Atlanta- based company.


CDK Global

CDK Global

Visit: http://www.cdkglobal.com


With more than $2 billion in revenues, CDK Global (Nasdaq: CDK) is a leading global provider of integrated information technology and digital marketing solutions to the automotive retail and adjacent industries. Focused on enabling end-to- end automotive commerce, CDK Global provides solutions to dealers in more than 100 countries around the world, serving approximately 28,000 retail locations and most automotive manufacturers. CDK solutions automate and integrate all parts of the dealership and buying process from targeted digital advertising and marketing campaigns to the sale, financing, insuring, parts supply, repair, and maintenance of vehicles.


Event Sponsors

Cars.com

Cars.com

Visit: https://www.cars.com


Founded in 1998 and headquartered in Chicago, Cars.com (NYSE: CARS) is a leading digital automotive marketplace that improves car decision making by connecting buyers and sellers more intelligently and efficiently. The company empowers consumers by connecting them to the resources they need to make better automotive decisions about the right product, price, place and person. Cars.com enables its advertiser partners by connecting them to its vast in-market audience and providing them the data-driven intelligence they need to increase turn and gain market share. A pioneer in automotive
classifieds, the company has evolved into one of the largest digital automotive platforms. Cars.com became an independent, publicly traded company on June 1, 2017. Cars.com companies include DealerRater®, Auto.com, PickupTrucks.com™ and NewCars.com®.


Chase Auto

Chase Auto

Visit: https://autofinance.chase.com/


In 2013 JPMorgan Chase launched Women on the Move, a program to empower women to own their careers and work together to overcome the unique barriers we face in the workplace. We use it as an outlet to exchange ideas with each other, industry leaders and members of the communities in which we live and work. We’re proud to share some of that work with Women in Automotive this week.

Chase has been a leading provider of auto financing for more than 60 years. More than 3 million customers trust us with their car financing. With a deep commitment to our clients and communities in which we work, we also provide commercial loans and floorplan financing to dealers and have relationships with more than 75% of all U.S. franchised automotive dealers. To learn more, visit chasedealer.com.


SCP (Social Climber Pro)

SCP (Social Climber Pro)

ELEAD1ONE

ELEAD1ONE

Visit: http://www.elead-crm.com


Experience the latest modern dealership technology in one core platform: innovative mobile CRM, automotive digital retail and dealership management, service CRM, personalized marketing and cutting-edge reporting.

ELEAD1ONE helps dealers bridge the gap between sales, service and marketing operations. The company’s automotive-only customer experience center (CXC), CRM, and service drive technologies are the foundations of its unique suite of products that drive clients forward through strategic business advantage. Schedule a demo at www.elead-crm.com.


Cox Automotive

Cox Automotive

Visit: https://www.coxautoinc.com/


Cox Automotive connects pillars of our industry to drive results for dealers, lenders, OEMs and consumers and makes buying, selling and owning cars easier for everyone. In addition to helping millions of car shoppers and our 40,000 auto dealer clients, we are passionate about fostering an environment that provides the support, tools and resources for women to thrive in our industry. Our company of 34,000- plus team members includes Autotrader, Dealer.com, Dealertrack, HomeNet, Kelley Blue Book, Manheim, NextGear Capital, VinSolutions, vAuto and Xtime, and is a subsidiary of Cox Enterprises Inc., a privately-owned, Atlanta- based company.


CDK Global

CDK Global

Visit: http://www.cdkglobal.com


With more than $2 billion in revenues, CDK Global (Nasdaq: CDK) is a leading global provider of integrated information technology and digital marketing solutions to the automotive retail and adjacent industries. Focused on enabling end-to- end automotive commerce, CDK Global provides solutions to dealers in more than 100 countries around the world, serving approximately 28,000 retail locations and most automotive manufacturers. CDK solutions automate and integrate all parts of the dealership and buying process from targeted digital advertising and marketing campaigns to the sale, financing, insuring, parts supply, repair, and maintenance of vehicles.


Stream Companies

Stream Companies

iPD

iPD

Visit: https://imperialpressdirect.com/


iPD is one of the largest, privately-held automotive solutions companies in America. specializing in direct mail, business development, advertising, database management, printing, fulfillment, premiums, incentives and lead generation.


AskPatty

AskPatty

Visit: https://www.askpatty.com


AskPatty.com, Inc. takes a two-pronged approach to revolutionizing the women’s automotive retail market: For consumers, the AskPatty.com website, is a safe and reliable source for expert automotive advice and research. For auto dealers, tire dealers, collision centers, auto service and repair centers, the revolutionary AskPatty.com Certified Female Friendly® program, designed from the ground up, trains and certifies automotive retail and service centers on how to attract, sell, retain and increase loyalty with women customers.


GM’s Women’s Retail Network

GM’s Women’s Retail Network

Visit: http://www.gmwomensretailnetwork.com


Established in September 2001, the GM Women’s Retail Network was the first of its kind in the automotive industry.  Through this GM initiative, a dedicated GM staff was identified to work to increase the number of female dealer operators, managers, and employees within the GM dealer body.

WRN’s vision is to be the industry leader with a dealership population that mirrors our communities by increasing the number of women as dealers, managers and employees within GM dealerships and to become the transportation company of choice for female consumers.

WRN’s goal is that women GM dealers will meet or exceed the operational effectiveness of the overall GM dealer body.

WRN offers all GM women dealers the opportunity to participate in all-women dealer 20 Groups in partnership with NADA 20 Groups.

To qualify as a dealer member of the GM Women’s Retail Network, a woman must have a minimum ownership investment of 15% AND be contractually named as Dealer Operator per the General Motors Dealer Sales and Service Agreement.  There is no ethnicity requirement or fees associated with membership in WRN.

To qualify as a WRN affiliate or manager member of WRN, there are no ownership, ethnicity requirement, or fees associated with membership. Affiliate or manager members must be employed in a General Motors dealership.


TrueCar

TrueCar

Visit: https://www.truecar.com/#/


TrueCar delivers ready-to- transact buyers via an exclusive network of over 500 affinity partner sites. Our expanded Client Success Team is dedicated to helping Certified Dealers utilize all of
the tools, resources and benefits of our program. With on-the- lot service, lower funnel buyers and an accountable billing model, our Dealers are able to sell cars in a more efficient, cost effective and measurable way.


CallSource

CallSource

Visit: https://www.callsource.com/


CallSource, the originator of call tracking systems and services, ignited an industry with its founding in 1991.
The company’s wide variety of innovations and award-winning solutions continue redefining the future of call management while paving new ways for businesses to recapture sales opportunities. Today, CallSource has analyzed more than one billion customer calls. The company’s capabilities include marketing insights, such as cost-per-lead analysis and sales conversion percentages, as well as training and coaching
for employees.


AutoNation

AutoNation

Google

Google

Visit: https://www.google.com/diversity/women/


Google is a global technology leader focused on improving the ways people connect with information. Google’s innovations in web search and advertising have made its website a top Internet property and its brand one of the most recognized in the world.


