Second Annual National Dealer Compliance and Profitability Expo Expected to Draw Record Attendance

November 30, 2006 (PRLEAP.COM) Business News
The National Independent Automobile Dealer’s Association announces the 2nd Annual National Dealer Compliance and Profitability Expo on Monday, December 11, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. ET, at the Columbus Fair Auto Auction in Columbus, Ohio. The the NIADA.TV network will broadcast the event live on Last year’s event drew 433 attendees and a viewing audience of more than 10,000. With this year's outstanding discussion topics, the event is sure to draw an even larger audience.

NIADA General Counsel and noted industry attorney Keith Whann will host and moderate the panel discussions. D.J. Harrington will co-host the event, which is produced by NIADA’s CEO Michael Linn. The panel discussions cover a wide range of topics, including marketing and selling vehicles on the Internet, acquiring inventory, and developing your lender portfolio. Expect panelists from,, eBay Motors, Chase Vehicle Remarketing, and Microsoft, to name a few. A complete schedule of events along with panelists is available below.

“This is likely the most comprehensive one-day educational opportunity in the automotive industry during the entire year,” said Linn.

For additional information or interviews contact:
Liberty Swift (817) 640-3838

Schedule (approximate):

9:25 a.m. Industry Update and Q&A with The Car Counselor, Keith Whann

10:15 a.m. Marketing and Selling Vehicles on the Internet
Chip Perry, President, Alex Vetter, Sr. V.P. of Sales, Rob McBryde, Corporate Regulatory Counsel, eBay Motors

11:20 a.m Acquiring the Right Inventory for your Dealership
Bruce Williams, V.P. & Marketing Manager, Chase Vehicle Remarketing Jay Brasher, President, Phil Shupe, General Manager, Tom Masano Auto Group Anthony Underwood, Dealer Principal, Anthony Underwood Automotive

12:25 p.m. How to Conduct your Own Dealership Compliance Walk-Thru

1:40 p.m. 2007 and Beyond: What does the future hold?
Hal Logan, Sr. V.P. of Strategic Planning & Industry Relations, Manheim Jim Trayner, Director Dynamics Channel Development, Microsoft Ken Shilson, CPA and Founder, NABD Marc Dann, Newly Elected Ohio Attorney General

2:45 p.m. Developing a Complete Lender Portfolio
Dave Huber, President, Finance Express Darryl Sanders, Sr. V.P., First Bank of Ohio Paul Rule, Sr. V.P. Custom Finance, Chase Auto Finance Ben Stefanovski, Credit Manager, Central Ohio Credit Corp