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Friday, February 7 -- Opening Reception

beer business

Time: 4:00 pm to 7:30 pm

Location: Exhibit Hall C

 

 

Description: Great time to network! Stop in and unwind after a great day of learning. Join us in Exhibit Hall C on the exhibit floor for Beer & Business.

Join the exhibitors for drinks and see what they have to offer.

Monday, 29 January 2018 18:55
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Instructors: Ata Ehdaivand - Absolute Electronix, Dean Beyett - Five Star

Track: Sales - Marketing

Session ID: SM006

Location: 126

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Description:  Tired of saying, “sorry that won’t fit in your car”. The dashboard space has evolved and many new and late model cars present real challenges for selling aftermarket products. Learn the best techniques for selling solutions that fit the consumer lifestyle and their dashboard. OEM integration devices provide some great solutions, but some fall short of forcing a head-unit into the dashboard. Get a better understanding of the solutions available that allow you to say “yes” to every customer and know that you can get it installed.

 

 

*A reservation does not guarantee a seat. Reserved seating is located on the first two rows of each classroom and is on a first come first served basis. Please be at your class no later than ten minutes before start time.

Sunday, 10 February 2019 14:21
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Instructors: Bryan Schmitt - Mobile Solutions, Tom Miller – Musicar Northwest, JT Torres - Automotive Entertainment

Track: Technician - Fabricator

Session ID: TF005

Location: 128

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Description: Custom installation is the cornerstone of being a specialist retailer and the ability to execute profitably and maintain high standards separates the professionals from amateurs. This informative session focuses on elements that influence the final cosmetic integration of custom automotive interiors and audio system fabrication-related projects. Plastic and aluminum fabrication, adhesion/bonding techniques, machining dash panels or trim with a router, surface finishes and serviceable mounting strategies are all covered. Join Instructors Bryan Schmitt of Mobile Solutions, Tom Miller of Musicar Northwest and JT Torres of Automotive Entertainment for this can’t miss training class.

 

Highlight training topics include:

 

Plastic and Aluminum Fabrication

Many real-world examples of how to use different plastics and aluminum parts on a daily basis are covered in detail. Increase your acumen dash integration by using similar materials that the automotive manufacturers utilize. Learn how to machine automotive-grade plastics and non-ferrous metals with remarkable precision. Discover effective techniques for cutting, sanding, and polishing acrylic and aluminum. This training also demonstrates excellent examples of using LED lighting applications for acrylic and polycarbonate.

 

Cosmetic and Structural Integration

Learn the entire process of creating 3-dimensional dash and trim panels that look unbelievable. This training seminar also explores an in-depth look at creating ABS and metal pressed speaker grilles that snap into the factory plastic panels with very little effort. Finally learn the tools and techniques of robust and serviceable mounting techniques that include metal and plastic bracketry, premium hardware and rare-earth magnets. These techniques can be applied to everything from radar/laser sensors, dash and trim panels or electronic component mounting.

 

Upholstery and Surface Finishes

Upholstery and texturing techniques that take your work to the next level are part of the path to exceptional finishes. After all, it’s what the client sees on a regular basis. In the training session, several different types of trim panels are built start-to finish so attendees see the entire process. Learn how to create different vinyl inlays with multiple, OEM-like materials. Learn hot and cold vinyl wrapping techniques to ensure a great outcome every time. This segment of the course will capture the interest of even the most seasoned technicians. Many tricks and pro tips are presented.

 

Who Should Attend?

● 12 Volt Technicians Seeking New Skills

● Fabricators in a 12 Volt Shop Environment

● Automotive Upholstery Professionals

● Active Owners/Managers/Sales Personnel who bid Custom Labor

 

 

*A reservation does not guarantee a seat. Reserved seating is located on the first two rows of each classroom and is on a first come first served basis. Please be at your class no later than ten minutes before start time.

Sunday, 03 February 2019 00:29
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Instructors: Bryan Schmitt - President and Founder of Mobile Solutions USA

Track: Owner - Manager

Session ID: OM003

Location: 124

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Description: In this informative seminar, Bryan Schmitt presents some compelling thoughts and ideas to keep moving your business forward. We’ll cover some of the up and down trending categories, where expertise makes a difference and the importance of a specialty retailer’s visibility to today’s consumer. Additional discussions about business strategies and vendor relationships round out the presentation. Don’t miss this inspiring and candid look at the road ahead for specialty retailers.

 

*A reservation does not guarantee a seat. Reserved seating is located on the first two rows of each classroom and is on a first come first served basis. Please be at your class no later than ten minutes before start time.

Sunday, 10 February 2019 14:21
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Title: Innovative Product and Tactical Sales Training the Memphis Way.

 

Description: Experience the cutting-edge innovative product offerings and receive a step-by- step walkthrough on how to sell and present products to customers. This fun and informative training will be  hosted by Memphis Audio president Nick LoMonaco and Regional Sales Manager Ellis Mathis.  Receive hands on interactive sales training and product overviews on the complete line of powersports, marine and car audio solutions. Live demos and sales discussions will have you understanding why Memphis is at the front of the pack for profit, innovation and supporting dealers. Learn how Memphis’s new product offerings and proven winners will make the front of your store as well as your back office a success by improving installation quality, warranty, reduced inventory costs and ultimately increased profits. Receive free door prizes and fun at the Memphis Audio training.