Automotive Mastermind

Automotive Mastermind

DealerInspire

DealerInspire

Visit: https://www.dealerinspire.com/


Dealer Inspire builds unprecedented Websites and technology to help dealerships sell more. It offers a dynamic ad program that syncs with your inventory feed to create customized, highly-targeted text ads built to sell the specific models on your lot. The hub for the customer’s entire buying journey, the DI Website platform, uses advanced technology to customize your site for each individual shopper. Dealer Inspire’s Online Shopper is the first product in the automotive industry that allows customers to truly buy a car completely online with a fast, secure, and paperless purchasing process that accelerates the sale.


Affiliate Sponsors

Cars.com

Cars.com

Visit: https://www.cars.com


Founded in 1998 and headquartered in Chicago, Cars.com (NYSE: CARS) is a leading digital automotive marketplace that improves car decision making by connecting buyers and sellers more intelligently and efficiently. The company empowers consumers by connecting them to the resources they need to make better automotive decisions about the right product, price, place and person. Cars.com enables its advertiser partners by connecting them to its vast in-market audience and providing them the data-driven intelligence they need to increase turn and gain market share. A pioneer in automotive
classifieds, the company has evolved into one of the largest digital automotive platforms. Cars.com became an independent, publicly traded company on June 1, 2017. Cars.com companies include DealerRater®, Auto.com, PickupTrucks.com™ and NewCars.com®.


Chase Auto

Chase Auto

Visit: https://autofinance.chase.com/


In 2013 JPMorgan Chase launched Women on the Move, a program to empower women to own their careers and work together to overcome the unique barriers we face in the workplace. We use it as an outlet to exchange ideas with each other, industry leaders and members of the communities in which we live and work. We’re proud to share some of that work with Women in Automotive this week.

Chase has been a leading provider of auto financing for more than 60 years. More than 3 million customers trust us with their car financing. With a deep commitment to our clients and communities in which we work, we also provide commercial loans and floorplan financing to dealers and have relationships with more than 75% of all U.S. franchised automotive dealers. To learn more, visit chasedealer.com.


SCP (Social Climber Pro)

SCP (Social Climber Pro)

ELEAD1ONE

ELEAD1ONE

Visit: http://www.elead-crm.com


Experience the latest modern dealership technology in one core platform: innovative mobile CRM, automotive digital retail and dealership management, service CRM, personalized marketing and cutting-edge reporting.

ELEAD1ONE helps dealers bridge the gap between sales, service and marketing operations. The company’s automotive-only customer experience center (CXC), CRM, and service drive technologies are the foundations of its unique suite of products that drive clients forward through strategic business advantage. Schedule a demo at www.elead-crm.com.


Cox Automotive

Cox Automotive

Visit: https://www.coxautoinc.com/


Cox Automotive connects pillars of our industry to drive results for dealers, lenders, OEMs and consumers and makes buying, selling and owning cars easier for everyone. In addition to helping millions of car shoppers and our 40,000 auto dealer clients, we are passionate about fostering an environment that provides the support, tools and resources for women to thrive in our industry. Our company of 34,000- plus team members includes Autotrader, Dealer.com, Dealertrack, HomeNet, Kelley Blue Book, Manheim, NextGear Capital, VinSolutions, vAuto and Xtime, and is a subsidiary of Cox Enterprises Inc., a privately-owned, Atlanta- based company.


CDK Global

CDK Global

Visit: http://www.cdkglobal.com


With more than $2 billion in revenues, CDK Global (Nasdaq: CDK) is a leading global provider of integrated information technology and digital marketing solutions to the automotive retail and adjacent industries. Focused on enabling end-to- end automotive commerce, CDK Global provides solutions to dealers in more than 100 countries around the world, serving approximately 28,000 retail locations and most automotive manufacturers. CDK solutions automate and integrate all parts of the dealership and buying process from targeted digital advertising and marketing campaigns to the sale, financing, insuring, parts supply, repair, and maintenance of vehicles.


Stream Companies

Stream Companies

iPD

iPD

Visit: https://imperialpressdirect.com/


iPD is one of the largest, privately-held automotive solutions companies in America. specializing in direct mail, business development, advertising, database management, printing, fulfillment, premiums, incentives and lead generation.


AskPatty

AskPatty

Visit: https://www.askpatty.com


AskPatty.com, Inc. takes a two-pronged approach to revolutionizing the women’s automotive retail market: For consumers, the AskPatty.com website, is a safe and reliable source for expert automotive advice and research. For auto dealers, tire dealers, collision centers, auto service and repair centers, the revolutionary AskPatty.com Certified Female Friendly® program, designed from the ground up, trains and certifies automotive retail and service centers on how to attract, sell, retain and increase loyalty with women customers.


GM’s Women’s Retail Network

GM’s Women’s Retail Network

Visit: http://www.gmwomensretailnetwork.com


Established in September 2001, the GM Women’s Retail Network was the first of its kind in the automotive industry.  Through this GM initiative, a dedicated GM staff was identified to work to increase the number of female dealer operators, managers, and employees within the GM dealer body.

WRN’s vision is to be the industry leader with a dealership population that mirrors our communities by increasing the number of women as dealers, managers and employees within GM dealerships and to become the transportation company of choice for female consumers.

WRN’s goal is that women GM dealers will meet or exceed the operational effectiveness of the overall GM dealer body.

WRN offers all GM women dealers the opportunity to participate in all-women dealer 20 Groups in partnership with NADA 20 Groups.

To qualify as a dealer member of the GM Women’s Retail Network, a woman must have a minimum ownership investment of 15% AND be contractually named as Dealer Operator per the General Motors Dealer Sales and Service Agreement.  There is no ethnicity requirement or fees associated with membership in WRN.

To qualify as a WRN affiliate or manager member of WRN, there are no ownership, ethnicity requirement, or fees associated with membership. Affiliate or manager members must be employed in a General Motors dealership.


TrueCar

TrueCar

Visit: https://www.truecar.com/#/


TrueCar delivers ready-to- transact buyers via an exclusive network of over 500 affinity partner sites. Our expanded Client Success Team is dedicated to helping Certified Dealers utilize all of
the tools, resources and benefits of our program. With on-the- lot service, lower funnel buyers and an accountable billing model, our Dealers are able to sell cars in a more efficient, cost effective and measurable way.


CallSource

CallSource

Visit: https://www.callsource.com/


CallSource, the originator of call tracking systems and services, ignited an industry with its founding in 1991.
The company’s wide variety of innovations and award-winning solutions continue redefining the future of call management while paving new ways for businesses to recapture sales opportunities. Today, CallSource has analyzed more than one billion customer calls. The company’s capabilities include marketing insights, such as cost-per-lead analysis and sales conversion percentages, as well as training and coaching
for employees.


AutoNation

AutoNation

Google

Google

Visit: https://www.google.com/diversity/women/


Google is a global technology leader focused on improving the ways people connect with information. Google’s innovations in web search and advertising have made its website a top Internet property and its brand one of the most recognized in the world.


