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Title: SounDigital - From Design to Reality

 

Description: If technology is the heart of the mobile electronics industry, competition is the blood. The drive to win pushes us to build world-renowned, high-efficiency amplifiers that enhance the daily drive as well as break records. Join our informative training session at KnowledgeFest to see what goes into a SounDigital amplifier, and be one of the first to view our new selections for 2020.

All attendees are entered to win a SounDigital amplifier! (Winner must be present when announced.)

 

 

Saturday, August 10

Time: 4:45 pm - 5:45 pm

Meeting Room: C154

[Click here to Reserve Your Seat*]

 

 

 

*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, 20 June 2019 16:44
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Title: Ground Zero - German Engineering

 

Description: Join our informative training session at KnowledgeFest to see our new selections for 2020 and how Ground Zero can be the perfect fit for your shop! All attendees are entered to win a Ground Zero component set! (Winner must be present when announced.)

 

 

Sunday, August 11

Time: 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Meeting Room: 143

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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.

Tuesday, 25 June 2019 19:37
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For The Latest Event Information Go To: www.KFest.me

Friday, March 15

Education Workshops & Manufacturer Trainings are

Located at the Indianapolis Marriott on Day One Only

Education Sessions
Start End Description Location
8:00 A 5:00 P Attendee Registration Hall A Lobby
8:30 A 9:50 A Enclosure Design with a Purpose Ballroom 1 & 2
8:30 A 9:50 A Social Marketing - Mastering One (Facebook-Instagram-YouTube) Lincoln
8:30 A 9:50 A Demonstration and Delivery – The Next Evolution Ballroom 3 & 4
10:00 A 11:20 A
The Four Questions: Essential Tests for OEM Audio Integration Ballroom 1 & 2
10:00 A 11:20 A
Selling with Confidence Lincoln
10:00 A 11:20 A
Break The Rules and Close More Business Ballroom 3 & 4
11:20 A
2:30 P Lunch Concession Food Court
Vendor Training
Start End Manufacturer/Brand Location
12:30 P 1:30 P JBL by Harman Ballroom 1
12:30 P 1:30 P Brandmotion Ballroom 2
12:30 P 1:30 P Race Sport Lighting
Ballroom 3
12:30 P 1:30 P JVC
Ballroom 4
12:30 P 1:30 P Wet Sounds
Lincoln
12:30 P 1:30 P AudioControl Santa Fe
12:30 P 1:30 P Radenso Radar
Florida/Illinois
12:30 P 1:30 P ADS - iDatalink & iDatastart
Michigan/Texas
12:30 P 1:30 P AAMP - PAC Kentucky
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1:45 P 2:45 P Rockford Fosgate - Motorcycle Audio
Ballroom 1
1:45 P 2:45 P Firstech - Drone Mobile
Ballroom 3
1:45 P 2:45 P Kenwood Ballroom 4
1:45 P 2:45 P Memphis Audio
Lincoln
1:45 P 2:45 P DD Audio
Santa Fe
1:45 P 2:45 P Orca - Focal
Florida/Illinois
1:45 P 2:45 P AAMP - Stinger Michigan/Texas
1:45 P 2:45 P Directed Kentucky
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3:00 P 4:00 P Voxx Mobile Video Ballroom 1
3:00 P 4:00 P Sony Ballroom 2
3:00 P 4:00 P Metra Ballroom 3
3:00 P 4:00 P Hertz Ballroom 4
3:00 P 4:00 P Wet Sounds Lincoln
3:00 P 4:00 P Escort Radar
Santa Fe
3:00 P 4:00 P Arc Audio Florida/Illinois
3:00 P 4:00 P Alpine Michigan/Texas
3:00 P 4:00 P Directed Kentucky
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4:00 P 8:00 P Mobile Electronics Exhibit Hall Open Hall A
4:00 P 8:00 P  Beer & Business Event on the Exhibit Floor Hall A