 

Friday, July 10

Time: 1:45 pm - 2:45 pm

Meeting Room: 122

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Sunday, July 12

Time: 10:45 am - 11:45 am

Meeting Room: 122

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*A reservation does not guarantee a seat. Reserved seating is located on the first two rows of each classroom and is on a first come first served basis. Please be at your class no later than ten minutes before the start.

Saturday, 09 February 2019 17:03
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Title: Tips to become a Lighting Professional

 

Description: Discover dozens of tips to becoming a Lighting professional in your industry, in your store, at your counter, and in your install bay! In this 1-hour training, Race Sport Lighting will bring you through tech tips on Lumens vs Lux, Projectors vs Non-projectors, Patent features of the GEN4 Ultimate LED kit, LED headlight Specification comparisons, HID vs LED, and the testing advantage that RSL does on all our products. Also gain helpful sales counter tools such as the Road Map to Success, the Starting Lineup, Our Vehicle Fit Guide, and our Race Sport Nation toolbox. At the end, we will show you how to sign up for continuing education courses on our RS University! In 1-hour, any sales and tech staff should have the tools they need to be a lighting professional in their businesses!

 

Friday, July 10

Time: 1:45 pm - 2:45 pm

Meeting Room: 121

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*A reservation does not guarantee a seat. Reserved seating is located on the first two rows of each classroom and is on a first come first served basis. Please be at your class no later than ten minutes before the start.

 

 

Thursday, 27 February 2020 13:11
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Title: Directed Technical Training

 

Description: Join Directed’s PSRs as they take attendees through the latest technical updates on Directed’s evolving product line. The boys will be reviewing Directed’s industry-leading DS4 technology and highlighting Directed’s new Bluetooth siren! If you haven’t seen the blazing-fast speed of Viper SmartStart Pro you’ll get a chance to go hands-on with the product and understand the Vehicle Control Platform driving things behind the scenes. You’ll also learn about Viper Powersports offerings including Security and GPS systems. Plus you’ll be introduced to Directed’s newest business opportunity – Alcohol Detection Systems. Topics: DS4, Viper Powersports, Bluetooth Siren, Connected Car, Directechs.com, T-Harnesses, Firmware, Directlink, SmartStart Pro, Alcohol Detection Systems.

 

Friday, July 10

Time: 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm

Meeting Room: 120

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Friday, July 10

Time: 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Meeting Room: 120

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Saturday, July 11

Time: 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Meeting Room: 120

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Sunday, July 12

Time: 9:30 am - 10:30 am

Meeting Room: 123

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Sunday, July 12

Time: 10:45 am - 11:45 am

Meeting Room: 123

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*A reservation does not guarantee a seat. Reserved seating is located on the first two rows of each classroom and is on a first come first served basis. Please be at your class no later than ten minutes before the start.

Thursday, 27 February 2020 13:12
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Title: Stop doing it the hard way!

 

Description: Join us as we show you simple, time-saving solutions to modern installation challenges in the complex world of automotive technology integration.  Learn how RadioPRO Advanced, RadioPRO Integrated Kits, AmpPRO, and ControlPRO will save you installation cost and protect profit margins for all levels of radio replacement and audio integration with solutions that work exactly the way you want and need, the first time!  Learn about the soon-to-be-launched HVAC integrated dash kits for Jeep Grand Cherokee and Dodge Durango and recently introduced kits for Ford trucks and RAM trucks. Prizes and giveaways for attendance and participation! 

 

Saturday, March 28

Time: 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Meeting Room: 123

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*A reservation does not guarantee a seat. Reserved seating is located on the first two rows of each classroom and is on a first come first served basis. Please be at your class no later than ten minutes before the start.

 

Thursday, 27 February 2020 13:12
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Title: Stinger & Phoenix Gold Training

 

Description: Come experience the new products from Stinger’s most exciting lines including the HEIGH10 - the only Modular 10” Floating Media Display available, the ELEV8 8” Rotatable Multi Media Display, SPXM1 Marine and Powersports digital media receiver that is SwitchHub ready, SPX1000X5 5ch 1000w Powersports/Marine amplifier, Dynamic LED Lighting and more.

Phoenix Gold will also be presenting the new and exciting GX series of audiophile and performance amplifiers, subwoofers and speakers as well as an overview of the space saving MX series with its small footprint amplifiers, low profile woofers and dual concentric speakers. 
Experience what can be achieved with the Stinger/Phoenix Gold 1-2 combo!

 

Friday, July 10

Time: 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Meeting Room: 123

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*A reservation does not guarantee a seat. Reserved seating is located on the first two rows of each classroom and is on a first come first served basis. Please be at your class no later than ten minutes before the start.

 

Thursday, 27 February 2020 13:12
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Title: Echomaster Training

 

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