Automotive Mastermind

Automotive Mastermind

DealerInspire

DealerInspire

Visit: https://www.dealerinspire.com/


Dealer Inspire builds unprecedented Websites and technology to help dealerships sell more. It offers a dynamic ad program that syncs with your inventory feed to create customized, highly-targeted text ads built to sell the specific models on your lot. The hub for the customer’s entire buying journey, the DI Website platform, uses advanced technology to customize your site for each individual shopper. Dealer Inspire’s Online Shopper is the first product in the automotive industry that allows customers to truly buy a car completely online with a fast, secure, and paperless purchasing process that accelerates the sale.


ACV Auctions

ACV Auctions

Visit: https://www.acvauctions.com/


Changing the wholesale auto industry. ACV Auctions is the transparent and trusted full-service, dealer-only auction. We are the fasted growing independent auction in the nation, expanding into new markets every month. With ACV you save money, increase your reach, optimize your wholesale inventory process, and gain time to run your business.


OEConnections

OEConnections

Visit: http://oeconnection.com/


OEConnection (OEC) is the leading automotive technology provider for OEM distribution networks, enabling automakers and dealerships around the world to deliver parts and service information quickly and accurately. Through a suite of parts cataloging, supply chain, pricing, ecommerce, service and business intelligence solutions, we provide information into the hands of repairers in collision, fleet, mechanical and retail segments, as well as dealership service lanes. OEC serves nearly 50 international auto brands and fleet companies, 30,000 dealerships and more than 120,000 repair customers worldwide, facilitating an estimated $26 billion in annual replacement parts trade.


Bridgestone

Bridgestone

Visit: http://www.bridgestoneamericas.com


Nashville, Tennessee-based Bridgestone Americas, Inc. (BSAM) is the U.S. subsidiary of Bridgestone Corporation, the world’s largest tire and rubber company. BSAM and its subsidiaries develop, manufacture and market a wide range of Bridgestone, Firestone and associate brand tires to address the needs of a broad range of customers. The BSAM family of companies operates the world’s largest chain of automotive tire and service centers. Across the United States, Bridgestone owns and operates 2,200 tire and vehicle service centers for passenger vehicles and more than 160 stores that specialize in serving commercial customers.


Reunion Marketing

Reunion Marketing

Dealer E-Process

Dealer E-Process

Visit: http://www.dealereprocess.com/


Dealer eProcess is an all-in- one digital solution, featuring responsive websites, full-suite digital marketing, digital retailing, chat, trade-in tool, finance application, and more!


FADA

FADA

Visit: http://www.flada.org


The FADA promotes teamwork among new, franchised dealers. Its objectives: 1. Facilitate the exchange of ideas. 2. Encourage sound business policies and promote ethical standards. 3. Promote legislation to enhance the auto industry in Florida. 4. Represent dealers through liaison with all line make Factories. 5. Promote a competitive marketplace for consumers. 6. Work with agencies regulating the auto industry to ensure fair treatment of members while maintaining the interests of consumers. 7. Work with the media and consumer groups to educate and enlighten the public. 8. Work with other businesses and industry coalitions to promote and enhance business climate.


Facebook

Facebook

Visit: https://www.facebook.com/womeninautocommunity/


Founded in 2004, Facebook’s mission is to give people the power to build community and bring the world closer together. People use Facebook to stay connected with friends and family, to discover what’s going on in the world, and to share and express what matters to them.


700Credit

700Credit

Visit: http://www.700credit.com/


700Credit focuses on delivering the most robust, bureau-inclusive credit, compliance, prescreen and consumer pre-qualification solutions on the market today. We are the largest reseller of Equifax, Experian and TransUnion credit reports. Our automated compliance solutions make sure our dealers stay compliant with every transaction. Our soft-pull solutions give dealers visibility to their shopper’s credit profile early in the shopping process, so they can work the RIGHT deal, RIGHT away.


Booth Sponsors

Cars.com

Cars.com

Visit: https://www.cars.com


Founded in 1998 and headquartered in Chicago, Cars.com (NYSE: CARS) is a leading digital automotive marketplace that improves car decision making by connecting buyers and sellers more intelligently and efficiently. The company empowers consumers by connecting them to the resources they need to make better automotive decisions about the right product, price, place and person. Cars.com enables its advertiser partners by connecting them to its vast in-market audience and providing them the data-driven intelligence they need to increase turn and gain market share. A pioneer in automotive
classifieds, the company has evolved into one of the largest digital automotive platforms. Cars.com became an independent, publicly traded company on June 1, 2017. Cars.com companies include DealerRater®, Auto.com, PickupTrucks.com™ and NewCars.com®.


Chase Auto

Chase Auto

Visit: https://autofinance.chase.com/


In 2013 JPMorgan Chase launched Women on the Move, a program to empower women to own their careers and work together to overcome the unique barriers we face in the workplace. We use it as an outlet to exchange ideas with each other, industry leaders and members of the communities in which we live and work. We’re proud to share some of that work with Women in Automotive this week.

Chase has been a leading provider of auto financing for more than 60 years. More than 3 million customers trust us with their car financing. With a deep commitment to our clients and communities in which we work, we also provide commercial loans and floorplan financing to dealers and have relationships with more than 75% of all U.S. franchised automotive dealers. To learn more, visit chasedealer.com.


SCP (Social Climber Pro)

SCP (Social Climber Pro)

ELEAD1ONE

ELEAD1ONE

Visit: http://www.elead-crm.com


Experience the latest modern dealership technology in one core platform: innovative mobile CRM, automotive digital retail and dealership management, service CRM, personalized marketing and cutting-edge reporting.

ELEAD1ONE helps dealers bridge the gap between sales, service and marketing operations. The company’s automotive-only customer experience center (CXC), CRM, and service drive technologies are the foundations of its unique suite of products that drive clients forward through strategic business advantage. Schedule a demo at www.elead-crm.com.


Cox Automotive

Cox Automotive

Visit: https://www.coxautoinc.com/


Cox Automotive connects pillars of our industry to drive results for dealers, lenders, OEMs and consumers and makes buying, selling and owning cars easier for everyone. In addition to helping millions of car shoppers and our 40,000 auto dealer clients, we are passionate about fostering an environment that provides the support, tools and resources for women to thrive in our industry. Our company of 34,000- plus team members includes Autotrader, Dealer.com, Dealertrack, HomeNet, Kelley Blue Book, Manheim, NextGear Capital, VinSolutions, vAuto and Xtime, and is a subsidiary of Cox Enterprises Inc., a privately-owned, Atlanta- based company.


CDK Global

CDK Global

Visit: http://www.cdkglobal.com


With more than $2 billion in revenues, CDK Global (Nasdaq: CDK) is a leading global provider of integrated information technology and digital marketing solutions to the automotive retail and adjacent industries. Focused on enabling end-to- end automotive commerce, CDK Global provides solutions to dealers in more than 100 countries around the world, serving approximately 28,000 retail locations and most automotive manufacturers. CDK solutions automate and integrate all parts of the dealership and buying process from targeted digital advertising and marketing campaigns to the sale, financing, insuring, parts supply, repair, and maintenance of vehicles.