Saturday, March 16

Education Workshops & Manufacturer Trainings are

Located at the Indiana Convention Center for Saturday & Sunday

Education Sessions
Start End Description Location
7:30 A 5:00 P Event Registration Hall A Lobby
8:00 A 9:20 A Tuning it Right the First Time 128-127
8:00 A 9:20 A Selling DSP: Technical Explanations & Sale Approaches 124-123
8:00 A 9:20 A Mastering Dealership Work: Part One 126-125
9:30 A 10:50 A Hot Rod Interior Fabrication 128-127
9:30 A 10:50 A Local Marketing: Mastering Public Relations 124-123
9:30 A 10:50 A Mastering Dealership Work: Part Two 126-125
11:00 A 12:20 P The Technicians Guide to the Universe 128-127
11:00 A 12:20 P Bidding the Job - Getting Paid Properly for Your Services
124-123
11:00 A 12:20 P I'm a Business Owner, But am I a Leader/Coach? 126-125
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11:30 A 4:30 P Mobile Electronics Exhibit Floor Open Hall A
11:30 A 1:30 P Lunch Concession Open Hall A
Vendor Training
Start End Manufacturer/Brand Location
4:45 P 5:45 P Voxx - Remote Start & Certification
120
4:45 P 5:45 P Sony 121
4:45 P 5:45 P Metra 122
4:45 P 5:45 P Audison 123
4:45 P 5:45 P AudioControl 124
4:45 P 5:45 P Escort Radar 125
4:45 P 5:45 P Arc Audio 126
4:45 P 7:00 P Orca - Mosconi/Gladen
127
4:45 P 5:45 P Alpine 128
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6:00 P 7:00 P Rockford Fosgate - Sound Quality
120
6:00 P 7:00 P SounDigital 121
6:00 P 7:00 P  Firstech 122
6:00 P 7:00 P Kenwood 123
6:00 P 7:00 P Directed 125
6:00 P 7:00 P DD Audio 126
6:00 P 7:00 P AAMP - Phoenix Gold
128
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Sunday, March 17

Vendor Training
Start End Manufacturer/Brand Location
8:30 A  2:30 P  Event Registration  Hall A Lobby 
9:00 A  10:00 A  Sony 120
9:00 A 10:00 A Firstech - Remote Start 122
9:00 A 10:00 A Infinity by Harman 123
9:00 A 10:00 A Rostra 124
9:00 A 10:00 A Orca -Illusion
127
9:00 A 10:00 A AAMP - Echomaster 128
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10:15 A 11:15 A Omega Research & Crimestopper
120
10:15 A 11:15 A Rockford Fosgate - Motorcycle Audio 121
10:15 A 11:15 A Metra 122
10:15 A 11:15 A Directed 123
10:15 A 11:15 A Rydeen Mobile 124
10:15 A 11:15 A ADS - iDatalink Maestro
125
10:15 A 11:15 A Memphis Audio 127
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11:00 A 2:30 P Mobile Electronics Exhibit Floor Open Hall A
11:00 A 1:30 P Lunch Concession Open Hall A
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Education Sessions
Start  End  Description Location
2:30 P 3:50 P It's All About the Phase 128-127
2:30 P  3:50 P  Sustainable Selling – The Four Rules & the Four Steps 124-123
2:30 P 3:50 P Branding your Business and Yourself! 126-125
4:00 P 5:20 P Tools of the Trade: Multimeters, Scopes & Polarity Testers 128-127
4:00 P 5:20 P Sustainable Selling - The Four Types 124-123
4:00 P 5:20 P Making the Investment: The Custom Fabrication Business 126-125
 

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Tuesday, 12 June 2012 18:50
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Friday, February 7, 2020

Location: Long Beach Convention Center

Beer & Business --  4:00 PM - 7:30 PM

 


 

Friday, March 27, 2020

Location: Indianapolis Convention Center

Beer & Business --  4:00 PM - 7:30 PM

 


 

Friday, May 15, 2020

Location: Orlando Convention Center

Beer & Business --  4:00 PM - 7:30 PM

 

Tuesday, 12 June 2012 18:50
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Time for KnowledgeFest 2020

 
Member Pricing
First attendee registration is free, each additional registrant from your store is free as well.
*Mobile Electronics Retail member registration requires a current MEA membership. If your membership has lapsed you will need to renew prior to the event to avoidf being charged the attendee registration fee.
 
