CARS, the event for automotive service professionals, is proud to announce the involvement of Maylan Newton, CEO and senior director of ESi, and Bob Greenwood, president/CEO of Automotive Aftermarket E-Learning Center, Ltd., in the inaugural Service Repair Leadership Forum (SRLF). Newton and Greenwood will moderate and deliver training at the Forum on Friday, July 24th during the NACE | CARS 2015 conference and exposition, taking place at the COBO Center in Detroit, Mich., July 21-25.
The Service Repair Leadership Forum is comprised of leadership from all industry segments in the automotive service repair industry. The Forum provides the industry an opportunity to discuss issues, share knowledge, network with decision-makers and gain insight into the future of the industry. SRLF, limited to 200 attendees, is open to all individuals and companies interested in advancing the automotive industry. To celebrate the inauguration of the event, a private reception will be held Thursday, July 23rd from 4-6 pm. The SRLF Forum will begin at 7:30 a.m. on Friday and conclude at 1 p.m.??Space is limited – you can reserve your spot today!
This event will mark Newton and Greenwood’s first time partnering. They will instruct two programs at the Forum, in addition to acting as comasters of Ceremony. The first program, titled ‘Marketing in Today’s World without Mentioning Price,’ will address marketing in the industry, and the second will address shop profitability and efficiency, titled ‘True Numbers and Opening Your Eyes to Profitability & Efficiency.’
Other topics include:
- The State of the Industry – The current state of repair shops, technicians, consumers and vehicles
- Parts Quality – Identify how suppliers impact the quality of parts and the impact of returns
- Periodic Motor Vehicle Inspections – International & U.S. perspective with moderator Bob Redding
- Multi Shop Operators – Growing beyond the first location
SRLF will conclude with a presentation on Emissions Programs.
Donny Seyfer, co-owner of Seyfer Automotive, Inc., and chairman of ASA, stated, “We are very excited about the inaugural year of our Service and Repair Leadership Forum. ASA has created another first for CARS by providing our attendees access to the people who shape and change the industry. Attending this program and all of the CARS programs will give you a competitive advantage in all facets of your business.”
NACE | CARS brings all facets of the automotive industry together. Targeting business owners, management and technicians, this conference & exposition brings together all market segments for the latest and most comprehensive repair solutions, services, education, products and technology. NACE | CARS is a source of industry education & training, networking and world-class exhibits for all segments of the automotive service and repair industry.