Stream Companies

Stream Companies

iPD

iPD

Visit: https://imperialpressdirect.com/


iPD is one of the largest, privately-held automotive solutions companies in America. specializing in direct mail, business development, advertising, database management, printing, fulfillment, premiums, incentives and lead generation.


AskPatty

AskPatty

Visit: https://www.askpatty.com


AskPatty.com, Inc. takes a two-pronged approach to revolutionizing the women’s automotive retail market: For consumers, the AskPatty.com website, is a safe and reliable source for expert automotive advice and research. For auto dealers, tire dealers, collision centers, auto service and repair centers, the revolutionary AskPatty.com Certified Female Friendly® program, designed from the ground up, trains and certifies automotive retail and service centers on how to attract, sell, retain and increase loyalty with women customers.


GM’s Women’s Retail Network

GM’s Women’s Retail Network

Visit: http://www.gmwomensretailnetwork.com


Established in September 2001, the GM Women’s Retail Network was the first of its kind in the automotive industry.  Through this GM initiative, a dedicated GM staff was identified to work to increase the number of female dealer operators, managers, and employees within the GM dealer body.

WRN’s vision is to be the industry leader with a dealership population that mirrors our communities by increasing the number of women as dealers, managers and employees within GM dealerships and to become the transportation company of choice for female consumers.

WRN’s goal is that women GM dealers will meet or exceed the operational effectiveness of the overall GM dealer body.

WRN offers all GM women dealers the opportunity to participate in all-women dealer 20 Groups in partnership with NADA 20 Groups.

To qualify as a dealer member of the GM Women’s Retail Network, a woman must have a minimum ownership investment of 15% AND be contractually named as Dealer Operator per the General Motors Dealer Sales and Service Agreement.  There is no ethnicity requirement or fees associated with membership in WRN.

To qualify as a WRN affiliate or manager member of WRN, there are no ownership, ethnicity requirement, or fees associated with membership. Affiliate or manager members must be employed in a General Motors dealership.


TrueCar

TrueCar

Visit: https://www.truecar.com/#/


TrueCar delivers ready-to- transact buyers via an exclusive network of over 500 affinity partner sites. Our expanded Client Success Team is dedicated to helping Certified Dealers utilize all of
the tools, resources and benefits of our program. With on-the- lot service, lower funnel buyers and an accountable billing model, our Dealers are able to sell cars in a more efficient, cost effective and measurable way.


CallSource

CallSource

Visit: https://www.callsource.com/


CallSource, the originator of call tracking systems and services, ignited an industry with its founding in 1991.
The company’s wide variety of innovations and award-winning solutions continue redefining the future of call management while paving new ways for businesses to recapture sales opportunities. Today, CallSource has analyzed more than one billion customer calls. The company’s capabilities include marketing insights, such as cost-per-lead analysis and sales conversion percentages, as well as training and coaching
for employees.


AutoNation

AutoNation

Google

Google

Visit: https://www.google.com/diversity/women/


Google is a global technology leader focused on improving the ways people connect with information. Google’s innovations in web search and advertising have made its website a top Internet property and its brand one of the most recognized in the world.


Automotive Mastermind

Automotive Mastermind

DealerInspire

DealerInspire

Visit: https://www.dealerinspire.com/


Dealer Inspire builds unprecedented Websites and technology to help dealerships sell more. It offers a dynamic ad program that syncs with your inventory feed to create customized, highly-targeted text ads built to sell the specific models on your lot. The hub for the customer’s entire buying journey, the DI Website platform, uses advanced technology to customize your site for each individual shopper. Dealer Inspire’s Online Shopper is the first product in the automotive industry that allows customers to truly buy a car completely online with a fast, secure, and paperless purchasing process that accelerates the sale.


ACV Auctions

ACV Auctions

Visit: https://www.acvauctions.com/


Changing the wholesale auto industry. ACV Auctions is the transparent and trusted full-service, dealer-only auction. We are the fasted growing independent auction in the nation, expanding into new markets every month. With ACV you save money, increase your reach, optimize your wholesale inventory process, and gain time to run your business.


OEConnections

OEConnections

Visit: http://oeconnection.com/


OEConnection (OEC) is the leading automotive technology provider for OEM distribution networks, enabling automakers and dealerships around the world to deliver parts and service information quickly and accurately. Through a suite of parts cataloging, supply chain, pricing, ecommerce, service and business intelligence solutions, we provide information into the hands of repairers in collision, fleet, mechanical and retail segments, as well as dealership service lanes. OEC serves nearly 50 international auto brands and fleet companies, 30,000 dealerships and more than 120,000 repair customers worldwide, facilitating an estimated $26 billion in annual replacement parts trade.


Bridgestone

Bridgestone

Visit: http://www.bridgestoneamericas.com


Nashville, Tennessee-based Bridgestone Americas, Inc. (BSAM) is the U.S. subsidiary of Bridgestone Corporation, the world’s largest tire and rubber company. BSAM and its subsidiaries develop, manufacture and market a wide range of Bridgestone, Firestone and associate brand tires to address the needs of a broad range of customers. The BSAM family of companies operates the world’s largest chain of automotive tire and service centers. Across the United States, Bridgestone owns and operates 2,200 tire and vehicle service centers for passenger vehicles and more than 160 stores that specialize in serving commercial customers.


Reunion Marketing

Reunion Marketing

Dealer E-Process

Dealer E-Process

Visit: http://www.dealereprocess.com/


Dealer eProcess is an all-in- one digital solution, featuring responsive websites, full-suite digital marketing, digital retailing, chat, trade-in tool, finance application, and more!


FADA

FADA

Visit: http://www.flada.org


The FADA promotes teamwork among new, franchised dealers. Its objectives: 1. Facilitate the exchange of ideas. 2. Encourage sound business policies and promote ethical standards. 3. Promote legislation to enhance the auto industry in Florida. 4. Represent dealers through liaison with all line make Factories. 5. Promote a competitive marketplace for consumers. 6. Work with agencies regulating the auto industry to ensure fair treatment of members while maintaining the interests of consumers. 7. Work with the media and consumer groups to educate and enlighten the public. 8. Work with other businesses and industry coalitions to promote and enhance business climate.


Facebook

Facebook

Visit: https://www.facebook.com/womeninautocommunity/


Founded in 2004, Facebook’s mission is to give people the power to build community and bring the world closer together. People use Facebook to stay connected with friends and family, to discover what’s going on in the world, and to share and express what matters to them.


700Credit

700Credit

Visit: http://www.700credit.com/


700Credit focuses on delivering the most robust, bureau-inclusive credit, compliance, prescreen and consumer pre-qualification solutions on the market today. We are the largest reseller of Equifax, Experian and TransUnion credit reports. Our automated compliance solutions make sure our dealers stay compliant with every transaction. Our soft-pull solutions give dealers visibility to their shopper’s credit profile early in the shopping process, so they can work the RIGHT deal, RIGHT away.