Non-Member Pricing
Attendee registration is $149.00 for each attendee.
 
Press Credentials - [Click Here] to register.
Requires Mobile Electronics Association for approval
 
What is KnowledgeFest?
KnowledgeFest was founded in 1994 by a group of passionate group of specialty retailers and reps in the Midwest who saw the value in mobile electronics retailers getting together to share knowledge and experiences. In sharing successes and failures, all participants become better, smarter and more profitable business people. Since that time, KnowledgeFest has grown into a full trade show and educational conference like no other in our industry.
 
What's in it for me?
Today, KnowledgeFest events include over 18 educational workshops, 50 manufacturer trainings, great networking opportunities, and: a Mobile Electronics Show floor featuring manufacturer and benefit provider exhibits and displays. Talk one-on-one with people with which you do business (or should be!). Every major manufacturer and many specialty manufacturers will be there for you. 
Over 40 hours of manufacturer training sessions are designed to make you the expert in your market. Specialized training for owner/managers, sales professionals and installation techs to keep your business on the cutting edge of profitability. Whether you're a seasoned veteran, or a relative newcomer to mobile electronics, KnowledgeFest has something for you.
 
What kind of stuff will I learn?
KnowledgeFest 2020 events will speak to the issues that retailers have told us are important for managing and growing their business. For example, topics like controlling expenses, maximizing cash flow and finding new ways to compete in this challenging economy. Learn the best ways for improving business relationships with manufacturers and reps, find out how to deal with connectivity issues and the defective dilemma and make the right decisions for marketing and advertising to today's consumer. Find the most effective ways to make the Internet your friend and realize areas for potential growth that you may not have considered.
Tuesday, 12 June 2012 19:57
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Instructor: Kevin Hallinan – WINNING, Incorporated

Track: Owner - Manager

Session ID: SM009

Location: C141

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Description: Do you get all the referrals you deserve? Most businesses don’t, and it costs them dearly. If you have a big marketing budget that’s great. But if you don’t, how do you spread the word? In this workshop, you discover how to consistently generate business from your best referral source – your current customers. The best part is, if you do it right, it costs you nothing and your business grows!

 

*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.  

Friday, 20 July 2018 22:46
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Instructor: Kevin Hallinan – WINNING, Incorporated

Track: Sales - Marketing

Session ID: SM005

Location: Seaside 7

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Description: In every selling situation, someone is leading, and someone is following. When the buyer leads, we give away too much information and get next to nothing in return. When the seller leads, we learn what the buyer really needs, and why, and then sell them the correct solution. In this workshop, you’ll learn how to know who’s in control, and comfortably and seamlessly become the leader to achieve more of the results you want.

 

*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.  

Wednesday, 10 July 2019 00:38
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Instructor: Kevin Hallinan – WINNING, Incorporated

Track: Owner - Manager

Session ID: OM002

Location: Seaside 1

[Click here to Reserve Your Seat*]

 

Description:  Whether in a big market or small, strategies and tactics discussed in this workshop will help take your business from Good to Great. We’ll discuss the key attributes and best practices of great companies including mindsets, recruiting and hiring, training and development of your current staff, leadership and more.

 

*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 00:36
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Moderating: Chris Cook - MEA

Session Leaders: Floyd Seal - Empress Audio, Jason Kranitz - Kingpin Car Audio & Marine, Brian Layton - Sound FX, Philip Lindsley - Titan Motoring

Track: Owner - Manager

Session ID: NS-OM001

Location: C142

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Description: