“Astute dealers and distributors will jump at this opportunity. This is a chance to hear, first hand, about the big trends impacting the market and how their supply partners plan to work with dealers in the future.”
Kris Kiser, president & CEO, Outdoor Power Equipment Institute
Thursday, October 23
8 – 9:30 am, $25
Dealer Summit Breakfast - The Crystal Ball Manufacturers’ Panel.
Back by popular demand, this will be a continuation of GIE+EXPO’s 2013 manufacturer partners’ panel discussion. If you missed it, you haven’t missed out completely and, if you were there, you will want to be on hand to learn more! Representatives from leading outdoor power equipment manufacturers will address your questions and discuss issues important to your future and your profitability.
10 – 10:55 am, $15
Dealer Summit Special Report – Contractor Buying and Attitude Trends.
Be among the first to see exciting new research about landscapers' buying and attitude trends in this presentation from Lawn & Landscape editor Chuck Bowen. He'll share exclusive research that will help dealers be more effective in reaching top landscape and lawn care contractors. Attendees will receive a full copy of Lawn & Landscape's State of the Industry report, which they can use to effectively target and market to their pro customers.
Friday, October 24
8 – 9:30 am, $25
Dealer Summit Breakfast - Dealer “Best Practices” Panel.
There is no question some of the most practical and useful information in running a business can come from your industry peers. Learn how top dealers are addressing issues related to sales, marketing, regulatory, employee benefits/compensation and other key areas of running a successful outdoor power equipment dealership.