Spectrum Reach

Spectrum Reach

Visit: https://www.spectrumreach.com/


Spectrum Reach, the advertising sales division of Spectrum, creates custom advertising solutions to grow businesses and brands. We’re the Marketing Platform of Choice in 41 states and nearly 100 markets, with innovative advertising solutions that stay ahead of the evolving media landscape. We never stop reaching for our clients, using national cable networks, digital advertising solutions, and unforgettable creative and promotional events, all supported by the largest, most valuable audience data-set in the industry.


Experian Automotive

Experian Automotive

Visit: https://ExperianAutomotive.com


It’s more than just vehicle data, it’s revolutionizing an industry We are transforming how the automotive industry uses data to drive actionable insights. We help businesses manage risk, better understand their markets, target the right customers at the right time with the right offer – and keep them coming back.

By leveraging a richer breadth of data assets all under one roof, including credit, vehicle, consumer marketing and digital identity databases, our clients can see trends and act before the competition. This unmatched level of intelligence provides the powerful competitive advantage to win in a crowded marketplace.


Capital Automotive

Capital Automotive

Step Up For Students

Step Up For Students

Covideo

Covideo

Visit: http://www.covideo.com/automotive/


Inboxes are cluttered, emails are overlooked, and voicemails are ignored. Does it have to be so hard? Not with Covideo (2004). We are your sales relationship solution, helping you leverage video emails/sms to connect with your customers on a more personal level. Our easy to use apps and incredible Account Managers will give you the technology and training you need, to earn the edge you deserve.

Low conversion rates? Try a personalized introduction video for a more meaningful and attention grabbing first impression. Your customers will eat it up!

Getting stood up? With Covideo you’ll remind them a real person is ready and waiting. You’ll love the increased showroom traffic.

Customers don’t want to believe your Service Advisors? Remove all doubt with Covideo proof.

Expect faster responses. Expect higher engagement. Expect more sales opportunities!

Covideo. Expect more.


Compli

Compli

Visit: https://www.compli.com/


Hireology’s integrated hiring and retention platform empowers multi-location, owner-operated, and independently owned businesses to build their best teams with confidence. Compli’s automated, cloud-based solution manages compliance activities across your workforce. We make protecting your dealership hassle-free, saving you time and money.


Car Wars

Car Wars

Visit: http://www.carwars.com/cw/


Car Wars’ trained human reviewers listen to and categorize every inbound and outbound call at the dealership. This data provides managers insight into how every call is handled, alerts them when an opportunity needs attention, and actively improves phone performance in sales and service. Car Wars uses competition and transparent accountability to create a high-powered phone culture that converts more phone calls into booked appointments.


Proactive Dealer Solutions

Proactive Dealer Solutions

Visit: http://www.bdcexperts.com/


Proactive Dealer Solutions is a training an consulting company specializing in the implementation and rehabilitation of Business Development Initiatives within Automotive Dealerships. As The BDC Experts, we have distinguished ourselves as the industry leader for Automotive Business Development across the US and Canada.

We work with Dealers to increase their business without increasing their advertising budgets, by maximizing the sales and service opportunities that they currently have. This is done through a philosophy called Total Opportunity Management which improves productivity and profitability through better structure, control and accountability of dealership operations.

This effort is referred to as a Business Development Initiative, which is much more than a BDC (Business Development Center). It is a total effort by the dealership as a whole to improve operations in a way that realizes its full potential.


Aunt Flow

Aunt Flow

Visit: https://www.goauntflow.com/pages/ask-patty-certified-female-friendly


Toilet paper is offered for free, why aren't tampons? As a certified, woman-owned business, Aunt Flow helps companies ensure female guests and employees are NEVER forced to leave your business early due to an unexpected period. Aunt Flow stocks 100+ businesses with their 100% organic cotton tampons and pads. In collaboration with Ask Patty, businesses attending Women in Automotive will receive an exclusive discount on products from Aunt Flow! Does your bathroom need a tune up?


Dominion Dealer Solutions

Dominion Dealer Solutions

Visit: https://www.drivedominion.com/


Dominion Dealer Solutions improves dealers’ lives by developing advanced technologies including: reputation and social media management, responsive websites, digital advertising, SEO, SEM, multi-
channel marketing, and custom market reports. Coupled with award-winning lead management, inventory merchandising, equity mining, customer relationship (CRM) and dealer management (DMS) solutions, Dominion redefines automotive retail by delivering first-class customer experiences for today’s automotive dealerships. Based in Norfolk, Virginia, every OEM and more than 10,000 U.S. dealers depend on Dominion’s foundation of innovation, integrity, excellence and teamwork to provide them with results at every turn.


Tesla

Tesla

Keiser University

Keiser University

Visit: http://www.keiseruniversity.edu/


Keiser University, co-founded by Dr. Arthur Keiser, Chancellor in 1977, is a private, not-for-profit University serving nearly 20,000 students offering 100 degrees at the doctoral through associate level on 18 Florida campuses, online and internationally, employing 3,800 staff and faculty. Ranked #23 by US News & World Report in its 2017 Best Regional Colleges South category, Keiser University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award certificates and degrees at the associate, baccalaureate, masters, specialist, and doctoral levels. Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033- 4097 or call 404-679- 4500 for questions about the accreditation of Keiser University. For additional information regarding Keiser University, visit www.keiseruniversity.edu.


Flick Fusion

Flick Fusion

Visit: http://flickfusion.com/


Flick Fusion Video Marketing is a pioneer of video technology, specializing in creating, managing, and distributing dynamic and cost-effective online and mobile video products on the world's largest content delivery network. Each video is designed to help our clients reach and engage their customers with richer content and greater impact that results in increased sales and ROI. Data, photos, inventory, audio, music, and special offers are automatically combined to create compelling multimedia video solutions that are fast, easy, and affordable. We look forward to serving you.

Founded in 2000, the company has built, and retained, a national customer base by developing, customizing, and supporting a comprehensive suite of digital marketing solutions that meet the varied online business needs of each dealer client. Flick Fusion Video Marketing is a privately-held company and is headquartered in Urbandale, Iowa.


Hireology

Hireology

Visit: http://www.hireology.com/


Hireology’s integrated hiring and retention platform empowers multi-location, owner-operated, and independently owned businesses to build their best teams with confidence. Compli’s automated, cloud-based solution manages compliance activities across your workforce. We make protecting your dealership hassle-free, saving you time and money.


Cooper Tires

Cooper Tires

Visit: http://us.coopertire.com/


Today’s cars are packed with new, impressive features. Stability control. Ride assist. Ever-more-powerful engines. But no matter what tech makes its way into your car—it’s your tires that connect it to the road.

And at Cooper Tires, we’ve been focused on making quality tires since long before any of these new bells and whistles existed, and we’re continuing to do so today. As an American company since
1914, you can count on Cooper® for tires that will perform well and last for thousands of miles.


Colors on Parade

Colors on Parade

Visit: http://www.colorsonparade.com


Scratch and Dent Repair. It’s what we do.

We understand the relationship people share with their vehicles. This was the idea when our national mobile paint and dent company was founded. To be there at our customers’ convenience and save them time and money.

For over 30 years, Colors on Parade has succeeded in helping Retail Customers, Auto Dealerships, Fleet Operators and Body Shops provide fast and affordable autobody repairs. Specializing in programs towards improving new and pre-owned car sales and service drive, we also offer franchising opportunities to help your dreams of taking the wheel and becoming your own boss come true.


Service Group

Service Group

Visit: https://www.sgifs.com/


Located in Austin, Texas, The Academy’s forward thinking approach has generated best-in-class training content for retail sales and finance professionals. The curriculum for all courses is based on The Academy’s uniquely developed Y.E.S. processes, which recognize that a shift in mentality and focus is necessary in the face of today’s more informed, internet-educated customers.


Nextup

Nextup

Visit: http://www.thenextup.com/WIA


The Nextup Managed Retail Sales Process (MRSP) assists dealerships in monitoring and measuring team performances while ensuring effective customer engagement in the showroom, in the finance office, and in the service drive. There are four components of the Nextup platform: Engage: focused on Sales, Drive: tracking and auditing the test-drive; Transact: geared towards Finance; and Maintain: targeting Service activities. Nextup provides in-depth tracking of customer engagement processes and offers opportunities to improve both customer service and time management.


Media Sponsors

Cars.com

Cars.com

Visit: https://www.cars.com


Founded in 1998 and headquartered in Chicago, Cars.com (NYSE: CARS) is a leading digital automotive marketplace that improves car decision making by connecting buyers and sellers more intelligently and efficiently. The company empowers consumers by connecting them to the resources they need to make better automotive decisions about the right product, price, place and person. Cars.com enables its advertiser partners by connecting them to its vast in-market audience and providing them the data-driven intelligence they need to increase turn and gain market share. A pioneer in automotive
classifieds, the company has evolved into one of the largest digital automotive platforms. Cars.com became an independent, publicly traded company on June 1, 2017. Cars.com companies include DealerRater®, Auto.com, PickupTrucks.com™ and NewCars.com®.


Chase Auto

Chase Auto

Visit: https://autofinance.chase.com/


In 2013 JPMorgan Chase launched Women on the Move, a program to empower women to own their careers and work together to overcome the unique barriers we face in the workplace. We use it as an outlet to exchange ideas with each other, industry leaders and members of the communities in which we live and work. We’re proud to share some of that work with Women in Automotive this week.

Chase has been a leading provider of auto financing for more than 60 years. More than 3 million customers trust us with their car financing. With a deep commitment to our clients and communities in which we work, we also provide commercial loans and floorplan financing to dealers and have relationships with more than 75% of all U.S. franchised automotive dealers. To learn more, visit chasedealer.com.


SCP (Social Climber Pro)

SCP (Social Climber Pro)

ELEAD1ONE

ELEAD1ONE

Visit: http://www.elead-crm.com


Experience the latest modern dealership technology in one core platform: innovative mobile CRM, automotive digital retail and dealership management, service CRM, personalized marketing and cutting-edge reporting.

ELEAD1ONE helps dealers bridge the gap between sales, service and marketing operations. The company’s automotive-only customer experience center (CXC), CRM, and service drive technologies are the foundations of its unique suite of products that drive clients forward through strategic business advantage. Schedule a demo at www.elead-crm.com.


Cox Automotive

Cox Automotive

Visit: https://www.coxautoinc.com/


Cox Automotive connects pillars of our industry to drive results for dealers, lenders, OEMs and consumers and makes buying, selling and owning cars easier for everyone. In addition to helping millions of car shoppers and our 40,000 auto dealer clients, we are passionate about fostering an environment that provides the support, tools and resources for women to thrive in our industry. Our company of 34,000- plus team members includes Autotrader, Dealer.com, Dealertrack, HomeNet, Kelley Blue Book, Manheim, NextGear Capital, VinSolutions, vAuto and Xtime, and is a subsidiary of Cox Enterprises Inc., a privately-owned, Atlanta- based company.


CDK Global

CDK Global

Visit: http://www.cdkglobal.com


With more than $2 billion in revenues, CDK Global (Nasdaq: CDK) is a leading global provider of integrated information technology and digital marketing solutions to the automotive retail and adjacent industries. Focused on enabling end-to- end automotive commerce, CDK Global provides solutions to dealers in more than 100 countries around the world, serving approximately 28,000 retail locations and most automotive manufacturers. CDK solutions automate and integrate all parts of the dealership and buying process from targeted digital advertising and marketing campaigns to the sale, financing, insuring, parts supply, repair, and maintenance of vehicles.


Stream Companies

Stream Companies

iPD

iPD

Visit: https://imperialpressdirect.com/


iPD is one of the largest, privately-held automotive solutions companies in America. specializing in direct mail, business development, advertising, database management, printing, fulfillment, premiums, incentives and lead generation.


AskPatty

AskPatty

Visit: https://www.askpatty.com


AskPatty.com, Inc. takes a two-pronged approach to revolutionizing the women’s automotive retail market: For consumers, the AskPatty.com website, is a safe and reliable source for expert automotive advice and research. For auto dealers, tire dealers, collision centers, auto service and repair centers, the revolutionary AskPatty.com Certified Female Friendly® program, designed from the ground up, trains and certifies automotive retail and service centers on how to attract, sell, retain and increase loyalty with women customers.


GM’s Women’s Retail Network

GM’s Women’s Retail Network

Visit: http://www.gmwomensretailnetwork.com


Established in September 2001, the GM Women’s Retail Network was the first of its kind in the automotive industry.  Through this GM initiative, a dedicated GM staff was identified to work to increase the number of female dealer operators, managers, and employees within the GM dealer body.

WRN’s vision is to be the industry leader with a dealership population that mirrors our communities by increasing the number of women as dealers, managers and employees within GM dealerships and to become the transportation company of choice for female consumers.

WRN’s goal is that women GM dealers will meet or exceed the operational effectiveness of the overall GM dealer body.

WRN offers all GM women dealers the opportunity to participate in all-women dealer 20 Groups in partnership with NADA 20 Groups.

To qualify as a dealer member of the GM Women’s Retail Network, a woman must have a minimum ownership investment of 15% AND be contractually named as Dealer Operator per the General Motors Dealer Sales and Service Agreement.  There is no ethnicity requirement or fees associated with membership in WRN.

To qualify as a WRN affiliate or manager member of WRN, there are no ownership, ethnicity requirement, or fees associated with membership. Affiliate or manager members must be employed in a General Motors dealership.


TrueCar

TrueCar

Visit: https://www.truecar.com/#/


TrueCar delivers ready-to- transact buyers via an exclusive network of over 500 affinity partner sites. Our expanded Client Success Team is dedicated to helping Certified Dealers utilize all of
the tools, resources and benefits of our program. With on-the- lot service, lower funnel buyers and an accountable billing model, our Dealers are able to sell cars in a more efficient, cost effective and measurable way.


CallSource

CallSource

Visit: https://www.callsource.com/


CallSource, the originator of call tracking systems and services, ignited an industry with its founding in 1991.
The company’s wide variety of innovations and award-winning solutions continue redefining the future of call management while paving new ways for businesses to recapture sales opportunities. Today, CallSource has analyzed more than one billion customer calls. The company’s capabilities include marketing insights, such as cost-per-lead analysis and sales conversion percentages, as well as training and coaching
for employees.


AutoNation

AutoNation

Google

Google

Visit: https://www.google.com/diversity/women/


Google is a global technology leader focused on improving the ways people connect with information. Google’s innovations in web search and advertising have made its website a top Internet property and its brand one of the most recognized in the world.


Automotive Mastermind

Automotive Mastermind

DealerInspire

DealerInspire

Visit: https://www.dealerinspire.com/


Dealer Inspire builds unprecedented Websites and technology to help dealerships sell more. It offers a dynamic ad program that syncs with your inventory feed to create customized, highly-targeted text ads built to sell the specific models on your lot. The hub for the customer’s entire buying journey, the DI Website platform, uses advanced technology to customize your site for each individual shopper. Dealer Inspire’s Online Shopper is the first product in the automotive industry that allows customers to truly buy a car completely online with a fast, secure, and paperless purchasing process that accelerates the sale.


ACV Auctions

ACV Auctions

Visit: https://www.acvauctions.com/


Changing the wholesale auto industry. ACV Auctions is the transparent and trusted full-service, dealer-only auction. We are the fasted growing independent auction in the nation, expanding into new markets every month. With ACV you save money, increase your reach, optimize your wholesale inventory process, and gain time to run your business.


OEConnections

OEConnections

Visit: http://oeconnection.com/


OEConnection (OEC) is the leading automotive technology provider for OEM distribution networks, enabling automakers and dealerships around the world to deliver parts and service information quickly and accurately. Through a suite of parts cataloging, supply chain, pricing, ecommerce, service and business intelligence solutions, we provide information into the hands of repairers in collision, fleet, mechanical and retail segments, as well as dealership service lanes. OEC serves nearly 50 international auto brands and fleet companies, 30,000 dealerships and more than 120,000 repair customers worldwide, facilitating an estimated $26 billion in annual replacement parts trade.


Bridgestone

Bridgestone

Visit: http://www.bridgestoneamericas.com


Nashville, Tennessee-based Bridgestone Americas, Inc. (BSAM) is the U.S. subsidiary of Bridgestone Corporation, the world’s largest tire and rubber company. BSAM and its subsidiaries develop, manufacture and market a wide range of Bridgestone, Firestone and associate brand tires to address the needs of a broad range of customers. The BSAM family of companies operates the world’s largest chain of automotive tire and service centers. Across the United States, Bridgestone owns and operates 2,200 tire and vehicle service centers for passenger vehicles and more than 160 stores that specialize in serving commercial customers.


Reunion Marketing

Reunion Marketing

Dealer E-Process

Dealer E-Process

Visit: http://www.dealereprocess.com/


Dealer eProcess is an all-in- one digital solution, featuring responsive websites, full-suite digital marketing, digital retailing, chat, trade-in tool, finance application, and more!


FADA

FADA

Visit: http://www.flada.org


The FADA promotes teamwork among new, franchised dealers. Its objectives: 1. Facilitate the exchange of ideas. 2. Encourage sound business policies and promote ethical standards. 3. Promote legislation to enhance the auto industry in Florida. 4. Represent dealers through liaison with all line make Factories. 5. Promote a competitive marketplace for consumers. 6. Work with agencies regulating the auto industry to ensure fair treatment of members while maintaining the interests of consumers. 7. Work with the media and consumer groups to educate and enlighten the public. 8. Work with other businesses and industry coalitions to promote and enhance business climate.


Facebook

Facebook

Visit: https://www.facebook.com/womeninautocommunity/


Founded in 2004, Facebook’s mission is to give people the power to build community and bring the world closer together. People use Facebook to stay connected with friends and family, to discover what’s going on in the world, and to share and express what matters to them.


700Credit

700Credit

Visit: http://www.700credit.com/


700Credit focuses on delivering the most robust, bureau-inclusive credit, compliance, prescreen and consumer pre-qualification solutions on the market today. We are the largest reseller of Equifax, Experian and TransUnion credit reports. Our automated compliance solutions make sure our dealers stay compliant with every transaction. Our soft-pull solutions give dealers visibility to their shopper’s credit profile early in the shopping process, so they can work the RIGHT deal, RIGHT away.


Spectrum Reach

Spectrum Reach

Visit: https://www.spectrumreach.com/


Spectrum Reach, the advertising sales division of Spectrum, creates custom advertising solutions to grow businesses and brands. We’re the Marketing Platform of Choice in 41 states and nearly 100 markets, with innovative advertising solutions that stay ahead of the evolving media landscape. We never stop reaching for our clients, using national cable networks, digital advertising solutions, and unforgettable creative and promotional events, all supported by the largest, most valuable audience data-set in the industry.


Experian Automotive

Experian Automotive

Visit: https://ExperianAutomotive.com


It’s more than just vehicle data, it’s revolutionizing an industry We are transforming how the automotive industry uses data to drive actionable insights. We help businesses manage risk, better understand their markets, target the right customers at the right time with the right offer – and keep them coming back.

By leveraging a richer breadth of data assets all under one roof, including credit, vehicle, consumer marketing and digital identity databases, our clients can see trends and act before the competition. This unmatched level of intelligence provides the powerful competitive advantage to win in a crowded marketplace.


Capital Automotive

Capital Automotive

Step Up For Students

Step Up For Students

Covideo

Covideo

Visit: http://www.covideo.com/automotive/


Inboxes are cluttered, emails are overlooked, and voicemails are ignored. Does it have to be so hard? Not with Covideo (2004). We are your sales relationship solution, helping you leverage video emails/sms to connect with your customers on a more personal level. Our easy to use apps and incredible Account Managers will give you the technology and training you need, to earn the edge you deserve.

Low conversion rates? Try a personalized introduction video for a more meaningful and attention grabbing first impression. Your customers will eat it up!

Getting stood up? With Covideo you’ll remind them a real person is ready and waiting. You’ll love the increased showroom traffic.

Customers don’t want to believe your Service Advisors? Remove all doubt with Covideo proof.

Expect faster responses. Expect higher engagement. Expect more sales opportunities!

Covideo. Expect more.


Compli

Compli

Visit: https://www.compli.com/


Hireology’s integrated hiring and retention platform empowers multi-location, owner-operated, and independently owned businesses to build their best teams with confidence. Compli’s automated, cloud-based solution manages compliance activities across your workforce. We make protecting your dealership hassle-free, saving you time and money.


Car Wars

Car Wars

Visit: http://www.carwars.com/cw/


Car Wars’ trained human reviewers listen to and categorize every inbound and outbound call at the dealership. This data provides managers insight into how every call is handled, alerts them when an opportunity needs attention, and actively improves phone performance in sales and service. Car Wars uses competition and transparent accountability to create a high-powered phone culture that converts more phone calls into booked appointments.


Proactive Dealer Solutions

Proactive Dealer Solutions

Visit: http://www.bdcexperts.com/


Proactive Dealer Solutions is a training an consulting company specializing in the implementation and rehabilitation of Business Development Initiatives within Automotive Dealerships. As The BDC Experts, we have distinguished ourselves as the industry leader for Automotive Business Development across the US and Canada.

We work with Dealers to increase their business without increasing their advertising budgets, by maximizing the sales and service opportunities that they currently have. This is done through a philosophy called Total Opportunity Management which improves productivity and profitability through better structure, control and accountability of dealership operations.

This effort is referred to as a Business Development Initiative, which is much more than a BDC (Business Development Center). It is a total effort by the dealership as a whole to improve operations in a way that realizes its full potential.


Aunt Flow

Aunt Flow

Visit: https://www.goauntflow.com/pages/ask-patty-certified-female-friendly


Toilet paper is offered for free, why aren't tampons? As a certified, woman-owned business, Aunt Flow helps companies ensure female guests and employees are NEVER forced to leave your business early due to an unexpected period. Aunt Flow stocks 100+ businesses with their 100% organic cotton tampons and pads. In collaboration with Ask Patty, businesses attending Women in Automotive will receive an exclusive discount on products from Aunt Flow! Does your bathroom need a tune up?


Dominion Dealer Solutions

Dominion Dealer Solutions

Visit: https://www.drivedominion.com/


Dominion Dealer Solutions improves dealers’ lives by developing advanced technologies including: reputation and social media management, responsive websites, digital advertising, SEO, SEM, multi-
channel marketing, and custom market reports. Coupled with award-winning lead management, inventory merchandising, equity mining, customer relationship (CRM) and dealer management (DMS) solutions, Dominion redefines automotive retail by delivering first-class customer experiences for today’s automotive dealerships. Based in Norfolk, Virginia, every OEM and more than 10,000 U.S. dealers depend on Dominion’s foundation of innovation, integrity, excellence and teamwork to provide them with results at every turn.


Tesla

Tesla

Keiser University

Keiser University

Visit: http://www.keiseruniversity.edu/


Keiser University, co-founded by Dr. Arthur Keiser, Chancellor in 1977, is a private, not-for-profit University serving nearly 20,000 students offering 100 degrees at the doctoral through associate level on 18 Florida campuses, online and internationally, employing 3,800 staff and faculty. Ranked #23 by US News & World Report in its 2017 Best Regional Colleges South category, Keiser University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award certificates and degrees at the associate, baccalaureate, masters, specialist, and doctoral levels. Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033- 4097 or call 404-679- 4500 for questions about the accreditation of Keiser University. For additional information regarding Keiser University, visit www.keiseruniversity.edu.


Flick Fusion

Flick Fusion

Visit: http://flickfusion.com/


Flick Fusion Video Marketing is a pioneer of video technology, specializing in creating, managing, and distributing dynamic and cost-effective online and mobile video products on the world's largest content delivery network. Each video is designed to help our clients reach and engage their customers with richer content and greater impact that results in increased sales and ROI. Data, photos, inventory, audio, music, and special offers are automatically combined to create compelling multimedia video solutions that are fast, easy, and affordable. We look forward to serving you.

Founded in 2000, the company has built, and retained, a national customer base by developing, customizing, and supporting a comprehensive suite of digital marketing solutions that meet the varied online business needs of each dealer client. Flick Fusion Video Marketing is a privately-held company and is headquartered in Urbandale, Iowa.


Hireology

Hireology

Visit: http://www.hireology.com/


Hireology’s integrated hiring and retention platform empowers multi-location, owner-operated, and independently owned businesses to build their best teams with confidence. Compli’s automated, cloud-based solution manages compliance activities across your workforce. We make protecting your dealership hassle-free, saving you time and money.


Cooper Tires

Cooper Tires

Visit: http://us.coopertire.com/


Today’s cars are packed with new, impressive features. Stability control. Ride assist. Ever-more-powerful engines. But no matter what tech makes its way into your car—it’s your tires that connect it to the road.

And at Cooper Tires, we’ve been focused on making quality tires since long before any of these new bells and whistles existed, and we’re continuing to do so today. As an American company since
1914, you can count on Cooper® for tires that will perform well and last for thousands of miles.


Colors on Parade

Colors on Parade

Visit: http://www.colorsonparade.com


Scratch and Dent Repair. It’s what we do.

We understand the relationship people share with their vehicles. This was the idea when our national mobile paint and dent company was founded. To be there at our customers’ convenience and save them time and money.

For over 30 years, Colors on Parade has succeeded in helping Retail Customers, Auto Dealerships, Fleet Operators and Body Shops provide fast and affordable autobody repairs. Specializing in programs towards improving new and pre-owned car sales and service drive, we also offer franchising opportunities to help your dreams of taking the wheel and becoming your own boss come true.


Service Group

Service Group

Visit: https://www.sgifs.com/


Located in Austin, Texas, The Academy’s forward thinking approach has generated best-in-class training content for retail sales and finance professionals. The curriculum for all courses is based on The Academy’s uniquely developed Y.E.S. processes, which recognize that a shift in mentality and focus is necessary in the face of today’s more informed, internet-educated customers.


Nextup

Nextup

Visit: http://www.thenextup.com/WIA


The Nextup Managed Retail Sales Process (MRSP) assists dealerships in monitoring and measuring team performances while ensuring effective customer engagement in the showroom, in the finance office, and in the service drive. There are four components of the Nextup platform: Engage: focused on Sales, Drive: tracking and auditing the test-drive; Transact: geared towards Finance; and Maintain: targeting Service activities. Nextup provides in-depth tracking of customer engagement processes and offers opportunities to improve both customer service and time management.


CK Advertising

CK Advertising

Visit: https://ckadvertising.com/


CK Advertising (formerly Moore & Scarry Advertising) is the automotive retail industry’s Original TraDigital Agency®. The company was launched in 2017 to unify the power and resources of Moore & Scarry Advertising, Ember Social and DyGen Digital. Today, CK Advertising is one of the nation’s largest full-service automotive retail marketing companies. Current dealership clients represent the vast majority of vehicle manufacturers, including some of the largest publicly traded dealer groups and numerous Automotive News Top 125 Dealer Groups. The agency has offices in Cape Coral, Florida and Denver, Colorado.


Automotive Leadership Roundtable & Awards

Automotive Leadership Roundtable & Awards

Digital Dealer

Digital Dealer

Visit: http://www.digitaldealer.com/


The Digital Dealer Conference & Exposition is where top dealers go to stay ahead of the technology curve, delivering the largest array of industry speakers, peer to peer opportunities, and exhibit hall offerings – all carefully designed to impart groundbreaking business strategies for your dealership.


AutoSuccess

AutoSuccess

Visit: http://www.autosuccessonline.com/


AutoSuccess provides ideas, strategies and information that automotive sales professionals can put into action to increase their success. AutoSuccess addresses the specific needs of new car and light truck dealerships by providing entrepreneurial, solution-based editorials to increase dealership profits and reduce expenses. This approach has positioned AutoSuccess at the forefront of the industry, allowing us to gain and sustain industry leadership, where our readers, writers and advertisers share in the success. It provides business solutions, uplifting information and resources directed to them from industry leaders, successful dealers and managers in the business.